Episcopal’s Erin Tsai is The Advocate’s all-metro girls tennis MVP _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Erin Tsai of Episcopal

Outstanding Player

Erin Tsai

Episcopal

Tsai finished 11-0 in the regular season and had a 15-2 overall in her senior season. She was runner-up to U-High’s Maggie Dabadie at the Division III, Region 3 tournament and advanced to the state quarterfinals.

SINGLES

Maggie Dabadie

University

Dabadie won the Region 3 title and was state runner-up for the Division III team champion Cub, who won their 17th title in 19 years. Had a regular-season record of 6-1.

Whitney Hamilton

St. Michael

Hamilton helped the Warriors win their first Division II girls title with a runner-up finish. Was also a finalist at the Region 3 tournament, and finished with a 14-3 overall record.

Malini Bueche

Baton Rouge High

A freshman, she was 10-1 in the regular season. She was a semifinalist at the Division I, Region 2 tournament and advanced to the state quarterfinals.

Yasmin Taylor

Zachary

Taylor won the Division I, Region 2 tournament. At the state tournament, she defeated Bueche in the quarterfinals before losing in the semifinals.

DOUBLES

Shelby Broussard & Laken Marionneaux

St. Michael

This pair garnered titles at the the Region 3 and Division II state tourneys to finish 15-0. Beat teammates Caroline Pike and Megan Broussard in the state final.

Caroline Pike & MEGAN BROUSSARD

St. Michael

Part of the Warriors’ 1-2 doubles punch, Pike and Broussard finished 12-2. Reached the Division II, Region 3 quarterfinals and were the state runners-up.

Elizabeth Armstrong & BILLIE RODMAN

University

The duo was 5-0 in the regular season and won the Division III, Region 3 tournament. Duo advanced to the finals of the state tourney.

Julia Leonard & Cary Wahlborg

University

Key part of the Cubs’ Division III team title, this duo was 5-1 in the regular season. Lost to Armstrong/Rodman in the regional final, advanced to state semifinal.

Singles honorable mention

Kelli Hu, Baton Rouge High

Kimberly Crenshaw, Denham Springs

Samantha Sieberth, Runnels

Hannah Dileo, St. Joseph Academy

DOUBLES honorable mention

Jacqueline Scalzo & Ashley Alfred, Baton Rouge

Catherine DeSilva & Lindsy Scalzo, Baton Rouge

Emily Loup & Haley Davis, Denham Springs

Anna Moody & Susana Bilbo, Dunham

Team selected by local coaches.