The combination of skill and athleticism among female soccer players has never been better.
An all-star team of the countys best would be a competitive test for several high school boys teams from 10 years ago. Thats the good news.
The bad news? All that quality makes it really hard to pick an all-star team.
Player of the Year: Jessica Do, Houston County: Just a sophomore, Do led the Lady Bears in goals from her midfield position. Blessed with good speed, Do also has the patience to build an attack and the skill to finish.
GK: Centara Nulf, Northside: Logged the equivalent of 22.5 hours in goal.
FW: Taylor Poole, Northside: Breakout season for the senior with 19 goals.
FW: Lizzie Upchurch, Houston County: Accomplished finisher was all-region selection as a sophomore.
FW: Khayla Owens, Veterans: Another sophomore. Fast and physical.
MF: Anna Maddox, Northside: A tireless runner, the junior produced 12 assists.
MF: Rachel Preston, Houston County: Junior is a fierce tackler with strong ball skills.
MF: Cecilia Aguilar, Peach County: Trojans MVP as a junior.
MF: Valerie McLure, Westfield: Multi-sport star chose basketball in college.
MF: Lauren Sutton, Warner Robins: Dangerous sophomore goal scorer.
FB: Jada Foor, Veterans: Region 2-AAAA defensive POY as a sophomore.
FB: Mary Jan Lollis, Perry: Senior defender helped Panthers get back to the playoffs.
FB: Sydney Humphries, Houston County: Senior sweeper controlled HoCos defense.
FB: Jamie Epperson, Northside: Senior captained the Lady Eagles defense.
FB: Erin Aler, Veterans: The sophomore played bigger than her size.
Houston County: Kaylee Browell; Jasmine Johnson.
Northside: Kelsey Barton; Anyssa Ybarbo
Peach County: Goretti Rivera; Taylor Shawver
Perry: Ivey Johnson; Debbie Velazquez; Sarah Whiddon
Veterans: Aspen Coggins; Sierra Gomez; Erin Harbison
Westfield: Emily Howell; Katie Szakal
Warner Robins: Abby Cranford; Peyton Weigle
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