Matt Keller, a forward for the Mission Viejo High School boys' soccer team, has been named South Coast League Player of the Year in a vote of league coaches. The Diablos, the league champions, placed three players on the first team, as did runner-up Irvine.
The coaches' teams: FIRST TEAM
Todd Andrew Capistrano Valley Darin Burton El Toro Casey Caulkins Capistrano Valley Paul Cuevas San Clemente Greg Cipolla Irvine Sean Foster Mission Viejo Matt Keller Mission Viejo Jeff Meredith Dana Hills Greg Morales Mission Viejo Chris Peterson Irvine Kevin Rosen Irvine Marco Solferino San Clemente
SECOND TEAM R.J. Castelan (Mission Viejo); Eric Ekdahl (Mission Viejo); Lars Jaeger (El Toro); Bryan Larkin (Dana Hills); Scott Massey (El Toro); Pat McGaughan (Irvine); Scott Montroy (El Toro); Richard Polk (Irvine); Gabe Smith (Dana Hills); Scott Thurman (Dana Hills); Joe Wood (Capistrano Valley); Andy Wortrich (Mission Viejo).