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Varano, Stine receive top honors

LARRY DEKLINSKI/STAFF PHOTO Mount Carmel senior Nicole Varano receives balloons and other gifts from teammates after scoring her 100th goal during the second half of play against Lourdes Saturday, October 7, at the Silver Bowl.

LARRY DEKLINSKI/STAFF PHOTO Mount Carmel senior Nicole Varano receives balloons and other gifts from teammates after scoring her 100th goal during the second half of play against Lourdes Saturday, October 7, at the Silver Bowl.

Mount Carmel Area’s Nicole Varano and Southern Columbia’s Derek Stine have been named the Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference’s Division III All-State Player and Coach of the Year, respectively, in voting for conference girls soccer all-stars as done by the conference coaches.

Varano set school season and career records with 41 and 111 goals for the Red Tornadoes. Stine led Southern Columbia to a 15-4 overall record and the Division III championship with a 10-0 record.

Others named first team all-stars include four players from Southern Columbia’s division championship team — Morgan Marks, Madison Klock, Paige Sharrow and Hailey Reeder.

Second team picks include Southern’s Kari Cambria, Maggie Morrison and Jill Marks, and Mount Carmel’s Maci Mazzatesta and Daniela Mangiapane.

Honorable mention selections are Southern’s Sami Palacz and Kristin Kremser, and Mount Carmel’s Chloe Smith and Myia Miriello.

Shamokin’s Maryssa Erdman is a second team pick on the Division 1 team, and Kaitlyn Dunn and Sophie Rossnock are honorable mentions.

Complete teams for each division are:

Division 1


Kelli Beiler, Midd-West, sr., midfield

Coach of the Year

Lance Burris, Midd-West

First team

Alyssa Keister Midd-West Jr. Forward

Samantha Reeder Williamsport Jr. Forward

Eryn Swanger Shikellamy Fr. Forward

Kathryn Penman Williamsport Fr. Forward

Sadie McCaleb Central Mountain Sr. Midfield

Kelli Beiler Midd-West Sr. Midfield

Caitlyn Findlay Selinsgrove Sr. Midfield

Madison Bowman Williamsport Sr. Defense

Macy Akeley Central Mountain Sr. Defense

Rachel Teats Midd-West Sr. Defense

Aleigh Heckman Shikellamy Sr. Defense

Nina Schappell Williamsport Sr. Defense

Riley Barrett Shikellamy Sr. Keeper

Second team

Sloane Tressler, Central Mountain, jr., fwd; Marley Sprenkel, Selinsgrove, jr., fwd; Madison VanKirk, Shikellamy, jr., fwd; Erin Tompkin, Midd-West, soph., fwd; Lyndsey Schneck, Midd-West, sr., mid; Hannah Grove, Selinsgrove, jr., mid;  Reagan Ladd, Shikellamy, jr., mid; Alexa Shaw, Shikellamy, soph., mid; Courtni Hamm, Selinsgrove, sr., def; Maryssa Erdman, Shamokin, sr., def; Lauren Zangara, Williamsport, sr., def; Shayla Heckman, Midd-West, jr., def; Hannah Kauffman, Jersey Shore, jr., keeper.

Honorable mention

Central Mountain — Amelia McCloy, soph.; Avery Baker, fr. Jersey Shore — Anna Fisher, jr.; Annalise Eiswerth, jr. Midd-West — Carli Marshall, jr.; Ava Gemberling, fr. Selinsgrove – Katie Bond, sr.; Jenna Ritter, jr. Shamokin — Kaitlyn Dunn, soph.; Sophie Rossnock, soph. Shikellamy — Shelby Young, sr.; Sarah Persing, jr. Williamsport — Haley Whitford, sr.; Abigail Berthold, soph.

