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The 2024 HighSchoolOT All-State Girls Soccer Team

The fourth-annual HighSchoolOT girls soccer all-state team features 20 athletes making an appearance on the team for at least the second time, led by two three-time selections: Wheatmore’s Ellie Garrison and West Henderson’s Marianne Maxon.

There is a 20-player first, second, and third team, each with at least two goalies, four defenders, five midfielders, and five forwards. The final four spots on each team do not have position requirements, allowing for the possibility of three goalies or five defenders, etc. to make the same team. There are also 40 honorable mention spots that have no position requirements.


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The following athletes now have multiple appearances on the HSOT all-state girls soccer team in their careers, with Garrison leading the way with three first-team appearances.

  • 3-time (2): Wheatmore’s Ellie Garrison***; West Henderson’s Marianne Maxon*
  • 2-time (18): Wheatmore’s Natalie Bowman; Cox Mill’s Reese DeJong*; Cuthbertson’s Meredith Palmer*; Christ the King’s Elizabeth Navola*; Seaforth’s Sofia Viana*; Ashley’s Karina Peat**, Kiley Peat, and Maggie Roepke; Providence Day’s Blane McElroy* and Jaida McGrew*; Pine Lake Prep’s Avery Garrett; East Davidson’s Abby Connolly**; Asheville’s Jesse Smith*; Jacksonville’s Mackenzie Morrow; Hoggard’s Avery Barr; Southern Nash’s Charlotte Benson; Hough’s Kylee Thompson*; Fike’s Erin Pope

*-number of first-team appearances

The full teams are listed below, with players listed alphabetically by last name. Each player is listed below with their stats as listed on MaxPreps or otherwise reported. Abbreviations include: GAA = goals against average; GA = goals allowed.

HighSchoolOT Girls Soccer All-State Team for 2024

First Team

Ellis Kelly of Hoggard. Ashley girls soccer advanced to its second straight 4A state championship with a 2-1 win over Hoggard on May 28, 2024. (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)
Ellis Kelly of Hoggard. Ashley girls soccer advanced to its second straight 4A state championship with a 2-1 win over Hoggard on May 28, 2024. (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)

GK: Molly Carlson, Covenant Day (junior) — 0.875 GAA, 8.6 saves per game, 14 GA in 16 games; Virginia recruit
GK: Reese DeJong, Cox Mill (senior) — 1.045 GAA, 7.3 saves per game, 24 GA in 23 games; Furman recruit
GK: Reagan Donnelly, Jacksonville (senior) — 0.360 GAA, 3.2 saves per game, 5 GA in 21 games; UNC-Asheville recruit
GK: Elizabeth Navola, Christ the King (senior) — 0.706 GAA, 7.1 saves per game, 12 GA in 22 games; Wofford recruit
D: Jessica Mattson, Marvin Ridge (junior) — 8 goals, 7 assists; Furman recruit
D: Meredith Palmer, Cuthbertson (senior) — 7 goals, 0 assists; Villanova recruit
D: Anna Rydin, Chapel Hill (senior) — 2 goals; Clemson recruit
D: Jesse Smith, Asheville (senior) — 5 goals, 7 assists; Charlotte recruit
M: Gabby Ciocca, Chapel Hill (senior) — 13 goals; Virginia Tech recruit
M: Abby Connolly, East Davidson (senior) — 78 goals, 3 assists; Campbell recruit
M: Karina Peat, Ashley (junior) — no stats available; Louisville recruit
M: Blane McElroy, Providence Day (junior) — 39 goals, 31 assists; Purdue recruit; NC Gatorade POTY & NCSCA POTY
M: Allyssa Turner, Holly Springs (junior) — 19 goals, 11 assists; Clemson recruit
F: Ellie Garrison, Wheatmore (senior) — 75 goals, 12 assists; Appalachian State recruit
F: Ellis Kelly, Hoggard (junior) — 58 goals, 20 assists; Memphis recruit
F: Aislynn Maguire, West Forsyth (junior) — 32 goals, 9 assists; Wake Forest recruit
F: Marianne Maxon, West Henderson (senior) — 49 goals, 33 assists; Charlotte recruit
F: Jaida McGrew, Providence Day (junior) — 26 goals, 14 assists; Florida State recruit
F: Kylee Thompson, Hough (senior) — 25 goals, 22 assists; Appalachian State recruit
F: Sofia Viana, Seaforth (sophomore) — 68 goals, 47 assists

Second Team

Gillian Garrison of Lee County. Lee County girls soccer ran away with a 6-0 win over First Flight on May 13, 2024. (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)
Gillian Garrison of Lee County. Lee County girls soccer ran away with a 6-0 win over First Flight on May 13, 2024. (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)

