All-area First And Second Team

April 23, 2009

First Team

Kim Fraisse, Soph., Hole/Set, Crescenta Valley

First-team All-CIF selection and second-team All-Pacific League choice had team-high 78 goals along with 20 assists and 18 steals in aiding the Falcons’ run to a second-place league finish.

Riley Kessler, Junior,

Hole/Guard, La Cañada

A crucial cog in the Spartans’ run to the CIF semifinals, she had an eye-popping 93 steals to go along with 57 goals and 33 assists en route to first-team All-CIF and all-league honors.


Taylor Kuh, Senior,

Driver, Utility Player

Defensive standout also showed prowess on offensive end, as first-team all-leaguer and second-team All-CIF selection had 58 goals, 32 assists and 61 steals.

Alex O’Connor, Senior, Utility, Burbank

Led the Bulldogs to a league championship, earned first-team All-CIF and was voted Pacific League Most Valuable Player. She tallied 90 goals, 34 assists and 71 steals and had 20 field blocks.

Mary Reardon, Junior, Goalkeeper, La Cañada

Filled big shoes of graduated Kristine Cato by garnering third-team All-CIF and second-team All-Rio Hondo League honors after notching 291 saves, 43 steals and 20 assists.

Shannon Streeter, Senior, Hole/Set, La Cañada

Played substantial role for Rio Hondo League champs, garnering all-league first-team nod and second-team All-CIF recognition after scoring 65 goals to go with 52 steals and 27 assists.

Amberlynn Ullo, Senior, Driver, Burbank

Standout earned second-team All-CIF and first-team all-league accolades. She scored 68 goals to go along with 22 assists, 45 steals and 13 field blocks.

Coach Of The Year

Steven Silversparre,

La Cañada

Silversparre, a Crescenta Valley High graduate, guided Spartans through an unblemished 8-0 Rio Hondo League run before navigating team to the CIF Southern Section Division IV semifinals and an overall 25-7 record.

Second Team

Rachel Connolly, Senior, Utility, La Cañada

First-team all-leaguer also notched second-team All-CIF honors after 48-goal, 45-steal, 26-assist season.

Arpi Khapapyan, Senior, Hole/Set, Burbank

Earned third-team All-CIF and second-team all-league honors after tallying 40 goals, 40 assists and 73 steals.

Sophie Munoz, Junior, Goalkeeper, Cres. Valley

All-CIF third-team and all-league second-team pick had 239 saves, nearly nine per match, and added 26 steals and 20 assists.

Alisa Ovsepyan, Senior, Hole/Set, Hoover

Second-team All-Pacific League pick led Tornadoes with 52 goals and 36 assists.

Erika Paulson, Senior,

Utlity, La Cañada

Second-team all-league pick had 16 goals, 48 steals and 22 assists.

Sara Puranan, Senior, Driver, Burbank

The third-team All-CIF and first-team all-league standout paced the team with 65 steals to go along with 39 goals, 21 assists and 14 field blocks.

Olivia Trimis, Senior,

Hole/Set, Cres. Valley

An All-CIF second-team selection and first-team all-league pick, Trimis tallied 64 goals, 17 assists and 32 steals, while providing stellar leadership for the Falcons.

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