The pairings for the 2015 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships Girls B Division presented by Icy Hot have been released. The 8-team division features teams from Georgia, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia. In the opening round teams will play two matches in pool play on Friday and a final round in pool play on Saturday with their results determining their place in the final round of tournament play on Saturday afternoon. The tournament pools are as follows:
Overall top seed Morgantown (Morgantown, WV) is the defending West Virginia Class AAA State Finalist. The Mohigans will be making their first tournament appearance led by the state's second ranked senior Abigail Rosiello, defending West Virginia Class AAA No. 1 Singles State Finalist. Russell (Russell, KY) return their entire team following a quarterfinal finish at the Kentucky State Tournament last year. The Red Devils, making their first appearance since 2010, are led by the defending Kentucky Doubles State Champions Maci Ferguson and Kierstin Hensley. Milton (Milton, GA) is looking to bounce back from a 5-12 season last year with the return of sophomores Morgan Liptak and Abbie Holcombe. Central Magnet (Murfreesboro, TN) looks to follow up an 11-3 district runner-up finish last season. Senior Ellis Bouldin will have big shoes to fill for the Tigers who have lost their top player each of the last two years.
Second seeded Assumption (Louisville, KY) will make their fifth tournament appearance. The Rockets will be led by Hallie Pennington, a two-time Kentucky State Doubles Round of 16 finisher. Duncan (Duncan, OK), defending Oklahoma Class 5A State Runner-up, will look to improve on their 9th place finish last season. The Demons will be led by Oklahoma Baptist signee Alex Bowers. Soddy Daisy (Soddy Daisy, TN) will make their first tournament appearance. The Trojans were a Tennessee Class AAA State Quarterfinalist last year will be led by sophomores Olivia Crowley and Chloe Mitchell. Union City (Union City, TN) returns their top four players from a 16-2 state semifinalist finish last season. The Golden Tornadoes will be led by the duo of Maddie King and Alex Parks.
Following pool play the tournament finals will be held on Saturday, March 21st at 1:30pm with the Championship match at Champions Club.