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GIRLS' SOCCER: Rome News-Tribune All-Area Team

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Maricruz Ortiz, Calhoun — The senior midfielder routinely drew the assignment to shut down the opposition’s most active forward and controlled the game’s tempo as a wing. She will play at Tennessee Temple next season.

Heather Robinson, Calhoun — As a center midfielder, Robinson was an all-out athlete. She will join Ortiz at Tennessee Temple next year.

Caitlyn Carroll, Calhoun — A leader of the Calhoun backline, Carroll was a strong challenger for opposing offenses.

Lucy Lansing, Rome — The captain of the Wolves, Lansing helped the team with eight shutouts and as a leader of the back line. She scored five goals and had two assists this season.

Katherine Kozera, Rome — The junior had 72 saves and allowed just 23 goals as a full-time starter.

Emily Reese, Armuchee — As a senior DiVarsity All-Star, Reese was part of a defense that helped to slow down all opponents’ strong offensive attacks, including the Region 7-AA champion Calhoun Yellow Jackets.

Claire Bettler, Armuchee — As a sophomore midfielder, Bettler scored 18 goals and had seven assists. The DiVarsity All-Star scored in 13 of the Indians’ 17 games.

Crystal Lee, Trion — An elite athlete, Lee was instrumental in Trion’s success.

Anna Smith, Model — Smith was Model’s offensive juggernaut, scoring 48 goals for the season, including six goals in two separate games.



Carter Baggett, Calhoun

Alexis Young, Calhoun

Alli Gaither, Rome

Karley Baker, Rome

Mallory Wade, Coosa

Amita Reddy, Darlington

Rebeckah Hammond, Armuchee

Savannah Bennett, Pepperell

Liz Arias, Pepperell

Honorable Mention

Katrina Lyle, Armuchee

Dorothy Lambert, Armuchee

Kylee Daitz, Armuchee

Hannah Johnson, Armuchee

Elizabeth Wilhoite, Darlington

Emily Johnson, Trion

Jasmin Silvey, Pepperell

Cendi Reyes, Coosa