Tennis

Perryville senior Jack Duff, pictured, defeated Elkton junior Jake Bosler to capture a second consecutive Susquehanna Division championship at boys’ singles at Rising Sun High on Saturday. Both players earned All-County honors. 

Coach of the Year

Rob Rohrer, Rising Sun

Interim coach filled in during season for Debbie Chidester, leading Tigers to 13-1 overall record and Susquehanna Division championship, including sweep of Cecil County teams … enjoyed major success despite graduation of 12 seniors from last year … coached mixed doubles and girls’ doubles into finals at Susquehanna Division Tournament … celebrated mixed doubles team that advanced to 2A state tournament, placing fourth.

Player of the Year

Karley McIlhatton

North East, Sr.

McDaniel College-bound player recorded top record for girls’ singles players in Cecil County, going undefeated against local foes … competed as first seed entire year … finished campaign 15-1 and captured Susquehanna Division championship … did not drop a set in either postseason tournament until her season-ending loss to eventual 2A East Region champion … technically sound player and tremendous competitor who showcased good sportsmanship … two-time All-County selection.

Jake Bosler

Elkton, Jr.

Golden Elks’ top singles player … finished year with 12-2 record … runner-up at Susquehanna Division tournament … garnered third place at 2A East Region Meet.

Jack Duff,

Perryville, Sr.

Finished year 15-0 at boys’ first singles, including unbeaten mark against Cecil County foes ... entered Susquehanna Division tournament as top seed, capturing tournament crown for second straight year … semifinalist at 1A East Region Tournament … back-to-back All-County selection.

Rebecca Holman

Perryville, Sr.

Combined with Alex Koons to create Cecil County’s No. 1 girls’ doubles team … ended year with 13-1 record, with only loss coming against Rising Sun in regular-season finale … rebounded less than a week later to top same Tigers duo and repeat as Susquehanna Division champions … captured 1A East Region crown … placed fourth at state tournament … 2018 honorable mention.

Alex Koons

Perryville, Sr.

Grouped with Rebecca Holman to form the top girls’ doubles team in Cecil County … finished year with 13-1 record, with only loss coming against Rising Sun in regular-season finale … rebounded less than a week later to top same Tigers duo and win Susquehanna Division crown for second straight year … won 1A East Region championship … placed fourth at state tournament … 2018 honorable mention.

Kelsey Meis

Bohemia Manor, So.

Standout first girl’s singles player ... finished year with 12-2 record … runner-up at Susquehanna Division tournament … garnered third place at 1A East Region Meet.

Caleb Phillips

Perryville, Jr.

Along with Francis Rizzo, formed the top boys’ doubles team in Cecil County … finished year with 11-2 record ... placed second at Susquehanna Division tournament … 2018 honorable mention.

Francis Rizzo

Perryville, Jr.

Teamed with Caleb Phillips to form Cecil County’s top boys’ doubles team … finished year with 11-2 record ... placed second at Susquehanna Division tournament.

Megan Rohrer

Rising Sun, Jr.

Along with Micha Thomas, produced unbeaten record in regular season in mixed doubles … finished year with 12-0 mark … entered Susquehanna Division Tournament as top seed, eventually winning lower-division crown … only lost two games all regular season … won 2A East Region crown as top seed, advancing to state tournament … back-to-back All-County selection.

Micha Thomas

Rising Sun, Jr.

Teamed with Megan Rohrer to form Cecil County’s top mixed doubles team … completed undefeated regular season, going 12-0 … won Susquehanna Division tournament … captured first place at 2A East Region Championships as top seed … advanced to state tournament … three-time All-County selection.

Honorable Mention

Leif Schauman, Bohemia Manor

Courtney Shrader, Bohemia Manor

Keegan Carew, North East

Noah Gravely, Perryville

Michael Magee, Perryville

Michael Olszewski, Perryville

GraceHope Stevens, Perryville

Sam Braun, Rising Sun

Kamryn Ducote, Rising Sun

Matt Dymowski, Rising Sun

Jackson Sopa, Rising Sun

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