From the Mag: Arizona's All-State soccer team

The Arizona All-State soccer team will be unveiled in our October issue of the magazine. But if you haven't seen it yet, here's who we picked as the top players in the state.


Position/Name, School, Year, Club Team

[F] Colby Carr, Kofa, Senior, None

Helped lead Yuma school to 5A-I state semifinals last season

[F] Vladislav Kalinteev, Saguaro, Senior, Nomads SC

Tallied 16 goals and 11 assists for the Sabercats last winter

[F] Riggs Lennon, Brophy Prep, Junior, Sereno SC

Star striker was last year’s All-Arizona POY by The Arizona Republic

[MF] Mike Costello, Northwest Christian, Senior, None

Named The Arizona Republic Small School Player of the Year

[MF] Charlie Dukes, Gilbert, Senior, None

Led the Tigers to the 5A-I state semifinals last season

[MF] Keifer Dunham, Fountain Hills, Senior, Nomads SC

Multi-talented midfielder earned numerous accolades last year

[MF] Tejas Narkhede, Mountain Pointe, Senior, Sereno SC

Earned All-East Valley Tribune honors after stellar junior season

[MF] Cesar Sandoval, Desert Vista, Senior, Gilbert Arsenal

Named to All-City and All-Fiesta Region teams last year

[D] Tyler James, Catalina Foothills, Senior, None

All-Arizona defender led Foothills to the 4A-I state title

[D] Tyler Scrivner, Arcadia, Senior, None

Still managed eight goals despite playing from the back line

[GK] Nate Sundermeier, Brophy Prep, Senior, Nomads SC

Posted 16 shutouts for state champion Broncos last season


Position/Name, School, Year, Club Team

[F] Albon Gbapou, Palo Verde, Senior, Real Salt Lake Ac.

Native of South Africa has a lethal shot from distance

[F] Francisco Lopez, Glendale, Senior, None

Has nose for the net; he tallied 29 goals on 112 shots last season

[F] Cole Nagy, Vista Grande, Senior, Real Salt Lake Ac.

UCLA recruit taking year off from HS team to focus on club soccer

[F] Jeremy Steiner, Tolleson, Junior, Sereno SC

A dangerous scorer during club or high school season

[MF] Trey Cavanaugh, Blue Ridge, Senior, Mountain United

Scored 26 goals last season; enters senior season with 53 in career

[MF] Mason Robertson, Pinnacle, Senior, Sereno SC

Was offered a pro contract at age 15 by Reading FC of England

[MF] Adrian Rodriguez, Phoenix Central, Junior, Sereno SC

Star club player capable of playing any position on the field

[MF] Jorge Zavala, Yuma Catholic, Senior, Chivas USA Ac.

Posted 11 goals and added 19 assists for the Shamrocks last year

[D] Kelvin Fares, Mesa Mountain View, Senior, Nomads SC

Shut-down defenseman earned Arizona Republic Class 5A honors

[D] Bryce Terrill, Desert Mountain, Senior, Sereno SC

Back-line stalwart headed to Columbia next season

[GK] Kyle Jackson, Chaparral, Senior, Sereno SC

One of the most sure-handed keepers on the club circuit

Note: The Starting 11 is comprised of the best players in Arizona who are projected to suit up for their high school teams this year. The Other Top Players are comprised of high school players as well as club-only players.