N&O All-Metro girls soccer team and top 15 rankings

mblake@newsobserver.comJune 7, 2014 

Panther Creek and Chapel Hill met in the preseason and tied 3-3. For the rest of 2014, they were at the top of their games, each advancing to the NCHSAA championship.

Chapel Hill won the Class 3A title and ends the year No. 1 in The N&O’s area rankings. Panther Creek, whose first loss came in the 4A title match, is second.

The 3A champion Tigers placed two players – North Carolina recruit Alexandra Kimball and defender Megan Dell – on the list while the 4A runner-up Catamounts placed three: Celeste Barnard, Courtney Cash and Rachael Everhart.

Leesville Road’s Mary Kate Bowers, Kimball, Cardinal Gibbons’ Morgan Reid and Cleveland’s Emily Truelove are two-time All-Metro selections.

Final N&O Girls Soccer Rankings

Rank, SchoolRecordPvs
1. Chapel Hill23-1-02
2. Panther Creek23-1-11
3. Cardinal Gibbons21-2-23
4. Leesville Road14-4-24
5. Cary Academy14-3-15
6. West Johnston21-2-26
7. Sanderson15-6-27
8. Carrboro17-59
9. Holly Springs14-6-210
10. Durham Academy12-2-112
11. Millbrook14-7-111
12. Jordan12-5-213
13. East Chapel Hill14-58
14. Wakefield12-5-114
15. St. David’s16-1-115

All-Metro Girls’ Soccer

Mary Kate BowersLeesville RoadSr.FCollege of Charleston recruit had 17 goals, 10 assists
Dominique BabbittHolly SpringsSr.MS. Carolina recruit had eight goals and 20 assists.
Celeste BarnardPanther CreekJr.GKMiddle Tennessee State commitment had 15 shutouts.
Courtney CashPanther CreekJr.MEast Carolina commitment controlled midfield.
Megan DellChapel HillSr.DAll-state defender added 10 goals, 11 assists.
Rachael EverhartPanther CreekJr.DCharlotte commitment led Catamounts defenders.
Morgan GoffTritonSoph.FUNC commitment scored 52 goals, added 12 assists.
Rebecca KenneyCary AcademySr.FLed Chargers into the NCISAA 3A title game.
Alexandra KimballChapel HillSr.MNorth Carolina recruit had 27 goals, 18 assists.
Morgan ReidCardinal GibbonsSr. D/MN.C. Gatorade player of the year; Duke recruit.
Emily TrueloveClevelandJr.F35 goals, 19 assists for Two Rivers 3A Conference champion.
Sydney WootenLeesville RoadSr. GKUNC recruit helped Pride win the Cap Eight.

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