Three Hannibal High School Pirates were named to the North Central Missouri Conference All-Conference boys soccer team today (Wednesday), sharing honors with 11 other first-team athletes.
Senior forward Jack Baumann, senior defender Jack Richards and senior midfielder and German foreign exchange student Heinrich Theune were chosen for HHS.
Baumann was an offensive force for the Pirates this fall, pacing Hannibal (15-10, 7-5 NCMC) with a single-season school record 39 goals. Baumann also had 11 assists.
Theune was second on the team with 15 goals to go with 10 assists.
On the NCMC second team, Hannibal received three more selections as freshmen Jake Riefesel (defender) and Caleb Ketsenburg (midfielder), as well as sophomore forward Corey Allensworth earned accolades.
Allensworth set a school record in single-season assists with 25, and added 11 goals to boot.
Hannibal boys soccer ends season at district tournament: The Hannibal Pirates fell to Liberty, 10-1, on Tuesday in the opening round of the District 8 Tournament at St. Dominic High School in O’Fallon.
The Pirates were without injured regulars Heinrich Theune (senior, ankle) and Caleb Ketsenburg (freshman, concussion) and senior defender Jack Richards, which hurt the team’s chances said HHS head coach Eric Hill.
“With injuries, and another unforeseen circumstance, w juste didn’t look very good tonight at all,” Hill said.
The Pirates got their loan goal on a Jack Baumann score in the first half. He was fed on a corner kick from sophomore Cory Allensworth. It was Baumann’s team-leading 39th goal of the season, a HHS record. Allensworth’s give was his 25th assist, which also extended his recently-set school record.
Hannibal finished the season 15-10 overall.
Palmyra football lands 14 spots on CCC All-Conference rosters: The Palmyra High School football team saw six players earn spots on the Clarence Cannon Conference All-Conference first-team roster, as well as eight more selections on the second team.
Senior Phillip Bland was handed two selections as the speedster was named as a first-team defensive back and return specialist for his contributions on Palmyra’s special teams. Senior Matt Frankenbach also earned to selections for his work on the offensive and defensive line. Senior linebackers Will Obert and Brendan Timbrook also earned first-team honors.
Senior running back and PHS’ rushing leader Travis Harvey earned a second-team spot, as did junior offensive lineman Daniel Lehenbauer, sophomore kicker Noah Mencer and Obert, who serves as the team’s punter.
On second-team defense, senior lineman Kenny Hudelson, senior linebacker A.J. O’Brien and senior defensive back Tanner Nix were also chosen.
Senior linebacker Justin Miller earned an honorable mention as a linebacker.
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