MacKenzie Cerda put on an All-World display during the season for Edison's girls soccer team.
Cerda scored 13 goals and had six assists this season, and she scored five of her team's six goals in the Chargers postseason run to the Division 1 title game.
And for her superb play, Cerda was named Gatorade State Player of the Year earlier today.
"I was really in shock," Said Cerda about when she found out about the award. "I'm just super thankful, especially for all my teammates and my coaches. It's definitely a blessing."
Cerda joins county athletes, such as Santa Margarita's Lauren Bohaboy (2010-11) and Mission Viejo's Lauren Matheson (2008-2009), as recent winners of the prestigious honor.Read the rest of this entry »