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Several Lee County girls soccer players inadvertently omitted from All-Area team

Photo by Danny Aller

Photo by Danny Aller

LEESBURG — Six Lee County girls soccer players were inadvertently left off The Herald’s 2012 All-Area Girls Soccer Team, which was released Tuesday.

The Herald’s sports staff regrets the error and would like to acknowledge their accomplishments now.

Carsen Taylor (Jr.), the Region 1-AAAA Player of the Year, tallied 14 goals and 11 assists for the region champion Lady Trojans.

Nicole Polk (Jr.), a 1-AAAA First-Team selection, scored 10 goals and had four assists.

Emily Peters and Sarah Sheffield (both Jrs.), 1-AAAA First-Team selections; led the Lady Trojans’ lights-out defense. Peters also scored two goals, and Sheffield tallied one goal and three assists in limited offensive action.

Danielle Brendel (Jr.), 1-AAAA First-Teamer, saved 147 shots and was the only goalie selected on the all-region team.

Kristi Sheridan (Sr.), a Second-Team region selection who is headed to GSW, scored nine goals and notched eight assists.

Congratulations to each of these young ladies on their great seasons, and best of luck next year.