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May 16, 2013

Lowndes’ Willis, Breit named Region 1 Coaches of the Year

All-Region 1-AAAAAA soccer teams announced

VALDOSTA —  The All-Region 1-AAAAAA soccer teams were announced Wednesday and Lowndes was well represented.

Lowndes coaches Chris Willis (girls) and Jordan Breit (boys) were named the Region Coaches of the Year, after leading the Lowndes teams to region championships and going undefeated in region play.

Lowndes’ Chris Wilmot was named the boys’ Region Player of the Year, guiding the Vikings to a second round playoff appearance.

On the boys’ side, Lowndes placed three on the first team, two on the second team and two honorable mention. Valdosta placed one on each of the first and second teams and two honorable mention.

Wilmot led Lowndes’ selections, along with Gustavo Gonzales and Caled Dawson on the first team. On the second team, Richard Hipke and Max Hafer were named second team, while Pierre Castor and Zach Temples were named honorable mention.

From Valdosta, Dale Kent was the sole Wildcat named to the first team, while Jamel Armstrong was named to the second team. Will Campiglia and Colin Kirkpatrick garnered honorable mention nods from Valdosta.

On the girls’ side, Liana Ochoa and Kirsten Kielma were named to the first team, while Lorna Chitty and Claire Kirkpatrick were named to the second team. Macerena Vincente and Amy Nelson were named honorable mention.

From Lowndes, the three-time Region 1 champion that advanced to the Elite 8 this season, Ashley Miller and Addie Bausch were named to the first team, along with goalkeeper Alison Liu.

Katie Willis and Chelan Worms were named second team, while Liz Lott and Emilee Tessier were named honorable mention.

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