Click through the slideshow to find the top players and coach as well as the second-team selections.
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2011-12 All-County girls soccer team
Slideshow: Now that the girls soccer season is over, it's time for OCVarsity and the Register to honor the 2011-12 All-County girls soccer team. Click through the slideshow to find the top players and coach in the county.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Sunny Hills senior
FIRST TEAM ALL COUNTY
Taylor Alderete (Canyon, Forward, Sr.): Though injury sidelined the senior forward late in the season, the Comanches dynamic senior forward enjoyed another stellar campaign and earns first team all-county honors for the second straight season. She tallied a team-high 23 goals and added five assists. The UCLA-bound forward was named MVP of the Century League.
Marlee Carrillo (San Clemente, Defender, Sr.): A physical presence capable of shutting down the opposition's top scoring threats, Carrillo was also valuable on the Tritons' set piece opportunities. Her play earned her first team all-South Coast League honors and helped the Tritons win their fifth straight South Coast League title and qualify for the CIF-SS Division 1 championships match for a county-record fifth straight season.
Angelisa Cortez (Edison, Midfielder, Sr.): One of the county's most skilled play-making threats, Cortez tallied 11 goals this season and dished a team-high 12 assists. Cortez, who has signed to play with UC Santa Barbara next season, helped lead Edison to its second consecutive Sunset League title and was named MVP of the Sunset League.
Kailey Hackett (Santa Margarita, Defender, Jr.): Hackett's stellar play on the Eagles backline helped spearhead one of the county's top defensive units. Santa Margarita produced 15 shutouts this season and won its third straight Trinity League title in the process. Her standout play also continued in the playoffs, as the Eagles advanced to the semifinals of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs for the third straight season and won their first CIF Southern California Division 2 Regional championship.
McKenna Marmelstein (St. Margaret's, Midfielder, Jr.): The versatile midfielder was a driving force behind another strong season by the Tartans. Marmelstein's relentless effort helped the Tartans defense post 17 shutouts this season. On offense, she contributed 14 goals and six assists. Marmelstein led the Tartans with five goals in the CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs to help the team win its second straight CIF championship.
Sammy Prud'homme (Aliso Niguel, Goalie, Sr.): The South Coast League's MVP anchored of one of the county's top defensive units. Her ability to make both the routine and spectacular save resulted in her topping the 100-save mark and helped Aliso Niguel produce 15 shutouts. With Prud'homme providing standout play in the net, the Wolverines claimed its first CIF-SS Division 1 championship since 2001 and its first ever CIF Southern California Division 1 Regional title.
Sydney Raguse (Corona del Mar, Defender, Sr.): Raguse enjoyed a breakout year as one of the county's best defenders. Her ability to shut down attackers and cut off scoring opportunities helped the Sea Kings post 17 shutouts on their way toward a successful defense of their Pacific Coast League title and the top overall seed in the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs. Her play also earned her Pacific Coast League Defensive MVP honors.
Sarah Roberts (Aliso Niguel, Midfielder, Fr.): Perhaps no freshman in the county made more of an impact than Roberts. She led the Wolverines in goals (10) and recorded four assists. She scored match-winning goals in the both the Aliso Cup and the Mater Dei Premier Invitational. Her strong play continued in the playoffs, helping Aliso Niguel to its first CIF-SS Division 1 title since 2001 and its first ever CIF Southern California Division 1 Regional title.
Danielle Spriggs (Dana Hills, Midfielder, Sr.): The senior midfielder was the heart and soul of a Dolphins team that claimed its second consecutive Sea View League title. She tallied eight goals and dished six assists, while providing a physical presence on defense and overall team leadership. Spriggs scored a goal in each of the team's three playoffs victories, as Dana Hills advanced to the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals for the first time since 1990. She was also named MVP of the Sea View League.
Samantha Trenary (Santa Margarita, Forward, Jr.): Trenary became the focal point of the Eagles offense this season and become one of the top scoring threats in the county. She earned Trinity League MVP honors by scoring a team-high 20 goals and recording six assists. With Trenary leading the way offensively, the Eagles won their third straight league title. She closed out the season by scoring the match-winning goal in the Eagles 2-1 victory over Bishop Amat in the championship match of the CIF Southern California Division 2 Regionals.
Miranda Valdez (Orange Lutheran, Forward, Sr.): The speedy Lancers forward developed into one of the county best attacking forwards this season. Valdez earned first team all-Trinity League honors and led the Lancers in both goals (19) and assists (11). The New Mexico State bound senior helped the Lancers to a second place finish in the Trinity League and an appearance in the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs.
Coach of the Year: Randy Dodge (Aliso Niguel): In his 16th year at the helm of the Wolverines program, Dodge helped guide Aliso Niguel to most successful season in the history of the program and earns Coach of the Year Honors for the first time in his career. Aliso Niguel won preseason tournaments at the Aliso Cup and the Mater Dei Premier Invitational. After their only loss of the season led them to a second place finish in the South Coast League, the Wolverines regrouped and defeated San Clemente 2-1 to win their first CIF-SS Division 1 title since 2001. Aliso Niguel closed out the season by rallying late in the second half to defeat Los Osos 3-2 to win the program's first ever CIF Southern California Division 1 Regional Championship. They finished the season ranked No. 1 in the county by ESPN Rise.
"We had some very talented players and everyone competed on the same level," Dodge said. "Jesus Miramontes (who also coached the team with Dodge) also did a great job with the program. We were able to find ways to win when we were down and we knocked off the very best teams."
Second Team All-County
Dominique Banks (Los Alamitos, Defender, Sr.)
Allyson Brahs (Corona del Mar, Midfielder, Sr.)
Mackenzie Cerda (Edison, Forward, So.)
Lauren Dandie (Troy, Midfielder, Sr.)
Tayler Dragoo (Rosary, Forward, Sr.)
Nikki Faris (San Clemente, Forward, So.)
Sierra Krenik (Edison, Defender, Jr.)
Maribell Morales (Sunny Hills, Forward, So.)
Amanda Stephenson (Corona del Mar, Defender, Sr.)
Callie Taylor (Los Alamitos, Forward, Sr.)
Corey Tobin (Orange Lutheran, Goalie, Sr.)
Third Team All-County
Annie Alvarado (Corona del Mar, Midfielder, Jr.)
Carissa Chase (Villa Park, Defender, Sr.)
Alina Cheatham (Mater Dei, Defender, Sr.)
Jennifer Donegan (Santa Margarita, Defender, Jr.)
Lynsey Gaines (Dana Hills, Midfielder, Sr.)
Rosario Gonzalez (Anaheim, Forward, Sr.)
Ashton McKeown (Calvary Chapel, Goalie, Jr.)
Nosa Ogiamien (Esperanza, Forward, Jr.)
Marina Paul (Laguna Beach, Midfielder, Sr.)
Vivian Vega (Segerstrom, Forward, So.)
Alexandra White (Valencia, Forward, Jr.)