WSL coaches choose volleyball all-league

Wheat State League coaches have released the 2014 all-league volleyball honors, with athletes from Goessel, Centre and Peabody-burns represented.

Eight members of Goessel?s Class 1A, Division I state runners-up squad received recognition.

Juniors Page Hiebert, Alyssa Booton and Alicen Meysing and freshman Eden Hiebert were named to the first team.

Page Hiebert tallied 455 kills (5.17 per game) with a kill percentage of 50 percent, 238 digs (2.7 per game) and 72 blocks (0.82 per game)?this season.

Booton had 870 assists (9.89 per game) and 64 ace serves (0.73 per game).

Meysing contributed 167 kills (1.9 per game) with a kill percentage of 50 percent?and added 57 blocks (0.65 per game).

Eden Hiebert had 426 digs (4.84 per game).

Senior Erin Brubaker and sophomore Olivia Duerksen received second-team recognition.

Brubaker tallied 202 kills (2.3 per game), 205 digs (2.33 per game) and 48 ace serves with a serving percentage of 97 percent.

Duerksen added 102 kills (1.16 per game) and 81 blocks (0.92 per game).

Senior Makayla King and freshman Brittney Hiebert earned honorable mention.

Coach Crysta Guhr was named Coach of the Year.

The Bluebirds finished the season with a 43-1 record, with their only loss coming to Centralia in the state championship.

Three members of the 15-14 Centre volleyball team received recognition.

Senior Shelby Makovec was named to the first team.

Senior Brenna Shields and sophomore Summer Espinoza received second-team honors.

Peabody-Burns (3-29) is represented by junior Katy Benson, who received honorable mention.

Benson led the Warriors with 109 assists and 26 blocks over 28 games. She tallied a .144 hitting percentage.

?Katy Benson is a very well-rounded player and stepped out of her comfort zone for us this year,? coach Isaac Burnett said. ?She is an absolutely phenomenal setter, and even against the top-ranked teams, I didn?t see one better than Katy.

?She has always been a setter, and this year we asked her to step into the role of hitting part-time. It was a privilege to be a part of that.?

2014 WSL All-League

All-league First Team

Page Hiebert, jr., Goessel; Alyssa Booton, jr., Goessel; Alicen Meysing, jr., Goessel; Alexis Campuzano, sr., Rural Vista; Morgan Ash, sr., Rural Vista; Eden Hiebert, fr., Goessel; Shelby Makovec, sr., Centre; Mariah Renken, sr., Little River.

All-league Second Team

Erin Brubaker, sr., Goessel; Jordan Ballue, sr., Solomon; Alexis Kahnt, sr., Rural Vista; Summer Espinoza, so., Centre; Olivia Duerksen, so., Goessel; Brooke Homman, so., Solomon; Brenna Shields, sr., Centre; Madison Wright, sr., Little River.

Honorable Mention

Rebecca Arbuckle, sr., Little River; Autumn Adams, jr., Wakefield; Anna Adamyk, sr., Elyria Christian; Katy Benson, jr., Peabody-Burns; Morgan Clark, sr., Solomon; Brittney Hiebert, fr., Goessel, Makayla King, sr., Goessel; Abby Ink, sr., Rural Vista.

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