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2018 Girls Tennis All-Area team

Michelle Kim Rich Cooley/Daily

2018 Girls Tennis All-Area team

Michelle Kim, Central

The freshman won the Region 2B individual singles title. She advanced to the Class 2 state semifinals, losing to the eventual state champion. Kim led the Falcons to a 12-win season.

Sarah Miller, Stonewall Jackson

The senior played at No. 1 singles for the Generals this season. Miller helped lead the Generals to a Class 1 state berth as a team. Miller advanced to the Region 1B semifinals in singles and doubles.

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Kathryn Robertson, Sherando

The senior played at No. 1 singles for the Warriors. She and teammate Alexa Venturato advanced to the Class 4 individual doubles state final. Robertson led the Warriors to a 16-4 record.

Chelsea Ruffner, Warren County

The senior played at No. 1 singles for the Wildcats this season. Ruffner helped lead Warren County to the Region 3B tournament semifinals. She advanced to the regional quarterfinals in singles.

Madison Smith, Central

Kathryn Robertson

The sophomore played at No. 2 singles for the Falcons this season. She helped lead the Falcons to a 12-6 record and advanced with Michelle Kim to the Region 2B semifinals in doubles.

Alexa Venturato, Sherando

The junior played at the No. 2 singles spot for the Warriors this season. Venturato and teammate Kathryn Robertson were Class 4 state-runners up in individual doubles this season.

Coach

Matt Smith, Central

Chelsea Ruffner Rich Cooley/Daily

Smith helped turn around the Falcons’ program this season with a young squad. The Falcons won only three matches last year and won 12 this season. They advanced to the Region 2B semifinals.

Second team

• Fallon O’Malley, Skyline

• Emmy Pilkerton, Stonewall

• Aimee Rich, Warren County

Madison Smith Rich Cooley/Daily

• Mackenzie Ryman, Central

• Kayle Taylor, Skyline

• Maddy Woolever, Sherando

Alexa Venturato

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