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Super Seven

Warren boys have four first-team selections, three second-team nods

Parks Ordiway, left, scored 30 goals in the Warren boys soccer team’s co-Region 4 championship season. Ordiway was among seven Dragons named all-stars by a vote of the region’s coaches. Photo submitted to Times Observer

Warren’s boys soccer team garnered four first-team all-stars — and seven in all — in a nip-and-tuck Region 4 in which the Dragons shared the region title with North East.

As a junior Parks Ordiway is a two-time first-team region all-star in his second season with 30 or more goals scored.

Ordiway also led the Dragons with 28 assists in a 12-4 season that ended with a 2-1 playoff loss to Harbor Creek.

Other first-teamers for the Dragons voted by region coaches included senior forward J.T. Blum, whose 23 goals and 11 assists both ranked second on the team.

Junior defender Jack Darling is now a first-team all-star all three of his high school seasons. After being voted to the second team as a junior, senior Ricky Madril was voted to first-team defense this season.

The Region 4 second team included junior goalkeeper Will Nebinski, junior defender Ethan Best and freshman midfielder Finn Ordiway.

“These players were very deserving of their selections,” said Warren coach Denny Flatt. “Our success this year was based on the hard work and dedication of the entire team. Some of those players were not selected, but played a vital role this season. It speaks volumes, when opposing coaches vote seven of your eleven starters for this recognition. Senior captains JT Blum and Ricky Madril played vital roles this year and we are very happy for them. The other five players will be back next season, and will be counted upon to lead a skilled squad next year. Hopefully we will see those five players recognized next year, plus some additional names.”

Eisenhower seniors Micah Mocny (defense) and Jake Venman (midfield) were also voted to the second team in a region that also included North East, Franklin, Fort LeBoeuf, Titusville, Oil City and Corry.

North East, also 12-4 in the region, had five first-team all-stars named, including region Player of the Year Krew Ksenich (forward). Ksenich had 42 goals for the 14-5 Grapepickers.

Here are the full Region 4 boys all-stars (by name, school, grade and position):

REGION 4 ALL-STARS

FIRST TEAM

Grant Girts North East 12 GK

Parks Ordiway Warren 11 M

Nathan Feltmeyer Fort LeBoeuf 11 M

Gage Haniwalt Franklin 11 M

Nate Pfenningwerth Franklin 10 M

Krew Ksenich North East 12 F

J.T. Blum Warren 12 F

Sam Kightlinger Fort LeBoeuf 11 M

Nick Thiemann Fort LeBoeuf 12 D

Ben Yard Franklin 10 D

Shane Keith North East 12 D

Kaiden Lanagan North East 12 D

Ricky Madril Warren 12 D

Troy Croscut-Miller North East 11 D

Jack Darling Warren 11 D

SECOND TEAM

Will Nebinski Warren 11 GK

Nathan Troyer Fort LeBoeuf 11 GK

Jake Venman Eisenhower 12 M

Michael McGuigan North East 11 F

Mason Verdecchia Fort LeBoeuf 12 M

Finn Ordiway Warren 9 M

Drayton Dill Oil City 10 M

Owen Reib Titusville 11 M

Sam Ruot Titusville 12 F

Jimmie Taylor Fort LeBoeuf 12 D

Ethan Best Warren 11 D

Hudson Fratus Titusville 10 LB

Micah Mocny Eisenhower 12 D

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