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N&O All-Metro girls’ soccer team and final area rankings, 2015

Justine James (15) of Panther Creek dribbles past Kate Hickson (2) of Providence. The Panther Creek Catamounts played the Providence Panthers for the NCHSAA 4A Women Soccer Championship Title in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, May 29, 2015. Panther Creek won 2-0.
Justine James (15) of Panther Creek dribbles past Kate Hickson (2) of Providence. The Panther Creek Catamounts played the Providence Panthers for the NCHSAA 4A Women Soccer Championship Title in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, May 29, 2015. Panther Creek won 2-0. newsobserver.com

Kat McDonald of Wakefield High, the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association player of the year, leads the All-Metro girls’ soccer team.

The area had one of its most successful seasons with Panther Creek winning the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A title, Carrboro winning in 2A and Raleigh Charter taking the 1A.

The all-star club also includes N.C. Gatorade player of the year Brianna Pinto of Jordan.

Final rankings

Pvs

W-L

1. Panther Creek

1

20-0-2

2. Carrboro

2

21-0-1

3. Raleigh Charter

3

20-0-1

4. Fuquay-Varina

4

17-4-0

5. Broughton

6

15-3-2

6. Cardinal Gibbons

5

23-4-0

7. Leesville Road

7

11-5-4

8. East Chapel Hill

8

14-3-1

9. Sanderson

9

13-5-3

10. Orange

10

15-4-2

11. Cary Academy

11

15-2-0

12. Jordan

12

14-4-1

13. Wakefield

13

10-6-2

14. Holly Springs

14

10-8-2

15. Corinth Holders

15

17-1-0

All-Metro team

Class

Pos.

Notes

Miah Araba, Carrboro

So.

M

2A finals MVP

Celeste Barnard,

Panther Creek

Sr.

K

4A champions allowed only six goals

Zoe Crabtree,

Cardinal Gibbons

Sr.

M

Helped Crusaders to 23-4 record

Allie Cutler, Broughton

Sr.

K

Allowed 1.4 goals per game

Rachael Everhart, Panther Creek

Sr.

D

Glue on Catamounts’ defense

Megan Greene,

Fuquay-Varina

Jr.

F

Scored 22 goals, added 11 assists

Bella Iorio,

Corinth Holders

Sr.

F

Led Pirates (15-1) with 20 goals, 11 assists

Justine James,

Panther Creek

Sr.

F

Scored key goals for Catamounts en route to title

Mia Kowalski,

Cardinal Gibbons

Jr.

F

Crusaders only lost twice to N.C. teams

Kat McDonald,

Wakefield

Sr.

M

N.C. coaches player of the year

Grace Nipp,

Raleigh Charter

Sr.

F

113 points on 45 goals, 22 assists, 1A MVP

Isabel Pearce,

Woods Charter

So.

F

Scored 52 goals on 17-4-1 club

Robin Pollard,

West Johnston

Soph.

F

Knocked in 58 goals

Brianna Pinto, Jordan

Fr.

F

N.C. Gatorade player of the year

Abby Rhodes,

Raleigh Charter

Sr.

M

Led 1A champs to 20-0-1 finish

Abby Staker,

Cary Academy

Jr.

F

Helped Chargers to 15-2 mark, NCISAA semis

Natasha Turner,

Carrboro

Soph.

D

Scored 25 goals for 21-0-1 state 2A champs

Emma Willard,

Broughton

Jr.

F

Led Caps attack with 18 goals

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