Jefferson’s Luce wins ‘Last Finalist’ spot for Tennis POY

110,395 votes poured in overall for the Girls Tennis Last Finalist Fan Vote. 40,079 were in favor of Jefferson’s Bella Luce. She becomes the 7th and last finalist to be up for Girls Tennis Player of the Year. Those finalists are: Jaeda-Lee Daniel-Joseph (Tallulah Falls), Marlee Gaddis (Dawson County), Allana Jones & Ruby Richardson (Rabun County), Ariel Kelsick (Tallulah Falls), Ella Lincoln (Lumpkin County), Bella Luce (Jefferson), and Cylee Whitfield (Commerce).

NEXT: Our BLITZ internal voting panel, made up of media members and some former coaches, players, and GHSA officials will vote Heisman-style for the winner. *NOT A PUBLIC VOTE*

Jaeda-Lee Daniel-Joseph – Tallulah Falls FR #2 Singles

Photo by BLITZ

STATS: 16-0; 192-25 Games W-L; School record for single-season wins; no lost sets all season

Marlee Gaddis – Dawson County JR #2 Singles

Photo by SOLE Photography

STATS: 14-4

Allana Jones & Ruby Richardson – Rabun County SR #1 Doubles

STATS: 12-2

Ariel Kelsick – Tallulah Falls JR #1 Singles

Photo by Austin Poffenberger

STATS: 15-1; 187-30 Games W-L; lost only 2 sets all season (in Elite 8); stretch of 4 matches w/ no games lost

Ella Lincoln – Lumpkin County SO #3 Singles

Photo by Anna Isaacs

STATS: 12-4

Bella Luce – Jefferson FR #1 Singles

Photo by JHS Tennis

STATS: 10-6

Cylee Whitfield – Commerce SO #2 Singles

Photo by Amy Flint

STATS: 11-5; 2-1 in region; 1-0 in state

LAST FINALIST (Girls Tennis) Results

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