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The Tri-Valley Athletic Association (aka Tri-Valley League) recently announced its All-Star Selections in soccer, volleyball, field hockey and golf.
Halifax’s Brad Kerstter earned Coach of the Year honors.
Three Halifax players were named to the First Team: Alex McMullen (senior, forward); Robert Sacks (junior, midfielder); and Phil Witmer (senior, back).
Four additional players made the Second Team: Ryan Brennan (junior, forward); Koby Bowman (junior, midfielder); Chris Gros (senior, back); and Daniel Osenbach (junior, keeper).
The area was represented on the First Team by three Halifax and two Millersburg athletes.
The Wildcats placed Kristina Kelley (junior, midfielder); Morgan Cox (senior, back); and Meghan Hoffman (senior, back). They were joined by Indians Taylor Miller (senior, midfielder); and Megan Simpkins (senior, back).
All area sides had at least one player on the Second Team, including: Mallori Bingaman (junior, midfielder) and Ashley Sauder (freshman, forward), Halifax; Courtney Bonawitz (senior, back), Line Mountain; Maddie Chubb (junior, midfielder), Millersburg; and Maddie Uhler (senior, back), Upper Dauphin Area.
Area teams dominated the All-Star Roster.
Millersburg’s Amber Roach was named Most Valuable Player and Rich Berg is Coach of the Year.
The Indians were represented on the First Team by Taryn Herb, junior; and Samantha Hines, senior, as well as Roach, also a senior.
Seniors Amber Laudenslager and Paige Miller of Halifax and junior Laura Sweger of UDA complete the roster.
Line Mountain placed four athletes on the First Team: juniors Chloe Poltonavage and Lauren Scheib (both forwards); and seniors Breanna Boyer and Blair-Anne Klinger (back and midfielder, respectively).
Millersburg’s Joel Smith earned Coach of the Year honors.
Five of the eight First Team spots are held by Millersburg athletes: seniors Tyler Ashberry, Nick Krakowski and Austin White; junor Mike Prime; and freshman Garrett Fox.
(Editor’s Note: The Millersburg golf team includes students from both Halifax and Millersburg high schools.)