Four members of Hills?boro?s 43-1, league and Class 2A state championship volleyball team were recognized with all-league status last week by the coaches of the Central Kansas League.
Two Trojans were unanimous selections to the first team: senior Danae Bina at the libero position, and sophomore Alex Ratzlaff as an outside hitter.
Bina registered 463 digs in 476 attempts on the back row; she served successfully 92.7 percent of the time with 50 aces.
Ratzlaff led the Trojan attack with 556 kills in 1,142 attack hits for a kill percentage of 48.7 percent. She served successfully 85 percent of time with a team-high 128 aces.
Senior outside hitter Addie Lackey was named to the first team as well. Lackey recorded 280 kills in 712 attack hits for a kill percentage of 39.3. As a server, she was successful on 93.5 percent of her team-high 465 attempts with 60 aces.
Senior Maddi Duerksen received honorable mention in her first season as starting setter. She recorded 848 assists in 1,719 ball-handling opportunities with only 23 errors.
Bina, Lackey and Ratzlaff also were named to the Class 2A all-tournament team. All-state selections from the Kansas Volleyball Associa?tion were not available at press time.
Central Kansas League
First team: Danae Bina, Hillsboro, Sr., L (U); Alex Ratzlaff, Hillsboro, So., OH (U); Ali Jost, Hesston, Sr., OH (U); Megan Voth, Hesston, Sr., S (U); Addie Lackey, Hillsboro, Sr., OH; Jenson Maydew, Pratt, Sr., MB; Jaci Kolm, Pratt, Sr., S.
Second team: Sydney Beat, Halstead, Sr., L; Emily Deterding, Smoky Valley, Sr., OH; Aubree Nuest, Sterling, Sr., OH/S; Chelsey Riffel, Sterling, Jr., MH; Aubrey Hollinger, Lyons, Sr., OH/MH; Paige Stewart, Nickerson, Sr., OH/MH; Cora Ezell, Haven, Sr., MH
Honorable mention: Cami Richardson, Hesston, So., OH; Sada Smith, Kingman, Jr., OH; Hannah Schmitt, Hesston, Sr., MH; Maddi Duerksen, Hillsboro, Sr., S; Kasady Smith, Sterling, Jr., OH/S; Tia Frazell, Halstead, Sr., OH; Payten Smith, Nickerson, Jr., OH; Kelsie Anderson, Smoky Valley, So., S/RS/OPP; Madison Bangert, Kingman, Sr., OH; Brenna McClure, Lyons, Jr., S; Lauren Rambat, Pratt, Sr., L/DS; Mikaela Wells, Haven, Jr., S
(U = Unanimous selection)