The Providence Journal has named many of its All-State teams for the fall season. Here are the girl athletes from East Greenwich High School who received honors.
Girls Tennis, First Team:
Junior Aleksandra Drljaca was named to the first team for the third year in a row, but this year, she has the distinction of having won the state singles title. Drljaca won every match she played during the regular season, and lost only 2 sets out of the 38 she played.
Field Hockey, First Team:
Senior Keri Pallister was, according to the Providence Journal, a "key reason East Greenwich finished second in I-South." Pallister, as sweeper, provided leadership for several rookie teammates.
Senior Marielle Kraft was the leading scorer in Division I for the second year in a row, with 21 goals and 11 assists. Coach Deb McMullen said Kraft was a leader this year, someone who made play and played defense.
Girls Cross Country, First Team:
Sophomore Margaret McCaffrey placed sixth in the state championships, third in the Class B championships, and 21 at the New Englands.
Girls Soccer, First Team:
Senior Skylar LeBlanc makes it to the First Team All-State after three years on the Second Team. Her strength this season was on defense. LeBlanc has committed to played for Northeastern.
Girl's Volleyball, Second Team:
Phoebe Wong, Setter, Sophomore
We'll have a story on the EGHS boys named to All State teams in coming days.