Amir Alkhafaji, sr., Hollidaysburg: No. 1 singles player who led the Golden Tigers to their first District 6-AAA team championship in school history ... 2014 District 6 Class AAA singles champion ... 13-1 regular-season record at No. 1 singles ... PIAA honorable mention all-state ... 2013 District 6-AAA runner-up in doubles.
Chad Allender, jr., Altoona: Three-year starter at No. 1 singles ... District 6 Class AAA singles finalist in 2013 and 2014 ... District 6-AAA doubles champion and PIAA quarterfinalist ... Third-team all-state by state coaches association ... Also a member of the Mountain Lion soccer team.
Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski
2014 Altoona Mirror Boys Tennis All-Stars include (from left): Altoona’s Chad Allender and Ryan Good, Bishop Guilfoyle’s Jimmy Burke, Bedford’s Sebastien Jean-Aluja. Absent was Hollidaysburg’s Amir Alkafaji.
Jimmy Burke, soph., Bishop Guilfoyle: District 6 Class AA singles runner-up, losing to Juniata's Isaac Eck ... No. 1 singles player for the District 6 Class AA team champion Marauders ... Lost one singles match during the regular Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference season ... LHAC all-star ... Also lettered in volleyball.
Ryan Good, jr., Altoona: Three-year starter at No. 2 singles for the Mountain Lions ... District 6 Class AAA singles quarterfinalist ... District 6-AAA doubles champion and PIAA quarterfinalist ... Third-team all-state by state coaches association ... Also a member of the Altoona soccer team.
Sebastien Jean-Aluja, sr., Bedford: Went 21-2 in singles play this season and 1-0 in doubles ... District 5 Class AA singles champion ... "He is by far one of the top two tennis players to ever come out of Bedford High School. He will be greatly missed next year,'' Bedford coach Mark Anderson said. ... Also a standout for the Bedford soccer team.
John Clark, sr., Tussey Mountain
Austin Perow, jr., Huntingdon
Josh Remillard, sr., Central Cambria
Iacapo Ricci, jr., Tussey Mountain
Max Sheetz, soph., Hollidaysburg