Boys’ soccer players earn laurels
ADDISON COUNTY — Many members of the Middlebury, Mount Abraham, Vergennes and Otter Valley union high school boys’ soccer teams have earned postseason recognition, either as Division I, II or III All-State players, or from their leagues, the Lake or Marble Valley League B divisions.
Receiving D-I All-State recognition were two MUHS players, junior Eben Jackson and senior Ben Turner.
Earning D-II All-State honors were two Eagles, seniors Kai Dobek and William Wright, and two Otters, seniors Reilly Shannon and Ethan Sulik-Doty.
In D-III VUHS senior Ezekiel Palmer received All-State recognition.
Palmer was also named the Lake Division Co-Player of the Year, and Commodore Coach Kevin Hayes earned Lake Coach of the Year honors.
Joining Palmer as Lake Division First Team All-Stars were VUHS junior Jeffrey Stearns; from MUHS, Jackson, Turner and senior Tucker Moulton; and from Mount Abe, Dobek, Wright and Eric McKean.
Named to the MVL B Division First Team were Otters Shannon and Sulik-Doty.
Named to the Lake Division Second Team were two Commodores, senior Jack Halpin and sophomore Jonathan Willis; two Tigers, junior Spencer Doran and senior Ben Crawford; and three Eagles, senior Owen Maille and Weston Allred and junior Ethan Dewitt.
Named to the MVL B Division Second Team were OV seniors Clay Hays and Patrick McKeighan and sophomore Cole Letourneau.
Receiving honorable mention from the Lake Division were three Commodores, juniors Josias Salomao and Kai Williams and sophomore Gabriel Kadric; two Tigers, juniors Owen Palcsik and Devon Kearns; and two Eagles, seniors Takumi Melchior and Ethan Venman.