Division 2


Kyleigh Brent, Montoursville, sr., forward

Coach of the Year

Vic Gorini, Montoursville

First team

Sam Chillis Danville Sr. Forward

Tatum Omlor Lewisburg Sr. Forward

Kyleigh Balint Montoursville Sr. Forward

Ellie Rowe Central Columbia Fr. Forward

Kaylie Schans Montoursville Sr. Midfield

Riley Griffith Mifflinburg Jr. Midfield

Anna Schult Montoursville Jr. Midfield

Lauren Bull Central Columbia Soph. Midfield

Maddie Crawford Central Columbia Sr. Defense

Lauren O’Malley Montoursville Sr. Defense

Hailey Foresman Mifflinburg Jr. Defense

Chloe Michaels Lewisburg Soph. Defense

Morgan Everett Danville Soph. Keeper

Second team

Olivia Reish, Lewisburg, sr., fwd; Macie Schnure, Mifflinburg, jr., fwd; Crystal Hamilton, Milton, fr., fwd; Nichole Cho, Lewisburg, sr., mid; Allison Reed, Lewisburg, jr., mid; Reagan Griffith, Mifflinburg, jr., mid; Grace Klingerman, Central Columbia, soph., mid; Katlyn Kocher, Central Columbia, sr., def; Olivia Beaver, Milton, sr., def; Anna Haney, Danville, jr., def; Bria Eckard, Danville, fr., def; Avery Zales, Montoursville, soph., keeper.

Honorable mention

Central Columbia — Riley Thomas, jr.; Gracia Eckenrode, soph. Danville — Maddie Smiley, jr.; Olivia Outt, fr. Lewisburg — Juliana Girton, sr.; Sarah Beiler, jr. Mifflinburg — Julia Hornberger, jr.’ Vanessa Martin, jr. Milton — Leah Bergey, soph.; Taylor Snyder, soph. Montoursville — Allyse Marchioni, jr.; Bella Masias, soph.

Division 3


Nicole Varano, Mount Carmel, sr., forward

Coach of the Year

Derek Stine, Southern Columbia

First team

Nicole Varano Mount Carmel    Sr. Forward

Juliana Cruz Loyalsock Jr. Forward

Morgan Marks Southern Columbia Soph. Forward

Paige Temple Bloomsburg Fr. Forward

Haley Widom Bloomsburg Sr. Midfield

Rhiallie Jessell Loyalsock Sr. Midfield

Madison Klock Southern Columbia Sr. Midfield

Emma Burrows Warrior Run Sr. Midfield

Paige Sharrow Southern Columbia Sr. Defense

Jane James Warrior Run Sr. Defense

Sarah Van Fleet Loyalsock Jr. Defense

Haley Neidig South Williamsport Soph. Defense

Hailey Reeder Southern Columbia Sr. Keeper

Second team

Jenna Gardner, Loyalsock, sr., fwd; Lela Warner, South Williamsport, jr., fwd; Kari Cambria, Southern Columbia, jr., fwd; Morgan Hopkins, Hughesville, soph., fwd; Maci Mazzatesta, Mount Carmel, sr., mid; Sam Stopper, Loyalsock, jr., mid; Bella Green, South Williamsport, jr., mid; Maggie Morrison, Southern Columbia, soph., mid; Ashlynne Eichenlaub, Hughesville, sr., def.; Hailey Zurich, Loyalsock, jr., def; Daniela Mangiapane, Mount Carmel, jr., def; Jill Marks, Southern Columbia, jr., def; Grace Schreckengast, Loyalsock, sr., keeper

Honorable mention

Bloomsburg — Lexi Thrush, sr.; Alexus Howell, sr. Hughesville — Cierra Getz, fr.; Jayden Leighow, sr. Loyalsock — Charlotte Neylon, jr.; Hannah Knecht, jr. Mount Carmel — Chloe Smith, sr.; Myia Miriello, sr. South Williamsport — Jaela House, jr.; Maddie Swarthout, jr. Southern Columbia — Sami Palacz, jr.; Kristin Kremser, sr. Warrior Run — Abby Staman, sr.; Megan Zimmerman, sr.