Your Prep Sports
Grace Gaarde has made a name for herself in the high school soccer scene by scoring goals.
Sam Harvey earned a reputation as one of the best in the state at stopping goals.
On Monday both Harvey and Gaarde were honored for their respective areas of expertise on the soccer field.
Gaarde and Harvey each earned first-team all-state honors from the Iowa Girls Coaches Association when the organization released its postseason honors.
Harvey and Gaarde highlighted a list of seven Your Prep Sports area players to be named to the IGCA teams.
A senior goalkeeper, Harvey was named to the Class 2A first-team after helping Liberty High to an 8-10 record this season.
Harvey made 107 saves and allowed 11 goals in her third season as the Liberty High starter in goal and highlighted a list of four Lightning players to earn all-state honors.
Senior Grace Heddens, sophomore Maya Marquardt and freshman Rilyn Breinholt were all second-team selections in 2A.
Heddens led Liberty High with 24 goals and added five assists while Breinholt had 11 goals and a team-high 10 assists in her first varsity season.
Marquardt earned second-team all-state honors as a defender.
Gaarde was a first-team selection in Class 1A after leading Regina in goals for the second consecutive season.
The junior forward ranked sixth in Class 1A with 29 goals, helping the Regals to an 11-6 record and has scored 58 goals over the past two seasons.
Solon junior Morgan Link was a second-team pick in Class 1A as a midfielder.
Link led Solon in both goals (23) and assists (8) helping the Spartans to a 16-4 and a spot in the regional title game.
City High junior Claire Brown earned second-team honors in Class 3A as a forward after leading City High to a 12-4 record and a spot in the 3A regional title game.
Brown had a team-high 18 goals and added five assists in 14 matches for the Little Hawks.
Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-State Soccer
Forwards: Anna Van Wyngarden, Sr., West Des Moines Valley; Avery Horner, Sr., Bettendorf; Hanna Shimmer, Sr., Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln; Morgan Russman, Soph., Pleasant Valley
Midfielders: Alanna Pennington, Jr., Ankeny Centennial; Avery Galloway, Jr., West Des Moines Valley; Kennedy Macke, Sr., Ankeny; Sofia Bush, Jr., Linn-Mar; Sophia Thomas, Sr., Muscatine
Defenders: Addy Kerkhoff, Sr., Pleasant Valley; Ana Spaine, Jr., West Des Moines Valley; Brookelyn Buttolph, Sr., West Des Moines Valley; Courtney Kovacs, Sr., Ankeny Centennial; Eden Gibson, Sr., Ankeny; Grace Bode, Sr., Muscatine; Katie Callahan, Sr., Linn-Mar; Paige Bracker, Sr., Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln
Goalie: Jasmine Moser, Jr., Ankeny
Forwards: Abi Roberts, Fr., Linn-Mar; Averi Porter, Jr., Ankeny Centennial; Brissa Valadez, Sr., Des Moines Lincoln; Cady Compton, Jr., Ankeny Centennial; Claire Brown, Jr., City High; Ella Anliker, Soph., West Des Moines Dowling; Lanie Weikert, Jr., Muscatine; Natalie Gallagher, Jr., Waukee Northwest; Sarah Fleming, Sr., Des Moines Roosevelt
Midfielders: Camryn Woods, Sr., Pleasant Valley; Ella Ubben, Soph., Cedar Falls; Janelle Minor, Jr., Cedar Rapids Kennedy; Zoey Mahoney, Jr., Waukee Northwest
Defenders: Bella Leon, Sr., Sioux City West; Ella Kemp, Sr., Cedar Falls; Lexy Mayo, Soph., Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln; Macy Davis, Jr., Waukee Northwest
Goalies: Addie Ford, Jr., Davenport Central; Kate Bergan, Jr., Ankeny Centennial
Coach of the year – Robbie Miller, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln
