McCallie Tennis Lands Three On TSWA All-State Team

Silaste, Getz, And Leathers Honored; McMinn's Kurowski Named To Girls's Squad

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - by Dennis Norwood

Division II-AA state champion McCallie leads the area selections to the 2021 Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State Tennis Team with three honorees. The Blue Tornado defeated MBA 4-0 to claim this year’s title.


Rising junior Andreas Silaste was named in the DII-AA singles category, while state doubles champs Gabe Getz and Will Leathers were honored in that category.


Elena Kurowski of McMinn County was selected in the Girl;s Large School Division singles category.

Kurowski, a recent graduate, lost a hard-fought match in the state quarterfinals.


Large School Division
Willa Rogers, Dobyns Bennett, Sr.
Lucy Higgins, Lincoln County, Sr.
Margaux Britt, Collierville, Jr.
Elena Kurowski, McMinn County, Sr.

Allie Knox, Sr.-Leah McBride, So., Science Hill
Vivy Huddleston, Fr.-Belle Huddleston, Jr., Brentwood

Small School Division

Ellison Reynoldson, Camden, So.
Maddie Maben, L&N Stem Academy, Sr.
Leigh Baldwin, Madison Academic, Jr.
Morgan Brown, Watertown, Jr.

Ella Konig, Jr.-Gracie Kelly, So., Summertown
Mitzi Castro, So.-Sarah Wilson, Sr., Madison Academic

Division II-A

Allie Faulkner, Christian Academy of Knoxville, 8th grade
Kai Wince, Lausanne College, Jr.
Ayden Kujawa, Clarksville Academy, Jr.
Ella Sallee, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Jr.

Lili Roth, Sr.-Delaney Bone, Jr., Webb School-Knoxville
Brilee Davis, Fr.-Addy Measley, So., University School of Jackson

Division II-AA

Meave Thorton, Knox Catholic, So.
Sean Mullin, St. Benedict at Auburndale, Sr.
Peyton Tomicheck, Brentwood Academy, Fr.
Eleni Liakonis, Knox Catholic, Fr.

Melanie Woodbury, Fr.-Stephanie Woodbury, Jr., Hutchison School
Riley Collins, Jr.-Anna Chambers, Sr., Ensworth School

Large School  Division
Ranjay Arul, Collierville, So.
Griffen Nickels, Science Hill, Sr.
Carter Ramthun, Station Camp, Jr.
Andrew Lee, Oak Ridge, Jr.

Jackson Stone, Jr.-Ethan Eisenhauer, Sr., Ravenwood
Ajay Arul, So.-Tristian Kelly, So., Collierville

Small School Division
Evan Carr, L&N Stem Academy, Sr.
Eli England, Claiborne, Fr.
Boris Combest, Memphis Middle College, Sr.
Logan Turner, Knox Halls, Sr.

Joshua Rodriguez, Sr.-Joseph Rodriguez, Sr., Merrol Hyde
Preston Johns, Jr.-Justin McCarty, Jr., Gatlinburg-Pittman

Division II-A
Walker Stearns, St. George’s Independent, Sr.
Danny Hamze, Lausanne Collegiate, So.
Nicolas Roth, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Jr.
Henry Stack, University School of Nashville, So.

Alex Juergens, Jr.-Wilder Dewhirst, So., Knox Webb
Jack Wilkerson, Fr.-Tristan Scallion, Fr., University School of Jackson

Division II-AA
Baylor Sai, Montgomery Bell Academy, Sr.
Hank Trondson, Ensworth School, So.
Andreas Sillaste, McCallie School, So.
Foster Pierce, Montgomery Bell Academy, Jr.

Gabe Getz, Fr.-Will Leathers, Jr., McCallie School
Luke Donovan, Sr.-Roberto Ferrer, So., Memphis University School

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