Spartan girls dominate MBC soccer team
The Superior High School girls soccer team capped off its second straight Middle Border Conference championship by having seven players named all-conference.
Bridget Manion, Malley O’Brien, Rachel Dixon and Jaydeen Anderson were named first team; Amber Welsh and Sage Olson were second-team selections; and goalkeeper Sammy Young was honorable mention.
The Spartans finished the season with a record of 15-2 (15-0 in the MBC). They lost their first game of the season in overtime at Rice Lake, then lost their last game of the season 7-1 to D.C. Everest in a WIAA regional game in Schofield.
SPARTAN SPIN: O’Brien led the conference in scoring with 40 goals and 12 assists. Manion was second with 17 goals and eight assists, and Dixon was third with 12 and eight. … O’Brien finished as the state’s leading scorer during the regular season. She currently leads the state in scoring with 92 points and is second in goals with 40.
Middle Border Conference
2014 All-Conference Soccer Team
Goalkeeper — Kayla Fischer, Sr., Baldwin Woodville; Caty Brayall, Jr., New Richmond.
Defense — Noel Weber, Sr., Hayward; Morgan Graham, Jr., New Richmond; Jaydeen Anderson, Sr., Superior.
Midfield — Nicole Cerhnous, Jr., Baldwin Woodville; Tina Montpetit, Sr., New Richmond; Mally O’Brien, Jr., Superior; Rachel Dixon, Jr., Superior.
Forward — Anna Dahl, Sr., Baldwin Woodville; Stacy Wherley, Sr., Osceola; Bridget Manion, Sr., Superior.
Defense — Molly Stewart, Jr., Amery; Emily Anderson, Sr., Hayward; Mary Fohrenkahm, Sr., Somerset; Sage Olson, Sr., Superior.
Midfield — Andrea Cronk, Sr., Baldwin Woodville; Harley Leavens, so., New Richmond; Lauren Sandy, Jr., Somerset.
Forward — Kaylie Johnson, So., Amery; Misty Swisher, So., Osceola; Cassie Schmidt, Sr., Somerset; Amber Welsh, So., Superior.
Honorable Mention: Josie Borgen, Jr., Barron; Katelyn Schoonover, Sr., Barron; Emily Burger, Sr., Hayward; Sidney Kuschel, So., Hayward; Cassie Kletschka, Fr., New Richmond; Laura Pliscott, Jr., Osceola; Sarah Taylor, Sr., Spooner; Sammy Young, Fr., Superior.