The Nevada boys’ and girls’ soccer teams combined to have 15 players make all-Heart of Iowa Conference in 2018.


The Nevada boys had eight players chosen after going 12-8 and making state for the first time since 2013. The Cub girls produced seven all-HOIC selections after finishing 15-5 with their seventh-consecutive trip to state.


Senior Carter Bremer and Dennis Garcia and junior Devin See made the all-HOIC first team for the Nevada boys.


Bremer and Garcia both had three goals and two assists and they also provided tremendous play on defense. See put up 10 goals and seven assists at his midfielder position.


Anthony Ellis, Jack Cahill, Henry Nelson, Emilio Saldana and Jose Buenrrostro made the boys’ all-HOIC second team from Nevada.


In their junior seasons, Ellis put up 11 goals and five assists and Cahill scored one goal and was a tough defensive player. Nelson dished out one assist and played quality defense as a sophomore and Saldana capped his senior year with five assists and two goals, along with great midfield play.


Buenrrostro gave the team a big spark on offense during the second half of the season. The talented freshman forward ended up leading the team with 12 goals and he also handed out five assists in just 14 games.


On the girls’ side, seniors Hattie Rhodes, Grace Francis and Abbie Lindsey and junior Amanda Fortmann were named to the all-HOIC first team from Nevada.


Rhodes did a little bit of everything from her midfield position, finishing with eight goals and seven assists, along with outstanding midfield and defensive play. Francis turned in a great year at keeper, finishing with 104 saves and also picking up one goal and assist apiece.


Lindsey provided tremendous defense from her charger position and also chipped in one goal and assist apiece. Fortmann was a strong midfielder, recording seven goals and four assists.


Junior forward Madison Stevens, sophomore sweeper Kacie Rewerts and freshman Hannah Thomsen landed on the all-HOIC girls’ second team from Nevada.


Stevens led Nevada in scoring with 15 goals and she also handed out two assists. Rewerts turned into an outstanding defensive anchor in her first season starting at sweeper and also scored one goal, and Thomsen came through with 10 goals and three assists.