Two Whatcom County high school soccer players have been named to the all-state team as selected by the Washington boys soccer coaches association.
Tyler Hughes of Squalicum is a first-team midfielder on the Class 3A team and Nick Parris, a Lynden senior, is a first-team forward on the Class 2A roster.
Hughes, a senior, scored 15 goals this season and helped the Storm win the Northwest Conference title and reach the first round of the Class 3A State Playoffs this spring.
Parris scored 25 goals for Lynden, which was eliminated in the Class 2A Bi-District Tournament by eventual state champion Archbishop Murphy.
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Earlier, Hughes and Parris shared Offensive Most Valuable Player honors on the All-Northwest Conference Boys’ Soccer Team.
MVP – Jason Fairhurst, Snohomish
Coach of the Year – Gary Hunter, Roosevelt
Forwards – Alex Bradbury, Sr. Central Kitsap; Isaiah Arechiga, Sr. Kamiakin; Ryley Johnson, sr., Lynnwood; Logan Stapleton, sr., Snohomish.
Midfielders – Jason Fairhurst, sr., Snohomish; Lucas Meek, sr., Mercer Island; Tyler Hughes, sr., Squalicum; Mason Haubrich, sr., Peninsula.
Defenders – Andrew Scrimsher, sr., Kamiakin; Reis Kissel, jr., Mercer Island; Rowan Calvert, Roosevelt; Kendall Burks, jr., Stadium; Jason Cortes, jr., Kennewick.
Goalkeeper – Jacob Castro, jr., Spanaway Lake.
Forwards – Eddie Castillo, jr., Kennewick; Dane Evanger, sr., Lynnwood; Edgar Iniguez, sr., Lake Washington; Chase Alire, sr., Gig Harbor.
Midfielders – Johnny Swann, O’Dea; JJ Mitchell, sr., Oak Harbor; Hunter Bauman, jr., Mercer Island; Paul Wadsworth, sr., Stadium.
Defenders – Jack Sluys, sr., Gig Harbor; Carter Stephens, sr., Central Kitsap; Hayden Barnovw, Roosevelt.
Goalkeeper – Erik James, sr., Marysville-Getchell.
MVP – Matt Williams, Archbishop Murphy
Coach of the Year – Todd Morrow, East Valley Yakima
Forwards – Matt Williams, sr., Archbishop Murphy; Paul Cuevas, sr., East Valley Yakima; Nick Parris, sr., Lynden; Bobby Stoyanov, jr., Mountlake Terrace; Habib Barry, sr., Tyee.
Midfielders – Sam Johnson, jr., Archbishop Murphy; Cesar Corona, sr., Aberdeen; Devonte Gorman, sr., East Valley Spokane; Keegan Boyd, sr., Steilacoom.
Defenders – Diego Rios, sr., Archbishop Murphy; Robby Lewis, sr., Aberdeen; Ryan Henderson, sr., Archbishop Murphy; Sam Polevoy, sr., Mountlake Terrace.
Goalkeeper – Noah Carver, jr., Franklin Pierce.
Forwards – Alex Kirtsov, sr., Lindbergh; Cristobal Cervantes, jr., Toppenish; Miguel Torres, sr., Aberdeen; Jake Connop, fr., Columbia River.
Midfielders – Gilbert De La Luz, jr., Franklin Pierce; Chase Bolin, sr., Cedarcrest; Deondre Sluys, sr., North Kitsap; Zach Bowsky, jr., East Valley Spokane.
Defenders – Angel Sanchez, jr., Toppenish; Fabian Kirby, soph., East Valley Yakima; Kody Boles, sr., Kingston; Joseph Gresch, jr., East Valley Spokane.
Goalkeeper – Chris Kirby, sr., East Valley Yakima; Jordan Thompson, sr., North Kitsap.