2018 Palo Verde Boys Soccer Capsule


League: Class 4A Mountain

Head coach: Jose Gomez, first season

2017 record: 17-6-2 (7-3-2 Northwest/first)

Returning lettermen (starters): Twelve (seven)

Top athletes: GK Hudson Huckfeldt (Sr.), MF Tanner Stevenson (Sr.), F/MF Michael Vogel (Sr.), MF Anthony Kaskie (Sr.), F Bryan Montoya (Sr.), F/MF Antonio Gomez (Jr.), MF Tim Stephens (Jr.), D Cole Lawrence (Jr.)

Outlook: The Panthers bring back 12 lettermen from last year’s Northwest League title winning team.

“A lot of the players that won the league last year are back,” Jose Gomez said. “Expectations are high. They’ve been working hard during the off-season and are looking to get back into the playoffs and make a run.”