Aiken's Carolyn Marvin returns a shot during a match against South Aiken. (copy)

Aiken's Carolyn Marvin is a finalist for the Aiken Standard Girls' Tennis Player of the Year Award. The winner of the award will be announced at the Aiken Standard's Prep Sports Awards Show on May 23.

Ten student athletes make up the All-Aiken Standard Girls' Tennis and All-Aiken Standard Girls' Golf teams. 

South Aiken and Williston-Elko each have two players on the girls' tennis team. Barnwell High School and Aiken High School are represented as well.

The Thoroughbreds top two Alex Romero and Audrey Grace Myers each earned a spot on the team after they both helped lead South Aiken to a second consecutive region championship. Both players finished the regular season unbeaten.  They each participated in the Class 4A-5A individual state championship tournament. Romero won two matches at the event.

Aiken's Carolyn Marvin led the Aiken Hornets this season. The sophomore helped Aiken earn a No. 2 seed in the playoffs. Marvin also qualified for the individual Class 4A-5A state championship tournament.

Romero, Myers and Marvin are the three finalist for the Aiken Standard's Girls' Tennis Player of the Year. The winner of the award will be named at the Aiken Standard's Best of Prep Sports award banquet, which will be held on May 24 at the USC Aiken Convocation Center.

Williston-Elko's Alyssa Roberts and Sierra Whetstone were an integral part of the Blue Devils success. Each participated in the Class 1A-3A individual state championship tournament.

Barnwell's Caroline Greene rounds out the All-Aiken Standard Girls' Tennis team. She was the Warhorses' top player. She helped Barnwell earn a No. 2 seed in the playoffs and competed in the individual state championship.

The All-Aiken Standard Girls' Golf team is made up of Lindsey Greene (South Aiken), Alise Harrison (North Augusta), Victoria Hill (Aiken), Isabella Waters (North Augusta) and Aaliyah Walker (Midland Valley). 

Greene was the area's best golfer at the State Championship Tournament and the Lower State qualifier. She finished  22nd at the state championship and 10th at the Lower State qualifier.

Waters was the individual medalist at the Region 5-AAAA tournament. She and Harrison helped lead the the North Augusta golf team to an appearance in the state championship tournament. Harrison finished tied for 14th at the Lower State qualifier.

Greene, Harrison and Waters are the finalist for the Girls' Golf Player of the Year, which will be named on May 23 at the Best of Prep Sports awards banquet.

Walker's 19th place finish at the Lower State qualifier was good enough to earn her a spot in the state championship as an individual. She finished 60th. 

Hill earned All-Region honors this season. She finished 30th in the Lower State qualifier. 

​Eric Russell is the sports editor at the Aiken Standard. Contact him at 803-644-2396.