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(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Soccer MVPs are, left to right, Alta's Bizzy Phillips (5A), Waterford's Grace Sponaugle (2A), Ogden's Avery Calton (3A) and Bonneville's Megan Fillpot (4A). Wednesday November 14, 2012 in Salt Lake City.
Tribune names all-state girls’ soccer MVPs and teams

By setting examples and speaking up, these players were leaders on the pitch.

First Published Nov 27 2012 05:44 pm • Last Updated Nov 28 2012 02:03 pm

Talent doesn’t trump everything. Winning takes more. Titles demand leadership and accountability.

The MVPs and all-state players of the 2012 girls’ soccer season understood this notion. They found ways to shape vision and guide growth for some of the state’s top programs.

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There are different methods of leadership: Some simply set a standard with their work ethic, while others were more vocal.

It was in pursuit of the same goal: a unified team, a perfect season, something to have pride in for years to come.

Class 5A MVP: Bizzy Phillips, of Alta High School

Class 4A MVP: Megan Fillpot, of Bonneville High School

Class 3A MVP: Avery Calton, of Ogden High School

Class 2A MVP: Grace Sponaugle, of Waterford High School

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Find out which players made the all-state teams.

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