After the No. 5 and No. 6 teams in the Southwest Wake Athletic Conference met in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A East final, there wasn’t much discussion on the quality of the league.
Green Hope coach Stacy Lamb won coach of the year after guiding the Falcons (16-2-3, 14-1-1) to the SWAC title.
Grace Wagner (16 goals, 12 assists), Bailey Petersen and Cam Dixon (14 goals, 10 assists) each made the first team as Green Hope representatives. Taylor Cammarata (8 goals, 4 assists) and Izzy Brown (4 goals, 2 assists) were on the second team.
Fuquay-Varina (17-4-2, 13-3-1) finished second, led by conference player of the year Megan Greene (25 goals, 9 assists). Kelley Suggs (5 goals, 10 assists) joined Greene on the first team. Kristina Sedivy (9 goals, 10 assists) and Rachel Howard made the second team.
Apex (10-11-1, 9-8-1) placed Madeline Uenking on the first team and Danielle Fiorito and Amy Bounds made the second team.
Panther Creek (12-10-3, 7-7-2) put Abby Hugo on the first team. UNC-Wilmington recruit Brittany Matsinger (8 goals, 3 assists) and freshman Emily Moxley (7 goals, 8 assists) were on the second team.
4A state runner-ups Middle Creek (13-5-6, 6-5-5) had only one player on the first team, Camryn Amaker (9 goals, 2 assists). Ally Elliot (5 goals, 2 assists) and Grace Kennedy rounded out the second team.
Athens Drive (14-8-3, 6-7-3) had Rachel Snyder on the first team, who had 26 goals and 12 assists for the Jags. Robin Gallgher (11 goals, 3 assists) made the second team.
Holly Springs (10-9-5, 5-7-4) saw senior Sierra Raynor (9 goals, 2 assists) make the first team. Alyssa Poth was on the second team.
Cary (5-12-3, 3-11-3) had one representative in sophomore Mia Ziadae, who made the first team.
Apex Friendship (3-17-0, 1-15) placed freshman goalkeeper Marzia Josephson on the first team.
SWAC all-conference girls soccer
Player of the Year: Megan Greene, Fuquay-Varina
Coach of the Year: Stacy Lamb, Green Hope
Grace Wagner, sophomore, Green Hope
Rachel Snyder, senior, Athens Drive
Madeline Uenking, senior, Apex
Kelley Suggs, senior, Fuquay-Varina
Bailey Petersen, junior, Green Hope
Marzia Josephson, freshman, Apex Friendship
Camryn Amaker, junior, Middle Creek
Sierra Raynor, senior, Holly Springs
Abby Hugo, freshman, Panther Creek
Mia Ziade, sophomore, Cary
Camryn Dixon, freshman, Green Hope
Brittany Matsinger, Panther Creek
Danielle Fiorito, senior, Apex
Kristina Sedivy, junior, Fuquay-Varina
Izzy Brown, freshman, Green Hope
Ally Elliot, senior, Middle Creek
Grace Kennedy, senior, Middle Creek
Alyssa Poth, junior, Holly Springs
Taylor Cammarata, senior, Green Hope
Robin Gallagher, sophomore, Athens Drive
Amy Bounds, senior, Apex
Rachel Howard, junior, Fuquay-Varina
Emily Moxley, freshman, Panther Creek