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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Kaden Amano, Layton

Note: The Deseret News picks Mr. Soccer and the MVPs, but the remainder of the all-state teams are based on coaches votes.

Here's a look at the 2017 Deseret News 5A all-state soccer team as voted on by the coaches.

Mr. Soccer

Kaden Amano, Layton, MF, Sr.

Led Layton to the 5A state title by recording 8 goals and 7 assists. Was the link that kept the midfield and front line together. Great leader on and off the field.

5A MVP

Sam Hunter, Layton, GK, Sr.

Recorded 10 shutouts and only allowed seven goals in leading Layton to the 5A state championship. Made a PK save in the championship shootout.

5A First Team

Forwards

Nathan Mumford, American Fork, Jr. — 13 goals, 6 assists

Aaron Nixon, Copper Hills, Sr. — 12 goals, 5 assists

Isaiah Cardoso, Bingham, Sr. — Great left foot, very aggressive

Tyler Gundred, Lone Peak, Sr. — Led team with 6 game-winning goals

Midfielders

Carter Johnson, Herriman, Jr. — 13 goals, 15 assists

Carlos Becerra, Copper Hills, Sr. — 13 goals, 9 assists

Cameron Jolley, American Fork, Sr. — 10 goals, great vision

Leo Sobreira, Bingham, Sr. — Bingham’s leading scorer

Defenders

Jaxson Ruff, Herriman, Sr. — Anchored defense

Blaine Chambers, Layton, Sr. — Anchored D with 10 shutouts

Nate Devenberg, Bingham, Jr. — Aggressive, great 1v1 defender

Jeff Nigbur, Copper Hills, Sr. — Heart & soul of defense

Goalkeepers

JD Myers, Herriman, Jr. — 8 shutouts, 12 goals against

Oliver Vidana, Copper Hills, Sr. — 6 shutouts

5A Second Team

Forwards

Ethan Alexander, Herriman, Sr.

Jojea Kwizera, West Jordan, Sr.

Colton Harrison, Davis, Sr.

Carson Ecalono, Pleasant Grove, So.

Midfielders

Easton Embley, Layton, Sr.

David Brog, Brighton, Jr.

Logan Beus, Lone Peak, Sr.

Joshua Ubico, Hunter, Sr.

Defenders

Sam Angus, Herriman, Sr.

Matthew Rich, American Fork, Sr.

Braxton Ferrin, Weber, Sr.

Sam McCalla, Davis, Sr.

Goalkeepers

Tanner Kennard, Davis, Jr.

Tyler Trump, Viewmont, Sr.

5A Honorable Mention

Forwards

Micah Hammond, Riverton, Sr.

Drake Cook, Viewmont, Sr.

Kolton Johnson, Herriman, Fr.

Max Price, Weber, Jr.

Alec Ferrin, Fremont, Sr.

Eric Morris, Weber, Jr.

Midfielders

Zahir Vazquez, Roy, Jr.

Aaron Jolley, American Fork, Fr.

Ben Gonzalez, Copper Hills, Sr.

Kofi Herrick, Fremont, Jr.

Joshua Crestani, Jordan, Jr.

Marshall Johnson, Viewmont, Sr.

Caleb Hanssen, Lone Peak, Sr.

Defenders

Dawson Meldrum, Lone Peak, Jr.

Jackson Paul, Brighton, Sr.

Seth Alonso, Copper Hills, Sr.

Mason Glassett, Jordan, Jr.

Bryson Ferrin, Weber, Jr.

Brigham Johnson, Pleasant Grove, Sr.

Goalkeepers

Preston Taylor, Fremont, Sr.

Jose Rios, Jordan, Sr.

Kenny Hall, Pleasant Grove, Sr.