Chiawana's Miller named Mid-Columbia Conference girls soccer MVP

October 26, 2012 

Chiawana senior forward Lexi Miller was named the Mid-Columbia Conference MVP for girls soccer.

Miller led the MCC in goals (20) and assists (13). She is the only Chiawana player to make the first team.

Hanford had four players on the first team, followed by Richland and Kamiakin with three each.

Chris Erikson, whose Kamiakin Braves went 13-1 to win the MCC title, was named the Coach of the Year.

All-Mid-Columbia Conference girls soccer teams

MVP: Lexi Miller, sr., Chiawana. Coach of the Year: Chris Erikson, Kamiakin.

First team

Goalkeeper: Emily Busselman, jr., Hanford. Defenders: Serena Robertson, sr., Richland; Lauren McKinney, jr., Kamiakin; Emma Sanders, sr., Southridge; Savanna Steele, sr., Hanford. Midfielders: Abby Buckenberger, jr., Pasco; Hannah Sanders, jr., Southridge; Brianna Turley, jr., Kamiakin; Bret Baysinger, jr., Hanford; Sydney Shintaffer, jr., Hanford; Katherine Virden, jr., Richland. Forwards: Lexi Miller, sr., Chiawana; Ellie Heiden, jr., Kamiakin; Kirsten Calmus, sr., Richland.

Second team

Goalkeeper: Sydnee Grant, sr., Kamiakin. Defenders: Lexi Ellingsen, jr., Chiawana; Kailee Carneau, sr., Richland; Heather Donais, fr., Kamiakin; Cassidy Rush, jr., Pasco. Midfielders: Michelle Foster, jr., Southridge; Andes Archibald, jr., Richland; Megan Young, sr., Kamiakin; Megan Zimmerman, so., Pasco; Courtney Winston, sr., Chiawana. Forwards: Samantha Heilman, fr., Richland; Alexis Stephenson, so., Chiawana; Sydney Virgen, jr., Pasco.

Honorable mention

Defenders: Monica Rowley, jr., Hanford; Jaclyn Parnell, sr., Richland; Allie Greene, sr., Walla Walla; Rachel Ensign, fr., Kamiakin. Midfielders: Megan Young, sr., Kennewick; Alyssa Conger, sr., Chiawana. Forwards: Rachel Young, so., Kamiakin; Braydey Hodgins, fr., Chiawana; Brigit Lyons, sr., Walla Walla.

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