Women HS Dream Staff: McGuire, Raymond, Snodgrass, White, Witherspoon, Watson, Fulton, Falk


Each week throughout the highschool season, supplied there are sufficient nominees from varsity coaches, VolleyballMag.com will acknowledge a Dream Staff of highschool volleyball gamers who have been standouts the weekend earlier than.
Most weeks, the eight-girl Dream Staff will include the next:
Setter, S/RS or RS
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Tristen Raymond

VolleyballMag.com HS DREAM TEAM for October 4
S: Hannah McGuire, 5-10 Sr., Saint Francis (Mountain View, California) – Coach Lake Merchen referred to as McGuire his MVP after the first-year starter led the Lancers to an upset of defending champion Cornerstone Christian within the closing of the Nike ToC Southwest, to cap a 7-0 run via the distinguished occasion in Phoenix.

S/RS: Tristen Raymond, 5-10 Jr., Liberty (Peoria, Arizona) – The Lions impressed in opposition to prime competitors on the Nike Match of Champions – Southwest over the weekend. The Pepperdine commit was instrumental to their fourth-place end, as she gathered 43 kills (hitting .420), 55 assists and 32 digs over seven best-of-three matches.

Hayden Snodgrass

S/RS: Hayden Snodgrass, 5-9 Sr., Andover Central (Andover, Kansas) – The 32-1 Jaguars performed eight matches final week, with Snodgrass, an uncommitted senior who was an all-league OH as a sophomore and all-league setter as a junior, taking part in a starring function in each positions. In these matches, she handed serve at a 2.19 clip, authored 4 aces, , had 83 kills, 5 blocks, 96 assists and 49 digs. She had three double-doubles and a triple-double in opposition to prime 15-ranked groups of their classification. She now has greater than 1,000 profession assists.

OH: Ellie White, 5-11 Sr., Mom McAuley (Chicago, Illinois) – White had 14 kills, 9 digs, 4 blocks and three aces because the Mighty Macs swept Notre Dame Academy, 2-0, on Saturday to win the annual Asics Problem.

Maya Witherspoon

OH: Maya Witherspoon, 5-11 Jr., Lafayette (Wildwood, Missouri) – Witherspoon was on hearth final week in three wins that pushed the top-ranked and defending state-champion Lancers to 19-2 on the season. Over 9 units, Witherspoon recorded 48 kills, seven aces, 13 digs and 18 service receptions with zero errors. The Vanderbilt recruit is a tough employee, a pacesetter by instance and, as staff captain, has the respect of her teammates.

MB: Willow Watson, 6-2 Jr., Arbor View (Las Vegas, Nevada) – A dynamic center with a quick arm and knack for locating the open house, Watson’s ability set was on show on the Nike ToC Southwest, the place she earned 37 kills, hitting .586, whereas including 10 digs, 10 blocks and eight aces. She stays uncommitted.

MB: Ella Fulton, 6-1 Sophomore, Saint Francis (Mountain View, California) — Over the previous week, Fulton had 41 kills (hitting .413) to assist the Lancers defeat rival Archbishop Mitty in league play and win the Phoenix TOC Southwest over the weekend. She additionally had 19 blocks throughout this time interval, a lot of which got here in essential moments all through the matches.

Libero: Sam Falk, 5-5 Sr. libero, Mom McAuley (Chicago, Illinois) – Falk adopted up 32 digs in a three-set loss to Assumption on Thursday, with a mind-blowing 29 digs in a 2-0 win over Notre Dame Academy two days later within the finals of the Asics Problem.

Additionally thought-about (by place, so as of consideration):
S: Gabby Marcello, 5-9 Sr., Dominican (New Orleans, Louisiana) – Marcello’s nice week included 97 assists, 29 digs and 7 aces. She averaged simply over 10.5 assists per set for her staff and, in opposition to ED White, went over the two,000 help mark for her profession. Mentioned head coach Jessica Chatellier: “She has accomplished an incredible job of operating a balanced, fast-paced offense, which has been an enormous key to our total success at 20-1 for the season!”

S: Mariah Bostic-Jones, 5-7 Sr., Ridgeview (Orange Park, Georgia) — The senior setter recorded 43 assists and 19 digs on the week because the Panthers swept Fleming Island and St. Johns Nation Day. In doing so, she surpassed 1,500 assists for her Ridgeview profession.

S: Mia Scott, 5-9 Sr., Legion Collegiate Academy (Rock Hill, South Carolina) – Scott was a key a part of the Lancers’ 6-1 week. The senior amassed 142 assists, 42 digs, 12 aces, 10 kills and three blocks over that span. She has surpassed 500 assists for the season.

S: Ai-Vy Ho, 5-7 Soph., The Hockaday Faculty (Dallas, Texas) – Ho was named Participant of the Match after the Daisies swept each Ursuline and John Paul II. She acquired consideration for her play at Durango the weekend earlier than and didn’t decelerate within the six subsequent units, to the tune of 37 assists, 17 digs and two kills.


