Player of the Year

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    Arturo Rocha
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Arturo Rocha

McCallie

Senior Midfielder

Rocha’s talents have been on display for four seasons for the Blue Tornado team, and will leave with a load of individual honors, including his fourth selection to the Best of Preps team and three selections to the Division II-AA All-State team. The Lee University signee ended his career with a total of 50 goals and 46 assists, including highs of 17 goals and 19 assists this season as McCallie advanced to the state tournament for the third time in his four seasons, falling short in a 2-1 loss to defending state champion Father Ryan.

Coach of the Year

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    Curtis Blair
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Curtis Blair

Baylor

Fourth Season

With all of the injuries during the course of the regular season, Baylor was written off as a contender for the 2012 Division II-AA state championship. That didn’t stop the Red Raiders, who after finishing second in the East/Middle region, upset Christian Brothers 2-1 in the state semifinals before a 1-0 win in the state championship over defending champion Father Ryan. Blair’s club finished the season with a No. 38 ranking in the final spring ESPN poll.

First Team

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    Rodrigo Alonso
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Rodrigo Alonso

Baylor

Sophomore Defender

Alonso was the leading defender for the Division II-AA state champions, adding seven goals.

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    David Barnes
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David Barnes

McCallie

Senior Defender

Barnes, a three-year starter, was a ball-hawk in the middle for the Division II-AA state semifinalists.

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    Wes Blanton
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Wes Blanton

Notre Dame

Senior Midfielder

Blanton, who finished with 11 goals and eight assists, was the District 7-A/AA Most Valuable Player.

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    Hunter Brock
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Hunter Brock

McCallie

Junior Forward

Brock finished with 19 goals and seven assists for the Division II-AA state semifinalists.

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    Angel Cruz
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Angel Cruz

McCallie

Senior Midfielder

Cruz finished with three goals and three assists, pacing the attack from his midfielder position.

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    Daniel Duk
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Daniel Duk

East Hamilton

Senior Forward

Duk finished his senior season with 17 goals for the Hurricanes, who advanced to the A/AA sectional round.

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    Ramiro Huitanda
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Ramiro Huitanda

Dalton

Junior Forward

Huitanda finished with a school-record 35 goals for the Catamounts, who advanced to the Georgia Class AAA Elite Eight round.

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    Sean McLain
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Sean McLain

Ooltewah

Senior Defender

McLain, the two-time District 5-AAA Defender of the Year, finished with five goals and three assists in addition to his defensive prowess.

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    Felipe Munoz
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Felipe Munoz

Ooltewah

Senior Midfielder

Munoz, who will play for Sewanee next season, was the District 5-AAA Most Valuable Player as well as the Offensive Player of the Year, finishing with 15 goals and 13 assists for the Class AAA sectionalists.

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    Henrique Ribeiro
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Henrique Ribeiro

Baylor

Senior Goalkeeper

Ribeiro notched two shutouts in Spring Fling as the Red Raiders claimed the Division II-AA state championship.

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    Alex Rosillo
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Alex Rosillo

Southeast Whitfield

Junior Forward

Rosillo finished with 15 goals and 13 assists for the Raiders despite suffering a leg injury late in the season, which caused him to miss the final four contests.

Second Team

Miles Christian Bradley Central Senior Forward

Kyle Holley Notre Dame Senior Defender

Abel Mendiola Southeast Whitfield Sophomore Goalkeeper

Jose Orellana East Hamilton Freshman Midfielder

Ramsay Seagle Baylor Junior Forward

Steven Sloan East Hamilton Senior Defender

Will Taylor Chattanooga Christian Senior Midfielder

Trey Tucker Ooltewah Sophomore Forward

Freddy Urbina North Murray Junior Forward

Callum Wishart Ooltewah Senior Midfielder

Mason Wortman Boyd-Buchanan Senior Midfielder

Third Team

Giovanni Aguero Northwest Whitfield Junior Forward

OT Bah Baylor Sophomore Midfielder

Andy Rosen Signal Mountain Junior Forward

Seth Goza Cleveland Senior Forward

Sterling Hines Cleveland Senior Defender

Jaakko Nurminen Baylor Junior Midfielder

Richard Reineke Chattanooga Christian Senior Defender

Edgar Rodriguez Southeast Whitfield Senior Midfielder

Jonathan Rodriguez East Ridge Senior Goalkeeper

Carson Whitmore Chattanooga Christian Senior Forward

Joshua Womack Chattanooga Christian Senior Defender

Teams of the Year

-- 1. Southeast Whitfield (16-1-1): The Raiders advanced to the Georgia Class AAA state semifinals.

-- 2. Baylor (12-3-4): The Red Raiders were runners-up in the East/Middle region regular season, but won the Division II-AA state championship.

-- 3: McCallie (17-3): The Blue Tornado won the Division II-AA East/Middle region regular-season title, but were upset in the state semifinals.

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