Both Detroit Lakes soccer teams announced end of the season awards and next year’s captains recently.
The DL girls finished the year 12-4-3 with a trip to the Section 8A semifinals.
Seniors Payton Carlblom, Matteya Borah, junior Anna Jones and freshman Sasha Sekundiak were named to the Lakes to Prairie All-Conference team. Seniors Greta Peterick and Ava Steinmetz received honorable mention.
Jones and fellow juniors Grace Van Offelen and Lindsey Moen were named team captains for 2019-20.
Senior co-captains Cole Metelak and Jackson Carlblom, along with junior Garrett Bakken earned all-conference honors for the boys team. Senior Kyle Miller was awarded honorable mention.
The boys team went 7-9-1 overall and earned a Section 8A quarterfinal berth before being knocked out by eventual Class A state runners-up Bemidji.
Juniors Ben Heimark, Tyler Wirtz and Bakken will captain next year’s team.
Most Improved Player: Annie Paulson
Most Valuable Player: Payton Carlblom
Most Valuable Attack: Karrigan Hallisey
Most Valuable Midfielder: Anna Jones
Most Valuable Defender: Sasha Sekundiak
Top Gun: Anna Jones
Team Spirit: Elle Seaberg
True Grit: Maddy Bowers
All Conference: Payton Carlblom, Anna Jones, Matteya Borah, Sasha Sekundiak
Honorable Mention: Greta Peterick, Ava Steinmetz
2019 Captains: Grace Van Offelen, Lindsey Moen, Anna Jones
Most Improved Player: Katelyn Grossman
Most Valuable Player: Alexandria Bettcher
Most Valuable Attack: Halli Pavek
Most Valuable Midfielder: Emma Coley
Most Valuable Defender: Tosha Noel
Team Spirit: Elini Schmitz
Most Improved Player: Makaden Anderson
Most Valuable Player: Ellie Bettcher
Most Valuable Attack: Rileigh Seim
Most Valuable Midfielder: Baylee Branden
Most Valuable Defender: Stella Rhodes
Team Spirit: Emily Lawrence
Rookie of the year: Caden Reep
Most improved player: Lucas Schwan
Laker Pride: Tyler Burnside
Most Determined: Carter Savig
Golden Ball: Cole Metelak
All Conference: Cole Metelak, Jackson Carlblom, Garrett Bakken
Honorable Mention: Kyle Miller
2019 Captains: Ben Heimark, Garrett Bakken, Tyler Wirtz