Rising senior Sydney Payne of Mater Dei was among 13 girls from Orange County — and one of three from the Southern Section champion Monarchs — selected to compete in the Under Armour Underclass girls tournament.
Payne, listed as a defender, will be joined by Mater Dei teammate Emily Maahs, also a defender, on the West team in the Highlight Division, for girls in the graduating classes of 2018 and 2019. Three St. Margaret’s players also will be on the Highlight roster: midfielders Maddie Barkate and Niki Miles and defender Ashlee Caruana. Midfielder Quinnlyn Mason of Aliso Niguel rounds out the Orange County selections to the Highlight roster.
Foothill defender Madeline Fox and midfielder Mya Wang of Irvine were selected to the Command Division West squad for players in the classes of 2020 and 2021.
Girls Highlight (2018-2019)
Maddie Barkate, midfield, St. Margaret’s
Ashlee Caruana, defense, St. Margaret’s
Emily Maahs, defense, Mater Dei
Quinnlyn Mason, midfield, Aliso Niguel
Niki Miles, midfield, St. Margaret’s
Sydney Payne, defense, Mater Dei
Girls Command (2020-2021)
Madeline Fox, defense, Foothill
Mya Wang, midfield, Irvine
Girls Uncommitted 2019
Delainey Iles, attack, San Clemente
Girls Uncommitted 2020
Ivy Nielsen, midfield, Mater Dei