OH: Maura Hambly, 5-9 Fr., Palo Alto (California) – The freshman hit .415 with 29 kills, 24 digs and 5 blocks to steer Paly to a pair of SCVAL wins this week. She had double-doubles in each matches, and handed over a 2.0 to assist the Vikings declare sole possession of first place in league play on the season’s midway level.

OH: Mickhaila Murray, 5-10 Sr., Flint Hill (Oakton, Virginia) – In three wins final week, all 3-0 sweeps for the 17-2 Huskies, Murray totaled 35 kills. In a single match she had 15 kills, 15 digs and three aces. Her step up in manufacturing was obligatory in that match as a result of the staff’s celebrity, Ryla Jones, was lacking on account of participation on the USAV NTDP.

OH: Connor Rahn, 6-0 Sr., Middleburg (Florida) – The College of Tampa recruit was good within the Broncos’ valiant combat in opposition to Trinity Christian Academy final Tuesday. Rahm had 21 kills within the four-set loss, Middleburg’s solely loss since Sept. 2. Over three matches final week, Rahn recorded a complete of 45 kills, 38 digs, six aces and 5 blocks, and hit .506. “She has been a pacesetter on and off the court docket and is certainly one of our captains this season,” mentioned coach Meredith Forkum. Rahn has surpassed 900 profession kills and 700 profession digs this season

OH: Torrin Higginbotham, 6-1 Jr., Savannah Arts Academy (Savannah, Georgia) — Higginbotham hit 0.526 with 12 kills in a straight-set victory over Tattnall County final Monday, and later led the Panthers with 11 kills and 12 digs in opposition to Effingham County. The junior added six kills, two aces and 7 digs as Savannah Arts (25-7) beat visiting Richmond Hill, 25-14, 25-18, on Thursday.

OH: Carly O’Brien, 5-9 Sr., Dorman (Roebuck, South Carolina) – O’Brien hit .258 over a five-day interval that noticed her play in a complete of 9 matches, together with seven throughout a 2-5 run on the Nike ToC Southwest. “She was/is our go-to participant in all conditions and didn’t disappoint throughout area play and whereas we have been in Phoenix,” mentioned coach Paula Kirkland. “Although small in comparison with some large hitters we confronted in Phoenix, Carly held her personal and performed simply as large.” Along with robust kill totals, O’Brien totaled 87 digs, 85 good receptions, six blocks and 9 aces.

OH: Addison Burke, 6-1 Jr., Legion Collegiate Academy (Rock Hill, South Carolina) – Burke led the Lancers to a 6-1 week. The junior recorded 67 kills, 34 digs, seven aces, seven blocks and 42 receptions and went over the 800-kill mark for her profession.

OH: Olivia Wayne, 6-4 Jr., The Hockaday Faculty (Dallas, Texas) – Wayne was instrumental in two Daisy sweeps final week. She handed a 2.2 on 41 receptions, had 22 kills, 18 digs, 4 blocks and a team-high seven aces over six units.

OH: Mary-Grace Miles, 5-6 Sr., Northeast Academy of Aerospace and Superior Applied sciences (Elizabeth Metropolis, North Carolina) – Miles led the second-year Griffins to a 1-1 report over eight units final week, through which she compiled 33 kills, 40 digs and handed a 2.44 on 57 receptions. The staff’s prime server additionally had 4 aces.


MB: Julia Hunt, 6-2 Sr., Holy Cross (Covington, Kentucky) – Hunt led her staff to a 2-1 report this week. The Washington recruit had 65 kills (6.5/recreation), 33 digs, 5 aces, and 5 blocks. She continues to be a pacesetter on the court docket and contributes on each side of the ball – main in kills and digs.

MB: Elizabeth Wynn, 6-1 Jr., Oconee County (Watkinsville, Georgia) – The primary-year starter continued her fast development this week as she amassed 19 blocks and hit .384 in opposition to a few of the Peach State’s prime groups. She additionally handed in a single rotation on the State Prep Play Date, which is uncommon for her, and was an ideal 10-for-10 on the day.

MB: Olivia Miller, 6-0 Jr., Oconee County (Watkinsville, Georgia) – With Oconee’s beginning setter out, Miller set and performed her normal MB place for the Warriors on the State Prep Play Date in opposition to prime in-state competitors. She completed the week with 29 assists, 27 kills, 18 digs and 11 blocks.


Libero: Lauren Pipitone, 5-4 Jr., Dominican (New Orleans, Louisiana) – Dominican loved a 3-0 week in opposition to state-ranked groups to enhance to 20-1 on the season. Pipitone’s relentless pursuit, which produced 97 digs over 9 units, set the tone and utterly annoyed Dominican’s opponents.

Libero: Nola Sevin, 5-6 Sr., Mount Carmel Academy (New Orleans, Louisiana) – A pure chief and the undisputed glue to the Cubs’ staff, Sebin had 46 digs and 37 receptions over two wins final week (seven units), certainly one of which was a four-set choice over 11-4 Mandeville.

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