BLITZ Tennis Player of the Year: Carson Hobbs

The BLITZ Girls Tennis Player of the Year is Carson Hobbs of Commerce. The senior was flawless throughout the 2022 season, resulting in her second POY award (the other in softball) during the 2021-22 school year.

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INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • 19-0 Overall Record
  • 100% win percentage
  • #3 Singles on Final Four (Semifinals) team

Carson Hobbs was absolutely dominant in 2022. The senior was a perfect 19-0 at #3 singles for the Lady Tigers, who marched all the way to the Final Four!

VOTING RESULTS

  1. Carson Hobbs – 78 pts (14 1st-place votes)
  2. Cady Geddings – 46 pts (1)
  3. Kamden Cotton – 38 pts (2)
  4. Addison Hoard – 16 pts
  5. Abby Sego – 15 pts
  6. McKenzie Chitwood/Lyndee Carver – 11 pts

Voting included our 17-person panel made up of sports reporters, writers, video producers, former coaches, players, GHSA officials, and sports experts. The voting is Heisman-style, with the following points system:
1st place votes: 5 pts; 2nd: 3 pts; 3rd: 2 pts; 4th: 1 pts; 5th-6th: 0.5 pts
; 7th-8th 0.25 pts

It wasn’t ever in question. Hobbs took 14 of the 1st-place votes, and teammate Kamden Cotton took a couple. Cady Geddings had one 1st-place vote and came in second.

HISTORY OF TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • 2022 – Carson Hobbs – Commerce SR #3 Singles
  • 2021 – Chloe Smith – Banks County SR #1 Singles
  • 2020 – Chloe Smith – Banks County JR #1 Singles
  • 2019 – Ginevra Gradassi – Jefferson SR #1 Singles
  • 2018 – Chloe Smith – Banks County FR #1 Singles
  • 2017 – Hallie Reeves – Rabun County SR #1 Singles
  • 2016 – Savanna Scott – Rabun County JR #2 Singles
  • 2015 – Savanna Scott – Rabun County SO #2 Singles
  • 2014 – Brittany Stewart – Lumpkin County SR #1 Singles
  • 2013 – Brittany Stewart – Lumpkin County JR #1 Singles
  • 2012 – Kayla Olin/Eryn Cochran – Towns County JR/SO #1 Doubles
  • 2011 – Ginny Rhoades – Towns County SR #2 Singles
  • 2010 – Abby Brown/Claire Stovall – Habersham Central SR #1 Doubles

Hobbs claims the first Commerce win of this hardware. She is the first #3 singles player to win it as well.

WHO WILL WIN IT NEXT YEAR?

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