By Andy Krutsinger, Mt. Pleasant News
The first all-conference fall sports teams are officially out with the announcement for the All-SEISC volleyball teams.
Henry County?s three teams combined for 14 names on the All-SEISC teams. New London and Winfield-Mt. Union had six honorees and WACO had two.
The county had four names on the All-SEISC first teams. New London had a trio of first-teamers, which were all seniors. Breanna Mettler was named as a first-team hitter. Savannah Sutherland was one of two first-team setters in the south division and Carson McSorley occupied the libero spot. Senior hitter Ashley Birdsell was the team?s lone second-teamer.
W-MU was represented by senior hitter Lexee Hartsock on the North Division first team. Senior Lauren Jamison was named a second-team setter. The Wolves had two freshmen named to the North Division second team. Jenna Buffington made it as a hitter and Kyndal Townsley was named the team?s Libero.
Each team in the conference had two players named as honorable mentions. W-MU?s honorable mentions were senior Pearl Krieger-Coble and junior Liana Sweezer. New London was represented by senior Camryn Blint and Junior Kaylor Schulte, and WACO?s representatives were senior Kiana Miller and freshman Aubri Garnsey.
The full list of All-SEISC volleyball players can be found below with the players? year in school in parenthesis.
SEISC NORTH DIVISION FIRST TEAM: Utility: Haley Gambell (11) Pekin; Suzanna Yoder (11), IMS. Hitters: Mariah Mitchell (12), Wapello; Lexee Hartsock (12), Winfield-Mt. Union; Maci Gambell (12), Pekin; Kaitlyn Thie (11), Mediapolis; Tiffany Parson (12), Wapello. Setters: Maya Johnson (12), Mediapolis; Addisyn Lolling (12), Wapello. Libero: Kristyn Hank (12), Wapello. Defensive Specialist: Shelby Steffener (12), Mediapolis.
SEISC NORTH DIVISION SECOND TEAM: Utility: Alyson Stokes (11), Highland. Hitters: Alyssa Hershberger (12), Iowa Mennonite; Jenna Buffington (9), Winfield-Mt. Union; Maki Mendenhall (12), Columbus; Ruthie Jahn (10), Mediapolis; Sydney Black (12), Highland. Setters: Lauren Jamison (12), Winfield-Mt. Union; Samantha Miller (11), Iowa Mennonite; Kennedy Coleman (12), Pekin. Libero: Kyndal Townsley (9), Winfield-Mt. Union. Defensive Specialist: Raine Hathaway (12), Iowa Mennonite
SEISC NORTH DIVISION PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mariah Mitchell (12), Wapello
SEISC NORTH DIVISION COACH OF THE YEAR: Shannon Miller, Iowa Mennonite
SEISC NORTH DIVISION HONORABLE MENTIONS: Anna Hamilton (11), Columbus; Courtney Zaehringer (12), Columbus; Murphy Beinhart (12), Highland; Bailey Harmston (12), Highland; Ruby Ney (11), Iowa Mennonite; Avery Blauvelt (12), Iowa Mennonite; Nico Smith (12), Lone Tree; Riley Warson (12), Lone Tree; Catrina Osborn (12), Louisa-Muscatine; Mallory Hohenadel (11), Louisa-Muscatine; Helaina Hillyard (10), Mediapolis; Mackenzie Springsteen (10), Mediapolis; Whitney Johnson (12), Pekin; Ellie Ledger (11), Pekin; Holly Massner (10), Wapello; Denalyn Lanz (11); Pearl Krieger-Coble (12), Winfield-Mt. Union; Liana Sweezer (11), Winfield-Mt. Union.
SEISC SOUTH DIVISION FIRST TEAM: Utility: Claire Hackenmiller (12), Notre Dame. Hitters: Breanna Mettler (12), New London; Sydney Marlow (9), West Burlington; Emily Box (11), Holy Trinity; Selena Sayre (10), Van Buren; Emma Jarrett (12), Danville. Setters: Maya Rashid (12), Holy Trinity; Savannah Sutherland (12), New London. Libero: Carson McSorley (12), New London. Defensive Specialist: Isabel Manning (9), Van Buren.
SEISC SOUTH DIVISION SECOND TEAM: Anna Krehbiel (12), Central Lee; Alyssa Dameron (9), West Burlington. Hitter: Ashley Birdsell (12), New London; Iliyah Moore (11), West Burlington; Riley Brueck (12), Notre Dame; Taryn Scheuermann (10), Van Buren; Mya Merschman (9), Central Lee. Setters: Bailey Jennings (11), West Burlington; Logan Schmitt (10), Van Buren. Elyse Pothitakis (11), Holy Trinity; Abby Crowner (12), Notre Dame.
SEISC SOUTH DIVISION PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Emily Box (11), Holy Trinity.
COACH OF THE YEAR: Melissa Freesmeier, Holy Trinity.
SEISC SOUTH DIVISION HONORABLE MENTION: Makenna Hall (11), Central Lee; Ava Doyle (12), Central Lee; Teagan Kruse (10), Danville; Isabella Smith (10), Danville; Taylor Boeding (11), Holy Trinity; Eryn Anderson (11), Holy Trinity; Camryn Blint (12), New London; Kaylor Schulte (11), New London; Kenedy Hopper (12), Notre Dame; Anna Marino (12), Notre Dame; Hannah Heiserman (12), Van Buren; Chloe Davison (10), Van Buren; Kiana Miller (12), WACO; Aubri Garnsey (9), WACO; Michenna Hunt (11), West Burlington; McKenzie Fry (11), West Burlington; Maddie Cloke (10), Cardinal; Rachel Lewman (10), Cardinal.