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Anderson, Hendrix lift Lady Rebel soccer into state tournament for first time
Maryville’s Abbie Anderson patrols the defensive end during the region championship match with Hardin Valley last week. Anderson, a junior defender, scored the lone goal in a 1-0 sectional win at Science Hill on Sunday, lifting the Lady Rebels into the TSSAA state tournament for the first time in program history. Photos by Wallace Bowden

Allie Hendrix collected the history-making shutout in goal for Maryville.

Allie Hendrix collected the history-making shutout in goal.

Abbie Anderson and Allie Hendrix, the Barleys/Blount Press Row Players of the Week, etched their names in Blount County high school soccer’s history books Sunday.

Anderson, a junior defender, got the goal, Hendrix, a junior goalkeeper, the shutout, and Maryville defeated Science Hill, 1-0, in the sectional championship match in Johnson City.

The win put the Lady Rebels in the TSSAA state tournament for the first time in program history. Maryville’s inclusion in the final eight is also the first for a Blount County girls team.

Maryville (16-5-2) meets Lincoln County (15-4-1) on Wednesday at the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex in Murfreesboro.

Match time is 7 p.m. CST.

The 2015 Sectional Champion Maryville Lady Rebels
Allie Hendrix, Logan Hunt, Karly Wolford, Jade Seery, Kiera Giacomini, Emily Mills, Leann Coronado, Carolyn Hobbs, Abbie Anderson, Grace Oliver, Bailey Carnes, Emma Bishop, Dee Fritz, Madison Huffstetler, Reagan Newman, Kaitlyn Hill, Rachel Reid, Emma Hetsmenberger, Emma Alexander, Brooke Shirley, Lizzie Fry, Emery Spears, Taylor Presley, Mary Bishop, Abby Blevins, Abbey Kolarik, Emma Rice, Rachel Broyles, Preston Robinette.

Head coach: Bill Stooksbury
Assistant coaches: Tori Bailey, Ben Munger
Statistician: John Kerr


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