Seymour tennis concludes season with awards

Seymour High School’s girls tennis team concluded its spring season with an awards program last week in the school’s cafeteria.

The Owls won the program’s 20th overall sectional title and finished 14-7 overall during its 2019 season.

After beating Brownstown Central in the sectional finals, the Owls defeated Greensburg 3-2 in the semifinals of the Bloomington North Regional. In the regional championship match, the Owls fell to Columbus North. North went on to win the semistate before falling to Carmel in the state quarterfinals.

Seymour sophomore Sandra Cerino, who played No. 1 singles for the Owls, was named All-Hoosier Hills Conference. Junior Peyton Levine made the All-HHC honorable mention list. Both finished with records of 12-9.

Mallory Moore, a sophomore, took home the most valuable teammate award. Moore and senior teammate Krisitina Griffin, who received the mental attitude award, went 14-7 at No. 1 doubles for the Owls.

The most improved award was presented to sophomore Avery Ragon, who played at No. 2 doubles with freshman Madalyn Baurle.

A coaches award was presented to senior Chloe Baker, and the 110% plaque went to sophomore Kirby Hill. Hill went 16-5 at No. 3 singles for the Owls.

Baker, Griffin and Faith Guinn all graduate from the Owls’ program. The Owls will return all but one varsity starter next spring.