2011 high school boys soccer preview capsules

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Central Tigers

Coach: Dan Martin

Last season's record: 6-16-3

Postseason result: Lost to Jackson 4-1 in a Class 3 District 1 semifinal

Returning starters: Vance Toole, sr., MID; Ethan Groshong, so., DEF; Austin Bagley, so., GK; Chandler Bagley, so., MID; Duncan McKinley, so., MID; Branton Reeves, sr., DEF; Tyler Anderson, jr., DEF

Top returning players: Sam Gerlach, sr., MID; Austin Shupert, sr., MID; Matt Chism, so., FOR; Eric Craiglow, so., FOR

Top newcomers: Nick Barnes, jr., FOR

Jackson Indians

Coach: Zack Walton

Last season's record: 19-7

Postseason result: Lost to SLUH 4-1 in a Class 3 state quarterfinal

Returning starters: Dylan Blaylock, sr.; Ryan Schlick, sr.; Clayton Baker, sr.; Zack Taylor, sr.; Law Duncan, sr.; Austin Baker, sr.

Top returning players: Keagan Cavanah, jr.; Nolan Weber, jr.

Top newcomers: Ricardo Ramirez, sr.; Preston Arnold, fr.

Remainder of roster: Alex Bolwen, sr.; Blake Kingree, jr.; Austin Gammon, jr.; Kendall Townsend, so.

Notre Dame Bulldogs

Coach: Brad Wittenborn

Last season's record: 17-11

Postseason result: Lost to St. Mary's 5-1 in a Class 2 state quarterfinal

Returning starters: Aaron Arnzen, sr., MID; Duncan Ross, sr., DEF; Hunter Urhahn, sr., DEF; James Holloway, sr., GK; Jonathan Lynch, sr., FOR; Logan Buchheit, jr., MID

Top returning players: Carson Bruenderman, jr., MID; Chrisian Essner, sr., DEF; Christian Westrich, jr., MID; Josh Baumgardt, sr., DEF; Kenrick Niedbalski, jr., MID; Luke Mocherman, jr., DEF; Matthew Parsons, jr., FOR; Philip Schuchardt, sr., FOR; Seth Cramer, sr., MID; Stephen Brennan, jr., DEF; Trevor Ross, sr., MID

Top newcomers: Matt Ponder, sr., MID; Riley Bauer, jr., DEF

Perryville Pirates

Coach: Jerry Fulton

Last season's record: 15-10

Postseason result: Lost to Sikeston 3-0 in a Class 2 District 1 semifinal

Returning starters: Bryce Weibrecht, sr., FOR; Alex Robinson, sr., MID

Top returning players: Tyler Lawrence, sr., FOR; Austin Roth, jr., MID; Karsten Lowman, jr., DEF

Top newcomers: Luke Schlichting, fr., DEF/MID; Matt Moran, jr., MID/DEF; Trevor Martin, fr., DEF; Mike Volansky, fr., MID/DEF

Remainder of roster: Blake Stortz, sr., MID; Nate Kinnison, jr., MID/GK; Nick Pingel, jr., FOR; Aaron Welker, sr., MID/DEF; Alex Thieret, jr., MID/FOR; Matt Clinton, sr., MID; Jordan Thieret, jr., MID; Kyle Thieret, jr., FOR; Terry Davis, sr., DEF/FOR; Bryce Orf, sr., DEF; Luke Dobbelare, fr., GK

Saxony Lutheran Crusaders

Coach: Ryan Schweain

Last season's record: 13-14

Postseason result: Lost to Bayless 3-1 in a Class 1 sectional

Returning starters: Brandon Klinkhardt, jr., MID; Anthony Etzold, jr., DEF; Taylor Johnson, sr., FOR; Luke Mueller, sr., DEF; Jeremy Engelhart, sr., DEF; Brandon Fritsche, jr., DEF; Logan Sprandel, jr., FOR; Nathan Berry, sr., DEF; Kolton Schaefer, jr., MID; Collin Sprandel, jr., MID; Hunter Coe, so., MID

Top newcomers: Zach Beal, so., MID; Curtis Borin, fr., DEF; Jacob Yantis, fr., FOR; Ryan Palmer, fr., DEF; Dalton Baer, fr., DEF

-- All information provided by coaches

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