The Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State tennis teams were released Tuesday.
The All-State matches will be Tuesday, July 29, at a location to be determined in the Tulsa area. Here are the rosters:
•West coach: Liz Sawatzky, Piedmont
•East coach: Rusty Bradley, Muskogee
•West boys: McCann Bell, Edmond Memorial; Tim Fischer, Yukon; David Hager, Edmond North; Brett Herrin, OCS; Will Kennedy, Heritage Hall; Bryan Lilley, Edmond North; Daniel Martinez, Enid; Truitt Maxwell, Heritage Hall; Ryan Robinson, Duncan; Andre Vuong, Duncan.
•East boys: Grant Bond, Jenks; Luke Clawson, Cascia Hall; Connor Finerty, Muskogee; Brad Gleason, Tulsa Union; Neil Jorgensen, Byng; Blake Langston, Ponca City; Mitchell Mathias, Tulsa Union; Chance Sistrunk, McAlester; Zack Whelchel, Ada; Mitchell Worley, Jenks.
•West girls: Alexis Blasi, Enid; Lainey Camfield, Harrah; Lindsey Grace, Heritage Hall; Annie Hays, Edmond North; Sydney Henricks, Duncan; Libby Hillis, Edmond North; Kaitlyn Huelskamp, McGuinness; Aubrey Mouser, Duncan; Jonna Vanderslice-Malone, Weatherford; Kelsi Williams, Deer Creek.
•East girls: Kaitlyn Atkeson, Byng; Haley Dean, Ada; Annie Hale, Broken Arrow; Peyton Jennings, Cascia Hall; Easton Parker, Bixby; Lauren Pickens, Owasso; Caroline Reynolds, Tulsa Kelley; Peyton Roberson, Bixby; Menee’ Thomsen, Ada; Madison Westby, Tulsa Kelley.
Millwood’s Joshua Little picks up first offers
Millwood defensive end Joshua Little’s recruiting profile is on the rise after he added three offers in the last few days.
The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Little has added offers from Purdue, Iowa State and Texas State.
Little drew plenty of attention on the Falcons’ defensive line, finishing with 76 tackles and five sacks.
Deer Creek’s Diefenderfer to retire
After 17 years at Deer Creek, athletic director Bob Diefenderfer is retiring.
Diefenderfer joined the ever-growing school system in 1997 as a principal. He moved three years later to athletic director.
During his tenure, the Antlers won nearly 25 state championships across all sports.
He will be replaced by James Edwards, who has been at Deer Creek for three years after a stint at Edmond Santa Fe.
Tulsa Union’s Beffer earns top honor
Tulsa Union soccer player Anna Beffer was named the Oklahoma Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Tuesday.
The 5-foot-4 senior midfielder had nine goals and seven assists this season, helping Union to a 15-1 record and an appearance in the Class 6A semifinals.
Beffer has signed with Oklahoma State.
Okarche grad Kretchmar wins award at Redlands
Former Okarche standout Austin Kretchmar was named the NJCAA Region 2 Division 2 Player of the Year, after his strong performance on the mound for the Redlands Community College baseball team.
The honor puts Kretchmar in the running for All-America status. For the season, he compiled a 3.72 earned run average with 47 strikeouts and just 13 walks in 552/3 innings pitched, finishing with a 7-0 record.
Kretchmar has signed to play with William Jewell in Liberty, Mo., next season.