GK: Lilly Heaslet, South Mecklenburg (senior) — 1.083 GAA, 6.7 saves per game, 13 GA in 12 games; Syracuse recruit
GK: Katie Leonard, Seaforth (sophomore) — 3.8 saves per game, 5 GA in 27 games
GK: Isabel Seifert, Davidson Day (junior) — 13 goals allowed in 21 games; Richmond recruit
D: Grace Maynard, South Point (junior) — 5 goals, 2 assists
D: Jaden Sink, Davie County (junior) — 10 goals, 2 assists; Miami (OH) recruit
D: Reese Sullivan, North Davidson (senior) — 12 goals, 20 assists
D: Maggie Roepke, Ashley (senior) — no stats available; Temple recruit
M: Avery Barr, Hoggard (senior) — no stats available; UNC-Greensboro recruit
M: Natalie Bowman, Wheatmore (junior) — 34 goals, 29 assists; Appalachian State recruit
M: Avery Garrett, Pine Lake Prep (junior) — 24 goals, 35 assists; Campbell recruit
M: B. Hylton, Covenant Day (junior) — 14 goals, 4 assists; N.C. State recruit
M: Maddyson Kerley, Pine Lake Prep (senior) — 22 goals, 16 assists; Liberty recruit
F: Katelyn Burnette, Millbrook (senior) — 24 goals, 8 assists
F: Emily Degnan, Apex (junior) — 19 goals, 15 assists; UNC-Wilmington recruit
F: Caitlin Erman, Seaforth (junior) — 47 goals, 41 assists
F: Gillian Garrison, Lee County (senior) — 67 goals, 20 assists; Campbell recruit
F: Dempsey McMahon, Charlotte Latin (sophomore) — 21 goals, 9 assists
F: Olivia Olarte, Franklin Academy (junior) — 41 goals, 17 assists
F: Gabby Vatrano, Bandys (senior) — 62 goals; Western Carolina recruit
F/GK: Peyton Cayea, Mallard Creek (senior) — 17 goals, 12 assists; 5.011 GAA, 6.1 saves per game, 28 GA in 8 games; Clemson recruit

Third Team

Haley Crowe of Hibriten. Hibriten scored in the second half to claim a 1-0 victory over Watauga on May 3, 2024. (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)
Haley Crowe of Hibriten. Hibriten scored in the second half to claim a 1-0 victory over Watauga on May 3, 2024. (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)

GK: Ryleigh Dougherty, Cardinal Gibbons (senior) — 0.721 GAA, 14 GA in 22 games; Belmont-Abbey (D2) recruit
GK: Lauren Hollis, Millbrook (senior) — 0.567 GAA, 4.4 saves per game, 10 goals allowed in 21 games; Dickinson (D3) recruit
D: Haley Crowe, Hibriten (senior) — 3 goals, 6 assists
D: Elizabeth Perri, Pine Lake Prep (senior) — 4 goals, 7 assists; Washington & Lee (D3) recruit
D: Avery Reichert, Lake Norman Charter (senior) — 3 goals, 10 assists; Cape Fear CC recruit
D: Karys Wheeler, Fike (junior) — 32 goals, 17 assists
M: Katie Durham, Watauga (senior) — 34 goals, 25 assists; Wingate (D2) recruit
M: K.K. Hart, Providence Day (senior) — 8 goals, 11 assists; Tulsa recruit
M: Sophia Juhasz, Cardinal Gibbons (sophomore) — 11 goals, 11 assists
M: Mackenzie Morrow, Jacksonville (senior) — 13 goals, 11 assists; Navy recruit
M: Kiley Peat, Ashley (junior) — no stats available; Louisville recruit
M: Ellie Riechman, Ardrey Kell (junior) — 7 goals, 15 assists
M: Morgan Stallings, Northwest Guilford (junior) — 28 goals, 10 assists; Appalachian State recruit
M: Madeline Templeton, Forsyth Country Day (senior) — 23 goals, 11 assists; Brown recruit
M: Olivia Vandre, Williams (senior) — 18 goals, 8 assists; Campbell recruit
F: Tyler Baughan, CSD (senior) — 43 goals, 6 assists; Campbell recruit
F: Amy Mason, North Raleigh Christian (senior) — 22 goals, 10 assists; East Carolina recruit
F: Devin McElroy, Providence Day (sophomore) — 16 goals, 13 assists
F: Cadence Setzer, Crest (junior) — 65 goals, 11 assists; Georgia State recruit
F: Taylor Waters, Eastern Wayne (junior) — 61 goals, 7 assists

Honorable Mention

Georgia-Allen Aaron of Providence. Ardrey Kell built up an early lead and defeated Providence on April 12, 2024 (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)
Georgia-Allen Aaron of Providence. Ardrey Kell built up an early lead and defeated Providence on April 12, 2024 (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT.com)

