SBCC utility player Taylor Brooks has been selected as the Most Valuable Player in the Western State Conference.

Taylor Brooks was named the MVP of the Western State Conference.

Taylor Brooks was named the MVP of the Western State Conference.

The sophomore from Honolulu received a triple honor as conference MVP, first-team All-Southern Cal and first-team All-American.

The transfer from Sonoma State led all California scorers and broke SBCC’s scoring record with 134 goals in 35 games (3.8 avg.). Emma Fraser, a two-time WSC MVP in 2017-18, set the previous record of 123 goals last year.

Brooks also led the Vaqueros in steals (71) and drawn ejections (67).

SBCC went 30-5 for the second straight year and captured its sixth straight WSC title with an 8-0 record. The Vaqueros have won 40 straight conference games. They lost in the Southern Cal Regional semifinals to Riverside 12-7, then won the third-place game against WSC rival Citrus, 10-5.

Four Vaqueros were first-team All-WSC – Zoe Johnson, Annie Ackert, Hana Wigzell and Madison Wayman. Allison Kay and Bleu Ricketts were second-team choices and Lanie Acevedo and Waverly Golden made honorable mention.

Jennifer Spalding of runner-up Citrus was the Coach of the Year.

Johnson, a freshman goalie from San Diego, was first-team All-So Cal and first team All-American. She compiled a 26-5 record and set school records for saves in a game (17 against L.A. Valley), saves in a season (234) and saves average (7.3).

Ackert, a freshman from Santa Ynez High, and Wigzell, a sophomore from Sandy, Oregon, were second-team All-So Cal and second-team All-American.

Ackert was second on the Vaquero scoring chart with 78 goals. Wigzell was third in scoring (42 goals), first in assists (39) and second in steals (63).