Forwards: Alexa Johnson, Sr., Spencer; Anna Stromberg, Jr., Waverly-Shell Rock; Avery Korsching, Sr., Dallas Center-Grimes; Brielle Bastian, Sr., Cedar Rapids Xavier; Ellie De Costa, Sr., Bondurant-Farrar; Hana Daoudi, Sr., Council Bluffs Lewis Central; Jojo Bice, Sr., Norwalk; Madi Watts, Sr., Carlisle
Midfielders: Kendall Knisley, Jr., North Scott; Kylie Knief, Soph., Dallas Center-Grimes; Macy Smith, Sr., Waverly-Shell Rock; Maia Bentley, Sr., Mount Vernon; Mary Kate Moeder, Sr., Cedar Rapids Xavier
Defenders: Eden Campbell, Sr., Cedar Rapids Xavier; Hannah Renz, Soph., Dallas Center-Grimes; Lexi Ward, Jr., North Scott; Maleah Kompsie, Sr., Carlisle
Goalie: Sam Harvey, Sr., Liberty High
Forwards: Abby Warner, Soph., Pella; Brooke Lowe, Sr., Ballard; Grace Heddens, Sr., Liberty High; Jada Jensen, Jr., Atlantic; Mary Clare Bean, Sr., Cedar Rapids Xavier; Nora Dougherty, Jr., Glenwood; Reese Hilsenbeck, Soph., North Scott
Midfielders: Addison Hoben, Fr., Spencer; Ainsley Erzen, Sr., Carlisle; Anneka Stoltzfus, Jr., Pella; Aubrey Guyer, Jr., Atlantic; Ava Scott, Soph., Glenwood; Brynn Cazett, Sr., Newton; Makenna West, Jr., Bondurant-Farrar; Morgan Aikey, Sr., Waverly-Shell Rock; Reagan Teut, Sr., Norwalk; Rilyn Breinholt, Fr., Liberty High; Whitlee Auen, Soph., Denison-Schleswig
Defenders: Alli Seegers, Jr., Waverly-Shell Rock; Annika Behrends, Sr., Waverly-Shell Rock; Avery Plathe, Sr., Mount Vernon; Della Wiseman, Sr., Winterset; Elana Bartak, Jr., Dallas Center-Grimes; Grace Tollefson, Sr., CIU; Hannah Kehoe, Sr., Norwalk; Kourtni Daniel, Jr., Bondurant-Farrar; Lauren Case, Jr., ADM; Lauren Roenfeldt, Sr., Glenwood; Lisa Overmann, Jr., Waverly-Shell Rock; Maya Marquardt, Soph., Liberty High
Goalie: Grace Nightser, Sr., Glenwood; Maya Fritz, Jr., Dallas Center-Grimes; Mia Miller, Sr., Bondurant Farrar
Coach of the year – Dan James, Dallas Center-Grimes
Forwards: Camille Landphair, Jr., Dike-New Hartford; Eden Moore, Soph., Van Meter; Emily Bowe, Fr., Center Point-Urbana; Grace Gaarde, Jr., Regina; Jade Jackson, Sr., Davenport Assumption; Jenna Roberts, Soph., Des Moines Christian; Miranda Ring, Sr., Tri-Center
Midfielders: Gracen Ruggles, Sr., Davenport Assumption; Isabel Garcia, Jr., Des Moines Christian; Lily Krohn, Soph., Council Bluffs St. Albert; Marissa Ring, Sr., Tri-Center; Sami Webster, Jr., Des Moines Christian
Defenders: Emma Strottman, Soph., Nevada; Laura Wurdeman, Jr., Tri-Center; Lola Paulson, Fr., Underwood; Maddie Daily, Jr., Center Point-Urbana; Nataly Bahns, Jr., Davenport Assumption
Goalie: Becca DuFour, Jr., Waterloo Columbus
Forwards: Clara Teigland, Jr., Treynor; Ella Klusman, Soph., Council Bluffs St. Albert; Georgia Paulson, Soph., Underwood; Grace Sutton, Sr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Greta Rothe, Sr., Washington; Mayzi Weig, Sr., Nevada; Nikayla Youngblut, Jr., Waterloo Columbus
Raegen Wicks, Sr., Harlan; Savannah Schneider, Soph., Hudson; Tieler Hull, Fr., Underwood
Midfielders: Abby Davis, Jr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Jada Newberg, Jr., Sioux City Heelan; Mariah Nolting, Jr., Logan-Magnolia; Morgan Link, Jr., Solon; Raegan Ward, Soph., Underwood; Sadie Schaaf, Jr., Treynor; Sophia Hoffman, Sr., Dike-New Hartford; Kailey Spurlock, Jr., Center Point-Urbana; Tessa Borwick, Sr., Nevada
Defenders: Anna Helton, Jr., Council Bluffs St. Albert; Clare Kelly, Jr., Van Meter; Gracie Rooney, Sr., Sioux City Heelan; Greta Regenwether, Jr., Hudson; Joslyn Helgens, Sr., Des Moines Christian; Klair Hiem, Jr., Denver; Megan McGuire, Soph., Des Moines Christian; Morgan Jennings, Sr., Davenport Assumption
Goalies: Maddie Dunham, Sr., Nevada; Maren Miller, Jr., Des Moines Christian; Preslie Arbaugh, Jr., Tri-Center
Coach of the year – Dan Webster, Des Moines Christian