3 Demons selected for 1st team all-district

Published 10:09 am Monday, April 20, 2015

Three Franklinton soccer players were selected to be first-team all-district players for the 6-II league.

The three Demons were Connor Ackerman, Brody Graham and Tanner Sandburn.

Three others were picked for the second team, including Mason Davis, Mason Kennedy and Saul Sanchez.

The Demons all-district honorable mention players are Jorre Barrios, Michael Herbert and Nathan Ackerman.

The Most Valuable Player awards were by Lakeshore players.

Michael Paulsen is the overall MVP, Keegan Stanworth is the offensive MVP and Gabriel Vedel is the district’s defensive MVP.

Lakeshore’s Andrew Knock is the district’s Coach of the Year.

Besides Paulsen, Stanworth and Vedel, the rest of Lakeshore’s top team players are Jonathan Dollar, Luke Moreau and Michael Rodehorst.

This season, the Titans reached the playoffs as the 13th-seeded team. They made the regional round but lost to fourth-seeded East Jefferson, 3-1.

Salmen’s first-team players are Ivan Garcia, L.J. Leonard, Robson Mattos, John-Peter Nguyen and Salim Yillah.

Salmen was a postseason team. The Spartans made the playoffs as the 30th-seeded club. They lost in the bi-district round to third-seeded Bolton, 2-0. Bolton made the semifinals, but lost to state runner up, seventh-seeded Ben Franklinton, 5-0.

Pearl River had four first-team players, Tyler Carr, John Cook-Moulin, Devin Dennis and Devan Penton.

Pearl River reached the postseason as the No. 29 team. The Rebels lost in the bi-district round to East Jefferson, 6-0.

The second players for Lakeshore are Ryan Miller, Baylor Stanworth and Blake Villars.

Salmen’s second-teammers are Nathan Laug, Eddie Smith and Danny Tran.

The three second-team players for Pearl River are Gerard Cook-Moulin, Cannon Martinson and Zach Milton.