Five Sun Prairie players were recognized as All-Big Eight Conference for the 2019 season.

Jonathan Trilling and Keegan Duffy earned second-team honors. Trilling, a junior midfielder, received his second-straight All-Big Eight honor (he was honorable mention in 2018) after scoring five goals while adding seven assists. Among Trilling’s goals were four penalty kicks and two game winners.

Duffy, a junior defenseman, played blanket-like defense in earning his first postseason honor. Duffy was one of seven Sun Prairie players to appear in all 23 games.

Also earning their first All-Big Eight honors were Braeden Gruber, Logan Parrish and Tanner Scherer.

Gruber, a senior forward, scored three goals while adding six assists. He had one penalty kick and two game-winners.

Parrish, a sophomore midfielder, scored one goal and had two assists.

And Scherer, a junior goalie, made 99 saves while allowing 31 for a save percentage of .762.

Eliot Popkewitz and Chris Handrick of Big Eight and Division 1 state champion Verona were named player and coach of the year, respectively.

ALL-BIG EIGHT BOYS SOCCER TEAM

FIRST TEAM

Forwards

Josh Cervantes Madison East Sr.

Isaac Gueu Middleton Sr.

Jack Knight Verona Area Sr.

Midfielders

Ben Bauman Madison East Sr.

Tonio Emakoff Madison West Sr.

Ben Tutewohl Middleton Jr.

Eliot Popkewitz Verona Area Sr.

Defensemen

Brett Schneider Madison La Follette Sr.

Erik Genskow Madison Memorial Sr.

Peter Kraus Madison West Sr.

Sam Lynch Verona Area Sr.

Goalkeeper

Oscar Herrera Madison West Sr.

SECOND TEAM

Forwards

Omar Munoz Beloit Memorial Jr.

Eric Jordan Madison Memorial Sr.

Jonathan Gamez Verona Area Jr.

Midfielders

Erick Antimo Madison La Follette Jr.

Dominick Ramirez Madison Memorial Sr.

Jonathan Trilling Sun Prairie Jr.

Gannon Simonett Verona Area Sr.

Defensemen

Robby Paredes Madison East Sr.

Cian Carlson Middleton Sr.

Keegan Duffy Sun Prairie Jr.

Tavion McKnuckle Verona Area Sr.

Goalkeeper

Jack Bell Madison Memorial Jr.

HONORABLE MENTION

Forwards

Bernardo Piascencia Beloit Memorial Sr.

Abel Saska Janesville Parker Sr.

Khedive Miguel Kondo Gwo Madison West Jr.

Ousman Jallow Madison West Sr.

Jackson Stair Madison West Sr.

Braeden Gruber Sun Prairie Sr.

Midfielders

Baylor Denu Beloit Memorial Fr.

Rodrigo Vallenzuela Janesville Craig Sr.

Davis Nelson Madison East Jr.

Mitchell Purtell Madison West Sr.

Ian Staresinic Middleton Jr.

Max Rateau Middleton Sr.

Logan Parrish Sun Prairie So.

Sam Abreu Verona Area Jr.

Bennett Luttinen Verona Area Sr.

Defensemen

Luis Delatorre Beloit Memorial Sr.

Griffin March Janesville Craig Jr.

Kenneth Zavala Janesville Parker Fr.

Kevin Johnson Madison Memorial Sr.

Owen Rouse Madison West Jr.

Blake Kalscheur Middleton Sr.

Peter Tuttle Middleton Sr.

Goalkeepers

Ty Bienema Janesville Craig Sr.

Gabe Murphy Madison La Follette Sr.

Tanner Scherer Sun Prairie Jr.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR COACH OF THE YEAR

Eliot Popkewitz, Verona Area Chris Handrick, Verona Area

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