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NPA Girls Soccer

Northland Prep's Mia Blair (7) tries to gain possession of the ball during Thursday's match against Page at Sinagua Middle School.

Just like they did on the way to winning a second straight 2A Conference state title, the Northland Prep Spartans girls soccer team cleaned house in the Central Region awards.

Making the All-Region First Team were Spartans Eleni Pappas, Rylee Reed, Sydney Sventek, Emma Blair, Kiarra Hovis and Ellie Karren, who was named region offensive player of the year for the second straight year. Northland Prep's Michael Blair and Keith Hovis shared region coach of year honors.

Marlayna Saavedra, Alyssa Sturm and Ginger Blodgett made the second team list, with fellow Spartans Anna Kellar and Rachel Ryan on the honorable mentions roll call.

The 2A All-Conference teams have not yet been released by the AIA for girls soccer.

The Page Sand Devils girls soccer team placed Kim Preller on Central's All-Region First Team, and Kelsey Smith and Taytum Lund on the second. Tyanna Kelly received honorable mentions.

For the Northland Prep boys soccer team, Brian Landauer was named to the All-Conference Second Team as a goalie. He also made the Central's All-Region First Team. Also for the region, Spartans' Jakob Heitkamp was on the second team roll call, with Aiden Sullivan receiving honorable mentions.

The Page boys garnered a few accolades. Andrew Mowbray made Second Team All-Conference and made the All-Region First Team as midfielder in the Central Region. Jordan Varner and Edward Mejia reached the second team as forwards. Jose Gutierrez, Kobe Norcross and Ben Treece were named to the honorable mentions list. And Ryan Palizzi won region coach of the year.

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