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Seventeen Area Athlete's Earn KVA All-State Volleyball Honors
By Mike Smith
Copyright: MSC Sports

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After a highly competitive volleyball season in Northeast Kansas which saw six teams make State and three of the six notch Top four finishes with a State title, third place and fourth place finish. The Kansas Volleyball Association has handed out All-State honors and 14 area athletes were named to All-State teams. 

Class 1A-DI which was won by Centralia Panthers for the fourth time in the last five years had eight area players named All-State. Centralia led the way in the honors with senior, Katie Glatzcak not only picking up first team All-State she earned Player of the Year in 1A-DI after helping Centralia win the State title. Panther junior, Madison Lueger earned first team All-State honors, while junior, Meagen Koch picked up honorable mention honors. 

Five other Twin Valley League athletes earned 1A-DI All-State honors. Hanover junior, Macy Doebele and Frankfort junior, Emilee Ebert both earned first team, while Washington County senior, Holly Delay and Frankfort senior, Rebecca Adams each got the nod for second team. Clifton-Clyde Eagle senior, Emily Coffman picked up honorable mention honors. 

In Class 1A-DII the Axtell Eagles represented Northeast Kansas at the State tournament again this year and placed two athletes on the All-State honors as senior, Trisha Mathewson earned first team and senior, Chelsea Smith picked up honorable mention honors. Linn Bulldog senior, Shelby Ohlde also grabbed All-State honors getting the nod for first team. 

Valley Heights Mustangs finished third in Class 2A at the State tournament and had a trio of gals earn All-State honors. Senior, Kayla Smith picked up first team honors, while senior, Shea Manley was named second team and senior, Sklyer Saunders earned honorable mention. 

In Class 3A the Nemaha Central Thunder represented the area at State and earned fourth place and have two players named All-State as senior, Laura Macke was named first team and junior, Jacy Dalinghaus earned second team. 

Class 4A-DII the Holton Wildcats made the State tournament and enjoyed a strong year and junior, Regan Baum earned honorable mention All-State honors.

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