EIAC Announces 2020 Boys & Girls Soccer All-Conference Teams

It was a very competitive season within the EIAC.

(St. Leon, Ind.) – It was the East Central girls and Batesville boys that stood atop the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference at the end of the 2020 soccer season.

The conference champs each placed six players on the 2020 EIAC Boys and Girls All-Conference Teams.

On the girls side, East Central took home the conference championship with a perfect 7-0 record in conference play. The Lady Trojans were led by EIAC Offensive MVP Lexi Watkins and EIAC Defensive Co-MVP Sophie Browndyke.

Watkins led the Lady Trojans with 15 goals and eight assists, while Browndyke anchored EC’s defense, which allowed only 12 goals all season.

Julia Tiemann, Caitlyn Dick, Erika Wells and Olivia Hopper also made the all-conference team.

Defensive Co-MVP Holly Knippenberg was one of five Lawrenceburg Lady Tigers to earn all-conference honors.

Batesville won the 2020 EIAC Boys Soccer Championship with a late season win over East Central. The Bulldogs were led by Offensive Co-MVP Ian Powers.

Second-place East Central placed five on the all-conference team, including Defensive MVP Luke Hornbach and Offensive Co-MVP Brady Spangler.

The 2020 EIAC Soccer Coaches of the Year are East Central’s Bill Volker (Girls) and Batesville’s Kyle Hunteman (Boys).

The full 2020 EIAC Boys and Girls Soccer All-Conference Teams are listed below.



East Central (7-0) – Lexi Watkins (Off. MVP), Sophie Browndyke (Def. Co-MVP), Julia Tiemann, Caitlyn Dick, Erika Wells, Olivia Hopper

Lawrenceburg (6-1) – Holly Knippenberg (Def. Co-MVP), Chloe Meyer, Brooklyn Meyer, Ryleigh Offcutt, Ella McAndrew

Batesville (5-2) – Aalma Davalos, Lily Meyer, Olive Cerniglia, Lauren Gutzwiller

South Dearborn (4-3) – Hailey Huber, Brooklyn Ward, Bernadette Wismann

Connersville (3-4) – Claire Kleve, Elise Matney

Franklin County (2-5) – Jordan Nichols, Laura Edwards

Greensburg (1-6) – Ella Lowe

Rushville (0-7) – Joleigh Geise



Batesville (7-0) – Ian Powers (Off. Co-MVP), Calvin Sherwood, J.J. Kuisel, Eli Pierson, Willy Sherwood, Cody Sims

East Central (6-1) – Luke Hornbach (Def. MVP), Brady Spangler (Off. Co-MVP), Eric Puterbaugh, Cameron Bergman, Landon Weis

Connersville (5-2) – Cole Martin, Dekota Precht, Deecon Precht, Grant Rose

Lawrenceburg (3-3) – Adam Cosby, Dominic Tribbie, Asher Gentry

South Dearborn (3-4) – Kevin Brown, Hunter Ross

Greensburg (2-5) – Grayson Newhart, Jimmie Day

Franklin County (0-5) – Cole Rapp

Rushville (0-6) – Braydon Spiker

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