Several members of the Chapmanville Regional High School soccer team were named to the All-Southern Boys and Girls Teams this week.
Chapmanville fielded a co-ed team this fall and competed in soccer for the first time in school history.
The Tigers finished the season 7-11-2, falling 3-0 to Huntington St. Joe in the first round of the Class AA/A sectional tournament.
Named to the All-Southern First Team boys’ squad were Chapmanville’s Zach Lamb and Austin Hanshaw.
Mingo Central’s Hunter Lester, Mikey Evans and Chaz Farley were also on the first team, along with Tug Valley’s Alex Carter.
On the Second Team were the Tigers’ Dylan Brown, Christian Stafford, Joe Toth and Dylan Renniger.
Mingo Central’s Josh Wellman, Garrett Cook and Kyle Woods were also on the second team, along with Tug Valley’s Kyle Deskins.
Chapmanville’s James Ellis, Tyler Carter, Ben Chapman and Ryan Belcher were named honorable mention All-Southern.
Mingo Central’s Ethan Mendoza, Jace Dotson, Gavin Farley and William Collins and Tug Valley’s Greg Cantrell were also voted honorable mention by the coaches.
On the girls’ side, Chapmanville’s Amber Stokes and Catherine Carter were on the First Team as well as Bianca Vance and Katie Ball of Mingo Central and Haley Hatfield of TVHS.
Chapmanville’s Savanah Toney and Kayla Baldwin were on the Second Team as well as Mingo Central’s Ricki Wellman, Serenity Graham and Kalley Mounts and Tug Valley’s Makayla Mcmillon.
Honorable Mention picks were: Patricia Haddox, Kaylee Bowe and Haylee Chewning of Chapmanville; Alison Woolum, Jamie More and Kenna Crum of Mingo Central; and Caitlyn Sartin, Makayla McMillin and Kaitlyn Sartin of Tug Valley.
Poca: Trace Jarrett, Ryan Byrne, Noa Luikart, Tanner Dwarsky and Tucker Sayre
LCHS: Caleb Rusk, GK, Christian Smith-Def, Dylan Adkins-Mid, Alex P. Adkins-Mid and Kaden Beclelheimer-Def.
CRHS: Zach Lamb-Striker. Austin Hanshaw-Mid.
Mingo Central: Hunter Lester, Mikey Evans and Chaz Farley.
Tug Valley: Alex Carter-Striker
2nd Team Boys
Poca: Tommy Payne, Jacob Stover and Trea Bush
LCHS: Hunter Workman-mid, Alex D Adkins-striker and Levi Walker-def.
CRHS: Dylan Brown-striker, Christian Stafford-def., Joe Toth-mid and Dylan Renniger-mid
Mingo Central: Josh Wellman, Garret Cook and Kyle Woods.
Tug Valley: Kyle Deskins-striker.
Honorable Mention: Boys
Poca: Parker Samples. Tanner Miller and Emilio Celirio
LCHS: Josh Burton-striker, Dylan Smith-def. and Nic Adkins-mid.
CRHS: James Ellis-def, Tyler Carter-mid, Ben Chapman-GK and Ryan Belcher-mid.
Mingo Central: Ethan Mendoza, Jace Dotson, Gavin Farley and William Collins
Tug Valley: Greg Cantrell
1st Team Girls
LCHS: Annie Whitten. Chelsie (Chid) Chaffin and Lynndsy Baker
Poca: Brooklyn Elkins, Michaela Young, Haley Fields, Bryana Herdman and Taylor Bennett.
CRHS: Amber Stokes and Catherine Carter.
Mingo Central: Bianca Vance and Katie Ball
Tug Valley: Haley Hatfield
2nd Team Girls
LCHS: Karin Neace, Madison Street and Malie Curry
Poca:Jona Ranson, Kristen Godish and Emily Whiting.
CRHS: Savanah Toney and Kayla Baldwin.
Mingo Central: Ricki Wellman, Serenity Graham and Kalley Mounts.
Tug Valley: Makayla Mcmillon
Honorable Mention Girls:
LCHS: Massena Blankenship, McKendra Wiley and Victoria Bates
Poca: Tristyn Peterson, Alyxas Hayes and Devin Tooney
CHRS: Patricia Haddox, Kaylee Bowe and Haylee Chewning
Mingo Central: Alison Woolum, Jamie More and Kenna Crum
Tug Valley: Caitlyn Sartin, Makayla McMillin and Kaitlyn Sartin.