All-Sierra volleyball team named
The all-Sierra Nevada volleyball team.
Nikki Keller, Carson: An all-Sierra League first-team choice, Keller averaged 5.25 kills, 4.25 blocks and 1.52 digs a game while posting a solid hitting percentage of 41 percent.
Megan Mitchell, Douglas: Arguably Douglas’ best all-around player, the junior recorded 596 assists, 110 blocks, 51 kills and 34 aces to help lead the Tigers to the Sierra League title and Northern 4A Regional championship game. An all-league first-team choice.
Jourdan Burke, Douglas: The sophomore standout led the Tigers in kills with 226 kills to go with 100 digs, 67 blocks and 28 aces. An all-league first-team choice.
Emily Aguiar, Galena: An all-High Desert League first-team choice, Aguiar had 94 kills with a .220 hitting percentage. She also had 170 blocks, including 57 solo blocks, 113 assists and 77 digs.
Brooke Keever, Galena: An all-league first-team choice, Keever had 78 kills and a .218 hitting percentage. She also had 25 blocks and 108 digs.
Alyssa Meihack, Fallon: An all-league first-team choice at setter, Meihack averaged 30 assists a match.
Hillary Santana, South Tahoe: Santana was considered the Sierra League’s top libero and a defensive vacuum. She was an all-league first-team pick.
Kayla Lommori, Yerington: Arguably the best all-around player in the state, Lommori, a junior, is being heavily recruited at the major Division I level. She has led the Lions to back-to-back NIAA 3A State titles. In 128 games, Lommori had 624 kills (believed to be a state record) 161 blocks, 153 digs and a hitting percentage of .410. She was named the Northern 3A Player of the Year. She is also an outstanding student with a grade point average above 4.0.
Jordan Reeder, Whittell: Reeder, led Whittell to three straight NIAA 2A State titles. She was named the State 2A Player of the Year.
Laura Hansen, North Tahoe: A 6-foot-2 middle blocker, was voted to both the All-League and All-State first team. Hansen, a starter since her sophomore year, signed a national letter of intent to play Division 1 volleyball for Central Connecticut State University on a full-ride athletic scholarship. She was captain of the team, as well as the team leader in aces, blocks and kills. In 28 matches, Hansen averaged 8.9 kills, 1.8 aces and 3.5 blocks. Twice she tallied more than 20 kills in a match, finishing the season with 248 kills. She also had 97 blocks and 49 service aces.
Alexa Terrell, Truckee: A 6-foot-1 middle blocker, was voted to the second-team All-League in the Northern 3A and received All-State honorable mention. She finished with 97 kills, 37 aces and 44 blocks.
Callan Finney, Truckee: Finney made first team All-State and first team All-League in the Northern 3A as an outside hitter. She had 166 kills, 41 aces, 128 digs, and 12 blocks.
Honorable mention: Taryn Williams, Douglas; Kiara Ross, Yerington; Bre Tognoli, Yerington; Rebecca Pate, Galena; Mavil Diaz, Carson; Shannon Earwood, Carson; Lauren Andrews, Whittell; Kendra Koskin, Whittell; Tosha Nunes, Fallon.