GA lands 4 on SEOAL soccer team


By Bryan Walters - bwalters@civitasmedia.com



Gallia Academy senior Logan Carpenter, right, fends off an Alexander player from a loose ball during the first half of an SEOAL soccer match on August 25 at Lester Field in Centenary, Ohio.


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Gallia Academy landed a total of four players on the 2015 All-Southeastern Ohio Athletic League boys soccer team, as voted on by a panel of coaches within the conference.

The Blue Devils had two selections to the main squad in senior Logan Carpenter and junior Madi Oiler. Carpenter is a repeat selection from a season ago, while it is the first All-SEOAL honor for Oiler in soccer.

Seniors Zach Johnson and Dekota Metzler were also chosen as honorable mention selections by the coaches.

League champion Athens led the way with eight total selections, including the Player of the Year in Dustin Goetz and Coach of the Year in Simon Diki.

Warren was next with six selections, while Logan and Alexander each had five choices. Jackson joined GAHS with four all-league representatives.

2015 All-SEOAL Boys Soccer Team

Alexander: Kyle Howard*, Michael Norris*, Aric Russell*.

Athens: Sam Conrath-Sweeney, Victor Davis, Dustin Goetz**, Finn Kola*, Samuel Morales.

Gallia Academy: Logan Carpenter*, Madi Oiler.

Jackson: Quinnton Haislop, Kyle Turner.

Logan: Ezra Bukky, Nathan Kudlapur*, Jeremy Williams*.

Warren: Colton Cantley, Seth Hall, Zach Sullivan, Elliott Ullman.

Player of the Year: Dustin Goetz, Athens

Coach of the Year: Simon Diki, Athens

Honorable Mention

Alexander: Trey Nuzum, Alex Tribe.

Athens: Aidan Crowl, Danny Pagan.

Gallia Academy: Zach Johnson, Dekota Metzler.

Jackson: Devon Ball, Sheldon Moore*.

Logan: Caiden Landis, Josh Price.

Warren: Cole Miller, Michael O’Callaghan.

*—denotes previous All-SEOAL honors. Moore was All-SEOAL in 2014; Tribe, Turner, Bukky and Cantley were honorable mention in 2014

Final standings: Athens 10-0, Warren 6-3-1, Logan 6-4, Alexander 5-5, Gallia Academy 1-8-1, Jackson 1-9.

Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.

Gallia Academy senior Logan Carpenter, right, fends off an Alexander player from a loose ball during the first half of an SEOAL soccer match on August 25 at Lester Field in Centenary, Ohio.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.8-GA-Carpenter.jpgGallia Academy senior Logan Carpenter, right, fends off an Alexander player from a loose ball during the first half of an SEOAL soccer match on August 25 at Lester Field in Centenary, Ohio. Bryan Walters/OVP Sports

By Bryan Walters

bwalters@civitasmedia.com

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