Fresh off a state championship, Baylor placed five players on the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Division II all-state girls' soccer team.
Junior defender Teni Butler, senior defender Alex Cannon, junior midfielders Peyton Thomas and Marci Carter and junior forward Chloe Brackett were Lady Red Raiders selected to the 20-player squad. In addition, coach Jimmy Weekley was named state coach of the year for Division II.
GPS midfielder Nicole McKinney and goalkeeper Simone Busby also were selected.
There were five total selections from the area in Class A/AA. State champion Notre Dame had three: senior defender Michelle Spangler, senior forward Kathryn Healy and junior goalkeeper Grace Courter. Senior forwards Tiffany Sullivan from Chattanooga Christian and Ashley Johnson from McMinn Central were the others.
Lady Irish coach Jim Schermerhorn was named coach of the year.
Area Class AAA all-staters were Cleveland goalkeeper Alison Simpson and defender Katelyn McChesney and Soddy-Daisy forwards Hannah Wyatt and Summer Lanter.
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