MLIS Announces All-Southern Division Team

Major League Indoor Soccer today announced its All-Southern Division Team for the recently completed 2022-23 season

The Central Division champion Houston Bolt led the way with midfielder Irvin Ramirez, defender David Brown, and goalkeeper Gabe Enciso. The Wichita Selection, the Central runner-up, landed forward Radley Arnold and defender Cody Benedict. Springfield Demize midfielder Desmond Williams rounded out the all-division team.

MLIS previously announced the All-Eastern Division Team on June 14 and the All-Central Division Team on June 21.

2022-23 MLIS All-Southern Division Team

GK - Gabe Enciso, Houston Bolt / Similar to Rapid City FC goalkeeper Jay Toric, Enciso took over as his team's starter midseason and completed the regular season with a perfect record. Enciso was 7-0 with a 6.10 GAA, the 4th best mark in MLIS.

F - Radley Arnold, Wichita Selection / Arnold tied Omaha Kings forward Manuel Lira for the league lead with 30 goals and added 15 assists. His 45 points were third best in MLIS. Arnold had four four-goal games and capped off the season with a five-goal game.

M - Irvin Ramirez, Houston Bolt / Ramirez came on strong to finish the season, including a two game stretch where he netted 13 points. He ended up tied for first in MLIS with 24 assists and tied for fifth with 31 points.

M - Desmond Williams, Springfield Demize / Williams led Springfield with 22 points despite missing two games. He scored at least one point in every game he played this season.

D - Cody Benedict, Wichita Selection / The 22-year old has already appeared with the USA567 Men's National Team and chipped in 12 points in 12 games this season, while remaining free of the penalty box all year.

D - David Brown, Houston Bolt / Brown came on as a long distance scoring threat, netting 11 goals in his final three games and 16 overall, leading all defenders, and finishing 10th overall in the league.

Honorable Mention:
GK - Jose Ocampo, Wichita Selection
F - Jeminson Mejia, Houston Bolt
F - Lucio Martinez, Houston Bolt
F - Andric McGill, Wichita Selection
F - Jordi Cobo, Houston Bolt
M - Tommy Fiszel, Wichita Selection
D - Erik Barragan, Wichita Selection