Final 2009 soccer rankings

Here are Corner Kicks’ final boy and girls large-school Top 5 rankings for the season.

BOYS

1. Santa Rosa (20-4-2)
’09 magic is over; trick is to do it all over again in ’10.

2. Elsie Allen (13-9-2)
Too bad Lobos only played one good half against Marin Catholic in semis.

3. Casa Grande (14-9-2)
OK, OK, Gauchos were much better than anticipated in the postseason.

4. Analy (15-6-2)
Final ranking based on season record and performance vs. Marin Catholic.

5. Windsor (14-2-4)
Disappointing ending to an otherwise stellar season for the Jaguars.

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GIRLS

1. Montgomery (22-2-1)
Vikings just hung around until a sophomore came to their rescue.

2. Casa Grande (15-3-3)
No 3-peat and tough ending to brilliant HS career for goalie Luis.

3. Maria Carrillo (18-3-1)
Simple: Talented Pumas couldn’t get ’er done against the Gauchos.

4. Santa Rosa (13-5-2)
Panthers didn’t falter in postseason without a fight.

5. Petaluma (10-5-3)
Trojans weren’t embarrassed by anyone; next year will be tough, 10 seniors will be missed.