Berrigan named class a tennis player of the year

Grace BerriganGrace Berrigan, daughter of Paige and Tom Berrigan of Hilton Head Island, was named Class A Tennis Player of the Year by the South Carolina Association for Women’s Sports. Grace grew up playing competitive tennis and soccer on Hilton Head. Before attending the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics, she played on Hilton Head Island Christian Academy’s varsity team beginning in the seventh grade. She finished her 2015 and 2016 seasons undefeated and was named the No. 1 player in the Pee Dee region this year.

"Tennis and soccer are my sports, and I'm so glad I had the chance to play on teams and compete at GSSM,” she said. “I love the camaraderie of the team, and playing sports is the best way for me to deal with stress.”