Area boys named to all-district soccer teams


Staff Report



Eli Delgado of Wauseon gets around Evergreen goalkeeper Jon Burnep during a game this season. Delgado was selected first team All-Northwest District for the Indians, and Burnep honorable mention all-district for the Vikings.

Eli Delgado of Wauseon gets around Evergreen goalkeeper Jon Burnep during a game this season. Delgado was selected first team All-Northwest District for the Indians, and Burnep honorable mention all-district for the Vikings.


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Nolan Risner of Delta handles the ball in a game at Wauseon. He received second team all-district honors for the Panthers.


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Evergreen’s Evan Lumbrezer boots a free kick during a game this season. Lumbrezer was named second team all-district.


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Local boys recorded honors when the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association all-district teams were announced recently.

Benicio Torres and Eli Delgado earned first team all-district honors for Wauseon in Division II. Gavin Gerig of Wauseon was second team all-district, while Braden Vajen made honorable mention.

Carson Chiesa of Delta was first team all-district in Division III. Quinn Wyse of Pettisville and Tyson Woodring of Evergreen were also on the first team.

Getting second team all-district honors were Nolan Risner of Delta, Evan Lumbrezer of Evergreen, Krayton Kern of Archbold and Zakkai Kaufmann of Pettisville.

Many in the area received honorable mention all-district honors in Division III. Among those were Dane Riley and Karson Rufenacht of Archbold; Cooper Tenney and Shane Kruger of Delta; Jon Burnep and Riley Dunbar of Evergreen; Bryce Beltz and Hayden Jones of Pettisville; and Hayden Callicotte of Swanton.

Division II

First team

Asher Bridenstine, Kenton; Austin Miller, Lima Shawnee; Benicio Torres, Wauseon; Brian Bishop, Toledo Central Catholic; Devin Boettner, Napoleon; Eli Delgado, Wauseon; Ethan Thomas, Elida; Jeramy Hermiller, Ottawa-Glandorf; Kyle Beach, Wapakoneta; Quinn Brown, Bryan; Quinn Holtzapple, St. Mary’s Memorial; Ramsey Cox, Celina.

Player of the Year: Matteo Fusillo, Lima Shawnee.

Coach of the Year: Ryan Quatman, Lima Shawnee.

Second team

Austin Birkemeier, Ottawa-Glandorf; Brent Rader, Kenton; Connor Defibaugh, Kenton; Connor Neidemire, Lima Shawnee; Gavin Gerig, Wauseon; Joey Vanderhorst, St. Mary’s Memorial; Jonathon Flores, Elida; Kaiden Reed, Lake; Logan Vargo, Rossford; Luke Amert, Upper Sandusky; Reid Thomas, Liberty-Benton; Sam Tenwalde, Lima Shawnee; Wyatt Chapman, St. Mary’s Memorial.

Division III

First team

Aiden Grote, Toledo Christian; Aiden Hemmert, Genoa; Andrew Hoeffel, Continental; Carson Chiesa, Delta; Ethan Wilson, Genoa; Griffin Meyer, Genoa; Hammudy Ghani, Maumee Valley Country Day; Joe Deitering, Miller City; Jordan Fredrick, Van Buren; Kaden Basil, Bluffton; Quinn Wyse, Pettisville; Rhenn Armey, Continental; Tom Miller, Riverdale; Truman Talbott, Ottawa Hills; Tyson Woodring, Evergreen; Walker Kight, Ottawa Hills; Will Berschback, Ottawa Hills.

Player of the Year: Jude Spallinger, Bluffton.

Coach of the Year: Brian Hanudel, Ottawa Hills.

Second team

Adam Ayad, Ottawa Hills; Aiden Mowery, Van Buren; Brayden Courtney, Riverdale; Braylen Kennedy, Allen East; Carter Horstman, Ottoville; Cole Roth, Liberty Center; Devin Good, Eastwood; Drew Fersch, Kalida; Emerson Layman, Spencerville; Evan Lumbrezer, Evergreen; Krayton Kern, Archbold; Nolan Risner, Delta; Will Gallaspie, Spencerville; Will Horstman, Ottoville; Will Miller, Lima Bath; Will Miller, Ottoville; Wyatt Davis, Continental; Zakkai Kaufmann, Pettisville.

Eli Delgado of Wauseon gets around Evergreen goalkeeper Jon Burnep during a game this season. Delgado was selected first team All-Northwest District for the Indians, and Burnep honorable mention all-district for the Vikings.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2021/11/web1_Delgado-past-Burnep.jpgEli Delgado of Wauseon gets around Evergreen goalkeeper Jon Burnep during a game this season. Delgado was selected first team All-Northwest District for the Indians, and Burnep honorable mention all-district for the Vikings. File photo

Nolan Risner of Delta handles the ball in a game at Wauseon. He received second team all-district honors for the Panthers.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2021/11/web1_Risner-v.-Wauseon.jpgNolan Risner of Delta handles the ball in a game at Wauseon. He received second team all-district honors for the Panthers. File photo

Evergreen’s Evan Lumbrezer boots a free kick during a game this season. Lumbrezer was named second team all-district.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2021/11/web1_Lumbrezer-free-kick.jpgEvergreen’s Evan Lumbrezer boots a free kick during a game this season. Lumbrezer was named second team all-district. File photo

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