Lindsey Luke was seemingly always smiling on the field this season for the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer team.
If you anchored the kind of defense the Sea Kings had this season, you'd smile too.
Luke made big save after big save in goal. She was a key reason CdM had its most successful season in years, winning its first outright Pacific Coast League title in 11 years and advancing to the CIF Southern Section playoff quarterfinals in its first season up in Division I.
The first-team All-Pacific Coast League goalie was also a first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I selection, just one of two goalies to earn that distinction.
Luke is also the Daily Pilot Dream Team Player of the Year. It's something more to smile about for the Wake Forest-bound senior, who didn't play high school soccer her junior year.
"A couple of the girls asked me if I was going to come back," Luke said. "I talked to [Coach Bryan] Middleton and he was like, 'This is going to be a fun year.' I was like, 'All right.'