All-Tulare County Girls Water Polo Team

All-Tulare County Girls Water Polo Team

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All-Tulare County Girls Water Polo Team

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Brenna Hatcher

School: El Diamante

Grade: 12

Highlights: The West Yosemite League’s most valuable offensive player recorded 110 points while scoring 71 goals and 39 assists. She added 89 steals and drew 53 kickouts.

Rylee Pierce

School: El Diamante

Grade: 12

Highlights: The All-WYL first team selection recorded 115 points while scoring 86 goals and 29 assists. Helped the Miners to the D-II semifinals.

El Diamante’s Rylee Pierce

El Diamante’s Rylee Pierce

Golden West’s Mary Akin

Golden West’s Mary Akin

Mary Akin

School: Golden West

Grade: 12

Highlights: The All-WYL first team selection recorded 67 points with 44 goals and 23 assists while helping the Trailblazers earn a share of the WYL title.

Kailyn Zwaagstra

School: Golden West

Grade: 11

Highlights: The All-WYL first team goalie helped the Trailblazers earn a share of the WYL title.

Golden West’s Kailyn Zwaagstra

Golden West’s Kailyn Zwaagstra

Monache’s McKenzie Beardsley

Monache’s McKenzie Beardsley

McKenzie Beardsley

School: Monache

Grade: 11

Highlights: Helped the Marauders reach the D-I Valley quarterfinals.

Allie Negus

School: Porterville

Grade: 10

Highlights: Recorded 89 points with 62 goals and 27 assists as a sophomore. Added 26 steals while helping the Panthers reach the D-I playoffs.

Porterville’s Allie Negus.

Porterville’s Allie Negus.

Strathmore’s Carly Innis and coach Tom Harrison.

Strathmore’s Carly Innis and coach Tom Harrison.

Carly Innis

School: Strathmore

Grade: 12

Highlights: Tulare County’s player of the year recorded 164 total points with 101 goals and 63 assists. She also made 96 steals while leading Strathmore to a D-III Valley title.

Coach of the Year

Tom Harrison

School: Strathmore

Highlights: Led the Strathmore to a Central Section Division III title in his first year as head coach of the Spartans and Strathmore’s fourth year with a full varsity team. His roster featured eight freshmen and three sophomores to go with only one senior and one junior. Strathmore finished undefeated (8-0) in the East Sequoia League to earn the top seed in the D-III Valley playoffs, where the Spartans dominated No. 8 Madera South 20-3 in the quarterfinals. They then survived 16-13 in overtime against No. 4 Lemoore before winning the championship 18-12 over No. 3 Reedley.

Second Team

Rebecca Wright, Exeter

Melanie Henricksen, Golden West

Maddy Covert, Porterville

Kayley Halopoff, Porterville

Lily Dinis, Mt. Whitney

Mackenzie Peters, Redwood

Courtney Berk, El Diamante

El Diamante’s Brenna Hatcher

El Diamante’s Brenna Hatcher

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