Four Area Players Chosen TSWA All-State Soccer

Saturday, December 22, 2012 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Four area players have been voted to Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state soccer teams.

Chosen in A-AA were Notre Dame midfielder Blaire Barker and East Hamilton midfielder Chandler Smith.

Selected in AAA were Soddy-Daisy midfielder Natalie Smith and Soddy-Daisy forward Summer Lanter.

COMING SUNDAY DEC. 23:Division II all-state soccer and Class A-AA and Class AAA all-state volleyball.

 

THE TEAMS

TSWA Class A-AA All-State Soccer Team

Forwards

Kelsey Wilkes, Page

Carli Sisson, Crockett County

Christine Hardin, Elizabethton

Hannah Riddle, Chuckey-Doak

Laura Morse, CAK

Karsen Sims, Gatlinburg-Pittman

Midfielder

Laura Foster, CAK

Lindsey Curtis, CPA

Alice Nelson, Sacred Heart

Sarah Morris, Hume Fogg

Blaire Barker, Notre Dame

Chandler Smith, East Hamilton

Defender

Kate Carney, White House

Alana Byrd, Liberty

Micki Dye, CPA

Mary Morgan Smith, CPA

Melissa Garvey, CAK

Goalkeeper

Maggie Piety, CAK

Meredith Roman, CPA

Morgan Manning, Gatlinburg-Pittman

Makenzie Vincent, Westview

 

TSWA Class AAA All-State Soccer Team

Defenders

Sam Hogan, Hendersonville

Katie Toler, Houston

Josie Jennings, Farragut

Emily Anderson, Siegel

Cat Horton, Clarksville High

Midfielders

Alex Swanson, Arlington

Kathryn Culhane, Knoxville Catholic

Katie Beuerlein, Farragut

Natalie Smith, Soddy-Daisy

Goalkeeper

Kat Lee, Brentwood High

Paige Overstreet, Hendersonville High

Dale Steinagle, Siegel

Jordan Beets, HVA

Autumn Woods, Collierville

Forwards

Summer Lanter, Soddy-Daisy

Ansley Ferguson, Sullivan South

Merritt Monger, Oak Ridge

Katie Cloud, Farragut

Lindsey Rose, Oakland

Mary Stewart Schwarz, Brentwood High

Meg Howard, Brentwood High

Morgan Jackson, Independence

Kelsey Pearce, Houston

Coach of the Year: Cal Long, Brentwood High

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)



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