All-Bee girls tennis First Team, Honorable Mention

The Fresno BeeJanuary 21, 2013 

MERICA JIZMEJIAN

School: Clovis East

Grade:: Junior

By the numbers: Went 13-5 in singles and 10-4 in doubles for Central Section Division I quarterfinalist Timberwolves, including 9-1 in singles and 6-4 in doubles in the Tri-River Athletic Conference.

Accomplishments: Placed third in the TRAC, earning all-league honors, and was given the No. 8 seed in the section individual playoffs before losing in the first round. Handed section singles runner-up and Bee Player of the Year Megan Lee of Buchanan her only TRAC loss.

OLIVIA LUCHINI

School: Memorial

Grade:: Sophomore

By the numbers: Top player for the County/Metro Athletic Conference runner-up Panthers went 11-3 in singles and 8-7 in doubles, pushing two-year varsity totals to 28-5 in singles and 27-10 in doubles.

Accomplishments: CMAC's Player of the Year went with doubles in the postseason, placing third in the league tournament with partner Allie Frea.

CLAIRE MALLEY

School: Bullard

Grade:: Sophomore

By the numbers: Was the top player on a Knights team that won the CMAC title and reached the D-I semifinals; went 11-4 in singles and 12-3 in doubles.

Accomplishments: All-CMAC selection won the league singles title but skipped the section individual tournament because of a scheduling conflict with an amateur golf event.

MADDY MONREAL

School: Buchanan

Grade:: Senior

By the numbers: Co-captain of a Bears team that captured the TRAC and section D-I championships; went 17-5 in singles and 6-4 in doubles to push three-year records to 46-10 and 14-6.

Accomplishments: Earned first-team All-TRAC honors after reaching the quarterfinals of the league tournament. Seeded sixth in the section individual tournament, but lost in the first round.

ERYN PIEARCY

School: Clovis West

Grade:: Junior

By the numbers: Led the Golden Eagles to the D-I quarterfinals while going 18-9 at No. 1 singles and 6-5 in doubles. Went 16-9 and 11-2 last season.

Accomplishments: Placed third in the section individual tournament with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Redwood's Monique Sanchez after a second-place finish in the TRAC that earned her all-conference honors.

CHARMAINE RAMIREZ

School: Clovis North

Grade:: Senior

By the numbers: Helped lead Broncos into the D-I playoffs for the first time -- after the program captured a D-II title her junior year -- by going 9-6 in singles and 15-4 in doubles.

Accomplishments: All-TRAC performer teamed with Ashley Winslow in doubles to finish second in league and earn the No. 5 seed in the section tournament, where they went on to finish fourth.

CHELSEY RUIZ

School: Bullard

Grade:: Freshman

By the numbers: Helped deliver the CMAC title and D-I semifinal berth for the Knights by going 14-3 in singles and 12-5 in doubles.

Accomplishments: All-conference selection partnered with fellow freshman Zoey Vargas to win the league doubles title, advanced to the section tournament as the No. 3 seed and ended up as Valley runner-ups following a loss to the top-seeded team from Garces.

MILAH RYLAND

School: Clovis East

Grade:: Sophomore

By the numbers: Overcame a midseason shoulder injury to go 7-6 in singles and 7-2 in doubles for the D-I quarterfinalist Timberwolves.

Accomplishments: Named All-TRAC after placing fourth at the league tournament.

MONIQUE SANCHEZ

School: Redwood

Grade:: Senior

By the numbers: Powered Rangers to a West Yosemite League title and a spot in the D-I quarterfinals by going 32-4 in singles and 11-2 in doubles. Her three-year records are 83-9 and 34-3.

Accomplishments: After finishing as the WYL runner-up and entering the section individual tournament as the No. 11 seed, Sanchez got on a roll and reached the semifinals before settling for fourth place. Sanchez upset the Nos. 3 and 6 seeds along the way.

BROOKE SANFORD

School: Buchanan

Grade:: Junior

By the numbers: Key contributor to the TRAC and D-I champion Bears by going 16-8 in singles and 12-4 in doubles. Sanford's three-year career marks are 43-13 and 36-9.

Accomplishments: Selected first-team all-TRAC, Sanford and partner Sravya Gudipudi won the league title and reached the quarterfinals of the section tournament.

HONORABLE MENTION

Courtney Bukilika, Clovis West

Macy Elliott, Clovis

Abbi Gregory, El Diamante

Lora Gubler, Redwood

Sravya Gudipudi, Buchanan

Aly Honore, Sanger

Kate Hoppe, Edison

Diana Kirkorian, Memorial

Reshma Meister, Clovis

Amy Vang, McLane

Zoey Vargas, Bullard

Ashley Winslow, Clovis North

Electa Wright, Monache

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