Forwards

Jorge Cendejas, Sr., Freedom -- Cendejas didn't play in his team's first few games but had 27 goals on the season after his return along with 12 assists. He was selected the Bay Valley Athletic League MVP and led the Falcons to the North Coast Section Division I semifinals in their first playoff appearance.

Jonathan Ayala, Jr., Ygnacio Valley -- A second-team All-East Bay choice last year as a sophomore, Ayala, known simply as 'Tata,' scored 26 goals and was named the MVP of the Diablo Valley Athletic League.

Christian Clark, Sr., Foothill -- The senior, an outstanding playmaker for the Falcons, led the team back to the NCS Division I playoffs for the first time since 2006. He had 12 goals and 13 assists and was named MVP of the East Bay Athletic League.

Midfielders

Erik Montes, Sr., Richmond -- Montes led the area with 37 goals and had 15 assists. An immensely talented and graceful player, he was chosen as the Tri-County Athletic League's Offensive MVP.

Nic Bob, Sr., De La Salle -- Although Bob's main focus was to control the midfield, he still managed to score seven goals for the five-time defending section champions. He was selected first-team All-EBAL.

Ben Panconi, Sr., Monte Vista -- Panconi was one of the East Bay's outstanding holding midfielders. He was selected first-team All-EBAL and had five assists on the season.

Izzy Murguia, Sr., Pittsburg -- Beside Montes, Murguia was the most creative midfielder in the East Bay, and he did more setting up goals than scoring. The first-team All-BVAL player tied for the area lead with 21 assists and scored 11 times.

Defenders

Matt Marletta, Sr., Berkeley -- Marletta was an aggressive defender who usually took the right angle to the ball. He was selected first-team All-West Alameda County Conference in the Foothill Division.

Kyle Schumann, Sr., San Ramon Valley -- Schumann led a Wolves' defense that allowed only 26 goals in 28 games, including nine goals in their last 12 games on a run to the NCS finals. He was selected first team All-EBAL.

Graham Lindgren, Sr., Acalanes -- Lindgren spearheaded a Dons defense that allowed only 12 goals all season, and he was also second on the team with nine assists. He earned first team All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League honors.

Goalkeeper

Andrew Konstantino, Sr., De La Salle -- A three-time NCS champ, Konstantino made his mark at a school with a tradition of great keepers with shutouts in all three title games he played. He was first team All-EBAL, he is bound for St. Mary's next season as he allowed only 17 goals (12 from the run of play) and had 13 shutouts.

SECOND TEAM

Forwards -- Jeff Greenberg, Jr., Monte Vista; Nigus Solomon, Sr., Berkeley

Midfielders -- Catalino Gomez, Sr., Hayward; Dan Glascock, Sr., Acalanes; Edgar Damian, Sr., Ygnacio Valley; Nate Grixti, Sr., California; Kian Maghsoodnia, Sr., Campolindo

Defenders -- Yojay Basulto, Sr, Concord; Kellen Simons, Sr, De La Salle; Cesar Mendoza, Sr, Hercules

Goalkeeper -- Emmanuel Jimenez, Sr., Concord

honorable mention

Forwards -- Anoop Gala, Sr., Dougherty Valley; Jeremy Romero, Jr., Hercules; Esteban Berumen, Jr., Pittsburg

Midfielders -- Andy Altamirano, Sr., Concord; Alex Ramirez, Sr., Newark Memorial; Matt Maul, Sr., San Ramon Valley; Josh Espinoza, Sr., St. Mary's

Defenders -- Gerardo Acosta, Sr., Tennyson; Jay Doyle, Sr., Amador Valley; Cole Kunsman, Sr., Monte Vista

Goalkeeper -- Eric Rogstad, Sr, Acalanes