Panther Creek, state champion Boyden lead All-Metro girls’ tennis team
11/09/2013 5:19 PM
11/09/2013 10:22 PM
Panther Creek, the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A champion, and 4A singles champion Susanne Boyden of Wakefield lead the 2013 News & Observer All-Metro girls tennis team.
The Catamounts dashed through the NCHSAA dual-team playoffs with senior Megan Smith being named as the tournament finals most valuable player. Catamount sophomores Sammi Smith and Jordan Strickland, who are 24-1 as a doubles team, repeated as 4A doubles champions.
Wakefield’s Boyden, a sophomore, won the NCHSAA 4A singles championship, defeating 2012 champ Maggie Kane of Broughton in the finals.
Cardinal Gibbons was the NCHSAA 3A dual-team champion and Devin Knors and Lizzie Galash won the doubles title.
|Name, School||Cl.||Singles record||Accomplishments|
|Susanne Boyden, Wakefield||So.||25-0||4A singles champion|
|Sammi Smith, Panther Creek||So.||14-1||4A doubles champion|
|Jordan Strickland, Panther Creek||So.||16-2||4A doubles champion|
|Maggie Kane, Broughton||Sr.||21-4||4A singles runner-up|
|Devin Knors, Cardinal Gibbons||Jr.||19-7||3A doubles champion|
|Lizzie Galush, Cardinal Gibbons||Fr.||24-1||3A doubles champion|
|Jamie Rogers, Cary||Sr.||12-3||4A doubles runner-up|
|Hannah Jabusch, Cary||Sr.||13-3||4A doubles runner-up|
|Megan Smith, Panther Creek||Sr.||17-5||4A dual-team MVP|
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