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May 12, 2014

EHS soccer players receive All-State honors

ENID, Okla. — Coming off its most successful season under 14-year head coach Craig Liddell, the Enid Pacers soccer team had three players earn All-State honors and four players on the All-District team, it was announced Monday at the team’s annual awards banquet. Liddell was named All-State head coach.

Senior Sarah Blakely was named All-State, while teammates Sophie Holle and Shelley Mueller earned honorable mention All-State nods.

Abigail Resendiz joined the trio on the All-District team.

Holle set a Pacers record this past season with 13 goals, helping to lead Enid to a 10-4 mark and the team’s first berth in the state tournament since 1998.

The team also handed out its own awards at the  banquet, naming Holle, Blakely and Mueller as its Most Valuable Players.

Holle and Resendiz shared team offensive MVP honors. Blakely was named defensive MVP and “Pride of the Pacers.” Brieanna Glaze received the team leadership award, while Erin Leap, Maria Lerma and Alexa Reese were named most improved.

The Plainsmen, who finished 7-6 overall this season, also honored their players Monday night and announced Justin Miles was named All-State and goalkeeper Victor I. Hernandez earned All-State honorable mention.

Pedro Brago and Felix Mora were named All-District, while Miles and Herandez earned All-District honorable mention.

Braga was named team MVP. Mora, who led the team with seven goals, was announced as the winner of the team offensive MVP award, while Miles and Hernandez shared defensive MVP honors.

David Omar Alatorre and Jacob Slaytor received the “Pride of the Plainsmen” award. Dylan Martin, Austin McDonald, Samuel Resendiz and Luis Renteria were named most impoved. Alatorre, Samuel Alvarado, Victor R. Hernandez, Jesus Limon and Daniel Perez shared the leadership award.

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