Nine Class 5A boys and seven Class 4A boys from East Texas were named to the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches all-state and all-region teams, which TASCO recently released.

Longview had four players, led by second team all-state selection Miguel Cabrera, a senior goalkeeper. Tyler Lee and Lufkin had three and two players selected, respectively.

In Class 4A Palestine senior goalkeeper Jose Cabrera earned first team all-state recognition. Palestine and Sulphur Springs had three players apiece selected to all-state or all-region honors.

Class 5A

All-State Second Team

  • Miguel Cabrera, Sr., GK, Longview


All-State Honorable Mention

  • Luis Garcia, Sr., F, Lufkin


All-Region II First Team

  • Alan Flores, Jr., D., Longview
  • Tim Andersen, Sr., D, Lufkin
  • Leo Perez, Jr., F, Longview
  • Eduardo Barron, Sr., MF, Longview


All-Region II Second Team

  • Lumi Kaba, Sr., F, Tyler Lee


All-Region II Honorable Mention

  • George Martinez, Sr., D, Tyler Lee
  • Giovanni Sosa, Sr., MF, Tyler Lee


Class 4A

All-State First Team

  • Jose Cabrera, Sr., GK, Palestine


All-State Second Team

  • Erick Robles, Sr., D, Sulphur Springs


All-State Honorable Mention

  • Tony Bravo, Sr., F, Sulphur Springs


All-Region II First Team

  • Jose Garcia, Sr., MF, Sulphur Springs


All-Region III First Team

  • Paul Webb, Sr., D, Palestine
  • Kaleb Garcia, Sr., F., Palestine


All-Region II Second Team

  • Riley Alvey, Sr., MF, Lindale