Lobos' Cabrera named 12-5A's top goalkeeper
From Staff Reports
April 18, 2013 at 11 p.m.
Longview goalkeeper Miguel Cabrera split time with Tyler Vincent for the last two years.
Vincent won district Goalkeeper of the Year honors last year. This season was Cabrera's turn.
Cabrera's award highlighted Longview's nine representatives on the all-District 12-5A teams.
Vincent, junior forward Leo Perez and senior midfielder Eduardo Barron were Lobos named to the first team.
Cabrera and Vincent combined to record eight shutouts this season, one better than they had last year. Perez scored a team-high 15 goals and had 11 assists, while Barron had 12 goals and an assist.
Other district superlatives included Tyler Lee's Lumi Kaba (MVP), Rockwall's Micah Day (Offensive MVP), North Mesquite's Oscar Ocampo (Midfielder of the Year), Rockwall's Chris Estridge (Defensive MVP), Mesquite Horn's Donnie Donsworth and Rockwall's Jordan Story (co-Newcomers of the Year) and Rockwall's Troy Williams (Coach of the Year).
Voting was conducted by league coaches.
Defender: Cooper Feste, Rockwall; Tyler Vincent, Longview; Anthony Gaytan, Mesquite; Wolly Veloz, Mesquite Horn; Forward: Taylor Lewis, Mesquite Horn; Leo Perez, Longview; Goalkeeper: KC Nkalari, Rockwall; Ivanne Berumen, North Mesquite; Midfielder: Clay Ritterhaus, Rockwall; Austin Morton, Rockwall; Colt Ramsey, Rockwall; Juan Mendez, North Mesquite; Gustavo Rosas, North Mesquite; Marco Gonzales, North Mesquite; Carlos Olortegui, Mesquite Horn; Eduardo Barron, Longview; Case Carnes, Tyler Lee; Giovanni Sosa, Tyler Lee; Melvin Gutierrez Santos, Mesquite; James Dobbs, Rockwall-Heath.
Defender: Michael Dawe, Rockwall; Alberto Garcia, North Mesquite; Luis Garza, North Mesquite; Erik Macias, Mesquite Horn; Alex Rios, Longview; Michael Wilkins, Tyler Lee; George Martinez, Tyler Lee; Paul Nelson, Mesquite; Forward: Grant Norris, Rockwall; Juan Gonzalez, North Mesquite; Matt McLaughlin, Mesquite Horn; Midfielder: Jonathan Otto, Rockwall; Andy Rojas, Rockwall; Aric Lopez, Mesquite Horn; Joseph Sarmiento, Longview; Walter Cavazos, Mesquite; Guillermo Flores, Rockwall-Heath.
Longview: Spencer Smith, defender; Jose Corona, midfielder; Alan Flores, forward