Hoban leads the Beacon Journal All-Star defensive soccer crew
| Akron Beacon Journal
Archbishop Hoban’s soccer crew continued to area top-of-the-line defensive items within the state of Ohio in 2020.
With seniors Kharion Davis, Damon Ollison II, Darryl Peterson III, AJ Kirk and Luke Bauer roaming the pitch, Hoban’s protection accomplished 5 shutouts in 11 video games en path to a Division II state championship victory over Massillon. .
The Knights restricted the Tigers and rivals St. Vincent-St. Mary in single digits on her approach to their fifth state title in six years.
Davis, Ollison, Peterson, Kirk and Bauer are amongst 12 gamers chosen by the Beacon Journal for his or her defensive prowess in a staggered 2020 season.
Pupil-athletes from all faculties in Summit County plus Highland and Wadsworth are eligible for choice to the All-Star Groups.
Davis was named Ohio Defensive Participant of the 12 months in Division II after Hoban compiled an unbeaten season.
Davis was a two-way starter as a senior in Hoban’s defensive backfield and as a large receiver on offense. He had 34 tackles, eight interceptions, 4 touchdowns, 22 go stoppages and a compelled fumble in protection. Offensively, he made 26 receptions for a quarter mile and 6 touchdowns. He additionally returned a punt for a landing.
Ollison, a rookie from the College of Toledo, had 88 tackles, seven sacks, 4 compelled fumbles, two interceptions and one landing as a senior linebacker en path to profitable All-Ohio first crew honors in Division II.
Peterson, a rookie from Wisconsin, additionally acquired All-Ohio first-team honors in Division II as a senior lineman. He totaled 44 tackles, 17.5 sacks and three compelled fumbles.
Kirk, a Michigan State rookie, took dwelling All-Ohio second crew honors in Division II after a senior season with 60 tackles, two interceptions, one landing, 5 compelled fumbles and 7 sacks as a defensive again. . He additionally had two fast touchdowns and a return punt TD.
Bauer, a College of Akron rookie, was named All-Ohio second-team linebacker in Division II after a senior season with 46 tackles, seven sacks, two interceptions and one landing.
The opposite seven gamers chosen by the Beacon for prime defensive honors are Johnathan Heisa of Hudson, Copley teammates Antoine Campbell Jr. and Landon Robinson of St. Vincent-St. Mary Darrian Lewis and Macyo Williams’ teammates, Revere’s Shane Slattery and Wadsworth’s Mitchell Evans.
Campbell and Robinson led Copley to an 8-2 file as senior managers.
Campbell, a UCLA rookie, was named Ohio’s Division III co-defensive participant of the 12 months together with Streetsboro senior Michael Corridor Jr. (Ohio State rookie).
Campbell had 83 tackles, 16.5 sacks, 18 tackles for a loss, two interceptions, two compelled fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a lineman for Copley.
Robinson, a Lehigh rookie, lined up as a linebacker for Copley and had 116 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions. He gained All-Ohio third crew honors in Division III.
Slattery, a Kent State rookie, impacted Revere as a senior center linebacker, operating again and tight finish. He was named All-Ohio second-team linebacker in Division III after ending the season with 73 tackles and a compelled fumble. He additionally had 131 carries for 556 yards and 5 touchdowns, and 18 receptions for 171 yards one landing.
Lewis and Williams led STVM’s protection in 2020 forward of a 2021 season the place they are going to meet on rival groups on the Mid-American Convention. The Irish went 5-3 in 2020 with two Division III playoff wins.
Lewis, a rookie from Akron College, gained an All-Ohio first crew honor as a defensive again in Division III. His senior season ended with 50 tackles, one interception and 771 versatile yards on offense.
Williams, a Kent State rookie, was an All-Ohio second-team choice in Division III as a senior lineman. He has 34.5 tackles, seven sacks, 11 loss tackles and 11 speeding quarterbacks.
Heisa, a senior, was an All-Ohio third-team linebacker choice in Division II after serving to Hudson compile a 6-0 regular-season file and a 9-1 total rating after three playoff wins. . He made 110 tackles, 4 compelled fumbles and 4 fumble recoveries
Evans, a senior rookie from Notre Dame, acquired All-Ohio first crew honors in Division II as a punter with 31 boots for a median of 43.1 yards per try. Evans began as a quarterback in eight video games for Wadsworth and accomplished 138 of 259 passes for two,132 yards and 23 touchdowns.
The next gamers have been named as Honorable Point out caps: Barberton linemen John Jackson and Roosevelt Andrews and defensive again Kaige Lowe, Buchtel punter Dylan West and linebacker Armahn Hale, japanese linemen Daekwan Sanders and Brandon Gates, cornerback Ellet Devin Huwig, STVM linebacker Evan Pelfrey, Stow security Clayton Mosher, Twinsburg defensive again Alex Department, Hoban linebacker Michael Hayden and Alvin Stallworth, Hudson Jackson Thomas cornerback , Manchester linebacker Jadon Johnston and Walsh Jesuit linebacker Kasey Kish, linebacker Tyrin Rodgers and cornerback Charlie Klug.
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