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PRESS PHOTO BY CHUCK HIXSONEmmaus’ senior midfielder Sophie Pickering earned a place on the All-EPC Second Team for her effort during the 2017 season. PRESS PHOTO BY CHUCK HIXSONEmmaus’ senior midfielder Sophie Pickering earned a place on the All-EPC Second Team for her effort during the 2017 season.

Tha, Pickering named all-stars in girls soccer

Friday, November 24, 2017 by Mike Haines mhaines@tnonline.com in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference announced girls soccer all-stars last month during the league’s championship week.

Emmaus saw one player named to the All-EPC First Team and two players earn league all-star status at some level.

Hornet sophomore defender Jada Tha was named to the first team, while senior midfielder Sophie Pickering earned a place on the second team this season. Parkland’s Brooke Schutter was named league MVP for the 2017 season.

The following is a list of this year’s league all-stars:

FIRST TEAM

D - Darian Brickhouse (Sr., Parkland), Maddie Hall (Sr., Easton), Sara Coyle (Sr., Pleasant Valle), Jada Tha (So., Emmaus), Leslie Echevarria (Jr., Easton); M - Emily Banashefski (Jr., Stoudsburg), Helen Flynn (Sr., Parkland), Morgan Covart (Sr., Pleasant Valley); F - Brooke Schutter (Sr., Parkland), Kathrynn Gonzalez (Sr., Pocono Mountain West), Taylor Caridi (Sr., Pocono Mountain East), Kate Bonchak (So., Whitehall); GK - Caitlyn Lazzarini (Jr., Nazareth).

SECOND TEAM

D - Emma Terefenko (Sr., Central Catholic), Sofia Pittas (So., Whitehall), Taylor Merklin (Sr., Pleasant Valley); M - Kayla Argen (Sr., Pocono Mountain East), Sohpie Pickering (Sr., Emmaus), Maddie Faust (Sr., Central Catholic), Carline Weirich (So., Pocono Mountain West); F - Ashley Lucas (Jr., Easton), Brooke Bisko (So., Bethlehem Catholic), Haley Gschrey (Fr., Freedom); GK - Mikaela Miller (Sr., Pleasant Valley).

THIRD TEAM

D - Rachel Apsley (Jr., Northampton), Michaela Cohick (Sr., Parkland), Jessica Del Corso (Jr., Liberty); M - Ali Hoff (Jr., Nazareth), Kylie Saliby (Jr., Whitehall), Bethany Hall (Jr., Easton), Jacky Kaplan (Sr., Easton), Erica Juliano (Jr., Whitehall); F - Merve Okumus (Jr., Liberty), Abigail Czarnecki (So., Northampton), Kayla Reed (Sr., Central Catholic), Caroline Finelli (Jr., Easton); GK - Christina Finelli (Jr., Easton).