On Thursday afternoon, the SOC released their all-conference first and second teams for SOC II boys’ and girls’ soccer, as well as the first and second team for SOC I boys’ soccer.
Headlining the all-SOC II first team is SOC II boys’ player of the year Evan Throckmorton of Northwest. Throckmorton is joined by his following Mohawk teammates on the first team: Chase McClay, Trent Deemer, Chad Mosley, and Jeremiah Bruch.
The defensive player of the year in the SOC II boys’ division was Michael Patrick of Minford. Patrick is joined by teammates Talen Coriell, Brayden Davis, and Adam Cordle.
Wheelersburg head coach Jon Estep was named SOC II coach of the year after his team won the highly contested SOC II race outright. Estep’s players that were named to the SOC II first team include: Athan Temponeras, Chayden Holbrook, David Woodring, Cameron Llewellyn, Sylas Akers, Will Darling, Aaron Jolly, and Eric Green.
Portsmouth West’s Maverick Stone and Ethan Marasek were the lone Senators named to the SOC II first team. Waverly’s Grayson Diener, Jose Escurado, Levi Moore, and Trey Robertson were also named to the SOC II first team.
Those named to the SOC II second team include: Northwest’s Dylan Dehart, Brayden Cambell, and Landen Smith, Minford’s Parker Jacobs and Evan Wheeler, Waverly’s Drake Teeters and Patrick Copple, Wheelersburg’s Logan Davis, Brady Warren, and Carter McCorkle, and Portsmouth West’s Caleb Hazelbaker.
The SOC II girl’s first team is headlined by SOC II player of the year, Wheelersburg’s Libby Miller. Miller is joined on the SOC II first team by teammates Laney Eller, Ellie Kallner, Chelsee Steele, Morgan Bivens, Jordan Jennings, Christen Risner, and Sophie Hagans. The Lady Pirates, led by head coach Todd Jarvis, won the SOC II race outright with 8-0 record in conference play.
The defense player of the year in the SOC II was Waverly’s Courtney Boyer. Boyer is joined on the first team by teammates Zoiee Smith, Loren Moran, Michaela Rhoads, and Breanna Murphy. Waverly head coach Chris Murphy was also named the SOC II co-coach of the year.
Murphy shared co-coach of the year honors with Northwest’s Tim Amburgey. Amburgey’s players who were named to the SOC II first team include: Sydnie Jenkins, Kaley Hamilton, and Ellis Curtis.
Minford’s representatives on the SOC II first team were Hannah Tolle, Emily Shoemaker, Aurie Coriell, and Teighlor Suggs.
Portsmouth West’s Dreama Sadler and Haliegh Williams represented the Lady Senators on the SOC II first team list.
The following players were named to the SOC II girls’ second team: Wheelersburg’s Allie Vallance, Alaian Keeney, and McKenzie Willoughby, Waverly’s Lauren Snodgrass, Kylee Murphy, and Alexis Murphy, Minford’s Alyssa Coriell and Abhirami Karunananthan, Northwest’s Alexia Throckmorton and Eva Reyes, as well as Portsmouth West’s Ashlynn Phau.
The South Webster Jeeps dominated a lot of the awards in the SOC I boys’ race. Co-coach of the year Corey Claxon led the Jeeps to a 6-0 conference record as well as a regional semifinal berth for the third straight season. Shiloah Blevins and Jacob Ruth were named the conference’s player of the year and defensive player of the year respectively. They were joined on the first team by teammates Michael Andrews, Gavin Bennett, Ty Collins, Caleb Cunningham, Samuel Holstein, Braden Martin, and Zach Robinson.
Along with Claxon, Clay’s Doug Ledingham was named SOC I co-coach of the year this season. Ledingham’s players on the first team include: Bryce Toomire, Clay Cottle, Reece Whitley, Evan Woods, and Boris Smit.
Valley’s representatives on the SOC I first team were Cameron Phillips, Austin Sommers, Hunter Greathouse, and Wesley Holbrook.
Glenwood’s Kyle Sexton and Malachi Potts represented the Tigers on the SOC I first team list.
The following players were named to the SOC I second team: South Webster’s Devyn Coriell and Gabe Ruth, Valley’s AJ Johnson and Bryce Stuart, Glenwood’s Austin Gosselin, Mason Floyd, and Blake Grant, and Clay’s Tanner Richards, Dakota Dodds, and Jared Conkel.
Congrats to all of those who were named to either first or second team in their respective conference.
Reach Jacob Smith at (740) 353-3101 ext. 1930, by email at email@example.com, or on Twitter @JacobSmithPDT