La Grande senior Smith earns GOL Player of the Year honors
The La Grande girls soccer team dominated the Greater Oregon League all-league selections like it did the competition on the field this season.
Senior Jasmine Smith was named The Player of the Year, after helpeing the Tigers reach the first Class 4A championship game in the school’s history this season, a 3-1 loss to Scappoose.
La Grande coach Sam Brown was tabbed as the Coach of the Year.
His team finished the season 16-1-0, and went a perfect 8-0-0 in GOL play.
The Tigers placed six players on the first team list.
Along with Smith, seniors Alora Brown, Haley White and Ally Tsiatsos were tabbed to the first team.
Junior goalkeeper Auslin McDaniel-Perrin was named to the first team. She helped hold opponents to a Class 4A low six goals on the season.
Sophomore Alissa Welberg rounded out the first team selections.
Sarah Rasmussen, a junior, was the lone second team selection.
Junior Lexus Miller-Moylan was an honorable mention selection.
The Tigers will graduate four seniors from this season’s team. Miller-Moylan will not return to the team either. Her family has moved out of the school district.
Greater Oregon League
Player of the Year: Jasmine Smith, sr., La Grande
Coach of the Year: Sam Brown, La Grande
Jasmine Smith, sr., La Grande; Alora Brown, sr., La Grande; Haley White, sr., La Grande; Veronica Garcia, sr., McLoughlin; Aliya Yano, jr., Ontario; Clara Gandy, soph., La Grande; Ally Tsiatsos, sr., La Grande; Marissa Salvidar, sr., Ontario; Makia Carlson, McLoughlin; Alissa Welberg, soph., La Grande.
Sarah Rasmussen, jr., La Grande; Anna Lonai, fr., McLoughlin; Harmonie Correa, fr., McLoughlin; Alexis Breeeding, soph., McLoughlin; Dalia Santa, jr., Ontario; Esmerelda Pedroza, fr., McLoughlin; Tanya O’Neil, Baker; Kylie Jones, sr., Ontario; Rebekah Rushton, jr., Baker; Erin Parker, sr., Baker.
Bri Sand, soph., Baker; Nicole Parsons, fr., Baker; Lexus Miller-Moylan, jr., La Grande; Kristi Childers, jr., McLoughlin.
First team: Auslin McDaniel-Perrin, sr., La Grande. Second team: Mallory Copeland, fr.,McLoughin. Honorable mention: Gizela Lopez, jr., Ontario.