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Four named to tennis all-conference team

Nathan Ham
Sports Writer
nham@jeffersonpost.com

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Four Lady Husky tennis players were chosen to the 2012 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference All-Conference team, as well as two more chosen to the honorable mention list.


Haley Maloney, Anna Wooten, Maggie Witherspoon and Hallie Brown were members of the all-conference team while Hayley Ragland and Mary Austin-Tugman captured spots on the honorable mention squad.


Wooten and Maloney were the MVAC Champions in the doubles tournament, and finished the season with a 23-2 record after falling in the first round of the 2A state playoffs. These two ladies also made the All-Region team. Witherspoon and Brown earned their all-conference nod after reaching the semifinals of the MVAC Tournament and qualifying for the 2A Midwest Regional.


East Wilkes took home the 2012 conference championship, finishing 16-0. Lady Cardinal Kelly Johnson was named MVAC Player of the Year while her coach Aaron Simmons took home MVAC Coach of the Year honors.


MVAC All-Conference players:


Molly Andrews (Alleghany)


Hannah Brown (East Wilkes)


Hallie Brown (Ashe County)


Molly Callaway (East Wilkes)


Christie Carter (East Wilkes)


Emily Faw (Wilkes Central)


Lydia Garcia (Alleghany)


Allie Gentry (Elkin)


Ashley Griffin (Starmount)


Mary Hollis (Wilkes Central)


Kelly Johnson (East Wilkes)


Frankie McKinney (Wilkes Central)


Marygail Mahaffey (East Wilkes)


Haley Maloney (Ashe County)


Julie Neumark (Elkin)


Payton Nicholson ((Elkin)


Haley Spurlin (Alleghany)


Lindsay VanNoy (Wilkes Central)


Heaven Walters (Starmount)


Miracle Walters (Starmount)


ShaNisha White (East Wilkes)


DeAnna Wilkins (Forbush)


Maggie Witherspoon ( Ashe County)


Anna Wooten (Ashe County)


MVAC All-Conference Honorable Mention players:


Zoe Aguayo (Wilkes Central)


Lauren Hardison (Forbush)


Madison Hayes (Wilkes Central)


MaKayla Pendergrass (Forbush)


Hayley Ragland (Ashe)


Mary-Austin Tugman (Ashe)

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