North Polk and Collins-Maxwell-Baxter combined for eight all-HOIC boys’ soccer picks in 2017.


Both schools had one player make the all-HOIC first team. North Polk also put four players on the second team and CMB produced two second-team selections.


Alec Boletta made the first team from North Polk. Carter Fricke was the CMB player chosen to the first team.


Boletta led North Polk with 12 goals during the season. Fricke put up 12 goals and six assists for the Raiders.


Gilbert had six and Nevada four players chosen to the first team.


Noel Steckelberg, Jake Calendine, Andrew Thatcher, Schuyler Hop, Christian Garber and Cael Kline were the Gilbert players picked on the first team. Nevada put A.J. Strottman, Matt Fortmann, Dennis Garcia and Brendan Sellberg on the first team.


Prairie City-Monroe’s Meesha Seebeck was the other player named to the first team.


The all-HOIC second team featured North Polk’s Colin Swygman, Keegan Dorr, Luke Hammond and Eric Fourez. Swygman had seven assists and three goals, Dorr three goals and two assists, Hammond two goals and assists apiece and Fourez one goal.


CMB’s Josh Bruntz and Ryan Sabastiano also made the second team. Bruntz tallied six goals and four assists and Sabastiano netted a team-high 14 goals and dished out three assists.


PCM’s Zac Reed and Zac Van Waardhuizen; Nevada’s Trent Stahl and Devin See and Gilbert’s Jason Taylor and Luke Campbell also made the all-HOIC second team.