Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Announces 2012 Honorees


The Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association (OSSCA) is comprised of Ohio high school soccer coaches dedicated to promoting the sport and improving its regulation within the state. The OSSCA recognizes All-State players and coaches annually, as nominated and submitted by member coaches from their respective districts. The 2012 honors, of which several GWOC players were named, were announced this weekend. For a full list of those recognized this year, please visit the OSSCA's website. Below are the GWOC soccer players who have been recognized this year:

  • GIRLSNiki Hopkins (Centerville): DI First TeamMicaela Powers (Beavercreek): DI First Team, DI Player of the Year; Madison Burchfield (Troy): DI Second TeamLexi Dunlap (Lebanon): DI Second Team; Morgan Knasel (Sidney): DI Second TeamAshley Woolpert (Springboro): DI Second Team
  • BOYSMarquis Payton (Wayne): DI First TeamJake Stovall (Centerville): DI First Team; Shayne Gossell (Beavercreek): DI Second TeamDavid Janusz (Lebanon): DI Second Team; Dustin Lorenzo (Sidney): DI Second TeamCasey Plyman (Butler): DI Second Team

A special mention goes to Micaela Powers of Beavercreek who was not only named to the Girls Division I First Team but also as the Girls Division I Player of the Year. Congratulations to all players honored by the OSSCA this year!