2012 Spring Sports MVPs


(Photo by Michelle Lepianka Carter )


Take a closer look at the top spring sport athletes from around West Alabama.



Boys Track

Frederick Tabb, Senior, Greensboro


Chosen the team’s most valuable player after helping the Greensboro Raiders win their second straight AHSAA Class 3A outdoor championship; scored 27 in the state meet; won the triple jump (42 feet, 5 3/4 inches) and was second in the 300-meter hurdles (42.88), third in the 110 hurdles (16.24) and sixth in the long jump (19-10).





Girls Track

Kaitlin York, Freshman, American Christian Academy


Accounted for 30 3/4 points to help the American Christian Academy Lady Patriots win their sixth consecutive AHSAA Class 2A outdoor championship; won the 800 meters (2:29.23), the 1,600 (5:46.46) and the 3,200 (12:14.96); ran for the 4x400 relay team, which placed sixth in 4:37.40.





Boys Golf

Spencer Pack, Senior, Brookwood


Placed fourth in the AHSAA Class 5A tournament with a 36-hole total of 148; had the lowest score among the individual qualifiers; started with a 1-over-par 73 and finished with a 75; shot a 68 in sectional competition and qualified for the state event with a round of 71 in the sub-state tournament.





Girls Golf

Rebecca Chandler, Junior, Northside


Three-time qualifier for the AHSAA championship meet; placed 12th in the Class 1A-5A competition with a 36-hole total of 179; opened with a 93 but improved to 86 in the second round; qualified with a sub-state round of 77; shot a 2-under-par 70 in the Section 2 tournament at Cullman.





Boys Tennis

Mason Lake, Eighth-grader, Tuscaloosa Academy

Served as a team captain and posted an unbeaten season for the Tuscaloosa Academy Knights, who won the AISA championship; went 10-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the postseason at No. 1 singles and doubles; claimed AISA titles in singles and teamed with Weston Hamiter to earn the doubles championship.





Girls Tennis

Lizzie Bonhaus, Seventh-grader, Tuscaloosa Academy


Played at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles for the undefeated Tuscaloosa Academy Lady Knights, who finished the season by winning the AISA championship; went undefeated in singles and doubles, winning 10 matches in the regular season and three in the postseason; won an individual AISA title in singles and teamed with Maggie Whitson to earn a doubles championship.



Girls Soccer

McKayla Miller, Senior, Tuscaloosa County


Scored 30 goals and finished her senior season with seven assists in leading the Tuscaloosa County Lady Wildcats to a berth in the AHSAA Class 6A playoffs; recorded the program’s first goal against Hoover; signed to play for the University of Alabama at Huntsville.





Boys soccer,

Jordan Miller, Senior, Tuscaloosa County


Led the Tuscaloosa County Wildcats with 20 goals and 10 assists during his senior season; team captain; signed with Wallace State Community College in Hanceville