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Panduren, Schapman get All-State recognition

August 09, 2017
ALMONT — Almont standouts Alayna Panduren and Kirsten Schapman were recognized on the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association Division 3 All-State lineup which was announced recently.

Panduren, a sophomore field player, finished the 2017 campaign with 31 goals and 12 assists.

Those numbers placed her on the All-State third team lineup at season's end.

Schapman, a junior midfielder, collected 14 goals to go along with 24 assists.

Her formidable statistics paved the way to All-State honorable mention plaudits.

With their help, Almont won the BWAC title with an 11-1-2 mark. The Raiders also claimed a Division 3 district championship, the first time in school history they were able to accomplish the feat, and finished with a 14-4-2 overall mark.

Panduren and Schapman are joined on the squad by:

First team- Grace Johnson, Grand Rapids Catholic Central; Michelle Herring, Freeland; McKenzie Stroebel, Freeland; Kelsie Krauss, Grosse Ile; Alyson Lemerand, Grosse Ile; Ashlyn Skidmore, Linden-Lake Fenton; Carissa Cativeau, Lutheran North; Emily Matthews, Lutheran North; Regan Berg, Parchment; Karley Babcock, Paw Paw; Rachel Philpotts, Flint Powers; Rachel Rasins, Flint Powers; Mackenzie Selvius, Grand Rapids South Christian; Emily Ponstein, Hudsonville Unity Christian; Madison Clem, Williamston; and Maisie Fenech, Williamston.

Second team- Sydney Hanson, Alma; Madison Enderle, Birch Run; Maya Cole, Grand Rapids Catholic Central; Megan Scholten, Charlevoix; Autumn Kloha, Freeland; Chandler Donkers, Grosse Ile; Lindsday Miles, Grosse Ile; Abby Dubak, Lutheran North; Megan Starkey, Lutheran North; Gracie Verhage, Otsego; Sophie Bubnar, Flint Powers; Sydney Wilhoite, Flint Powers; Andrea Sekloch, Richmond; McKenna VanKoevering, Hudsonville Unity Christian; Paige Lonier, Williamston; and Alexis Russel, Williamston.

Third team- Sarah Leach, Birch Run; Becca Stella, Grand Rapids Catholic Central; Rachel Nesburg, Charlevoix; Jill Smigels, Clawson; Lauren Seebeck, Gladwin; Catherine Masserant, Grosse Ile; Abigail Gilmore, Lansing Catholic; Morgan Reitano, Linden-Lake Fenton; Emily Brittain, Parchment; Megan Huggett, Paw Paw; Claudia Muessig, Paw Paw; Abbey Clothier, Flint Powers; Sydney Blanchard, Roscommon; Mikayla Johnson, Grand Rapids South Christian; and Erin Fong, Saginaw Swan Valley.

Honorable mention- Emily Kochan, Algonac; Tia Everdeen, Alma; Abby Schmeider, Alma; Maile Church, Benzie Central; Ariana Irish, Birch Run; Haley Heldt, Midland Bullock Creek; Kaylee Meissner, Midland Bullock Creek; Amay Ciszewski, Byron; Becca Gonser, Grand Rapids Catholic Central; Natalie Nesburg, Charlevoix; Addy Pletcher, Cheboygan; Jackie Antakli, Clarkston Everest Collegiate; Athena Levigne, Clarkston Everest Collegiate; Jackie Hauser, Clawson; Tara Schatzle, Brooklyn Columbia Central; Courtney Keyes, Frankenmuth; Jessica Piper, Freeland; Alexa Walker, Freeland; Carley Hickey, Gladwin; Lauren Naso, Grosse Ile; Hannah Marietta, Hemlock; Remington Hobson, Montrose; Amber Wing, Montrose; Katie Brown, Jonesville; Dana Dunning, Joneseville; Kelsie Bies, Kingsley; Hannah Dutton, Kingsley; Jordan Hart, Lakeview; Brooke Valdez, Leslie; Elaina Monroe, Lutheran North; Lydia Fowler, Marine City; Jensen Houston, Marine City; Kayla Petzold, Millington; Elizabeth Selech, Millington; Jenna Janke, Newaygo; Erica Drobny, Otsego; Sophia Dubiel, Flint Powers; Alaina Koster, Grand Rapids South Christian; Chloe Smith, Grand Rapids South Christian; Kelly Klettner, Traverse City St. Francis; Megan Brooks, Saginaw Swan Valley; Grace Miller, Howard City Tri-County; Taylor Prins, Howard City Tri-County; Grace DeYoung, Hudsonville Unity Christian; Katrina Goebel, Hudsonville Unity Christian; Rylee Vruggink, Hudsonville Unity Christian; Renata Cunningham, Williamston; Gabby Green, St. Catherine of Siena Academy; and Sophia Ivezaj, St. Catherine of Siena Academy.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.
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