MT. CARMEL - Tye Kanipe has already been named to one all-star team this summer, playing on Mt. Carmel’s 11-year-old baseball team.
He can now add soccer to his all-star honors.
Kanipe, the son of Zach and Ashley Kanipe and grandson of Kim and Shelley Richardson of Mt. Carmel and Steve and Susie Bender of Henderson, Ky., was selected to the U11 All-Division soccer team for his play in the Indiana Soccer League’s spring season.
Kanipe played in goal for the Mt. Carmel U11 travel team coached by Aaron Loudermilk, who said he was chosen “for his outstanding performance guarding the Aces in the net.”
Tye’s ability to “both block the ball as well as place it down field have been a huge asset to his team,” according to Loudermilk.
Kanipe will return to the goal box Aug. 8 when the Jr. Aces open the fall season at a tournament in Poseyville, Ind.