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November 6, 2012

Soccer players receive postseason recognition

ASHLAND — Several area soccer players earned statewide recognition for their performances this season.

Russell senior Ashley Huffine was a First Team All-State selection. She racked up 34 goals and 14 assists in 23 games this season.

Ashland sophomore Charity Collins was Second Team All-State after helping lead the LadyCats to a 16th Region championship. The midfielder amassed 31 goals and eight assists in 25 games.

Area Honorable Mentions were Heather Hencye (Russell), Sarah Hudson (Ashland) and Macy Dyer (East Carter).

Joey Fischer was the only 16th Region All-State honoree on the boys side. He was named Honorable Mention.

The East-West All-State games are set for Nov. 10 at the E-Town Soccer Complex in Elizabethtown.

Collins and Huffine will compete for the East at 3 p.m., while Hudson and Dyer will play for the East at 1 p.m.

Fischer will play for the East boys at 11 a.m.

Also, 16th Region coaches selected the First and Second Team All-Region squads.

First Team selections: Ashley Huffine (Russell), Charity Collins (Ashland), Emily Stewart (Boyd County), Macy Dyer (East Carter), Sarah Hudson (Ashland), Taylor Burnett (East Carter), Aidan Young (Ashland), Starr Caldwell (East Carter), Jordan Gillum (Greenup County), Kodie Patrick (Russell), Heather Hencye (Russell).

Second Team selections: Haley Devaney (Rowan County), Emily Bond (Ashland), Ally Hackney (Rowan County), Lexie Cline (East Carter), Shelby Huddleston (Russell), Brianna Mekleberg (Rowan County), Amber Buckley (West Carter), Emma Wonn (Ashland), Cristi Petersen (Fleming County), Lexie Frisby (Russell), Paige Hurst (Fleming County).

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