2017 Mirror girls volleyball all-stars

Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec Altoona Mirror 2017 girls volleyball first-team all-stars include (from left): First row—Chestnut Ridge’s Megan Diehl, Hollidaysburg’s Rylee Ritko, Claire Sauerland, MacKenzie Reed and Eden Taddei, Altoona’s Kenzie Kirwin, Kaila Clawson, Ireland McClellan and Bridgid Fox. Second row—Chestnut Ridge’s Lydia Mock, Bedford’s Jaden Fuller, Bishop Carroll’s Anna Haigh, Maddie Murphy and Kayla Repko, Northern Cambria’s Ashlee Parrish, Maggie Hogan and Breanna Lieb, Central Cambria’s Jenna Bauer and Abbie Young, Bishop Guilfoyle’s Gabby Krug. Absent for photo was Northern Cambria’s Camryn Dumm.

FIRST TEAM

Jenna Bauer, jr., Central Cambria: The outside hitter was named to the PVCA Class 2A District 6 first-team all-star team .. Also named PVCA all-state … Team captain … Three-year letterwinner … LHAC volleyball champion 2017 … Led team in kills with 355 and on target to pass 1,000 kill career milestone next season and set school record for kills … Standout basketball player … Plays club volleyball with Ridgetop Storm … Mirror honorable mention as a sophomore.

Kaila Clawson, sr., Altoona: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … The libero was a PVCA District 6 All-District 4A Team selection (2016, 2017) … Independent Volleyball League All-Conference Team (2016, 2017) … PVCA All-State (2016 and 2017) … Three-year varsity starter … Led Altoona in digs (704) and aces (48); also recorded her 1,000th career dig this season… Career totals: 1,257 digs, passing 2.26 percent on 1,377 attempts; 226 service points, 51 aces, 21 assists and 11 kills.

Megan Diehl, sr., Chestnut Ridge: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … The setter was a PVCA District 5 first-team all-star … Named first-team all-star for Sideling Hill League and Bedford Gazette … Team captain … Recorded 623 assists and career total stands at 901 … She also recorded 200 digs this season …Plays club volleyball for Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Camryn Dumm, fr., Northern Cambria: PVCA first-team District 6 selection for the setter … Plays club volleyball for Revolution Volleyball Club in Pittsburgh … Qualified for USAV National championships last two summers in Minneapolis (2017) and Indianapolis (2016).

Bridgid Fox, jr., Altoona: The outside hitter was a PVCA District 6 All-District 4A Team selection (2017) … Independent Volleyball League All-Conference team … Three-year varsity starter … Career totals: 468 kills, 427 digs, 176 blocks, 129 service points and 41 aces … Standout basketball player for the Altoona Lady Lions.

Jaden Fuller, sr., Bedford: Middle hitter named to the PVCA District 5 all-star team for the third year … Will continue playing volleyball at IUP on volleyball scholarship … Named to the PVCA all-state team … Four-year varsity recipient in volleyball, basketball and track and field … Three-time Bedford Gazette all-star … Plays club volleyball with Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Anna Haigh, jr., Bishop Carroll: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … The right side hitter is a Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association District 6 1A first-team all star … Also named PVCA all-state … The co-captain’s statistics for season are 170 kills, 318 digs and 211 service points … Standout basketball player … Plays club volleyball with Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Maggie Hogan, fr., Northern Cambria: PVCA first-team District 6 selection for the outside hitter … PVCA all-state selection … Plays for Revolution Volleyball Club in Pittsburgh … Qualified for USAV National championships last two summers in Minneapolis (2017) and Indianapolis (2016) … Team captain for Keystone Region Volleyball Association High Performance team at HP championships in Fort Lauderdale in 2017.

Kenzie Kirwin, sr., Altoona: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … The outside hitter was a PVCA District 6 All-District 4A Team selection (2016, 2017) … Independent Volleyball League All-Conference Team (2015, 2016 and 2017) … Three-year varsity starter … Led Altoona in kills (257); also recorded her 1,000th career dig this season … Career totals: 1,228 digs, 476 kills, 369 service points, 77 aces, 25 blocks and 19 assists.

