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2017 Girls Tennis All-Area

Doubles Team of the Year: Erica Paradise, senior, and Greta Krueger, freshman, Stockdale - Undefeated this season as a doubles combination for Stockdale, the duo won the Central Section Doubles Championships in November. This is the third time Paradise has been on the top BVarsity All-Area doubles team: in 2014 and 2015 she was honored with former teammate teammate Emily Horigan. Paradise was also 16-7 as the No. 1 singles player for Stockdale and Krueger was 18-3 as the No. 2 player.

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Erica Paradise and Greta Krueger, Stockdale

First team

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Payton Renz, Liberty

Payton Renz, junior, Liberty - Despite a knee injury that resulted in a surgery the week after the season ended, the Liberty junior was 17-7 as a the Patriots’ No. 1 player. She advanced to the section quarterfinals before losing to eventual champion Janie Ellis of Clovis West.

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Margo Kuney, BHS

Margo Kuney, senior, Bakersfield - The Drillers’ No. 1 singles player was also part of the fifth place doubles team in the section with Kate Kelly. Went 9-16 in singles play and was 19-6 with Kelly in doubles action.

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Kate Kelly, BHS

Kate Kelly, junior, Bakersfield - As the No. 2 singles player for Bakersfield, the junior was 17-8. Along with Margo Kuney, finished fifth in the section in doubles as BHS advanced to the section D-II semifinals.

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Annabella McGilvary, BCHS

Annabella McGilvray, senior, Bakersfield Christian - As the Eagles No. 2 singles player, the senior was undefeated at 20-0. Along with Abigail Stevens, she advanced to the quarterfinals of the section doubles tournament, going 4-1 this season as a duo.

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Aleyna Young, Centennial

Aleyna Young, sophomore, Centennial - The youthful but talented sophomore advanced to the Central Section tournament as a singles player and helped lead the Golden Hawks to the Division II semifinals.

Second team

Anna Ashford, senior, Stockdale

Bella Bank, senior, Bakersfield

Gabriella Guijarro, freshman, Stockdale

Jackie Sala, freshman, Garces

Abigail Stevens, senior, Bakersfield Christian

Miki Yeomans, senior, Centennial

Honorable mention

Bakersfield Christian: Delaney Anderholt, Melody Bashirtash, Kylie Harrison, Grace Spoelstra

Chavez: Bre-Anna Jara

Foothill: Tanya Cedillo

Highland: Katelyn Wernhart

Independence: Emily Tieu, Meagan Wu

Kern Valley: Maddie Hurley

North: Cari Ann Bernotas, Shiann Herron, Sierra Kent, Riley Kent

Ridgeview: Brianna Camero, Paloma Lobos, Toka Welch

Shafter: Gaia Randazo

Stockdale: Kayla Ko

Taft: Leighton May, Elizabeth Huizar

Tehachapi: Catrina Hibbard

West: Sara Cooper, Claire Naz, Leslie Vasquez

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