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Hillsborough: All-county girls soccer

Girls soccer

Taylor Richardson, Sr., Tampa Prep

Why we picked her: On a team full of stars, Richardson proved to be indispensable as the midfielder with the ability to score and make plays.

Most impressive accomplishment: A senior captain, Richardson scored 16 goals and assisted on 23. Collectively, this was her most complete performance for the Terrapins and proved vital to another final four run. Richardson also played a key role in helping the younger girls mesh with the veterans.

Future plans: Richardson is considering North Carolina and Virginia, and could walk on for the Cavaliers.

Did you know? Richardson was born in Tampa, then moved to North Carolina and Indiana before returning here. Each time she moved she got a different jersey number because the No. 3 she coveted was often being worn by someone else. Richardson has worn 13 and 33, and tries to be third in drills or penalty kicks.

First team

F Brittany Cox, Jr., East Bay: Scored 26 goals with 10 assists

F Karina Gutsche, So., Newsome: Scored 22 goals and had two assists

F Colby Maffei, Fr., Tampa Prep: Scored 30 goals and had two assists

F Monique Lamotte, Sr., Freedom: Scored 17 goals with five assists

MF Whitney Hang, Sr., Berkeley Prep: Scored 14 goals and had eight assists

MF Megan Wall, Sr., Tampa Prep: Scored one goal and had 25 assists

MF Ana Cate, Sr., Newsome: Scored 15 goals and had 15 assists

D Taylor Richardson, So., Berkeley Prep: Scored 27 goals and had six assists

D Lauren Knoke, So., Tampa Prep: A defensive wall on the outside back

D Morgan Sammons, Sr., Newsome: Defensive stopper helped limit opponents to 12 goals

GK Bryane Heaberlin, Fr., Berkeley Prep: Had a 0.92 goals-against average, eight shutouts

Coach of the year

Pam Smith, Tampa Prep. The Terrapins developed a reputation not only for success, but dominance. The defending Class 2A champions had high expectations, but realistically Smith balanced a roster flush with youth. Chemistry among the girls proved paramount en route to another final four appearance, and Smith once again showed them the way.

Second team

F Kate Demick, Sr., Wharton

F Delaney Poli, Jr., East Bay

F Samantha Newhaller, Jr., Berkeley Prep

F Paige Goodwin, Sr., Tampa Prep

MF Ashley Evers, Sr., Newsome

MF Jo Dragotta, Sr., Gaither

MF Taylor Batye, Jr., Berkeley Prep

D Ashley Hartenbach, Sr., Berkeley Prep

D Gabby Cook, Fr., Tampa Prep

D Caitlin Dever, Sr., Durant

GK Kendall Graham, Sr., Newsome

Honorable mention

Alonso: Brittany Burrows, Tifani Mullen, Aisling Feaser; Armwood: Brooke Williams; Berkeley Prep: Anne Kelly, Becca Hurst; Bloomingdale: Kara Buono, Cristina Coca, Jordan Johnson; Brandon: Samantha Buterbaugh; Cambridge: Rachel Stephenson; Chamberlain: Andrea Esinhart; East Bay: Lauren Verbosky; Freedom: Jessica Bauman, Gabbie Peek, Delaina Archer, Olivia Bloemke; Gaither: Ashley Acco; Hillsborough: Alexa Morse; Jefferson: Tanya Norwicke; King: Megan Lavrusky; Lennard: Delia Ibarra; Leto: Tiffany Dick; Plant: Lauren Bodden, Lexi Rakestraw, Connor Zwetsch; Plant City: Emily Hoy; Sickles: Cici Gonzalez, Jessica Morejon, Sarah Moyer; Spoto: Arielle Bronn; Tampa Prep: Jordan Hatton, Amber Miller; Wharton: Melissa Adams, Rachel Beninati, Allison Meyer, Emily Szabo

Hillsborough: All-county girls soccer 03/21/09 [Last modified: Saturday, March 21, 2009 11:09pm]
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