Windsor's Mendez named SCL men's MVP


There are lot of reasons why the Windsor men’s team is still undefeated and still alive in the Class 3A North Coast Section playoffs.
But the biggest one is junior forward David Mendez and today he is recognized as the Most Valuable Player of the Sonoma County League. And his coach, Tomas Acuna, is the SCL’s Coach of the Year..
Following is the complete team:


2008 All-League Men’s Team

MVP: David Mendez, Windsor, Jr., forward

Coach of the Year: Tomas Acuna, Windsor


Chris Hernandez, Windsor, Jr., goalie
Tyler Conner, Windsor, Soph., defender
Jared Soares, Windsor, Jr., defender
Hector Garcia, Windsor, Jr., defender
Tito Ramos, Windsor, Sr., midfielder
Eric Bolen, Analy, Sr., midfielder
Chris Bianucci, Analy, Sr., midfielder
Yuji Matsumoto, Analy, Sr., defender
Taylor Varnadore, Analy, Jr., forward
Joe Alexander-Short, Sonoma Valley, Jr., midfielder
Matt Linder, Sonoma Valley, Sr., midfielder
Ricardo Flores, Sonoma Valley, Sr., forward
Thomas Hawing, Sonoma Valley, Sr., defender
Cersar Diaz, Casa Grande, Sr., forward
Jose Carlos Mejia, Casa Grande, Jr., midfielder
Michael Powell, Casa Grande, Sr., defender
Angel Acevedo, Healdsburg, Jr., midfielder
Emilio Rios, Healdsburg, Sr., forward
Colin Page, Petaluma, Jr., goalie
Paulo Wendt, Petaluma, Sr., midfielder
Michael Starr, El Molino, Sr., mid/forward


Saul Ochoa, Windsor, Jr., defender
Elias Aranda, Windsor, Soph., mid/forward
Daniel Ponce, Windsor, Sr., defender/mid
Eto Tavarez, Windsor, Fr., mid/forward
Kevin Pestell, Windsor, Soph., defender
Kyle Buffo, Windsor, Sr., mid/forward
Zach Cohen, Analy, Sr., goalie
Neema Rahimi, Analy, Sr., defender
Carlos Reyes, Analy, Sr., forward
Dillon Sanchez, Analy, Jr., defender
Robby Lind, Sonoma Valley, Sr., defender
Victor Robles, Sonoma Valley, Soph., defender
Roberto Vargas, Sonoma Valley, Sr., forward
Dylan Howarth, Sonoma Valley, Jr., defender
Brian Clementino, Sonoma Valley, Jr., midfielder
William Stephens, Sonoma Valley, goalie
Marcos Sanchez, Sonoma Valley, midfielder
Alejandro Alvarez-Cortes, Casa Grande, Sr., defender
Alex Tarantino, Casa Grande, Jr., defender
Diego Jaramillo, Casa Grande, Jr. forward
John Carlisle, Healdsburg, Sr., defender
Adolfo Rios, Healdsburg, Sr., goalie
Josh Villegas, Healdsburg, Sr., defender
Jose Castaneda, Healdsburg, Jr., defender
Grayson Langford, Petaluma, Sr., defender
David Tange, Jr., Petaluma, midfielder
Sam Altman, El Molino, Sr., defender
Studart Altman, El Molino, Sr., mid/forward


Dominic Wiggam, Windsor, Jr., midfielder
Jesus Guido, Windsor, Sr., midfielder
Michael Giacomelli, Analy, Jr., defender
Devin Martens-Olzman, Analy, Jr., midfielder
Alejandro Parra, Sonoma Valley, Jr., midfielder
Sam Wallace, Sonoma Valley, Sr., midfielder
Troy McArdle, Sonoma Valley, Sr., forward
Raul Ramirez, Sonoma Valley, Sr., midfielder
Matthew Redeker, Casa Grande, Jr., defender
Alexis Brito, Casa Grande, Soph., midfielder
Roberto Gonzales, Healdsburg, Fr., defender
Jose Gonzales, Healdsburg, Fr., mid/forward
Kevin Valencia, Healdsburg, Soph., midfielder
Parwinder Porewal, Petaluma, Sr., defender
Alejandro Martinez, El Molino, Sr., defender
Justin Auch, El Molino, Jr., defender