Division III all-district soccer team announced
By Cody Futrell
The Division III, District 2 coaches named their All-District team this week, comprised of top players from both Ouachita Christian School and St. Frederick High School.
For the boys teams, Whit Chapman of OCS was named the overall MVP, while Andrew Anderson of OCS was the offensive MVP and Noah Santiago of St. Frederick was named the 2014 Defensive MVP for the district.
OCS, the boys district champion for the first time this season, also placed Nolan Thompson, Daniel Culp, James Anderson.
Dillon Morvant, Brett Allen, James Kelley, Derek Healy, Chandler Goings and Layn Jones were honorable mention.
From St. Frederick boys was John Ellender, Cole Williamson, Matthew Webb. J.T. Brown and Barrett Coon were named to the honorable mention list.
On the girls side, St. Frederick was the district champion and advanced to the second round of the playoffs. Overall MVP was Gabrielle Parent of St. Frederick, along with offensive MVP Blair Breard, and McKenna Sanders was the defensive MVP for 2014.
Also on the team from St. Frederick was Olivia Morstead, Mem Smelser, Callie Ezell, Natalie Myers, Emery Miller and Isabella McJunkins. Honorable mentions included Chandler Hill and Gabby Morestead.
Joining them from the OCS Lady Eagles were Abby Benson, Savannah Holyfield, Michaela Parker, Emily Hely, Julia Malone, Haley Clinton Chandler Manning, and Claire Cobb…
The Lady Warriors of St. Frederick pushed eventual girls Division III state runner- up Isidore Newman High to the brink in a 2-1 overtime loss, but the Lady Warriors showed they are also a program on the rise.
“As a coach you wish every one of the players could get mentioned, because soccer is such a team sport, more so than really any other sport,” St. Frederick coach Russ Parent said. “We want to congratulate all our boys and girls.”
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