Four from girls soccer team earn honors
The Northwestern Lady Tigers placed three players on the Colonial League First Team All-Stars for girls soccer. Defender Jaymi Smith, midfielder Maggie Motolese and forward Sara Hathaway were all named to the league’s first team list of all-stars. All three are seniors.
Junior midfielder Bailey Groff was named to the list of second team all-stars.
Northwestern went 10-2 in league play on the season and qualified for the postseason in both the Colonial League and District 11 playoffs. Overall, Northwestern Lehigh went 11-4 on the season.
Goalkeeper - Madison Hicks (Catasauqua, Jr.)
Defenders - Stacey Badman (Palisades, Sr.), Emily Donnelly (Southern Lehigh, Sr.), Kimmy Plefka (Saucon Valley, So.), Jaymi Smith (Northwestern, Sr.)
Midfielders - Kristen Cocozza (Southern Lehigh, Sr.), Erica Holben (Salisbury, Sr.), Maggie Motolese (Northwestern, Sr.), Gabrielle Oudin (Moravian Academy, Jr.), Brooke Riefenstahl (Saucon Valley, Sr.), Sydney Steere (Palisades, Sr.)
Forwards - Rylee Donaldson (Salisbury, Sr.), Sara Hathaway (Northwestern, Sr.), Melissa Koch (Palisades, Sr.)
Goalkeeper - Erica Detweiler (Northern Lehigh, So.)
Defenders - Madison Balliet (Palmerton, So.), Jenna Groeber (Southern Lehigh, Jr), Olivia Hoeing (Salisbury, Jr.), Stu Kernosh (Pen Argyl, Sr.)
Midfielders - Bailey Groff (Northwestern, Jr.), Jenna Learn (Bangor, Sr.), Apple Neveu (Saucon Valley, So.)
Forwards - Mikayla Bates (Notre Dame GP, Sr.), Brooke LaBarre (Pen Argyl, Jr.), Kiele Riefenstahl (Saucon Valley, Sr.)
Goalkeeper - Ellie Cassel (Southern Lehigh, Sr.), Lily Schimineck (Salisbury, Jr.), Katya Hoover (Pen Argyl, So.)
Defender - Brielle Byerley (Wilson, So.), Alexis Disora (Notre Dame GP, Jr.)
Midfielder - Carissa Fallon (Palmerton, So.)
Forwards – Chloe Oudin (Moravian Academy, Fr.), Haleigh Toto (Catasauqua, Fr.), Bella Touzeau (Southern Lehigh, So.), Maddie Tran (Moravian Academy, Sr.)