White House senior forward Madisson Davis and junior midfielder Leanna Nesbitt were named first team All-Midstate by The Tennessean, and head coach Mike Felzien was named Coach of the Year. Davis will be a nominee for Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Full story below…
By Michael Murphy for The Tennessean
(Nominees for girls soccer player of the year)
White House, Sr.
Why chosen: Davis, the school’s all-time leading goal scorer, had 36 goals with 16 assists for the Class AA champion Lady Blue Devils.
Why chosen: Vanderbilt commitment and District 12-AAA Goalkeeper of the Year posted eight shutouts for the Class AAA semifinalist Lady Bruins.
Why chosen: The Chattanooga commitment, who finished with 152 career goals, scored 51 goals and had 31 assists for the Lady Wildcats this season.
Why chosen: District 11-AA MVP and Mississippi State commitment had 30 goals and 16 assists for the Class AA semifinalist Lady Patriots.
Why chosen: Clemson commitment and District 12-AAA MVP scored nine goals and had eight assists for the Class AAA semifinalist Lady Rebels.
(Rest of first team)
Why chosen: Betts, who was responsible for more than a third of her squad’s scoring, had 36 goals and 15 assists for the Division II-A semifinalist Lady Lions.
Why chosen: District 7-AAA Offensive MVP and school’s all-time leading goal scorer posted 18 goals for the Class AAA quarterfinalist Lady Stars.
White House, Jr.
Why chosen: District 9-AA MVP scored 10 goals and had 11 assists for the Class AA champion Lady Blue Devils.
Father Ryan, Sr.
Why chosen: All-region selection helped anchor a defense for the Division II-AA semifinalist Lady Irish that surrendered just four goals in its final 10 matches.
Why chosen: William & Mary commitment and District 12-AAA Defensive MVP helped lead a Lady Bruins defense that posted eight shutouts.
Why chosen: District 7-AAA Defensive Player of the Year helped anchor a Lady Patriots defense that had nine shutouts en route to the Class AAA quarterfinals.
F: Ashley Barrientos, Smyrna, Jr.
F: Lily Fisk, Lincoln Co., Sr.
F: Courtney Rabb, USN, Sr.
MF: Skylar Bentley, Merrol Hyde, Sr.
MF: Caroline DeFranco, Franklin, Sr.
MF: Lindsey Owens, Richland, Sr.
MF: Haley Stevens, Hendersonville, Sr.
DEF: Macy Carter, Station Camp, Jr.
DEF: Madeline Littleton, CPA, Sr.
DEF: Sarah Williams, Siegel, Sr.
GK: Anna Quinn French, BGA, Jr.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Why chosen: Felzien led the Lady Blue Devils to a 17-4-3 record along with the program’s first Class AA title. White House, making its first state title match appearance, knocked off two-time defending champion Greeneville 1-0.