Below you’ll discover hyperlinks to all of SportsDayHS’ end-of-the-year awards for the 2022 Texas highschool soccer season.
Offensive participant of the yr
DeSoto’s Johntay Cook II
Cook, a five-star recruit who enrolled at Texas in January, definitely left his mark. The Dallas Morning News’ 2022 Offensive Player of the Year, Cook caught 84 passes for 1,478 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior, and led DeSoto (13-3) to a 6A Div. II state championship, its second-ever and first since 2016. He caught 4 passes for 110 yards and a landing in DeSoto’s 42-17 win over Austin Vandegrift within the title recreation.
Defensive participant of the yr
Duncanville’s Colin Simmons
Duncanville five-star defensive lineman/linebacker Colin Simmons had a legendary junior yr, one which ranks among the many greatest in Dallas-area historical past. And not simply because he had a tremendous stat line of twenty-two.5 sacks, 33 tackles for loss and 45 quarterback hurries.
Coach, utility participant and newcomer of the yr
Coach: DeSoto’s Claude Mathis and Duncanville’s Reginald Samples
Utility: Denton Guyer’s Peyton Bowen
Newcomer: Anna’s Evan Bullock
All-area honorable mentions
Every yr, there are quite a lot of gifted gamers who get left off The Dallas Morning News’ All-Area crew. This yr was no completely different.
There are solely so many spots obtainable on the crew, and lots of deserving gamers can’t be acknowledged. To assist make up for that, right here’s an inventory of honorable mentions for offense and protection.
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