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Sunday, November 14, 2010
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KHS girls named all-district
Monitor Staff Reports
CEDAR CREEK LAKEFour Mabank players and one Kemp player were named superlative or first-team selections by the District 13-3A volleyball coaches recently.
The three playoff teams loop winner Crandall, runner-up Kaufman and third-place Mabank dominated the all-district selections.
District coaches named 10 superlative players, including two servers and two newcomers of the year, along with a seven-player first team, an eight-player second team and 20 honorable mention players.
Mabank had two players named to superlatives, as sophomore Kourtney Holyfield was named the Setter of the Year and senior Torrie Garrett was named the Blocker of the Year.
Kemp junior Kandace Rose picked up her second Newcomer of the Year nod (she was the basketball Newcomer as a freshman) in conjunction with Kaufman sophomore Schylar Lands.
Crandall senior Lauren Shirley was named the district MVP, while junior teammate Heather Jones was named the Defensive Player of the Year.
Kaufman senior Dani Blake was the Offensive Player of the Year, and North Forney junior McKenna Hisel was picked as the Libero of the Year.
Coaches named Crandall senior Amber Huddleston and Ferris senior Alejandro Velasco as co-Servers of the Year.
Mabank senior defensive specialist Sadie Roberts and freshman outside hitter Makenna Allen were named to the all-district first team.
They were joined by Kaufman seniors Allison Strempke and Meagan Rough, Ferris junior Vicki Mcguire and North Forney sophomore Brittny Norris.
Kemp senior middle blocker Shannon Shipp led off the second team, which also included Mabank senior Jena Penney.
Other second-team members were Crandall seniors Mallori Weaver and Mallorie Newton, Ferris sophomore Priscilla Alanis, Kaufmans Morgan Robertson and Lacey Wilkie, and North Forney freshman Peyton Hedrick.
Honorable mention went to:
Mabanks Meagan Royal, Mikayla Adams and Natalie Torres;
Kemps Heather Henderson, Brianna Powell, Nicole Autrey and Chancie Sivley.
Mabank had eight players named academic all-district Penney, Torres, Holyfield, Adams, Allen, Brittany Findley, Molly Groom and Morgan Gaona while Penney and Torres were named academic all-state.
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