2022 BVarsity All-Area girls water polo team

Jan. 24—Player of the year

Abby Schechter, Garces, senior: The center of the Rams' offense was named the South Yosemite River League offensive player this season after leading her team to the STRL title, followed by the Central Section Division II championship with a 14-10 victory over Morro Bay. She closed her four-year career as the school's all-time leading goal scorer.

Coach of the year

Spencer Kerwin, Garces: Guided the Rams to South Yosemite River League and Central Section Division II titles.

Others considered: Mark Brewer, Bakersfield; Charlotte Champlin, Centennial; Bill Ferguson, Stockdale; Chaz Harker, Bakersfield Christian.

First team

Rhyan Atkin, Centennial, junior: First-team All-SYRL, scored a team-high 65 goals to lead the Golden Hawks this season.

Sierrah Ferguson, Stockdale, junior: First-team All-SYRL tallied 164 total points and 21 steals for the Mustangs.

Gianna Garcia, Garces, senior: SYRL defensive player of the year helped lead the Rams to the Central Section Division II championship.

Leyla Malamma, Bakersfield, senior: First-team All-SYVL: Team captain and first-team All-SYVL had 29 goals and 20 assists as BHS won share of league title.

Evie McCarthy, Garces, senior: First-team All-SYRL helped the Rams win the Central Section Division II title.

Katie McCarthy, Garces, freshman: First-team All-SYRL was one of the Rams' top defenders, helping her team win the Central Section Division II title.

Jill Perez, Centennial, senior: SYRL goalkeeper of the year had 206 saves this season for the Golden Hawks.

Sara Santa Cruz, Garces, freshman: All-SYRL performer was second on her team in goals scored, helping the Rams win the Central Section Division II title.

Lauren Smith, Bakersfield Christian, senior: SYVL co-defensive player of the year scored 34 goals with two assists in 12 games this season for the Eagles.

Natalie Tapia, Bakersfield, sophomore: SYVL offensive player of the year: SYVL offensive player of the year led BHS to share of league title with team-high 63 goals and 15 assists.

Layla Vargas, Frontier, sophomore: First-team All-SYRL, scored a team-high 57 goals, along with 24 assists and 37 steals for the Titans.

Bo Worthen, Centennial, senior: First-team All-SYRL, scored 54 goals for the Golden Hawks this season.

Second team

Aryssa Battle, Highland, senior

Mariana Castillo, Bakersfield, junior

Cabrini Cauzza, Bakersfield Christian, junior

Megan Dudley, Frontier, sophomore

Ella Haverstock, Bakersfield, senior

Stella Holland, Garces, junior

Iris Medina, Bakersfield, freshman

Alana Nielsen-Lyday, Independence, junior

Shelby Pfister, Stockdale, senior

Jordyn Reeves, Liberty, freshman

Faith Rivas, Highland, junior

Marie Zaninovich, Garces, junior

Third team

Caelyn Armijo, Stockdale, junior

Claire Benavides, Bakersfield Christian, senior

Emily Deramus, Frontier, junior

Jayden Ehret, Highland, freshman

Troi Holbrook, Centennial, senior

Clarissa Jimenez, Ridgeview, senior

Cindy King, Garces, junior

Kristen Munoz, Liberty, junior

Lola Phillips, Bakersfield Christian, sophomore

Sarah Rojas, Centennial, senior

Lily Torres, Centennial, senior

Diana Vega, Independence, senior

Honorable mention

Emma Bell, Independence, sophomore

Sydney Brock, Bakersfield Christian, senior

Mia Culbertson, Independence, freshman

Olivia Galanski, Garces, sophomore

Samantha Guillen, Stockdale, freshman

Eva Haverstock, Bakersfield, sophomore

Molly Heinlin, Stockdale, senior

Hannah Hillis, Bakersfield Christian, senior

Tristyn Hopfe, Frontier, senior

Layla James, Stockdale, sophomore

Madison Johnson, Stockdale, senior

Audrie Martinez, Ridgeview, junior

Naveah Matthews, Liberty, sophomore

Kiley Nance, Stockdale, senior

Alexis Onaindia, Liberty, junior

Skylar Phillips, Bakersfield Christian, sophomore

Kylee Ray, Frontier, sophomore

Samantha Santiago, Ridgeview, sophomore

Emma Trottier, Liberty, junior

Charlie Trueblood, Centennial, freshman

Micayla Yubeta, Highland, junior