Albion trio heads N-O All-League soccer team

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 December 2020 at 9:19 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s first team Niagara-Orleans All-League honorees include, from left, Claire Squicciarini, Sydney Mulka and Abby Scanlan.

Albion has placed a trio of players on the first team of the annual Niagara-Orleans All-League girls soccer squad.

The Purple Eagles are represented by senior midfielder Claire Squicciarini, junior forward Abby Scanlan and junior goalie Sydney Mulka.

Scanlan had 20 goals and 6 assists, Squicciarini 3 goals and 7 assists and in the net Mulka made 112 saves.

Co-champions Roy-Hart and Wilson have each placed two players.

Roy-Hart’s Kara Choate and Nadia White

The Lady Rams are represented by junior forward Kara Choate and sophomore forward Nadia White.

Choate, who has been named N-O Player Of  The Year, had 18 goals and 2 assists and White 5 goals and 6 assists.

The Lakewomen have placed senior midfielder Lilly O’Lay and freshman forward Leia Cloy. O’Lay had 11 goals and 4 assists and Cloy 9 goals and 7 assists.

Akron and Newfane have also both placed two players.

The Lady Tigers are represented by senior forwards Kara Seguin and Natalie Karmazyn. Seguin had a league high 21 goals and 10 assists and Karmazyn 13 goals and 3 assists.

Wilson’s Lilly O’Lay and Leia Cloy

The Lady Panthers have placed senior midfielder Rachel Chunco and junior defender Angelina DiTullio. Chunco had 6 goals and 4 assists and DiTullio 1 goal.

Completing the first team is Barker senior goalie Sydnie Luckman who made 285 saves..

Squicciarini, Scanlan, Choate, White and Seguin are all repeat first team honorees.

Roy-Hart leads the second team selections with four including senior defenders Maddy Colley and Clara Jones, sophomore midfielder Grace Parker and senior midfielder Cecelia Santos.

Wilson is represented by the trio of junior defender Kaelin Faery, sophomore defender Maddie Miller and freshman defender Rian Faery.

Albion has placed the junior duo of forward Leah Pritchard and defender Alyson Knaak.

Completing the second team are Akron seniors Madison Henning, a midfielder, and Olivia Kreher, a forward, along with Newfane eighth grader Anna Chunco, a midfielder.

The Honorable Mention selections, listed by school, are as follows:

Akron – senior Ava Martina, sophomore Stella VanWyk and freshman Maggie Middaugh

Albion – juniors Kenzi Hapeman, Emily Harling and Charley London

Barker – seniors Nya Johnson, Sarah Outten and Paige Sutch

Newfane – seniors Cora Harding and Natalia May and sophomore Ainsley DeBiase

Roy-Hart – sophomore Amelia Konstanty

Wilson – senior Kenzie Beyer and sophomores Madelaine Schultz and Isabella Lemke

Contributed Photos – Barker’s Sydnie Luckman and Akron’s Kara Seguin and Natalie Karmazyn