Women HS Dream Crew of the Week: An abundance of volleyball riches


Nearly each week throughout the highschool season, offered there are sufficient nominees from varsity coaches, VolleyballMag.com will acknowledge a Dream Crew of highschool volleyball gamers who have been standouts the weekend earlier than.
The purpose is for the eight-girl Dream Crew to encompass the next:
Setter, S/RS or RS
Gamers will probably be thought-about for Dream Crew ONLY if they’re nominated by their highschool coaches utilizing this hyperlink: https://volleyballmag.com/hs-player-of-the-week-submissions/. This week’s Dream Crew contains an additional OH and further libero, as a result of no defensive specialists and inadequate middles have been nominated.
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Notice to coaches and administrators: whereas there isn’t any science to how we select members of our Dream Crew, acting on larger levels will give gamers an edge, as will nomination kinds that describe with specificity how properly a participant carried out the earlier weekend.

VolleyballMag.com HS DREAM TEAM for October 25
S/RS: Mikayla Haner, 5-10 Soph., Hamilton (Chandler, Arizona) – Hamilton shocked top-ranked Xavier Faculty Prep final week in a five-set thriller that ended 20-18 within the closing set. Haner greater than did her half, with20 assists, 13 kills, 19 digs, 5 aces and three blocks.

Mikayla Haner
Mikayla Haner

S: Kinslee McGown, 5-10 Sr., Cleveland (Tennessee) – McGown had 37 assists and 5 kills to assist the Raiders get by Nolensville in straight units for the Tennessee AAA title, their second in a row.

S: Claire Smith, 5-8 Jr., Lewisburg (Olive Department, Mississippi) – Smith had 51 assists and 11 digs to assist ship Lewisburg previous defending champion Brandon for the 7A title. The Patriots dropped the primary two units earlier than rallying for the win.

Katie Salonga

S: Katie Salonga, 5-7 Sr., Foothill (Pleasanton) – Salonga was instrumental within the Falcons’ three wins final week. The primary, over Amador Valley¸ accomplished an undefeated league championship season. The latter two, five-set wins over Monte Vista and San Ramon Valley, clinched the league match title as properly. In these three matches, protecting 13 units, the Colorado recruit totaled 128 assists. She twice additionally had double digit dig totals.

RS: Avery Peters, 5-11 Jr., Valley View (Jonesboro, Arkansas) – A southpaw, Peters registered 20 kills, eight digs and 6 blocks over two matches, each wins, to finish the common season and ship the Blazers to the state match with momentum.

OH: Landry Braziel, 6-0 Sr., Group Christian (Norman, Oklahoma) – Powered by Braziel, arguably the very best participant in Oklahoma no matter class, the Royals (38-2) gained the state 4A title two Saturdays in the past. Braziel had 19 kills as Group Christian gained state for the third time up to now 4 years. The UTEP recruit completed the autumn with 427 kills, the third straight season she has gone over 400 kills.

OH: Emma Brewer, 6-1 Soph., Salem Academy (Salem, Oregon) – One of many prime sophomores on the West Coast, Brewer slammed residence 34 kills in a Saturday showdown win over 2A state No. 1 Western Christian for the convention title. Brewer had 46 kills in a earlier match versus Western.

OH: Lauren Hurst, 6-3 Jr., Cleveland (Tennessee) – Hurst was named MVP after terminating 27 occasions in a three-set sweep of Nolensville for the Tennessee AAA title, the second straight 12 months that the Raiders completed on prime within the state’s largest classification.

OH: Emily Redman, 5-7 Sr., Sign Mountain (Tennessee) – A 3-sport standout, Redman stood out in a giant method final week for the Eagles. She was named championship match MVP after amassing 19 kills, 19 digs, 4 aces and three blocks within the AA title tilt.

OH: Sadie Kroeger, 5-9 Soph. OH, Windfall Christian Academy (Murfreesboro, Tennessee) – Kroeger was named MVP of the Div. II-A state championship after she amassed 30 kills, six digs and two aces in main PCA to the title, its first in program historical past.

Cam Chatellier

OH: Cam Chatellier, 5-10 Sr., Dominican (New Orleans) – An LSU seashore commit, Chatellier confirmed off her all-around sport by recording 31 kills, 23 digs and two blocks in a tricky loss to Mt. Carmel. The crew recovered to win an enormous match that weekend, highlighted by a win over state No. 2 Archbishop Hannan.

OH: Carson Carraway, 6-2 Fr., Jackson Academy (Jackson, Mississippi) – Carraway had 19 kills, 19 digs and three blocks to assist the Raiders overcome Madison-Ridgeland in 5 units for the MAIS Div. I title, their fifth in a row.

Taylor Boyce

OH: Taylor Boyce, 5-11 Sr., Windsor (California) – Boyce averaged 6.43 kills over eight units final week to assist Windsor win league for the second straight 12 months.

OH: Sofia Gonzalez, 5-7 Soph., Lake Cormorant (Mississippi) – The 6A Miss Volleyball winner lived as much as her expertise within the state championship match, because the sophomore went off for 22 kills, 10 digs and two blocks within the sweep.

Paige Bennett

OH: Paige Bennett, 6-0 Sr., Foothill (Pleasanton, California) – Bennett was instrumental within the Falcons’ three wins final week. The primary over Amador Valley¸accomplished an undefeated lague championship season. The latter two, five-set wins over Monte Vista and San Ramon Valley, clinched the league match title as properly. In these three matches, protecting 13 units, the Winthrop recruit amassed 60 kills and 40 digs.

MB: Emily Caracci, 5-9 Jr., Mount Carmel Academy (New Orleans, Louisiana) – A frontrunner on and off the court docket, Caracci had 18 kills and 5 us in a must-win to safe the district championship for the Cubs.

