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Girls Tennis

Maddox Bandy
Maddox Bandy First Team

School: GPS

Grade: 12, , The Lipscomb signee and seventh-ranked senior in the state of Tennessee added a Division II-AA state singles title to go with her two doubles crowns.

Carly Briggs
Carly Briggs First Team

School: Calhoun

Grade: 10, , The 14th-ranked rising junior in the country - third in the state of Georgia and fifth in the Southeast according to tennisrecruiting.net - finished 19-0 for the Lady Yellow Jackets.

Lauren Carelli
Lauren Carelli First Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 12, , The three-star prospect and No. 5 player in the state of Tennessee - who is walking on at Belmont - played No. 2 singles for Baylor and won the Division II-AA state doubles title.

Bailey Dishmon
Bailey Dishmon First Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 10, , Dishmon played No. 1 singles for the Division II-A state runners-up and earned all-district honors.

Ellie Edwards
Ellie Edwards First Team

School: GPS

Grade: 12, , Edwards played No. 2 singles for the Division II-AA state team runners-up.

Sunshine Finnell
Sunshine Finnell First Team

School: Arts & Sciences

Grade: 9, , Finnell went undefeated on her way to the Division I Small Class District 5 and Region 3 titles before falling in the state semifinals.

Anna Hawkins
Anna Hawkins First Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 10, , The ninth-ranked rising junior in the state of Tennessee advanced to the semifinals of the Division II-AA state singles tournament.

Landie McBrayer
Landie McBrayer First Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 12, , McBrayer played No. 3 singles for the Division IIAA state team champions and finished runner-up in the state doubles tournament.

Lilly Mooney
Lilly Mooney First Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 12, , Mooney played No. 5 singles for the Division IIAA state team champions and paired with Carelli to win the state doubles title.

Presley Thomas
Presley Thomas First Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 12, , The Alabama-Huntsville signee played No. 1 singles for the Lady Red Raiders, pairing with McBrayer to finish second in the Division II-AA state doubles tournament.

Sarah Bailey
Sarah Bailey Second Team

School: Signal Mountain

Grade: 12

Sydney Dattailo
Sydney Dattailo Second Team

School: East Hamilton

Grade: 11

Barbara Edwards
Barbara Edwards Second Team

School: GPS

Grade: 10

Maggie Eslinger
Maggie Eslinger Second Team

School: GPS

Grade: 12

Addie Henry
Addie Henry Second Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 11

Carolyn Reid
Carolyn Reid Second Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 10

Corinne Spann
Corinne Spann Second Team

School: GPS

Grade: 12

Kate Thel
Kate Thel Second Team

School: GPS

Grade: 12

Mary Wakim
Mary Wakim Second Team

School: Signal Mountain

Grade: 12

Grace Williams
Grace Williams Second Team

School: Signal Mountain

Grade: 8,

Macie Boggess
Macie Boggess Third Team

School: Meigs Co

Grade: 12

Karley Buckner
Karley Buckner Third Team

School: Walker Valley

Grade: 11

Sarah Edwards
Sarah Edwards Third Team

School: Rhea Co

Grade: 11

Joelee Fugate
Joelee Fugate Third Team

School: Walker Valley

Grade: 12

Caroline Horsley
Caroline Horsley Third Team

School: Heritage

Grade: 12

Addison Horton
Addison Horton Third Team

School: Silverdale Baptist

Grade: 8,

Ashley Rice
Ashley Rice Third Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 12

Olivia Underwood
Olivia Underwood Third Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 10

Tullie White
Tullie White Third Team

School: McMinn Co

Grade: 12

Ester Yang
Ester Yang Third Team

School: St. Andrews-Sewanee

Grade: 12

Connie Gentry
Connie Gentry , Coach

School: Trion

Coach, Trion's girls actually began winning the 2018 Georgia Class A state championship a season earlier. That's when the Lady Bulldogs lost 3-2 to Drew Charter in the 2017 state finals in Clayton County. The team, which had five seniors this season, worked tirelessly in the offseason and preseason to get back and take the final step, which it did for the first time in school history with a 3-2 win over Taylor County on the same Rome courts where Trion had spent the entire previous summer working out and playing in the Junior Elite Tournament Academy league. Gentry's daughter Laurie and Shelby Carlock went 22-0 at No. 1 doubles this season. "I feel like it was a collective effort," said Coach Gentry, who just finished her 10th season leading the program. "I feel like we put in the blood, sweat and tears. We wanted to get it this year, and those seniors knew it was their last effort. Last season fueled the team.They said, 'We're getting a state ring this year,' and their hearts were burning for victory." Gentry credited her coaching staff, which included Peggy Baldwin and Howard Hughes, for the title.