All-5Star Preps Boys Tennis Team – 2019
Ohm Sharma, senior, Webb School: Sharma played No. 1 singles as the Spartans won their third consecutive Division II-A state title and the program’s eighth overall state title. The 5Star Preps Player of the Year teamed with Wilder Dewhirst for the clinching point in a 4-2 win over CAK in the state final and later advanced to the state semifinals in singles.
Harrison Williams, junior, Webb School: Williams was the No. 2 singles player as Webb won its third straight Division II-A state championship and the program’s eighth overall state title. He won his singles match in the 4-2 win over CAK in the state final and teamed with senior Ben Aikens to win the state doubles championship.
Ben Aikens, senior, Webb School: Aikens was at the No. 5 singles spot and won his match in Webb’s 4-2 win over CAK in the Division II-A state championship match when the Spartans claimed their third straight state title and the program’s eighth overall. He teamed with junior Harrison Williams to win the state doubles title.
Davis Clem, junior, Catholic: Clem played No. 1 singles for the Irish and advanced to the Division I Class Large state tournament. After posting a straight-set win over East Hamilton’s Matthew Templeton in the state quarterfinals, Clem lost in three sets in the semifinals to eventual state champion Donovan Janicek of Brentwood High.
Evan Carr, sophomore, L&N STEM: Carr played No. 1 singles as the Gryphons won the Division I Class Small state championship – the first TSSAA athletic title in the school history. He advanced to the state singles championship before losing in three sets to Trinity Christian Academy senior Ben Sidwell – and later that night finished third in the 3,200-meter run at the state track meet.
Reed Bristow, senior, CAK: Bristow played No. 1 singles and pulled out a three-set win over Webb’s Ohm Sharma in CAK’s 4-2 loss to the Spartans in the Division II-A state team semifinals. Bristow, who had a 2-3 record against Sharma in the spring, reached the state singles quarterfinals and lost, 7-5, 6-4, to eventual state champion Walker Stearns of St. George’s.
Davis Brady, senior, CAK
Cole McDaniel, senior, CAK
Walker Lee, senior, L&N STEM
Campbell Mabin, sophomore, L&N STEM
Stefan Steiger, sophomore, West
Oliver Bonovich, freshman, West
All-5Star Preps Girls Tennis Team – 2019
Audrey Yoon, junior, Webb School: Yoon, the 5Star Preps Player of the Year, played the No. 1 singles spot and went 30-0 as the Lady Spartans clinched their state-record 10th consecutive Division II-A team championship. Two days later, Yoon won the state singles championship, a title won by her sister, Lauren, in 2018.
Caroline Ross, senior, Webb School: Ross was the Lady Spartans’ No. 3 singles player – posting an 18-3 record — when they won their state-record 10th consecutive Division II-A team title. She then teamed with Carina Dagotto to win the state doubles championship.
Carina Dagotto, junior, Webb School: Dagotto went 22-0 and played No. 2 singles when Webb won its state-record 10th consecutive Division II-A state championship in the spring. Two days later, Dagotto teamed with Caroline Ross for the state doubles title.
Sara Allen, senior, Catholic: Allen played Nos. 1 and 2 singles as the Lady Irish (11-2) reached the Division I Class Large state sectionals (quarterfinals) before losing to Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett, 4-0. She finished with an 11-2 singles record. Allen teamed with Vivian Schroeder to reach the Class Large state doubles quarterfinals.
Keileen Cullen, senior, Catholic: Cullen alternated between Nos. 1 and 2 singles as Catholic (11-2) advanced to the Division I Class Large state sectionals (quarterfinals) before losing to Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett, 4-0. She went 11-2 in singles for the season. Cullen advanced to the Class Large state quarterfinals before losing in three sets to Hendersonville’s Lucy Sims.
Maddie Maben, sophomore, L&N STEM Academy: Maben lost only two singles matches during the season – to Bearden and Christian Academy of Knoxville – while playing No. 1 singles. She advanced to the Division I Class Small state quarterfinals before losing to eventual state champion Brittany Combest of Middle College High of Memphis in a rematch of the 2018 final won by Combest. Maben was undefeated in doubles.
Delaney Bone, freshman, Webb School
Lili Roth, sophomore, Webb School
Ellie Fussell, senior, CAK
Mallory Gibson, junior, CAK
Rachel Roberts, senior, Gatlinburg-Pittman
Lilli Vance, junior, Grace Christian Academy