Cassopolis’ Meagan Ruff (7) was one of four first team All-Lakeland Conference soccer picks for the Rangers. (Cassopolis Vigilant Photo/File)

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Cass places four on soccer squad

Published 11:46am Thursday, July 5, 2012

The top two finishers in the Lakeland Conference soccer standings dominated the all-league squad, which was released Thursday.

Champion Edwardsburg (8-1-1) and runner-up Cassopolis (7-1-2) each had four representatives on the first team.

For the Eddies, Ally McIntee, Shannon Schalk and Paige Szlanfucht, along with co-Coach of the Year Brett Harring were selected.

The Rangers had Jocelyn Transou, Jessica Waldschmidt, Meagan Ruff and goalkeeper Molly Moroz named to the squad.

In all, the Eddies and Rangers finished with 21 players selected for the three levels of the all-conference squad.

Buchanan’s Morgan French, and Bucks’ coach Brian Pruett were first team selections.

Coloma’s Kaisa Ala-Venna and Rachel Tallman, along with Bridgman’s Lauren Witherow rounded out the first team.

Brandywine had just two players named to the squad as Angelika Anderson was a second team selection and Allie Wilson an honorable mention pick.

All-Lakeland Conference Soccer

First team

Lauren Witherow, Bridgman

Morgan French, Buchanan

Jocelyn Transou, Cassopolis

Jessica Waldschmidt, Cassopolis

Meagan Ruff, Cassopolis

Kaisa Ala-Venna, Coloma

Rachel Tallman, Coloma

Ally McIntee, Edwardsburg

Shannon Schalk, Edwardsburg

Paige Szlanfucht, Edwardsburg


Molly Moroz, Cassopolis

Coach of the Year

Brian Pruett, Buchanan

Brett Harring, Edwardsburg

Second team

Angelika Anderson, Brandywine

Tori Palenske, Bridgman

Maddy Vorrath, Buchanan

Olivia Cox, Buchanan

Jenny Stickle, Cassopolis

Kortenei Suggs, Cassopolis

Meghan Guntz, Coloma

Jennifer Sporleder, Edwardsburg

Haylie Stevenson, Edwardsburg

Brittany Minix, Edwardsburg


Cari Jarvis, Coloma

Sophie Devenney, Edwardsburg

Honorable mention

Brandywine: Allie Wilson; Bridgman: Brittney Doeher; Buchanan: Abby Parris, Ashlynn Patrick; Cassopolis: Hannah Ayers, Madeline Ruff, Sierra Westphal; Edwardsburg: Elyse Clark, Brittany Udell, Alex Booker, Allison Steele

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