Just under 40 percent of the Class A girls state tournament was made up of Sarpy County teams.
Gretna, Papillion-La Vista and Papio South each made the state tournament to represent the area while those three schools also headline the 2019 All-ITG Girls Soccer Team. The Dragons reached the state semifinals in their first season as a Class A team and finished with a 14-4 record.
Papillion-La Vista (12-6) and Papio South (13-7) were each bounced in the first round of state with the Monarchs going for the third time in four seasons and the Titans reaching state for the first time since 2011.
Gretna has four selections on the team while Papio and Papio South each place three on the All-ITG team. Bellevue West and Gross each have two representatives with Ralston and Bellevue East both placing one player.
Sarah Weber, Gretna — Weber proved herself as one of the best players in the state this season by improving on last year’s breakout freshman season. The sophomore posted 28 goals for the Dragons and added six assists.
Weber scored a goal in 15 of the 18 Gretna games this season while scoring three or more goals in three games.
Carly Zabloudil, Gretna — After scoring five goals in her first two seasons, the Dragon junior exploded for eight goals this season while adding a team-high 13 assists.
Zabloudil had five games with double-digit assists for the Gretna offense that averaged 4.4 goals per game.
Sydney Mueller, Gretna — The Gretna junior was the backbone of the Gretna defense that allowed less than one goal per game while posting eight shutouts.
Mueller was a complete player for the Dragons, adding two goals and seven assists for the offense.
Chelsea Anderson, Gretna — Anderson notched her best season of her career in her junior year to add scoring pop to the Dragon offense. The junior recorded nine goals and nine assists while playing forward.
Sammy Marek, Papillion-La Vista — The Papio senior capped her strong career with her best campaign yet to finish with 50 career goals.
Marek found the net 21 times this season while also handing out nine assists, leading the Monarchs in goals and assists. Marek had three games with three goals or more, including a six-goal game.
Mollee Swift, Papillion-La Vista — Swift was the top goalkeeper for Papio this season, notching 67 saves while only allowing eight goals in 17 games played.
Lauren Schmidt, Papillion-La Vista — As a freshman, Schmidt hit the ground running this season to post 10 goals and six assists from the midfielder position. Schmidt scored two goals in three games this season.
Marisa Weichel, Papillion-La Vista South — The senior heading to Texas Tech was the top threat of a dangerous Titan offense this season.
The forward netted a team-leading 16 goals while adding eight assists. She recorded a point in 14 of the Titans’ 20 games on the season. She finishes her career with 37 goals.
Maddie Weichel, Papillion-La Vista South — The junior midfielder thrived in setting the table for other teammates this season. She recorded 14 assists on the season, including two three-assist games, to go with four goals.
Allison Baker, Papillion-La Vista South — The senior was an explosive scorer for the Titans, highlighted by scoring 11 goals in a three-game stretch near prior to state.
Baker finished the season with 15 goals and two assists.
Emma Mullendore, Bellevue West — In her fourth-year as a starter, Mullendore thrived in her shift to a more offensive role. The senior racked up 24 goals, third best in Class A, to lead the T-birds while tying for second on the team with nine assists.
Mullendore had four games with three goals or more and had a pair of 10-points performances.
Chamberlyn Bridge, Bellevue West — Bridge anchored the West defense but her versatility was huge for the T-birds. She played every position for West except goalkeeper while compiling seven goals and three assists.
Alexus Townsend, Gross — Townsend kept the Cougars in many games by racking up the saves. The sophomore recorded 133 saves on the season while allowing just 1.2 goals per game. She had five games with double-digit saves and recorded seven shutouts.
Sydney Herren, Gross — Herren was the leader of the Cougar offense that averaged 2.4 goals per game. The sophomore scored 11 goals this season while adding three assists.
Sami Reding, Bellevue East — The Chieftain sophomore scored or assisted on over 50 percent of the goals for East on the season.
The East forward netted 10 goals while adding six assists.
Carmen Dudley, Ralston — The sophomore was the top scorer for the Rams on the season, racking up nine goals to go with four assists.
Dudley’s goals were spread out over seven games, including a hat trick in a win over Plattsmouth.