Four area high school soccer players received first team all-state honors as selected by the South Dakota High School Activities Association boys’ soccer coaches association.
Senior Braden LeGrand and junior Miah Wills of Aberdeen Central received first-team honors, along with senior Kapaw Htoo and junior Nikolai Pyatt of Groton. Aberdeen beat Groton 2-1 in the third-place game at the first-ever SDHSAA-sponsored state soccer tournament at Swisher Field in Aberdeen. The tourney was held from Oct. 4-5. Sioux Falls Christian, which had four players on the first team all-state squad, won the state title.
|SDHSAA All-State Team|
Aberdeen Central: Braden LeGrand, Miah Wills.
Groton: Nikolai Pyatt, Kapaw Htoo.
Sioux Falls Christian: Cody Van Holland, Carson Long, Nathan Van Peursem, Brandon Eide.
Sioux Falls O’Gorman: Ben Davis.
James Valley Christian: Adam Hofer, Nathan Wedel.
Aberdeen Central: Brady Mohr, Matt DeBoer.
Groton: Sheady Htoo.
Freeman: Chris Miller.
James Valley Christian: Alex Waldner.
Mitchell: Peter Novak.
Mitchell Christian: Aaron Lemon.
St. Thomas More: Tommy Patton.
Sioux Falls Christian: Collin Fligge, Alec Potts.
Sioux Falls O’Gorman: Conner Bergh.
Freeman: Noah Yoder, Gabriel Eisenbies.
Groton: Jarret Adler, Landon Larson.
James Valley Christian: Leon Brondsema, Cole Glanzer, Andrew Ulvestad.
Mitchell: Zach Moen, Seth Vanden Hook, Cole Carlson.
St. Thomas More: Landon Kudrna, Griffen Schroeder, Jacob Henderson.
Sioux Falls O’Gorman: Colin Zimprich, Alex Einsel, Zachary Peltier, Joe Pietz.