GK: Carlisle Dozier, Asheboro (senior) — 1.223 GAA, 10.0 saves per game, 12 GA in 16 games; Greensboro College (D3) recruit
GK: Alison Little, Owen (senior) — 1.201 GAA, 11.3 saves per game, 18 GA in 15 games; 1 PK stop; UNC-Asheville recruit
GK: Piper Moretz, Central Cabarrus (senior) — 1.481 GAA, 6.3 saves per game, 22 GA in 19 games; Catawba (D2) recruit
GK: Grace Walls, Currituck County (senior) — 1.333 GAA, 6.0 saves per game, 30 GA in 24 games; 3 PK stops; NC Wesleyan (D3) recruit
D: Rylan Breath, Mountain Island Charter (sophomore) — 6 goals, 6 assists
D: Caitlyn Chaney, Apex (senior) — 2 goals, 1 assists
D: Lilly Devereau, Weddington (junior) — 3 goals, 2 assists; Mississippi State recruit
D: Opal Redmond, A.C. Reynolds (junior) — 4 goals, 7 assists
D: Lucy Sloan, T.C. Roberson (junior) — 7 goals, 6 assists; Samford recruit
D: Olivia Snyder, West Davidson (senior) — 10 goals, 2 assists
M: Georgia-Allen Aaron, Providence (junior) — 5 goals, 7 assists
M: Charlotte Benson, Southern Nash (senior) — 38 goals, 26 assists; Mount Olive (D2) recruit
M: Cappa Bunn, Hunt (senior) — 21 goals, 12 assists
M: Morgan Child, Charlotte Catholic (junior) — 4 goals, 7 assists
M: Lucy Dempsey, Charlotte Latin (senior) — 15 goals, 12 assists
M: Hailey Esser, Middle Creek (senior) — 15 goals, 10 assists; Georgia Southern recruit
M: Heidi Estrada-Aguilar, Union Academy (senior) — 30 goals, 23 assists
M: Alexa Francis, Durham School of the Arts (senior) — 31 goals, 8 assists; UNC-Asheville recruit
M: Julia Grier, South Mecklenburg (junior) — 12 goals, 5 assists; Wofford recruit
M: Carly Lashley, Heritage (senior) — 1 goals, 1 assists; Charlotte recruit
M: Savannah Manset, Ashley (junior) — no stats available goals, assists; North Greenville (D2) recruit
M: Camryn McKee, Marvin Ridge (senior) — 9 goals, 7 assists; Lees-McRae (D2) recruit
M: Leyla Noronha, Woods Charter (senior) — 43 goals, 28 assists
M: Azumi Oka, Jacksonville (senior) — 5 goals, 3 assists; UNC-Greensboro recruit
M: Brianna Pacholski, Christ the King (senior) — 5 goals, 7 assists; Tampa (D2) recruit
M: Bryanna Parkes, Heritage (senior) — 4 goals, 4 assists; UNC-Greensboro recruit
M: Trinity Robinson, Western Alamance (senior) — 16 goals, 16 assists; Guilford (D3) recruit
M: Lilly Soltz, Leesville Road (senior) — 1 goals, 3 assists; Lenoir-Rhyne (D2) recruit
M: Julia Spang, Carrboro (senior) — 40 goals, 19 assists; NYU (D3) recruit
M: McCarthy Spencer, Page (senior) — 10 goals, 2 assists; East Carolina recruit
M: Kelsey Tart, Fayetteville Academy (junior) — 35 goals, 12 assists; UAB recruit
F: Elizabeth Bigala, West Cabarrus (senior) — 17 goals, 3 assists; Houston recruit
F: Sienna Coker, Page (senior) — 27 goals, 8 assists
F: Kenliana Dixon, East Carteret (senior) — 41 goals, 34 assists; Cape Fear CC recruit
F: Claire Downing, Mooresville (senior) — 15 goals, 6 assists
F: Amaya Falzarano, Myers Park (sophomore) — 22 goals, 9 assists
F: Sarah Funderburk, Hough (senior) — 23 goals, 22 assists
F: Erin Pope, Fike (senior) — 47 goals, 36 assists; Lenoir-Rhyne (D2) recruit
F: Landyn Wessels, Jacksonville (senior) — 14 goals, 10 assists; Valparaiso recruit
F: Kenzy Yang, Clinton (senior) — 26 goals, 17 assists

Erin Pope (6) of Fike. In a rivalry contest between two one-loss teams, Hunt’s Cappa Bunn scored in the 66th minute to push the Warriors past Fike 1-0. Tuesday Apr. 4, 2023 (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT)
Erin Pope (6) of Fike. In a rivalry contest between two one-loss teams, Hunt’s Cappa Bunn scored in the 66th minute to push the Warriors past Fike 1-0. Tuesday Apr. 4, 2023 (Photo: Evan Moesta/HighSchoolOT)

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