PIL honors Lincoln athletes


Senior Morgan Matthews (18) chases a Wilson player for the ball. Matthews was named PIL player of the year. Photo by Billy Gates, The Oregonian

PIL all-league honors were released on Nov. 4, honoring 29 different Lincoln fall athletes. Senior Morgan Matthews was named the PIL player of the year for girls’ soccer. Here is a complete list of the students who earned recognition from the league, followed by their year in school and position.


1st team

John Duffy, 12, running back

Ben Bruce, 12, tight end

2nd team

Davis Leach, 12, offensive lineman

Blake Long, 11, defensive lineman

Ben Bruce, 12, defensive lineman

Honorable mention

Nate Ostmo, 12, quarterback

Trey Tims, 12, center

Tom Laverde, 11, offensive lineman and offensive tackle

Michael Angyus, 11, defensive back

Tevita Pulu, 12, linebacker


Boys Soccer

1st team

Tim Kirchholtes, 12, midfielder

Beau Gaines, 12, striker

Cameron Bennet, 11, goalkeeper

2nd team

Carson Graham, 10, midfielder

Quin Gattey, 12, defender

Girls Soccer

1st team

Morgan Matthews, 12, striker

Toni Castro, 12, midfielder

Emma Lambert, 12, striker

Gabby Beard, 12, goalkeeper

2nd team

Emma Pearlmann, 11, midfielder

Honorable Mention

Abby Eakin, 12, defender

Sydney Kobak, 11, defender

Sarah Nasson, 10, striker/defender

Maddie Ehl, 12, midfielder

Haley Doty, 12, defender


1st team

Katarina Moffett, 12

2nd team

Nikki Nelson, 11

Brianna Hill, 10

Lucy McMath, 11

Honorable Mention

Cydney Simpson, 12