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Southwest Wake Athletic all-conference girls soccer

Panther Creek’s Rachael Everhart, right, intercepts a Holly Springs pass in an April 8, 2015 match.
Panther Creek’s Rachael Everhart, right, intercepts a Holly Springs pass in an April 8, 2015 match. newsobserver.com

State champion Panther Creek cleaned up the Southwest Wake Athletic’s all-conference girls soccer awards. David Grant was voted coach of the year for the second straight season and senior center back Rachael Everhart was named player of the year.

Panther Creek (20-0-2, 13-0-1) had three players on the first team: Everhart, Celeste Barnard and Justine James. Seniors Briana Velasquez and Emma Socha made the second squad.

Fuquay-Varina (17-4, 11-3) placed Kelley Suggs, Maura Coolbaugh and Megan Greene (22 goals, 11 assists) on the first team with Rebekah Furr (8 goals, 10 assists) on the second.

Kenda Said and Grace Wagner were on the first team representing Green Hope (11-6-1, 9-3-1) while Taylor Cammarata, Bailey Petersen and Audrey Cooke were on the second team.

Holly Springs (10-8-2, 6-6-2) landed Sierra Raynor on the first team; Kelli Hays and Alyssa Poth on the second team.

Athens Drive (6-9-1, 5-8-1) placed Rachel Snyder on the first team with Jordan Kuhner on the second.

Cary (4-11-1, 3-10-1) had Kyra Kandel on the first team with Mia Ziade on the second.

Madeline Uenking represented Apex (3-13, 3-11) on the first team with Carla Thomas on the second.

Middle Creek (7-13, 2-12) landed Katherine Turner on the second team.

Kandel, Uenking, Petersen, Greene, Suggs, Furr, Coolbaugh, Barnard and Socha made the all-SWAC team for the second time in their careers.

Velasquez and Everhart are the league’s only two three-time picks.

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SWAC all-conference

Player of the year: Rachael Everhart, Panther Creek

Coach of the year: David Grant, Panther Creek

First team

Madeline Uenking, junior, Apex

Rachel Snyder, junior, Athens Drive

Kyra Kandel, senior, Cary

Megan Greene, junior, Fuquay-Varina

Maura Coolbaugh, senior, Fuquay-Varina

Kelley Suggs, junior, Fuquay-Varina

Grace Wagner, freshman, Green Hope

Kenda Said, senior, Green Hope

Sierra Raynor, junior, Holly Springs

Rachael Everhart, senior, Panther Creek

Celeste Barnard, senior, Panther Creek

Justine James, senior, Panther Creek

Second team

Carla Thomas, senior, Apex

Jordan Kuhner, senior, Athens Drive

Mia Ziade, freshman, Cary

Rebekah Furr, senior, Fuquay-Varina

Taylor Cammarata, sophomore, Green Hope

Bailey Petersen, sophomore, Green Hope

Audrey Cooke, sophomore, Green Hope

Kelli Hays, sophomore, Holly Springs

Alyssa Poth, sophomore, Holly Springs

Katherine Turner, sophomore, Middle Creek

Briana Velasquez, senior, Panther Creek

Emma Socha, senior, Panther Creek

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