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July 17, 2013

Calvary’s Ultis named conference’s Player of Year

CRESAPTOWN — Mikala Ultis, a

senior who led Calvary Christian to its

first girls soccer conference championship,

was named

the Mason-Dixon

Conference Girls

Soccer Player of the

Year.

Ultis was one of

eight Calvary girls

to earn all-conference

honors. Four

players from the

Calvary baseball

team also earned

all-conference honors to cap one of the

most successful athletic seasons in the

school’s history.

Girls soccer is a

spring sport in the

Mason-Dixon Conference,

and the Lady

Eagles set school

records for wins, with

15, and best singleseason

record, at 15-1.

They won their first

conference championship

by beating

Shalom Christian, 2-1, in the title

game. After two overtimes, Calvary

won on penalty kicks, 3-1.

Ultis is the first Calvary soccer player

to be selected Player of the Year. A

forward, she had 17 goals and 11

assists and repeated on the first team.

Also voted to the first team were

Savannah Reed, Kerenne Shaffer and

Victoria Moreland.

Reed, a senior center midfielder,

scored four goals and had six assists

and was named to the first team for

the second year in a row.

Shaffer, a sophomore goalkeeper,

allowed only eight goals in 16 games

and posted 10 shutouts in leading the

defense. She was also the MVP of the

conference tournament.

Moreland, an eighth-grader, was a

forward and had an impressive season

with 24 goals and 15 assists.

Second-team honors went to senior

Katie Zimmerman, juniors Jada Lowery

and Abby Daniels and sophomore

Chesni Ultis.

Levi Hartsock and Justin Swogger

were named first team all-conference

in baseball for the second straight year

after leading the Eagles to a 10-6 season

and a spot in the Final Four of the

conference tournament.

Hartsock, a senior, pitched and

played shortstop and first base. He led

the team in hitting with a .657 batting

average, getting 23 hits in 35 at-bats,

scored 14 runs and drove in 21. On the

mound, he struck out 27 and walked

only nine in 21 innings and had a 4.92

earned run average.

Swogger, a senior, was a pitcher and

shortstop. He batted .412 with 30 runs

scored and 10 runs batted in. He

pitched 27 innings and had 37 strikeouts.

Named to the second team were

seniors Mark Capper and Gavin Hart.

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