Asheville High’s Adrienne Haynes was the Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Year in girls tennis as a freshman.
What else does she have in store?
Haynes and the Cougars (20-1) made the deepest playoff run of any Western North Carolina school in last year’s NCHSAA dual team playoffs by reaching the semifinals.
Here is the complete list of returning players from the 2013 Citizen-Times All-WNC team (with last year’s bios and updated grade levels):
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Haynes (21-2) was the Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Year and the reached the semifinals of the NCHSAA 3-A tournament. She was undefeated in the regular season in singles (12-0) and doubles (9-0).
Mucklow (19-3) earned All-Mountain Athletic Conference honors and was undefeated in singles (14-0) and doubles (9-0) in the regular season.
Smith (19-3) was the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference 3-A singles champion and undefeated against Henderson County competition for the second consecutive year. She and doubles partner Carolina Herrera were 11-5 together.
Note: Franklin junior Anni Niess was a member of last year’s Citizen-Times All-WNC team, but was an exchange student from Germany.