Comets, Grizzlies claim MWL accolades

Crater junior outside hitter Nehkyah Ellis and junior libero Rane Jensen were both named to the Midwestern League first team after recent voting by MWL coaches.

Ashland senior middle blocker/outside hitter Alex Crane also earned first-team recognition.

Maya Van Hook and Syd Gray claimed second-team honors for the Comets, as did Sydney Philpott for the Grizzlies.

Midwestern League Volleyball All-Conference

Coach of the year: Dave Merrill, North Eugene

Co-Players of Year: Claire Hoffman, OH, Sr., Marist, and Descinda Slaughter, OH, Sr., North Eugene.

First Team

Taylor Williams, OH, Jr., Churchill; Alex Crane, MB/OH, Sr., Ashland; Kaitlen Haas, OH, Jr., Thurston; Nehkyah Ellis, OH, Jr., Crater; Hannah Randall, Setter, So., North Eugene; Rane Jensen, Libero, Jr., Crater; Claire Hoffman, OH, Sr., Marist; Descinda Slaughter, OH, Sr., North Eugene.

Second Team

Christiana Fountain, Sr., Marist; Morgan Gray, Jr., Thurston; Alexis Hobie, Fr., North Eugene; Taylor Londo, So., North Eugene; Maya Van Hook, Jr., Crater; Syd Gray, Jr., Crater; Alexi Sparks, Setter, Jr., Thurston; Sydney Philpott, Libero, Jr., Ashland.

Honorable Mention

Britney Duvall, Sr., Marist; Emily DeVall, Jr., Ashland; Alyssa Ogan, Sr., Thurston; Peyton Espinosa, Jr., Churchill; Riley Gainey, Sr., Eagle Point; Che’ Kuhse, Sr., Springfield; McKenna Miller, Jr., Thurston; McKenna Williams, Jr., Marist; Emily Collie, Fr., North Eugene; Heather Colmer, Jr., Crater.

Share This Story