This is the sixth year for All-Metro teams selected by The Eagle, recognizing the best high school athletes in team sports throughout Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey counties.
The selection process
In May, Eagle high school beat writers Joanna Chadwick and Chris Elliott sent nomination ballots to all girls soccer coaches at the 38 high schools in Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey counties.
Coaches were asked to return the ballots with nominations of the best players within those counties that they saw this season, including their own players.
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The team was selected after tabulating nominations, evaluation of players and additional input from coaches and other media members.
Along with the All-Metro team, The Eagle will publish all-league teams for the counties' major leagues: the City League, Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League, Central Plains League and Mid-Central Activities Association. The CPL and MCAA do not select all-league teams in girls soccer.
Allen allowed eight goals as the Golden Eagles tallied 12 wins, a three-game improvement from 2009.
Blankenship scored 24 goals and had 12 assists in leading the 16-3 Knights to the Class 5-1A quarterfinals.
Chapin led a defense that included several standout players. She showed her versatility with three goals and two assists.
The Aces jumped from eight to 11 wins with significant help from Ekengren, who scored 17 goals with five assists.
A two-time All-Metro selection, Holmes was the Eagles' primary playmaker. She had 13 assists while scoring 10 goals.
Kapaun Mount Carmel
Kastor, a two-time All-Metro selection, followed up a 45-goal junior season by scoring 38 goals and notching 14 assists.
Offerman anchored a defense that tallied 11 shutouts and allowed more than one goal once during the regular season.
Polley, a two-time All-Metro selection, led the state with 42 goals and Heights advanced to the 6A quarterfinals.
Ramstack, an All-Metro selection in 2009, was the stopper on a defense than allowed one goal or fewer in 12 of 19 games.
Kapaun Mount Carmel
Rathert helped the Crusaders to a runner-up finish in 5-1A. One of many capable Kapaun scorers, she contributed 10 goals and 15 assists.
Given an expanded role on offense, Terry delivered with 20 goals and 19 assists.
Garcia guided the Jaguars to their best finish, a 16-3 record with a trip to the 5-1A quarterfinals.