SWANSON, COOKS 1ST TEAM – SWANSON CO-POY

By William for www.mcpherson-county-ks.com

Six McPherson High volleyball players were names to the All-AVCTL (Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League) Division III team, with the Lady Bullpup super sophomore Rhian Swanson also earning co-Player of the Year.

Lady Bullpup senior Cassie Cooks joined Swanson in being named to the all-league first team. Swanson shared the co-Player of the Year honor with Shelby Reeder, a senior at Circle.

While no Lady Bullpups earned second-team, four were named as honorable mention – senior Andrea Sweat, juniors Katie Berg and Taylor Casebeer along with sophomore Brette Doile.

Joining Cooks, Reeder and Swanson on the all-league first team were Paiton Haga and Carley Clennan, both seniors from El Dorado, junior Hadley Waldren of Buhler, and junior Jadyn Jackson of Augusta.

Second-team all-AVCTL Division III were seniors Mallory Cowman and Kayli Duncan from Circle, juniors Leah Bentley and Maddie Holland plus senior Emmie Kleinherenbrink of Buhler, senior Paulina Gorska of Winfield, senior Lexee Hughey of El Dorado and Kenzie Terry a senior at Augusta.

Joining the four Lady Bullpups on the honorable mention list were Chloe Hoffman, Emma Sultz and Ali Tate, all seniors at Winfield; seniors Jordan Childs, Alyvia Owens and Sierra Sherry of Buhler, junior Preslie Wallace and Laci Beougher of Circle as well as sophomore Avery Riedel from Augusta.

The Circle T-Bird’s head coach Shelly Nibarger was named the leagues Coach of the Year.

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