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Darter Displays Poise, Ability

Youthful Tennis Player Competes With Calmness Beyond Her Years

Posted: December 17, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Alye Darter of Rogers Heritage has been named All-NWA Media Singles Player of the Year.
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Alye Darter of Rogers Heritage has been named All-NWA Media Singles Player of the Year.

Rogers Heritage tennis coach Allison Payne knew Alye Darter was a talented player, but even she wasn’t sure how the freshman would react to playing at the high school level.

Singles Player Of The Year

Alye Darter

School: Rogers Heritage

Class: Freshman

Height: 5-4

Notable: Won the 7A/6A-West Conference girls singles title without dropping a set ... Claimed the Class 7A state girls singles crown before losing in the quarterfinals of the overall girls singles draw ... Lost just one singles match during her first season of high school tennis ... Played for the Heritage freshman volleyball team this season and also participated in the Heritage Show Choir.

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