Mirror boys volleyball all-stars

Courtesy photo The 2017 Altoona Mirror Boys Volleyball All-Stars include (from left): Matthew Sellers, Huntingdon; Vincent Good, Bishop Guilfoyle; Charles Patterson, Bishop Guilfoyle; Tyler Barry, Altoona; Chase Wade, Altoona; and Kaleb Gahagan, Central. Absent for the photo were Altoona’s Phillip Swartz and Dalton Keller.

FIRST TEAM

Tyler Barry, jr., Altoona: Middle hitter … Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association first-team all-district in 2017 … Season statistics: 176 service points, 28 aces, 64 kills, 55 digs and 53 stuff blocks … Team award: Rookie of the Year 2017

Kaleb Gahagan sr., Central: Outside hitter … A four-year letter winner and three-year varsity starter … 2017 team captain and team MVP … Led the team with 110 kills … Played 2016 season with Revolution Volleyball Club … Plans to attend Penn State Altoona

Vincent Good, jr., Bishop Guilfoyle: Setter … PVCA all-district team … Led Marauders in assists with 863 and aces with 48 … One in 10 of Good’s service attempts resulted in an ace with a season-high 12 aces versus West Shamokin … Second on the team in digs with 137 … Will travel to the 2017 USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championships in Columbus, Ohio, with Club Lehigh

Dalton Keller, soph., Altoona: Outside hitter … Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association first-team all-district and Mid-State League all-star in 2017 … Season statistics: 146 kills, 207 service points, 27 aces and 306 digs … Best defense team award

Charles Patterson, jr., Bishop Guilfoyle: Right-side hitter … PVCA all-district and Mid-State league all-star … Led Marauders with 364 kills and averaged more than four kills per game … Posted more than 20 kills in five matches this season with a season-high 24 kills against Altoona on May 9 … Was second on the team in blocks with 22 and led the team in total points with 409

Matthew Sellers, sr., Huntingdon: Setter/outside hitter … Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association first-team all-district in 2017 … Three-time all-district and Mid-State League all-star … Four-year starter … Statistics: 109 kills, 136 assists, 29 aces, 92 points and 60 digs … Also played basketball … PIAA D6 sportsmanship award for Huntingdon

Phillip Swartz, jr., Altoona: Outside hitter … Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association first-team all-district 2016 and 2017 … Mid-State League all-star and team MVP in 2016 and 2017 … Statistics: 453 kills, 151 service points, 70 aces, 256 digs and 43 stuff blocks

Chase Wade, jr., Altoona: Libero … Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association first-team all-district in 2017 … Recorded 266 digs

HONORABLE MENTION

Michael Burke, Bishop Guilfoyle

Julian Groenendaal, Huntingdon

Mike Yahner, Bishop Guilfoyle

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