Shawnee Mission soccer players earn All State honors, including defender of the year

SM East soccer players (from left) Zach Bass, Charley Colby and Conor O’Toole earned All State honors this year. Photo credit William Colby.

SM East senior defender Charley Colby is the Kansas High School Soccer Coaches Association’s 2018 Defensive Player of the Year.

Colby is the top honoree among the Shawnee Mission student athletes who made this year’s 6A All State lists. Joining on the 6A 1st Team All State list are senior teammates Conor O’Toole, a midfielder, and Zach Bass, a defender. SM East came in third place in this year’s 6A championship tournament.