Gabby Krug, jr., Bishop Guilfoyle: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association District 6 first-team all-star (2016, 2017) … PVCA all-state selection (2016, 2017) … Selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Phenom College Prep Program in Kansas City as part of NCAA Division I national semifinals and finals … The junior setter has 2,396 career assists … Season statistics were 821 assists, 189 service points and 124 digs … Plays club volleyball for Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Breanna Lieb, sr., Northern Cambria: PVCA first-team District 6 selection for middle hitter … PVCA all-state selection … Four-year varsity letterwinner playing four different positions for NC (setter, right side, outside hitter and middle hitter) … Second-team D6 all-star last year and NC underclassman volleyball award winner… Three-year letterwinner in softball … Mirror honorable mention as a sophomore and junior.

Ireland McClellan, soph., Altoona: The middle hitter was a PVCA District 6 All-District 4A Team selection … Independent Volleyball League All-Conference Team (2017) … First-year varsity starter and letterwinner … Led Altoona in blocks (98) … Career totals: 153 kills and 98 blocks.

Lydia Mock, jr., Chestnut Ridge: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … The outside hitter was a PVCA District 5 first-team all-star … She recorded her 1,000th career kill this season as a junior. She currently has 1,035 kills … She also added 97 blocks and 260 digs with a 95.4 serving percentage … Named MaxPreps Pennsylvania player of the week this season, and first-team all-star for Sideling Hill League and Bedford Gazette … Plays club volleyball for Ridgetop Storm.

Maddie Murphy, jr., Bishop Carroll: The middle hitter is a Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association District 6-A first-team selection … Named to PVCA all-state team … Led the team in blocks with 104, second leading in kills with 197 … Standout track athlete … Plays AAU basketball for PA Blue Thunder.

Ashlee Parrish, sr., Northern Cambria: PVCA first-team District 6 selection for the setter … PVCA all-state selection … Three-year letterwinner in volleyball, basketball and softball … Honorable mention D6 all-star last year … Mirror honorable mention as a junior.

MacKenzie Reed, sr., Hollidaysburg: Setter is a PVCA All-District first-team selection … Independent Volleyball League All-Star team … Led team in assists with 392 and service points with 140 … Lady Tiger team captain freshman through senior year … National Honor Society student-athlete … Plays club volleyball with Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Kayla Repko, jr., Bishop Carroll: The setter is a Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association District 6 1A first-team all-star … Also named PVCA all-state … Co-captain led BC in assists with 820 and added 55 aces … Also a standout soccer player and track athlete … Plays club volleyball with Ridgetop Volleyball Club.

Rylee Ritko, jr., Hollidaysburg: Outside hitter is a PVCA All-District first-team all-star .. Independent Volleyball League All-Star team … Led team in digs with 232 … Second on the team in kills with 124 … Voted team MVP … Plays club volleyball with Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Claire Sauerland, jr., Hollidaysburg: Outside hitter is PVCA All-District first-team selection … Independent Volleyball League all-star team … Led team with 196 kills, second on the team in aces with 32 and service points with 135 … Two-year letterwinner and district qualifying swimmer … Third place in 200-yard girls medley relay in District 6 3A swimming championships … Plays club volleyball with Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Eden Taddei, sr., Hollidaysburg: Outside hitter is PVCA All-District first-team selection … Independent Volleyball League All-Star team … Led the team in aces with 33 and blocks with 35, second in the team in digs with 181 and third on the team with 122 kills … Plays club volleyball with Horseshoe Volleyball Club.

Abbie Young, sr., Central Cambria: The libero is a PVCA All-District 6 2A first-team all-star … Team captain and LHAC volleyball champion in 2017 … Three-year letterwinner … Led team with 621 digs and reached 1,000 career digs on Oct. 19 … Set the school record for digs with 1,081 … Standout basketball player … Plays club volleyball with Ridgetop Storm.

HONORABLE MENTION

Mallory Bernard, sr., Northern Cambria

Liz Bopp, soph., Central Cambria

Emily Claar, jr., Claysburg-Kimmel

Makaylyn Clapper, jr., Penn Cambria

Olivia Conrad, jr., Cambria Heights

Olivia England, sr., Williamsburg

Charlotte Farabaugh, sr., Cambria Heights

Kylee Gooding, jr., Bishop Guilfoyle

Sakeria Haralson, soph., Bellwood-Antis

Kristen Hewitt, sr., Glendale

Pam Lund, jr., Bishop Guilfoyle

Emily Muffie, jr., Central Cambria

Beth Yahner, jr., Bishop Guilfoyle

Kate Yahner, jr., Bishop Carroll

Mara Yahner, soph., Bishop Carroll

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