QUINCY, MI (WTVB) - In Branch County high school sports, the Quincy Oriole girls soccer team recently held their end of the season banquet and recognized the team winning its second straight Independent Soccer League Conference title with a 9-and-1 ISL record this year to go along with an overall mark of 11-and-7. Quincy outscored its opponents this season 50 to 18. Sophomore Liz Counterman led the team with 22 goals while freshman Cailyn Hines and freshman Mackenzie Moore each scored 10 goals on the year. Moore also led the team in assists with 8 with Abby Parrish recording 6 assists.
Sarah Ward recorded 9 shutouts on the year in goal and was selected Most Valuable Player. Named Defensive Player of the Year was Kelsey Bean while Counterman was Offensive Player of the Year. The Hustle Award went to Ashton King and named most improved was Autumn Fast. The Quincy girls soccer team was Academic All-State with a 3.44 GPA and earning individual Academic All-State honors were Abby Parrish, Alissa Bean, Jesse Locklin and Katie Santi.
The Oriole’s outstanding season also brought ISL All Conference first team recognition to Sarah Ward, Ashton King, and Liz Counterman. Named to the second team were Abby Parrish and Kesley Bean while Gaby Masson was honorable mention. In addition, Counterman and King were first team all district while making the second team were Ward, Parrish and Bean. And Counterman and Ward were selected to the Battle Creek Enquirer All Area Team. Coldwater's Kaitlyn Vella and Maggie Morrison were also named to the Enquirer All Area Team.