By Ryan Maquiñana
Special to S.F. Examiner
The San Francisco Glens Soccer Club of USL League Two are proud to partner with the San Francisco Examiner in featuring boys’ and girls’ high school soccer in The City.
A banner year in San Francisco prep soccer could only be best capped by recognizing the top performers in The City as nominated and voted on by local coaches and media.
The results are in, and we’re proud to present the inaugural All-San Francisco First and Second Teams presented by SFGlens.com.
All players below including the award winners and Readers’ Choice winners for Player of the Year and Coach of the Year will be honored on the field at halftime of the San Francisco Glens’ USL League Two opener at Boxer Stadium on May 17.
BOYS’ ALL-SF FIRST TEAM:
Marcus “Max” Lau, Mission, senior goalkeeper.
Eli Streicker-Hirt, Sacred Heart Cathedral, senior defender.
Sean Bilter, St. Ignatius, senior defender.
Francisco “Pancho” Dominguez, Leadership, senior defender.
Marc Eidelhoch, Lick-Wilmerding, junior midfielder.
Ian Ryan, Urban, junior midfielder.
Max Edelstein, University, senior midfielder/forward.
Menfil Sanchez, Jordan, senior midfielder.
Michael Herrera, Washington, senior forward.
Cormac Gallagher, St. Ignatius, senior forward.
Julio Gonzalez Ponce, Mission, senior forward.
GIRLS’ ALL-SF FIRST TEAM:
Audrey Schaffer, St. Ignatius, senior goalkeeper.
Alyssa Forsman, Sacred Heart Cathedral, senior defender.
Lexie Lotti, St. Ignatius, senior defender.
Gabby Garland, University, senior defender.
Ella Bhat, Washington, senior midfielder.
Hannah McCord, Lowell, junior midfielder.
Lauren Frohan, St. Ignatius, senior midfielder.
Camila Bodden, Lowell, senior midfielder.
Vanessa Keel, Mission, senior forward.
Melissa Hernandez, Leadership, junior forward.
Julietta Seirmarco, Urban, sophomore forward.
BOYS’ ALL-SF SECOND TEAM:
Haakon Black, Stuart Hall, senior goalkeeper.
Kai Nozawa Auclair, Mission, senior defender.
Justin Shen, University, senior defender.*
Pablo Herrarte, Lowell, senior defender.*
Max Beldner, Lick-Wilmerding, senior defender.
Eric Pearce, Lowell, senior midfielder.
Hamzh Mihtar, Wallenberg, senior midfielder.
Takumi “TK” Elbert, Washington, senior forward.
Leo Geiger, Washington, senior midfielder.
Stevenson Cador, SF International, junior forward.
Ellis Brenneman, Sacred Heart Cathedral, junior forward.
Nelson Mancia, Balboa, senior forward.
GIRLS’ ALL-SF SECOND TEAM:
Nora Reed, Lincoln, sophomore goalkeeper.
Gabriela Rodriguez, Leadership, senior defender.
Denis Gonzalez, Mission, junior defender.
Evalani Dudum, Sacred Heart Cathedral, sophomore defender.
Katerin Magally Martinez, SF International, senior midfielder.
Lola McAllister, Urban, senior midfielder.*
Fiona Plunkett, Lowell, senior midfielder.*
Madeline Weisenburger, Mission, senior midfielder.
Brittany Righetti, Lick-Wilmerding, junior forward.
Aria Shields, Wallenberg, freshman forward.
Khalia Williams, Balboa, freshman forward.
Rhea Chan, Sacred Heart Cathedral, senior forward.
*tied in voting
2019 SF HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER AWARD WINNERS PRESENTED BY SFGLENS.COM:
SF Boys’ Player of the Year: Julio Gonzalez Ponce, Mission; Readers’ Choice: Eli Streicker-Hirt, Sacred Heart Cathedral.
SF Girls’ co-Players of the Year: Ella Bhat, Washington and Lauren Frohan, St. Ignatius; Readers’ Choice: Bhat.
SF Boys’ Coach of the Year: Jose Mendoza Jr., Mission; Readers’ Choice: Dante Popalisky, Washington.
SF Girls’ Coach of the Year: Amber Wilson, Lowell; Readers’ Choice: Chance Daniel, University.
The San Francisco Glens’ USL League Two had four players from last season selected in the MLS SuperDraft, so come watch the next wave of local soccer stars this summer. From now until March 31, every season ticket purchase will come with a limited edition bobblehead of our new technical director Jimmy Conrad! Get yours now at sfglens.com/tickets.