Soccer Bucs put five players on All-Region squad


Buckhannon-Upshur’s Ryan Hurst named Region 1 Player of the Year

TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Ryan Hurst received a huge honor after being named the WVHSSCA Class AAA All-Region I Player of the Year.

Hurst finished this past season leading the Bucs in scoring with 44 goals and 12 assists.

The junior was also selected to the All-Region I First Team as a forward.

This honor comes just days after he was named to the Big-10 All-Conference First Team.

Joining Hurst on the All-Region I First Team are four teammates – senior Dawson Carpenter, junior Lane Tenney, junior Sam Squires and senior Logan Kelley.

Carpenter, a midfielder, tallied 13 goals and 11 assists for the Bucs while Tenney, a midfielder, collected seven goals and six assists.

Squires was a shutdown defender for the Bucs who tallied one goal.

Kelley was the keeper for the Bucs and had 13 shutouts, a 0.5 goals allowed average, and had an 82 percent save percentage turning away 48 of the 58 shots he faced.

The Bucs compiled a 16-4-2 record this past season.

University’s Michael Smith was named the Region I Coach of the Year.

Region I is comprised of seven teams — Buckhannon-Upshur, Brooke, John Marshall, Morgantown, Preston, University  and Wheeling Park.

WVHSSCA CLASS AAA

All-Region I Team

FIRST TEAM

Forwards

Josh Ferguson (Sr.) – Brooke

Ryan Hurst (Jr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur

Ahmad Mikky (Sr.) – Morgantown

Riley Nett (Jr.) – University

Midfielders

Louie Alice (Sr.) – Wheeling Park

Caden Carpenter (Soph.) – Morgantown

Dawson Carpenter (Sr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur

Liam Cronin (Jr.) – Brooke

Cole Meredith (Jr.) – Wheeling Park

Justin Parsons (Sr.) – University

Chris Romanek (Sr.) – Wheeling Park

Lane Tenney (Jr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur

Jacob Zerkel (Sr.) Morgantown

Defenders

Jacob Collins (Sr.) – University

Clay Meredith (Sr.) – Wheeling Park

Sam Squires (Jr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur

Keepers

Zach Calvert (Sr.) – Wheeling Park

Logan Kelley (Sr.) – Buckhannon-Upshur

SECOND TEAM

Forwards

None

Midfielders

Hunter Adams (Jr.) – Brooke

Mossimo Darmelio (Jr.) – Morgantown

Defenders

Quinlin Blair (Jr.) – Brooke

Braxton Johnson (Jr.) – Morgantown

Colin Wounaris (Jr.) – Brooke

Keepers

Timmy Bailey (Jr.) -- University

Player of the Year: Ryan Hurst — Buckhannon-Upshur

Coach of the Year: Michael Smith — University

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