Ten Manhattan High girls’ soccer players were named to the All-Centennial League team last week.
Reagan Geisbrecht, who tied the Indians’ single-season scoring record with 27 goals in 2021, won the league’s player of the year aware and headlined the Indians’ first-team trio. Fellow senior Sam Grynkiewicz made the first team as a midfielder and sophomore Taylor McHugh qualified as a goalkeeper.
The Indians’ back line was represented the second team. Defenders Marlee Hodges, Ella Ruliffson and Marleigh Hutchinson earned second-team honors alongside midfielder Emery Ruliffson.
Freshman Reese Snowden, who was named the Centennial League’s Newcomer of the Year, earned a spot on the honorable mention list as a forward. So did freshmen defender Chloe Porter and junior midfielder Delayney Lunsway.
MHS tied Washburn Rural for the most all-conference honorees (nine) after losing 3-1 to the Junior Blues’ in the Class 6A third-place match. And Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez was named the co-coach of the year along with Seaman’s Tim Nussbaum. Sanchez led Manhattan to a 15-5 finish and its third straight trip to the state tournament this season.