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High school boys soccer: Deseret News 2022 2A all-state team

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St. Joseph and Rowland Hall play in the 2A boys state soccer championship at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Rowland Hall won 2-0.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

Note: The Deseret News all-state teams are based on coaches votes from a list of nominated players from each team.

2A Player of Year

Daniel Fontes, St. Joseph, F, Fr.

Scored 30 goals in a dominant season as he led St. Joseph to a 2A runner-up finish.

2A Playoff MVP

Luke Muhlestein, Rowland Hall, Sr.

2A First Team


Lewis Knecht, American Heritage, Fr. — 22 goals, 7 assists.

Aidan Simmons, Maeser Prep, So. — 23 goals, 18 assists.

Charlie Frech, Rowland Hall, Jr. — 6 goals, 10 assists.

Victor Gutierrez, Millard, Sr. — 21 goals, 6 assists.


Edward Ramirez, St. Joseph, So. — 17 goals.

Jonny Ramirez, St. Joseph, Sr. — 17 goals.

Luke Muhlestein, Rowland Hall, Sr. — 4 goals, 7 assists.

Kelly Mangum, Parowan, Sr. — 16 goals, 10 assists.


Leo Stockham, Waterford, Sr. — 3-year starter.

Armando Escobedo, St. Joseph, Sr. — Anchored defense.

Calvin DeBellis, Rowland Hall, Sr. — 4 goals, 10 shutouts.

Jack Vitek, Rowland Hall, Jr. — 3 goals, key to 10 shutouts.


Atticus Benson, Waterford, Sr. — 3-year starter, 100+ saves.

Josh Ortiz, St. Joseph, Jr. — 10 shutouts.

2A Second Team


Bryson Sorensen, Gunnison Valley, Jr.

Will Marshall, Waterford, Jr.

Caleb Johnson, Maeser Prep, Sr.

Adam Edwards, Parowan, Sr.


Kasper Nilsson, Waterford, Sr.

Breagan Lopshire, Beaver, Sr.

Anthony Sanchez, Rowland Hall, Jr.

Daniel Chavez, Maeser Prep, Sr.


Daniel Gomez, Millard, Sr.

Mackay Biesinger, American Heritage, Jr.

Trevor Pierce, American Heritage, Sr.

Miranda Jacintho Cesar Bento, Wasatch Academy, Jr.


Weston Larson, American Heritage, Fr.

Brogan Christensen, Gunnison Valley, Jr.

2A Honorable Mention


Luis Gutierrez, Beaver, Sr.

Alex Montoya, Beaver, Jr.

Zach Baughman, Rowland Hall, Sr.

Ricky Aparacio, St. Joseph, Jr.

Lorenzo Parker-Pillow, Rowland Hall, Sr.


Alex Cannon, Maeser Prep, Sr.

Alex Wyckoff, Draper APA, Sr.

Jon Willden, Gunnison Valley, Jr.

Kelton Ferriter, Rowland Hall, So.

Christopher Neil, St. Joseph, Jr.

Cael Tillman, American Heritage, Fr.


Brandt Barker, Rowland Hall, So.

Isaac Johnson, Maeser Prep, Jr.

Keaton Gill, St. Joseph, Jr.

Felipe Maia, St. Joseph, So.

Carson Tucker, Gunnison Valley, Sr.

Wesley Gill, Utah Military Hillfield, So.


Diego Granados, Draper APA, Sr.

Andrew Twardecki, Wasatch Academy, So.