SOCCER: Bright named MF7’s Defensive Player of Year; Jackson, Martinez earn all-conference
Published 10:47 am Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Polk County senior goalkeeper Cade Bright has been named the Mountain Foothills 7 Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
Two other Wolverines – Charlie Jackson and Nate Martinez – received all-conference selection.
Bright anchored Polk County’s defense, recording 179 saves and allowing just 1.496 goals per game. He had 17 saves in the Wolverines’ 1-0 loss Monday at Thomas Jefferson in the third round of the state 1A playoffs.
Brevard’s Noah Backes was named the Offensive Player of the Year while Patton’s Keith Scott was chosen the Coach of the Year.
The complete All-MF7 squad includes:
Brevard: Noah Backes, Stephen Bohm, Connor Fennessy, Ethan Huggins, Brady O’Dell
Chase: Ryan Jimenez
East Rutherford: Zander McKinney, Tommy Moose
Hendersonville: Isreal Convento, Edgar Samuel Davila, Harrison Moss, Gabriel Rollins
Patton: Xavier Bernabe, Collin Callahan, Isai Jimenez, Brandon Monroy, Charles Morales, Henry Raymundo
Polk County: Cade Bright, Charlie Jackson, Nate Martinez
R-S Central: Dean Bates, Riley Coldren