All Region-8 Tennis Team Announced
Region 8-AAAA has announced its All-Region Tennis Team. Stephens County Indian boys placed 4 players on the team—all are seniors. Ben Smith made 1st team singles; Carson Keener, honorable mention singles; Troy Broska and Andrew Burtt, honorable mention doubles.
On the girls side, Stephens County had two players named—Sophomore Madison Rogers and sophomore Gabbi Boyd both made honorable mention singles.
As reported earlier, Stephens County boys coach Donny Williams was named the Region Boys Coach of the Year. He retired from coaching at the conclusion of this 2019 season after leading his Indians team into the state playoffs. It was the Stephens County Boys’ first state playoff match since 2014. Williams coached the SCHS teams for 12 seasons and finished with 164 career victories. Lady Indians Coach Debbie William was named Girls Region Co-Coach of the Year. She guided the Lady Indians to an 11-7 record and into the state playoffs for the first time since 2013. It was her second season with Lady Indians’ program.