By RICK PETERSON
Washburn Rural, which won a 28th straight league soccer title (outright or shared) on the way to a fourth-place finish in the Class 6A state tournament, put four players on the All-Centennial League first team, led by senior player of the year Easton Bradstreet.
Bradstreet, an All-State forward, scored 29 goals as a senior for the 16-5 Junior Blues and finished his high school career with a share of Rural' career scoring record with 57 goals.
Bradstreet is joined on the all-league first team by senior teammates Cayden Lee and Ty Stead and junior teammate Devon Rutschmann.
Topeka High is represented on the first team by senior Aidan Morrison while senior Jake Muller represents Hayden on the 12-player first team.
Trojan freshman goalkeeper Billy Lutz was named the Centenial League newcomer of the year.
Emporia put a league-high five players on the all-league first team, while Spartan coach Victor Ibarra was named the league coach of the year.
ALL-CENTENNIAL LEAGUE SOCCER
Name, school Class
Rudy Bedolla, Emporia Jr.
Easton Bradstreet, Washburn Rural Sr.
Giovanni Garcilazo, Emporia Sr.
Cayden Lee, Washburn Rural Sr.
Jefry Linares, Emporia Sr.
Aidan Morrison, Topeka High Sr.
Alex Mosiman, Emporia Jr.
Jake Muller, Hayden Sr.
Carter Oehme, Manhattan Jr.
Diego Reyes, Emporia Sr.
Devon Ruschmann, Washburn Rural Sr.
Ty Stead, Washburn Rural Sr.
Name, school Class
Burke Belanger, Manhattan Jr.
Chris (CJ) Brown, Topeka High So.
Cade Cameron, Manhattan Sr.
Benett Hallauer, Washburn Rural Sr.
Griffin Heinen, Washburn Rural Jr.
Zane Khoury, Junction City Sr.
Billy Lutz, Topeka High Fr.
Jaxon Padilla, Washburn Rural Sr.
Alexis Salas-Garcia, Topeka High Sr.
Rishi Sandir, Washburn Rural Sr.
Isaac Thompson, Manhattan Sr.
Kai Walsh, Junction City Fr.
Emporia: Zander Keosybounheuang, jr.; Kevin Manana, fr.; Keith Dix, so.; Damien Garcilazo, so.; Carter Granado, so.; Edwin Maciel, jr.; Francesco Sforza, sr. Hayden: Konnor Becker, sr.; Ty Schroeder, sr. Junction City: Jaysson Harris, jr.; John Noveroske, sr.; Nate Platt, jr. Manhattan: Avery Adams, sr.; Simon Pratt, jr. Topeka High: Jaime Alvarado, so.; Chris Gomez, jr.; Thomas Schmidt, sr.
Player of the year -- Easton Bradstreet, sr., Washburn Rural.
Newcomer of the year -- Billy Lutz, fr., Topeka High.
Coach of the year -- Victor Ibarra, Emporia.