Volleyball in Holt County was as competitive as ever in 2016, as is evidenced by the Niobrara Valley Conference All-Conference volleyball teams, announced on Tuesday.
21 girls were honored by the conference.
On the first team, St. Mary's Hattie Blumenstock, Taylor Colman and Logan Connot were all honored. Chambers/Wheeler Central saw Jacie Laetsch and Regan Dierks added to the team while Stuart's Harlee Fischer was also a first-teamer.
On the second team, Brianna Bauer represented St. Mary's while Taylor Peter represented Chambers/Wheeler Central. Alison Stracke and Rachel Kaup represented Stuart, Bailey Kraus represented West Holt and Miranda Summer and Bailey Schindler represented Ewing.
Many players were named to the honorable mention list as well. Hailey Eiler and Branna Hedstrom were recognized for St. Mary's. Peyton Randolph of West Holt was recognized. CWC's Daneecia Thorin and Aleesha Williams as well as Stuart's Kennison Kunz were named honorable mention. Rounding out the list were Ashley Koenig and Jodi Fry of Ewing.
NVC All-Conference Volleyball Teams
St. Marys – Hattie Blumenstock, Taylor Coleman, Logan Connot
EPPJ- Liz Selting, Amy Nelson, Baylee Wemhoff, Jordan Mescher
NC- Jaycee Fleming, Rachel Stewart
CWC- Regan Dierks, Jacie Laetsch
Stuart- Harlee Fischer
St. Mary’s – Brianna Bauer
EPPJ- Grace Henn, Paige Meis
NC- Caitlin Orton, Jaydyn Bussinger
West Holt- Bailey Kraus
CWC – Taylor Peter
Stuart- Alison Stracke, Rachel Kaup
Ewing- Miranda Summer, Bailey Schindler
Orchard-Clearwater – Jocee Johnston
Niobrara-Verdigre- Ashley Guenther
St. Mary’s – Hailey Eiler, Breanna Hedstrom
EPPJ- Nicki Payne
Boyd County – Kelsey Reiman, Rebecca Hiatt
NC- Skylar Cosgrove
EV- Alyssa Rood, Amber Miller
Neligh-Oakdale- Chase Vleck, Nikki Grosserode
West Holt- Peyton Randolph
CWC- Daneecia Thorin, Aleesha Williams
Stuart- Kennison Kunz
Ewing- Ashley Koenig, Jodi Fry
Orchard-Clearwater – Kylie Thiele, Kinzly Macke