Lady Twisters cap off tremendous season

Submitted photoOldenburg Academy's girls tennis team recently celebrated a very successful 2019 season. Team members pictured (from left) are Emma Back, Alyssa Wanstrath, Alexa Miles, GiGi Dreyer, Kathryn Wilder, Sarah Price, Hanna Hurm and Sarah Preston.

Following a spring season with 20 victories and a fifth consecutive trip to the IHSAA semistate, the Oldenburg Academy girls tennis team gathered together for a postseason celebration and awards presentation.

Kathryn Wilder, a 2nd-team All-State selection and all-District choice, was the team's most valuable player from the No. 1 singles position. Joining her on the all-District team were seniors Hanna Hurm and Sarah Preston, the latter earning an Academic All-State nod. Hurm and Preston finished their OA careers with the most doubles wins.

Sarah Price won the Twister Award while GiGi Dreyer and Alexa Miles shared Most Improved. Alyssa Wanstrath was junior varsity MVP as Emma Back was chosen Rookie of the Year.