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Rome News-Tribune All-Area Girls Soccer Team


Player of the year: Theresa Stevens

Theresa Stevens (Sr., Rome) — The forward led the Lady Wolves in goals and assists this season with 41 goals and 12 assists, helping the Lady Wolves to the state playoffs in their first year in Class AAAAA. Stevens broke the Rome High record for total goals in a single season and was selected to be on the 5-AAAAA All-Region team. She recorded a hat trick in nine games this season, giving her a total of 88 goals and 28 assists for her high school career. She is a scholar athlete with a 4.0 and has signed to play soccer at SCAD.

Karlee Akin (Sr., Model) — The senior had 15 goals and nine assists on the season, helping the Lady Devils to a first-round state tourney berth.

Brenda Almaras (Sr., Pepperell) — Almaras showed versatility by playing fullback, sweeper and a game as keeper for the Lady Dragons, helping lead Pepperell in its inaugural soccer season.

Karli Boozer (Sr., Armuchee) — The midfielder had two goals and four assists for the season and played a prominent role in Armuchee’s midfield. Boozer was referred to as the “workhorse of the team” by head coach Don Bettler. Bettler added that Boozer was “a force to be reckoned with” and she “intended to dominate the middle of the field.”

Casey Born (Sr., Armuchee) — The defender was a four-year vasity starter. She played center back and was “key to the Tribe’s transition from offense to defense,” stated head coach Don Bettler. Born has signed to play for Berry College next season.

Drew Brock (Sr., Calhoun) — The forward was a team captain for the Lady Jackets this year. She scored 27 goals and had an additional 17 assists on the season.

Allie Caldwell (Jr., Calhoun) — The forward, despite missing several matches due to illness, scored 26 goals and added five assists.

Adilene Campos (So., Cedartown) — Campos scored 20 goals for the Lady Bulldogs this season, scoring a total of 53 goals in her high school career.

Cassidy Greene (Sr., Adairsville) — The striker had 24 goals and seven assists for the season, totalling 62 goals and 24 assists for her high school career. Greene, who started 70 varsity games in her career, was a two-year captain and helped carry the Lady Tigers to the playoffs with her lone goal against Gordon Central. She signed to play with Tennessee Wesleyan College.

Lucy Lansing (Jr., Rome) — The defender had seven goals and one assist for the season. Lansing was the central defender for the Lady Wolves and helped to record eight shutouts this season.

Danielle Lewis (Sr., Trion) — Lewis led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring with 18 goals, two hat tricks in the first two matches of the season. Lewis signed to play with Hofstra.

Courtney Lovingood (Sr., Rome) — The keeper had 53 saves for the season, giving her a total of 161 career saves. Lovingood helped to record eight shutouts for the Lady Wolves this season.

Erin Massey (So., Armuchee) — The keeper finished the season with 155 saves, eight shutouts and only allowed 22 total goals. Massey’s ability helped make Armuchee “competitive in close matches,” stated head coach Don Bettler.

Alicia Osborn (Sr., Coosa) — The offensive player recorded 15 goals and four assists for the season in her first year on offense.

Madison Poole (Jr., Armuchee) — The striker compiled 15 goals and four assists for the season. Poole scored in 10 games and had one hat trick.

Dancie Pruitt (Sr., Coosa) — The striker had 14 goals and nine assists for the season. Pruitt was referred to as a “true striker” by head coach Leah Couch.

Emily Reese (Jr., Armuchee) — The defender played nearly every minute of every game this season. She played a major role in the eight shutouts the Lady Indians had, and also recorded five goals this season.

Heather Robinson (Jr., Calhoun) — The midfielder had 20 goals and seven assists for the season, helping the Lady Jackets to the Region 7-AA title. “She can mark up with any player,” said head coach Randy Rice.

Anna Smith (So., Model) — Smith led the Lady Devils with 36 goals for the season and added 10 assists.

Alexis Young (Jr., Calhoun) — The stopper played an important role as captain, helping the Lady Jackets notch the 7-AA title and enter the state tourney as the No. 1 seed.


  • Nisa Ayers, Adairsville
  • Claire Bettler, Armuchee
  • Savannah Burnett, Pepperell
  • Kaylan Hufstetler, Rome
  • Maddie Lance, Coosa
  • Elizabeth Orellana, Calhoun
  • Maricruz Ortiz, Calhoun
  • Tori Ralston, Sonoraville


  • Elizabeth Arias, Pepperell
  • Melina Hernandez, Coosa
  • Cameron Hubbard, Coosa
  • Tiffany Jones, Sonoraville
  • Andrea Ortiz, Pepperell
  • Kaley Sutton, Armuchee
  • Claire Tibbetts, Armuchee
  • Katie Wells, Sonoraville
  • Frannie Wilson, Rome