All-IVL soccer selections spotlight Valley’s finest

Calexico's Alejandro Serrano (26) and Southwest's Axel Castro (15) get after the ball during the second half of a 2-2 tie between the Bulldogs and Eagles in El Centro on Jan. 22. Serrano was voted boys' Player of the Year by Imperial Valley League coaches. PHOTO AARON BODUS

EL CENTRO — Last week, the Holtville Lady Vikings, the last local team still alive and kicking in the CIF-SDS soccer playoffs, fell to the Kearny Komets 1-0 in the Division V semifinals, tying a bow on high school soccer in the Imperial Valley for 2019-2020.

With soccer neatly concluded, Imperial Valley League coaches have voted on the season’s top players.

All-IVL soccer selections spotlight Valley’s finest

Central's Dayleth Palacios (8) dribbles the ball during the first half of the Spartans' 1-0 home win over Southwest on Dec. 17, 2019. Palacios was voted the 2019-2020 Imperial Valley League girls' soccer player of the year by league coaches. PHOTO AARON BODUS

Sports Editor Aaron Bodus can be reached at or 760-337-3434.

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