Posted by Community Relations Department on 11/28/2012
The Panthers Boys Soccer team is a pre-season top 10 pick, ranked sixth in Division I. Neighboring school, Carl Hayden is tabbed number four according to the Arizona Republic rankings. Two Maryvale players to watch are Jose Hernandez, a sophomore midfielder and Ricardo Alvarez, a senior goalkeeper. Hernandez was a second team Division I All-state player last year, the only freshman on either the first or second teams. Maryvale was top-ranked last year entering the playoffs, but lost in the second round. Coach Abel Hoyos was named the Division I Coach of the Year.