Three Midlands girls soccer players earned top honors by the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports released Tuesday.
Lexington’s Megan Classer, Chapin’s Salley Slice and Batesburg-Leesville’s Kaitlyn Anderson were named players of the year for their classifications.
Airport’s Jayla Jamison was named Class 4A Track and Field athlete of year, and Newberry’s Nigeria Davis was named Class 3A Basketball Player of Year.
Classer scored 28 goals and had 65 points this year and also became the school’s all-time leading goal scorer. Slice had 19 goals and 46 points for the Eagles, who played for the Class 4A state title.
Jamison, an eighth grader, qualified in four events for the state track and field meet. Davis averaged 14.7 points a game in helping the Wolves to the 3A title game.
SCCAWS Players of Year
Class 5A: Mariah Linney, Goose Creek; Class 4A: Amari Young, North Augusta; Class 3A: Nigeria Davis, Newberry; Class 2A: Brittani McDonald, Mullins; Class A: Tamara Jackson, Green Sea-Floyds
Track & Field
Class 5A: Zeniyah Lawrence, Wando; Class 4A: Jayla Jamison; Class 3A: Kennedy Dennis; Class 2A: Jordan Haywood, Christ Church; Class A: Mary Wimberly and Paulette Wimberly, Scott’s Branch
Class 5A: Megan Classer, Lexington; Class 4A: Salley Slice, Chapin; Class 3A: Jaelyn Gadson, Bluffton; Class A/2A: Kaityln Anderson, Batesburg-Leesville
Class 5A: Kayla Ogle, Clover; Class 4A: Karly Heath, North Augusta; Class 3A: Jordan Fabian; Class 2A: Hannah Houge, Chesnee; Class A: Delaine Laudenbacher, Dixie
Class 5A: Morgan Mitchell, Wando; Class 4A: Emma Pizzo, Bishop England