TEMPLETON — The youth soccer season on the Central Coast has come to an end but not before the Templeton Eagle All-star teams were able to dominate all of their competition, both local and in Northern California. Following the conclusion of the regular season, coaches gather together and pick their all-star teams for boys and girls of U10, U12, and U14.
After a few weeks of practice the local all-star teams typically play in a few local tournaments including Paso Robles’ own Grape Crush tournament but this year four of the teams decided to test their skills at the Cal South Tournament of All-Stars and three of the four came back champions, with the fourth finishing in second place.
The Templeton boys under 10 team, coached by Aaron Carter and Denise Beckwith, and composed of Emerson Wood, Hayden Saavedra, Tommy Beckwith, Taylor Jones, Kyle Sass, and Frankie Sullivan, Lucas Flores, Ronan Hibbitts, Gavin Minton, Henry Teague, Reid Asplund, Robbie Kelley, Berkeley Vonderheide and Harris Blasingame finished the all-star season 10-5-1 overall and never finished below third place in any of the four tournaments entered and brought home a trophy in Santa Maria after winning the Strawberry cup.
The girls under 10 team, made up of Makayla Cook, Alegra Taft, Emma Clevenger, Lia Clemens, Alana George, Nuala Sullivan, Jordyn Van Pelt, Kinleigh Smith, Hannah Needelman, Missy Franchi, Camryn Heinbach , coached by Hal and Victoria Schmitt, only entered three tournaments but won every single one of them without ever losing a game. The girls finished the all-star season at 9-0-2 while outscoring their opponents 46-12.
While only three teams came home as Cal South Champions, every single one of the six all-star teams from Templeton won at least one tournament.
The boys under 12 team, made up of Harry Dahm, Mason Main, Declan Taylor, Kevin Sass, Harrison Bays, Tyler Cunningham Jack Beckwith, Skyler Schad, Tayler Penner, Parker Kasarjian, Wyatt Wallingford, Timmy Ortman and Ethan Armet entered all five of the tournament this year (Los Osos, Paso, Orcutt, Santa Maria, Tournament of All-stars) and won all except one. Head coaches Aaron Penner, Jordan Cunningham and Ed James watched as their boys collectively outscored their opponents 100-9 and posted a 21-1 overall record.
The girls under 12 team, made up of Lily Bell, Lara Hawkins, Gabriela Barroso, Adisyn Vegas, Cadence Bergquist, Reece Takigawa, Kate Nicholson, Ally Emrich, Lila Colegrove, Isabelle Murphy, Ellie McDaniel, Harlem Rickson, Carly Spann and coached by Jed Nicholson and Cole McDaniel finished in either first or second in every tournament they entered and won in Los Osos, Orcutt and Santa Maria before taking second place last weekend.
Overall, the six Templeton All-star teams combined for a 90-13-6 record and outscored their opponents 421-94 with most of those goals seemingly coming from the under 14 team coached by Randy Schad and Brandon Wood who finished the year scoring 92 goals and only surrendering three.
The 16 girl team of Macy Giubbini, Layla Reynoso, Kayla Helmle, Hannah Bourgault, Bella Moen, Nela Smith, Makara Bean, Hailey Wallingford, Siena Schad, Aivee McAnally, Rylanne Wood, Harley Martin, Sydney Vanzant (team manager), Mikayla Schad, Kylie Bell, Payton Giubbini opened the season with a second-place finish in Los Osos and then never lost again, going 20-1 overall and winning the final four tournaments they entered.
The Templeton boys under 14 team made up of Cohen Wallace, Ricky Hoffman, River Alsup, Bo Swan, Max Brewster, River Waltmire, Jaron Sampson, Henry Gonzales, Jonah Small, Luke Thompson, Zack Rubin, Cooper Wommack, William Wallace, Dryce King, Chris Ginther, Colton Russell, Irvin Cueto, Colten Carvalho and coached by Brad Rubin and Jason Carvalho went 14-2-1 over there all-star season and capped it off with a victory in the Tournament of All-Stars.