2018 All-5Star Preps Golf Teams
Cade Russell (CAK, senior): The 5Star Preps Player of the Year won his region championship with a score of 69 and then closed with a final-round 67 to win the Division II-A Small Class state individual championship. He signed with Tennessee in November.
Lance Simpson (Farragut, sophomore): Simpson performed admirably for the Admirals in the postseason, winning an individual state championship and also finishing runner-up in region play. He has committed to Tennessee.
Steven Haremski (Farragut, senior): The Middle Tennessee State signee won the District 4 medalist and Region 2 medalist with scores of 69 and 72, respectively.
Cooper Hayes (Carter, sophomore): Hayes highlighted his postseason run with a 67 to earn medalist honors in region play. He also carded a 74 at district to advance and tied for 16th at state.
Braedon Wear (Alcoa, junior): Alcoa finished as state runner-up, and Wear captured the individual title with consecutive rounds of 69. He was also medalist in region play.
Gabe Hunter (Alcoa, senior): Hunter helped Alcoa claim a runner-up with rounds of 72 and 74 at state. He earned medalist honors in district-tournament play with his round of 66.
BOYS – SECOND TEAM
Bryson Morrell (Bearden)
Ethan Hays (Gatlinburg-Pittman)
Nick Etherton (William Blount)
Mitchell Deeson (CAK)
Aaron Frazer (CAK)
John Houk (McMinn Central)
BOYS – THIRD TEAM
Nicholas Thompson (McMinn County)
Aaron Johns (Gatlinburg-Pittman)
Sawyer Spoone (Morristown East)
Chad Homan (Farragut)
Eli Mayes (Webb)
Nathan Vaughan (Pigeon Forge)
Alyssa Montgomery (Central, senior): The 5Star Preps Player of the Year finished third at state with a score of 69 and was overall medalist at the District 3 and Region 2 tournaments with scores of 69 and 70. Montgomery is a Virginia Tech signee.
Shelby Liford (Halls, senior): The Tennessee signee finished seventh at the Class AAA state tournament with a score of 74 while finishing runner-up at the District 3 and Region 2 tournaments with scores of 72 and 72.
Madilyn Newman (L&N Stem Academy, sophomore): Newman won the 5Star Preps Masters in July and followed that with medalist honors at region and a third-place finish at the state tournament.
Lexanne Halama (Farragut, sophomore): Halama tied for fifth place at the state tournament with a score of 74 and was the District 4 medalist with a score of 67.
Aynsleigh Martin (Farragut, junior): Martin helped the Lady Admirals reach the state tournament by finishing third (76) and fourth (76), respectively, at their district and region tournaments.
Kennedy Noe (Catholic, sophomore): A gritty competitor, Noe finished runner-up in her district tournament with a score of 72 and went on to finish fourth at region and tied for 13th at state.
GIRLS SECOND TEAM
Lindsey Ott (Farragut)
Ainsley Simms (Maryville)
Abigail Harrington (Maryville)
Carley Downhour (Cumberland Gap)
Jordan Bouyoucas (Pigeon Forge)
Campbell Penland (Northview)
Gracie Johns (Morristown East)
Virginia Pirkle (Grace Christian)
Allie Cooper (CAK)
Katie Faulkner (CAK)
June Greene (Greenback)
Kennedy Smith (CAK)