Claiming 15 victories and its sixth straight sectional championship, the Seymour girls tennis team had a lot to celebrate this spring.

On Friday, the program met one last time to celebrate the 2017 season.

Seniors Addie Rudge and Katie O’Mara were named co-most valuable players on the evening.

O’Mara and Rudge, who played No. 1 doubles together for a majority of the season, dropped just two matches while on the same side of the court — in the regional team championship against Columbus North and versus Bloomington North in the individual sectional finals for doubles.

Rudge went 16-4 and O’Mara finished with a record of 17-7 on the season in various positions.

The two made the All-Hoosier Hills Conference and All-District 8 teams along with senior Hallie Crenshaw, who played No. 1 singles.

The mental attitude award also went to Rudge.

Captain’s awards went to Crenshaw and fellow senior Megan Baurle. Baurle was All-HHC honorable mention for her efforts at No. 2 singles.

Senior Rachel Collett collected the most improved plaque.

Collett and senior Marie Armes were Academic-All State. There were just 67 girls in the state who received the award, which takes grade-point average and SAT and ACT scores.

Crenshaw, O’Mara, Rudge and senior Kelli Armes were Academic All-State honorable mention.

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Jordan Morey is sports editor at The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at or 812-523-7069.