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The Tribune’s All-Hillsborough County Boys Tennis Team


First Team

Grace Korta, Steinbrenner, senior: Four-star recruit led team to region semifinals.

Paige Leavy, Tampa Prep, sophomore: Class 1A state runner-up in team No. 1 singles bracket.

Caroline Lozo, Holy Names, junior: Jaguars’ No. 1 helped team reach state tourney for fifth straight year.

Kylie Moulin, Newsome, freshman: Class 4A individual singles champion and overall 4A singles runner-up.

Erica Oosterhout, Plant, junior: Class 4A singles and doubles state champion.

Gabrielle Rodriguez, Plant, junior: Class 4A state doubles champion helped team return to state tourney.

Sneha Sathish, King, sophomore: Led King to region final and reached quarterfinals of individual 3A state singles championship.

Honorable Mention

Academy of the Holy Names: Caitlin Neal, Olivia Rivas, Grayson Garraty, Madeline Bales. Berkeley Prep: Mya Hurwitz, Katie Diasti. Blake: McCaley Mezrah. Carrollwood Day: Mckenzie List. Chamberlain: Shannon Nicolas. Durant: Morgan Trask. Newsome: Julia Staddon, Tess Studdiford, Connie Feeney, Sugriva Forsyth, Maddie Haggbloom. Plant: Monica Phipps, Lauren Corcoran, Korina Hernandez. Riverview: Jamie Tablante, Toni Tablante, McKenna Boisen, Ashley Lawrence. Robinson: Bianca Dyer, Alex Rice Robinson. Seffner Christian: Audrey Brown. Steinbrenner: Marsha Mischenko, Connor O’Keefe, Kiernan O’Keefe, Erika Smitten. Strawberry Crest: Morenike Fashoro, Suryanashi Singh, Suchita Bandarupalli. Tampa Prep: Izabelle Baskette, Yasmine Hanzah, Meaghan DaSilva, Allie Blair. Wharton: Gabby Paul, Kylie Paul, Andrea Valencia, Kelsey Kushner, Rocky Royer.

Athlete of the Year

Erica Oosterhout, Plant: The junior was a district, region and state champion this season. She won the overall singles state title in Class 4A and with teammate Gabrielle Rodriguez, won the 4A team doubles crown.

Coach of the Year

Sean Craft, Holy Names: Under Craft, the Jaguars finished fifth in the Class 2A state tournament. Holy Names also won its district and region championships, the fifth consecutive year the program has won both titles.

About the team

The Tribune’s All-Hillsborough County Girls Tennis Team was selected by staff writers Scott Purks and Nick Williams based on regular-season and postseason performances. The all-conference team selected by the county’s coaches was also strongly considered.

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