Gazette Preps 2018 Girls' Tennis All-Stars

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FIRST TEAM

Singles

No. 1: Morgan Hall, jr., Cheyenne Mountain: In arguably the most competitive position, Hall finished in the top three for the second time in her career. She fell to Kent Denver’s Josie Schaffer in the Class 4A semifinals but bounced back through the playbacks, beating Valor Christian and Durango in straight sets to place third.

No. 2: Corey Patton Lossner, sr., Cheyenne Mountain: Lossner became a two-time 4A state champion only after defeating Lewis-Palmer sophomore Austynn Crocker 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 in a match that lasted about 3½ hours. It was the first time Lossner beat Crocker in three tries this season.

No. 3: Ariana Arenson, jr., Cheyenne Mountain: Arenson made a huge leap this season. After helping the Indians’ No. 2 doubles team to a 4A state title in 2017, she transitioned to singles play and advanced to the 4A title match, where she ultimately fell to Niwot.

Doubles

No. 1: Taylor Heinicke, jr./Jensen Enterman, so., Cheyenne Mountain: Both returning state champions with other doubles partners, Heinicke and Enterman quickly formed a connection and marched through the 4A state tournament, capping it off with a nearly 3-hour, three-set win over Mullen in the finals.

No. 2: Emma Delich, fr./Sydney Wagner, so., Cheyenne Mountain: The duo’s road to the 4A finals wasn’t easy as they were tested by Palmer Ridge’s Paiton Riggle and Tessa Rothwell in a three-set semifinals. In the title match, Delich and Wagner ultimately fell in three sets to Niwot.

No. 3: Samantha Cordasco, fr./Kate Danis, jr., Air Academy: The pair had to fight their way back after losing in the 4A semifinals to eventual champion Niwot. Cordasco and Danis stuck with it and earned a spot in the third-place match, which they lost to Loveland.

No. 4: Zola Bzdek, sr./Maggie Dwyer, so., Cheyenne Mountain: The duo won in straight sets up until the 4A title match, in which they fell 6-3, 6-4 to Niwot. They were playing together for the first time this season.

SECOND TEAM

Singles

No. 1: Hana Kimmey, so., Liberty

No. 2: Austynn Crocker, so., Lewis-Palmer

No. 3: Emma Gaydos, sr., Lewis-Palmer

Doubles

No. 1: Ciara Bobak, sr./Bali Fitzpatrick, jr., Palmer Ridge

No. 2: Paiton Riggle, sr./Tessa Rothwell, fr., Palmer Ridge

No. 3: Maggie Metzger, sr./Regina Park, so., Palmer Ridge

No. 4: Kate Douglas, so./Tess Kelly, sr., Palmer Ridge

HONORABLE MENTION

Air Academy — Alex Cregan, sr.; Grace Ensor, sr.; Ally Reeder, sr.; Carli Smith, sr.; Eliza Tripp, so.; Mackie Tate Tygart, so.

Cheyenne Mountain — Tiana Stepleton, sr.; Reed Vaughn, so.

Canon City — Bailey Boccaccio, sr.; Mackenzie Claflin, fr.; Aubrey Hermreck, so.; Allison Lancaster, so.; Ally Meins, sr.; Laiken O’Rourke, so.; Sydney Sanders, sr.; Makenna Sawyer, jr.; Lauren Schoenbaum, so.; Lorin Tedesko, sr.; Averie Trainor, sr.

The Colorado Springs School — Kate Griffin, so.; Hina Suzuki, so.; Jules Thompson, fr.

Colorado Springs Christian School — Christine Ajayi, sr.; Kayla Merkx, fr.; Brooke Sweatman, sr.; Michaela Thoman, sr.; Tristen VanDeVeer, sr.

Coronado — Maya Glaser, sr.; Anna Griffin, so.; Bethany Heitland, sr.; Savannah Leifer, sr.; Jillian Meister, jr.; Emma Sartain, sr.; Connie Sun, jr.; Clara Thompson, sr.

Discovery Canyon — Zoe Boaze, sr.; Karinne Bratkowsky, fr.; Layne Frost, sr.; Hunter Jones, jr.; Mattie Kuntzelman, jr.; Paddison Lowe, jr.; Ria Paradkar, sr.; Sachi Rohilla, so.; Sydney Smith, sr.

Doherty — Lacey Allor, sr.; Edee Chesire, sr.; Maggie Frye, jr.; Jasmin Imruck, sr.; Amanda Oldervik, sr.; Abigail Muirhead, jr.; Brynn Reilly, jr.; Lindsey Smith, jr.; Alicia Straub, jr.; Jianna West, jr.

Fountain-Fort Carson — Ashley Davis, sr.; Grace Durbin, sr.; Rachel Johnson, jr.; Abigail Kinnischtzke, sr.; Eun Koak, fr.; Keeley Richardson, sr.; Madison Sabala, sr.

Fountain Valley — Delaney De Mott, sr.; Isabella Fernandez, fr.; Ivy Zhang, sr.

Lewis-Palmer — Emma Ackerman, fr.; Joee Crocker, sr.; Sydney Purdham, fr.

Liberty — Zoey Hansen, so.; Katelyn Peterson, fr.; Simree Stolk, sr.

Palmer — Bailey Downs, sr.; Leslie Estrada, sr.; Marguerite Schueler, sr.; Abby Timmins, sr.

Palmer Ridge — Keelie Bennett, so.; Emma Kerr, sr.; Kyra Rothwell, sr.

Pine Creek — Chloe Dudden, fr.; Alex Heist, jr.; Livi Matheson, jr.; Jodi Reed, so.; Akarea Steele, fr.

Rampart — Rebekah Acosta, sr.; Zoe Hayward, sr.; Grace Qiu, sr.; Taylyn Warth, jr.

St. Mary’s — Lisanne Cheatham, so.; Monica Cichon, so.; Jillian Kellick, fr.;  Lauren Sauley, so.

The Vanguard School — Nicole Alderman, sr.; Tacey Davis, so.; Erin Dornan, so.; Raina Fagans, fr.; Jaden Fuqua, fr.;  Vasillisa Hebert, jr.;  Mia Jackson, sr.; Hannah Martin, fr.; Caolinn Mullaney, sr.; Tswana Caine, sr.

Widefield — Caitlyn Anderson, jr.; Mariah Boudrieau, jr.; Faith Bower, jr.; Makeeda Cato, jr.; Daniela Diaz, jr.; Cheyanne Duk, jr.; Kailani Peru, so.; Alicia Rendon, sr.; Lauryn Stephens, jr.; Madison Villers, so.