Corona del Mar’s Megan Chelf, Edison’s Kate Davies earn top Surf League girls’ soccer awards

Corona del Mar senior Megan Chelf (3) is shown centering the ball against Corona Santiago.
Corona del Mar senior Megan Chelf (3), shown centering the ball against Corona Santiago on Feb. 15, scored 14 goals this season.
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Corona del Mar High senior Megan Chelf has earned Surf League Offensive MVP honors in girls’ soccer, while Edison senior Kate Davies is the league’s Defensive MVP.

Chelf, bound for the University of Arizona, had 14 goals and four assists. She helped CdM (13-6-2, 2-4 in league) finished tied for third in the league and advance to the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs, where the Sea Kings lost 4-0 to eventual Division 1 champion Corona Santiago.

Chelf finished her CdM career with program record totals of 58 goals and 34 assists.

Senior defender Alex Ianni and junior midfielder Avery Doherty also earned first-team all-league honors for CdM.

Davies was a difference-maker at defensive midfielder for Edison (14-6-4, 3-2-1), which finished second in the league behind Los Alamitos. She helped the Chargers, who advanced to the Division 1 semifinals before losing 2-0 at Upland, record 15 shutouts.

Senior midfielder Nikki Marino, junior defender Sophia Drake and senior defender Abby McCollam also all earned first-team all-league accolades for the Chargers.

Huntington Beach (10-10-5, 2-4), which tied for third in league play, had senior forward Summer Stewart and senior defender Ella Davison as first-team all-league players. Stewart led the Oilers with 10 goals and 15 assists, while Davison had four goals and six assists.

Huntington Beach lost 4-0 at Upland in the first round of the Division 1 playoffs.

Edison junior defender Lucy Granger, senior midfielder Christina Hardway and senior forward Nicole Field all earned second-team all-league honors. CdM senior forward Nikki Senske and senior defender Sophia Harvey were also second-team honorees, as were Huntington Beach senior forward Cina Wilson and senior defender Gabby Rizzo.

Los Alamitos senior defender Jayden Newkirk and junior forward Colby Barnett shared the Surf League MVP award.


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