Boys all-district soccer accolades handed out


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Wauseon’s Braden Vajen about to hammer home a goal during a game this season. Vajen was the lone Indian represented on the all-district first team in Division II.

Wauseon’s Braden Vajen about to hammer home a goal during a game this season. Vajen was the lone Indian represented on the all-district first team in Division II.


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Evergreen’s Tyson Woodring dribbles the ball upfield during a Division III sectional final contest. Woodring made first team all-district in Division III.


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Krayton Kern of Archbold, left, and Joey Ripke of Pettisville go for a ball during a non-league matchup early on in the 2022 season. Kern was awarded first team all-district honors, while Ripke garnered honorable mention all-district.


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Delta’s Eli Mora boots the ball up the field in a game in Archbold this season. Mora was named honorable mention all-district, one of three Panthers to receive that honor in Division II.


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Several boys across Fulton County received recognition when the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association recently revealed its all-district teams.

On the first team in Division II were Nolan Risner of Delta and Braden Vajen of Wauseon. Second team all-district were Wauseon’s Benicio Torres and Eli Delgado.

Seth Richer was honorable mention all-district for the Indians. For Delta, Brodey Roth, Eli Mora and Max York were named honorable mention all-district.

In Division III, Krayton Kern and Gabe Short of Archbold each received first team all-district honors. Tyson Woodring of Evergreen also made the first team.

Ethan Stuckey of Archbold and Elijah Hernandez of Evergreen each made second team all-district.

Honorable mention all-district in the area went to Kyler Boulton of Archbold; Brodie Setmire and Nick Rosinski of Evergreen; and Ellie Grieser, Joey Ripke, Mason Wyse and Sean Adkins of Pettisville.

NWOSSCA All-District

Division II

First team

Mathias Drumm, Bowling Green; Nolan Risner, Delta; Ethan Thomas, Elida; Colby Quay, Kenton; Connor Defibaugh, Kenton; Kaiden Reed, Lake; Collin Scheid, Shawnee; Matteo Fusillo, Shawnee; AJ Dieringer, St. Marys; Quinn Holtzapple, St. Marys; Brian Bishop, Toledo Central Catholic; Braden Vajen, Wauseon.

Player of the Year: Austin Miller, Shawnee.

Coach of the Year: Jamie Bartlett, Kenton.

Second team

Cohen Callahan, Bath; Alec Ross, Bowling Green; Anthony Tomaszewski, Bryan; Max Baumstark, Celina; Zach Greber, Celina; Seth Manns, Kenton; Ethan Lloyd, Napoleon; Hayden Jones, Napoleon; Sam Tenwalde, Shawnee; Will Rudski, Toledo Central Catholic; Payton Randall, Upper Sandusky; Benicio Torres, Wauseon; Eli Delgado, Wauseon.

Division III

First team

Gabe Short, Archbold; Krayton Kern, Archbold; Eden Antrim, Bluffton; Justin Good, Bluffton; Tyson Woodring, Evergreen; Griffin Meyer, Genoa; Mike Lickert, Genoa; Drew Fersch, Kalida; Jaden Smith, Kalida; Garrett Nealis, Liberty-Benton; Ethan Barlage, Miller City; Asa Karns, Maumee Valley Country Day; Alex Duran, Ottawa Hills; Carter Horstman, Ottoville; Kellen Schlagbaum, Ottoville; Will Gallaspie, Spencerville.

Co-Players of the Year: Rhenn Armey, Continental; Adam Ayad, Ottawa Hills.

Coach of the Year: Josh Van Gorder, Spencerville.

Second team

Ethan Stuckey, Archbold; Braxton Stegbauer, Continental; Mike Bixler, Cory-Rawson; Elijah Hernandez, Evergreen; Braylon Smith, Kalida; Caleb Collert, Liberty-Benton; Reid Thomas, Liberty-Benton; Mason Rieman, Miller City; Vukasin Tomic, Maumee Valley Country Day; Evan West, Ottawa Hills; Julian Jaume, Ottawa Hills; Dave Westrick, Ottawa-Glandorf; Preston Mansfield, Ottoville; Trey Landwehr, Ottoville; Emerson Layman, Spencerville; Isaiah Blevins, Toledo Christian; Jackson Gregory, Van Buren; Seth Gregory, Van Buren.

Wauseon’s Braden Vajen about to hammer home a goal during a game this season. Vajen was the lone Indian represented on the all-district first team in Division II.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/11/web1_Vajen-about-to-score.jpgWauseon’s Braden Vajen about to hammer home a goal during a game this season. Vajen was the lone Indian represented on the all-district first team in Division II. File photo

Evergreen’s Tyson Woodring dribbles the ball upfield during a Division III sectional final contest. Woodring made first team all-district in Division III.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/11/web1_Woodring-upfield-v.-Swanton.jpgEvergreen’s Tyson Woodring dribbles the ball upfield during a Division III sectional final contest. Woodring made first team all-district in Division III. File photo

Krayton Kern of Archbold, left, and Joey Ripke of Pettisville go for a ball during a non-league matchup early on in the 2022 season. Kern was awarded first team all-district honors, while Ripke garnered honorable mention all-district.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/11/web1_Kern-v.-Ripke.jpgKrayton Kern of Archbold, left, and Joey Ripke of Pettisville go for a ball during a non-league matchup early on in the 2022 season. Kern was awarded first team all-district honors, while Ripke garnered honorable mention all-district. File photo

Delta’s Eli Mora boots the ball up the field in a game in Archbold this season. Mora was named honorable mention all-district, one of three Panthers to receive that honor in Division II.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/11/web1_Mora-boot-upfield.jpgDelta’s Eli Mora boots the ball up the field in a game in Archbold this season. Mora was named honorable mention all-district, one of three Panthers to receive that honor in Division II. File photo

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