With thirteen TDSC club members signing for various colleges around the Region the graduating seniors from Total Demize Soccer Club have set the bar high for future age groups to follow. At the top of the list is Mitch Waters Captain of this Bolivar High School soccer team. Mitch led his team to back to back District championships and was All Ozark, All District, All region and 1st team All state honors during his senior campaign. Mitch will be joining the Drury panthers and plans on continuing to play with the Springfield Demize PASL and PDL teams during the collegiate off seasons.
Another highly taughted senior was Willard’s Jaxn Rogers, as a junior Jaxn led his team to their first District championship and was 1st team All Ozarks as a senior. Jaxn has received a scholarship to Iowa Central College where he will be coached by former Demize player and Drury University standout Ben Taylor. Jaxn is currently a member of the Springfield Demize PDL team and has seen minutes in both the Demize victories over the Menace and Foxes early in the PDL season. Both Waters and Rogers played with the Missouri ODP program that toured England last summer.
Clint Boyd a captain at Camdenton high school this past season will be attending Central Methodist University and Clint is a current member of the Demize reserve program this summer to help in his transition to the college game this summer. Another Willard captain Spencer Smith will be joining the first year mens soccer program at SBU. Smith received All Conference and All District honors his senior season. Timmy Armstrong teammates with Mitch at Bolivar High School will be playing in Illinois in the fall at Greenville College. Goalkeeper Nic Yonter from Marshfield High school received all district honors and will be attending the nets at Avila University in Kansas City this fall. Kurt McHenry another Captain at Rogersville high school during his senior campaign led the Wildcats to the District finals for the first time in school history. Kurt received 2nd team all state honors and will be joining forces again with club teammate Jason Rogers at ICC in Fort Dodge Iowa.
Another Camdenton product Trevor Paul will be attending Missouri Valley College. Former alumni and Demize PASL standout Bradley Stillwagon will be playing at SBU this fall with his brother Connor Stillwagon another TDSC Alumni. Luis Vargas from Neosho will be playing with Neosho Community College a recent addition to the club Luis was All Conference and All District. Senior Torri Thomas of Willard High School will be playing for the Lady Bearcats of SBU and Anella Avala will playing for York College in York, Nebraska this fall. Another Total Demize standout Abby Turnbull a captain at Nixa High School for the past two years will be attending Mizzou. Where she will be looking to play for the Tigers current defending National Club Champions. For a chance to catch the TDSC seniors in action come out and watch them compete for a run at a MYSA State Cup Championship at Lake Country soccer June 9 - 13th.