Who was the Coast’s best boys soccer player during the 22-23 season? Vote now.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast dominated at the state level this season, producing a pair of champions and showing why it’s a high school soccer hotbed. Here’s a chance for fans to make their choice for the Sun Herald Boys Player of the Year for the 2022-23 season.

The fan’s choice winner for Player of the Year will be recognized along with the rest of the All-South Mississippi Team.

You can vote at sunherald.com. Voting ends at noon on March 29.

Here are the nominees:

  • Calvin Jackson, Pascagoula: Jackson scored 19 goals for the Panthers in his senior year.

  • Byron Shepherd, St. Patrick: The senior scored five goals and picked up 11 assists. Shepherd is signed to MGCCC.

  • Trey Roche, Pass Christian: Roche scored 25 goals and had nine assists in leading the Pirates to the 4A semifinals.

  • Brant Tarter, Pearl River Central: Tarter scored 19 goals with nine assists as a senior and is a MGCCC signee.

  • Aiden Boudro, Bay High: Boudro found the back of the net 24 times and picked up 11 assists. He scored in each playoff game in leading the Tigers to a state title.

  • Dylan Kippes, Long Beach: Kippes led the Bearcats in goals this season and helped lead Long Beach to its third straight state title.

  • Cameron Badurak, Gulfport: Badurak scored 12 goals and assisted on another 12 for the Admirals.

  • Andrew Kravette, Biloxi: Defender and Jones College signee named to both the Coast All Star team and Mississippi Association of Coaches All Star team.

  • Mark Peaden, Ocean Springs: The senior was a MAC all star who scored 14 goals and assisted on 10 more for the Greyhounds.

  • Mason Ripoll, Picayune: Ripoll scored 18 goals in 13 games and assisted on another seven. Selected to the East vs West All Star game.

Have a nomination for the All-South Mississippi team? Send player stats and info to swatkins@sunherald.com.