MB: Manaia Ogbechie, 6-3 Jr., Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, California) – The Northwestern recruit had 15 kills and 6 blocks and hit .500 because the Lions defeated state-ranked South Pasadena within the Southern Part Div. II playoffs on Saturday.

Libero: Kaylee Lowther, 5-4 Sr., Jackson Academy (Jackson, Mississippi) – Lowther had 34 digs to assist JA overcome Madison-Ridgeland for a fifth straight MAIS Div. I title.

Aniya Warren

Libero: Aniya Warren, 5-9 Jr., Benet Academy (Lisle, Illinois) – Warren was named MVP of the very aggressive Autumnfest Event held two Saturdays in the past, Warren has been named MVP on three tournaments this 12 months. She led Benet in digs and passer ranking.

Additionally thought-about (by place, so as of consideration):
S: Isabel Miller, 5-7 Sr. S, Oconee County (Watkinsville, Georgia) – In 4 matches two weeks in the past, together with a come-from-behind win over a Morgan County crew that ousted Oconee within the state playoffs final 12 months, Miller piled up 121 assists, 42 digs and eight blocks. Oconee entered the playoffs as a No. 2 seed.

S: Ridglee Thompson, 5-7 Sr., Har-Ber (Springdale, Arkansas) – Thompson quarterbacked the Wildcats to 2 wins final week, together with one over a Fayetteville crew that had to not an in-state crew in 2+ years. The senior averaged greater than 10 assists per set and likewise recorded double determine digs in each matches.

S: Olivia Callipo 6-0 Jr., Middleburg (Florida) — Callipo led the Middleburg offense to a 0.383 hitting effectivity via the FHSAA District 4-5A match, recording 62 assists (10.3 assists per set) en path to the Broncos’ second straight district championship. “The junior setter has elevated her sport simply in time for post-season, rapidly figuring out her sizzling hitters and setting them as much as rating,” mentioned Meghan Magnusson of JJVA.

S: Jordan Czajkowski, 5-11 Jr., Divine Savior Holy Angels (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – Czajkowski, a Belmont recruit, helped the Dashers sweep of their regional finals final week. She had 36 assists and 11 digs, each crew highs, in addition to two blocks and three kills. These assists put her over 1,000 assists for the 12 months.


RS: Madeleine Dimitre, 5-7 Sr., College (San Francisco, California) – A pure defender who performs entrance row as a result of she’s wanted in all six rotations for the Purple Debils, Dimitre handed a 2.4 in two league match matches final week, added 15 digs and powerful serving. “Madeleine is a singular participant who units the aggressive tone in practices and matches and helps the crew nevertheless she’s requested,” mentioned coach Bob Hillman.


OH: Quinn Anderson, 6-0 Sr., Marlborough (Massachusetts) – In three victories protecting 10 units, Anderson compiled 62 kills, 29 digs and eight aces. The Rangers are 15-1 on the season.

OH: Mila Chan, 5-9 Sr., College (San Francisco, California) — Chan dominated the BCL-West match, hitting 0.365 with 24 kills and solely 5 errors throughout 6 units. “She’s an impressive all-around participant who – along with taking greater than 30% of our swings – obtained 25% of serves and hovered round 2.0,” mentioned coach Bob Hillman. “For these efforts, together with nice serving, blocking, and protection, she was named match MVP.”

OH: Breanna McKnight, Sr., Amite (Louisiana) – The crew captain led the Warriors in kills, digs and repair receptions final week along with serving 10 aces. “She stands out as an on-court coach by calling out performs and site of the ball,” mentioned coach Kenneth Pitcher. “She has a real really feel for the sport.”

OH: Addison West, 6-1 Soph., Skutt Catholic (Omaha, Nebraska) – West stood out in a giant convention win over Duchesne on Oct. 12. The sophomore had 14 kills and hit .520 within the sweep.

OH: Jady Mape, 5-9 Soph., Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, California) – Mape had 10 kills and 10 digs, handed a 2.0 and hit .360 as Oaks Christian acquired by state-ranked South Pasadena in a four-set playoff win Saturday within the Southern Part.

OH: Sadie Kokur, 5-11 Soph., Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, California) – Kokur had 14 kills as Oaks Christian acquired by state-ranked South Pasadena in a four-set playoff win Saturday within the Southern Part.


MB: Annika Wilbanks, 6-0 Jr., Valley View (Jonesboro) – Wilbanks had 15 kills and 6 blocks and was essential in two Blazer wins heading into the state match.

MB: Finn Higginbotham, 6-3 Sr., Savannah Arts Academy (Savannah, Georgia) — Higginbotham was distinctive within the opening spherical of the GHSA 2A state playoffs, incomes 14 kills on 27 makes an attempt with no errors as Savannah Arts defeated Spencer, 3-0. She continued because the go-to participant for the Panthers, including 10 kills and 4 aces in Saturday’s sweep over Richmond County Tech Profession, advancing Savannah Arts into the state quarterfinals for the second straight season.


Libero: Alex Gonzalez-Orozco, 5-6 Sr., Gering (Nebraska) – An incredible court docket chief with greater than 450 digs on the 12 months, Gonzalez-Orozco recorded 98 digs throughout a latest three-match stretch and is averaging nearly six digs per set on the 12 months. “She is a tremendous court docket chief and reads so properly,” mentioned coach Amanda Cochran.

Libero: Bailey Montgomery, 5-6 Jr., Fleming Island (Florida) – Montgomery had 14 digs and handed a 2.33 in a three-set win over Oakleaf just lately. She now has surpassed 300 digs for the season and 500 for her profession.

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