Six SPIRE Soccer Players Selected for High School All-American Game


The Soccer Youth All-American Series includes some of the best players in the country. Out of the 45 athletes named to the boys’ team, six members from SPIRE FC have been selected, more than any other club in the country. 

The game will take place on Saturday, December 10th in Panama City, Florida, and will be live-streamed on The All-American Series is one of the nation’s most prestigious youth soccer events for individual players.

SPIRE FC selected players are:

  • Million Evans (D) — Bay Village High School
  • Justin Shreffler (D) — Westlake High School
  • Aiden Ptacek (M) — University School
  • Patrick McLaughlin (GK) — St. Ignatius High School
  • Zsombor Onodi (F) — St. Ignatius High School
  • Nolan Spicer (M) — St. Ignatius High School

SPIRE FC Director of Coaching Mike McLaughlin stated his enthusiasm for the six athletes. “I am extremely proud of the SPIRE FC players. They are part of an elite group of America’s top high school student athletes. This does not happen by accident! They continue to work hard every day and strive to be their best on and off the field.”

Troy Bingham, SPIRE’s Director of Soccer, is confident these athletes’ full potential will be on display in Panama City and is proud of the strong representation from SPIRE. “This is an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our players. The opportunity to test yourself against the best players in the country, play with other quality players and be exposed to different coaching are all great experiences that these players will remember forever,” Bingham stated. “We are proud of this group as they have set the benchmark and culture for what is expected from our SPIRE players going forward. We look forward to having players involved in this game every year.”

SPIRE FC was developed earlier this year. SPIRE Academy’s Soccer program is the top-tier player development program for SPIRE FC.


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