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Ashley Hall wraps up year with athletic banquet


By David Shelton

Senior Writer

Charleston – The top athletic performers from Ashley Hall for the 2017-18 school year were recognized for their achievements at the school’s annual year-end banquet.

Athletes in varsity, junior varsity and bantam leagues were in attendance as awards were presented at each level.

In varsity volleyball, which finished as the state runner-up in SCISA Class AAA, junior Mattison Matthews was named the team’s most valuable player. Matthews also was recognized for being named all-state and the SCISA Miss Volleyball by the High School Sports Report. She also earned all-region and all-lowcountry honors and was named the region 3-AAA player of the year.

Hastings Witt was named most improved player and Natalie Smith and Emily Rapach received Coach’s awards. Smith, Rapach and Hampden Thomas were named all-region players as well.

The varsity tennis team was also state runner-up. Kayla Kirkland posted the team’s best record and Ella Gray Settle was named most improved. Addison Propes and Hannah Ruether received Coach’s awards. Emma Navarro and Rebecca Spratt were named all-state while Navarro was named SCISA Miss Tennis by the High School Sports Report.

The cross country team also finished as the state runner-up in Class AAA. Ailish Ward was the team’s MVP and Brice Tibbals was most improved. Ginger Arnold received the Coach’s award.

The swim team posted a third-place finish in the state meet. Caroline Clark was the mvp and earned all-state honors. Maddy Ethington-Carl was the most improved and McKenna Hardy received the Coach’s award.

The golf team earned a state runner-up finish last fall. Raegan Propes was the MVP and earned all-state honors. Chloe Ross was the most improved player and Allison Drennan received the Coach’s award. Drennan also was an all-state selection.

In varsity basketball, Shelby Attaway was most improved and Morgan Davis received the Coach’s award. Sofia Feldman received the Impact player award.

Most valuable honors in archery went to Millie Welbourne while Ziyang Wang was most improved. Chloe Ross received the Coach’s award.

Most valuable in sailing was Andrea Melnik. Pearce Buxton was most improved and Ann Sheridan received the Coach’s award.

Emily Rapach was most valuable in equestrian. Libby Pate was most improved and Stuart Rumsey earned the Coach’s award.

In lacrosse, Erin Marsland was team MVP while Carson Smith was most improved. Sarah Volpe received the Coach’s award.

In varsity soccer, Annika Kernen received the Impact award and Natalie Jennings the Coach’s award. Career awards to seniors went to Jennings, Natalie Smith, Hannah Reuther, Chasity Simmons and Brooke Rovner.

Bryce Turbeville and Cecelia Smith were named athlete of the year in track. Turbeville also was recognized as all-state and the state champion in the pole vault.

Sara Chakeris and Hastings Witt earned Outstanding Performer awards and Eliza Groat was most improved. The Coach’s award went to Ava Evans-Godley.






© 2017 High School Sports Report

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