By DAVID MILLER firstname.lastname@example.org
Four Ponca City High School soccer players have been named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State teams.
According to information released by Ponca City Public Schools, Claire Roche and Andrea Rojas were named to the girls All-State team while Caid Glowacki and Casan Terrazas were given boys All-State honors. Roche is the senior co-captain for the
Roche is the senior co-captain for the Lady Cat soccer team. She has played goalkeeper for the past four years and is a four-time letter winner. She plans to attend the University of Arkansas and major in psychology. Rojas is also a four-year letter win
Rojas is also a four-year letter winner playing a variety of roles including midfield and defensive back. Among her team awards is the most improved player. She plans to attend Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa to play soccer and major in engineering and industrial technology.
Ponca City girls Head Coach Bubba Smethers is quoted as saying “Clair and Andrea are very deserving of All- State recognition. Both are true team leaders and not bosses.”
Glowacki is a senior captain for the boys team. His role on the team included playing in the center of the defense. Glowacki was a three-year starter earning a letter each year. Among his awards were the Academic Award, All-District and Defensive Player of the Year. He plans to attend Oklahoma State University and major in engineering. Wildcat boys Head Coach Ben Stei
Wildcat boys Head Coach Ben Steichen was quoted as saying “We’re thrilled for Caid. He has been the leading force for our defense for the last three years, starting as a sopho more and has been through difficulties during that time. To have him get this recognition is a well-deserved accolade to close out his career for us.”
Terrazas is also a senior captain for the Wildcat boys soccer team. He has played center midfielder for all four years, being a full-time starter the last two.
He earned a letter four years. In addition to his All-State honors, he has been named All-District. He plans on attending Cowley College in Arkansas City, Kan., and continue his soccer career while pursuing a degree in welding technology.
Steichen was quoted as saying, “Casan has been an important part of our squad for the last four years. His impact on the field has made him deserving of All State to finish his high school career. We’re so happy for him and look forward to his future success.