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COACH OF THE YEAR

Erin Mosher

Asheville

In their first season together, Mosher and the Cougars (17-2) won the 3-A Western Regional dual team championship, beating Weddington by a 6-3 score on Oct. 29. It was just the second-ever title at that level of the NCHSAA playoffs for Mountain Athletic Conference 3-A champion Asheville. Sophomore Adrienne Haynes won the NCHSAA 3-A singles championship and was joined at the state tournament by two pairs of doubles teams — Sena Mucklow-Kristie Kim and Mary Hamrick-Rosemary Mosher. Haynes was named the MAC Player of the Year for the second time. Hamrick, Kim and Mucklow were All-MAC selections.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Adrienne Haynes

Asheville

Sophomore

Haynes (23-0) is a repeat selection as the Citizen-Times All-WNC Player of the Year and a two-time Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Year. She defeated Wilson Hunt’s Taylor Love in three sets (6-2, 2-6, 6-4) to win the NCHSAA 3-A singles championship on Oct. 25. Haynes also won the 3-A Western Regional and Mountain Athletic Conference tournaments and led the Cougars (17-2) to only their second regional championship in dual team play.

ALL-WNC TEAM

Nicole Broeffle

Roberson

Junior

Broeffle (14-4) was an All-Mountain Athletic Conference selection who qualified for the 4-A Western Regional in doubles along with partner Madison Neill. Their record as a doubles team was 8-2.

Audrey Chor

Roberson

Sophomore

Chor (15-4) earned All-Mountain Athletic Conference honors in the No. 1 singles slot and helped the Rams reach the third round of the NCHSAA 4-A dual team playoffs. She had an 8-2 record in doubles.

Rachel Kuehn

Carolina Day

Eighth grade

Kuehn (11-2) was an All-Carolinas Athletic Association selection who went 6-2 in doubles with partner Elizabeth Wood.

Sena Mucklow

Asheville

Senior

Mucklow (13-2) earned All-Mountain Athletic Conference honors and teamed with junior Kristie Kim to win the 3-A Western Regional doubles championship. Their record was 13-2.

Savannah Smith

West Henderson

Junior

Smith (24-2) was the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference 3-A singles champion and compiled a 19-0 record in the regular season. She was named to an All-WNCAC selection for the third consecutive season. Smith’s doubles record was 11-1.

HONORABLE MENTION

Asheville: Kristie Kim, Mary Hamrick, Jamie Waggoner and Rosemary Mosher.

Asheville School: Audrey Davis, Lillie Bridges and Carson Abernethy.

Carolina Day: Elizabeth Wood.

East Henderson: Hannah Hill and Dakota Tittle.

North Buncombe: Madison Moran and Ella Shields.

Owen: Katie Craig and Nele Schultz.

Pisgah: Madison Robinson, Mandalin Blanton and Makenzie McMahan.

Polk County: Alivia Livesay.

Roberson: Cara Jansen and Madison Neill.

ABOUT THE ALL-WNC TEAMS

The Citizen-Times All-WNC teams are compiled by staff writer Andrew Pearson after nominations are requested from area coaches. Athletes who are not nominated are not eligible for the teams.

Savannah Smith

Savannah Smith

Nicole Broeffle

Nicole Broeffle

Erin Mosher

Erin Mosher

Audrey Chor

Audrey Chor

Adrienne Haynes

Adrienne Haynes

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