Prep Volleyball

2018 all-conference volleyball teams

MVC, Wamac, River Valley have released their honor teams, plus all-Metro

Linn-Mar’s Megan Renner (6) sets the ball over the net as Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s Sydney Kloubec (right) defends in their match Sept. 11 at Linn-Mar. Renner is the MVC Valley Division player of the year; Kloubec is a first-team pick. They’ll face off again at state next week. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Linn-Mar’s Megan Renner (6) sets the ball over the net as Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s Sydney Kloubec (right) defends in their match Sept. 11 at Linn-Mar. Renner is the MVC Valley Division player of the year; Kloubec is a first-team pick. They’ll face off again at state next week. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

All-conference and all-divisional volleyball teams for the 2018 season. Will add to this list as more honor teams are released.

MVC MISSISSIPPI DIVISION

First Team (*unanimous)

*Akacia Brown, jr., Cedar Falls; *Alayna Yates, jr., Cedar Falls; *Akeela Jefferson, sr., C.R. Xavier; Emerson Green, jr., Cedar Falls; Eve Magill, soph., C.R. Xavier; Emma Baumhover, sr., Western Dubuque; Rachael Kilpatrick, sr., C.R. Prairie; Dara Hulstein, sr., Cedar Falls; Jazmine Yamilkoski, soph., C.R. Xavier.

Player of the year — Brown.

Coach of the year — Matt Johnson, Cedar Falls.

Second Team

Keera Ball, sr., C.R. Xavier; McKenzie Simon, sr., Western Dubuque; Ellie Evans, sr., Iowa City High; Kobie Dills, sr., C.R. Washington; Emily Clapp, sr., Cedar Falls; Kirsten Graves, jr., Cedar Falls; Karlie Fagan, sr., Western Dubuque; Mackenzie Murphy, sr., Iowa City High; Kylee Oldenburger, jr., C.R. Prairie.

Honorable Mention (area only)

C.R. Prairie — Kobie Blaha, sr.; Alexis Moses, fr.; C.R. Washington — Madison Miller, sr.; Julie Holt, sr.; C.R. Xavier — Olivia Richards, sr.; Emily Jasper, sr.; Iowa City High — Kelsey Law, jr.; Mia Loughran, jr.; Western Dubuque — Jenna Burds, sr.; Sydney Rosalez, sr.

MVC VALLEY DIVISION

First Team (*unanimous)

*Megan Renner, sr., Linn-Mar; *Maddy Baxter, sr., C.R. Jefferson; *Jada Wills, jr., Dubuque Hempstead; Kaylee Donner, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Sydney Kloubec, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Anna Gorsich, sr., Linn-Mar; Aliyah Carter, jr., Dubuque Wahlert; Rylee Fay, jr., Iowa City West; Kaylissa Arndorfer, sr., Waterloo West.

Player of the year — Renner.

Coaches of the year — Will & Amy Norton, C.R. Jefferson.

Second Team

Maggie Peters, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Peyton Brokovich, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Corinee Meier, soph., Dubuque Hempstead; Lindsey Culver, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Allison Pisarcik, sr., Linn-Mar; Emily Strauss, jr., Linn-Mar; Carolyn Conlon, sr., Dubuque Wahlert; Abby Feldmann, jr., C.R. Kennedy; LeeAnn Potter, jr., Iowa City Liberty.

Honorable Mention (area only)

C.R. Jefferson — Cassidy Boche, jr.; Meghan Prohaska, sr.; C.R. Kennedy — Elyse Winter, soph.; Katie Jensen, jr.; Iowa City Liberty — Olivia Slattery, soph.; Hailey Hested, soph.; Iowa City West — Cailyn Morgan, sr.; Claire Overton, sr.; Linn-Mar — Ellie Von Lehmden, sr.; Tori Niemeyer, sr.

WAMAC CONFERENCE EAST DIVISION

First Team (*unanimous)

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*Claire Demmer, sr., West Delaware; Macey Kleitsch, jr., West Delaware; Ella Koloc, fr., West Delaware; *Heather Boeckenstedt, sr., Beckman; *Sydney Steffen, sr., Beckman; Isabelle Bennett, sr., Beckman; Rachael Nelson, Solon; *Rory Light, sr., Mount Vernon.

Player of the year — Kleitsch.

Second Team

Kinley Kolbet, jr., West Delaware; Ellie Bildstein, sr., Beckman; Sydney Arens, sr., Beckman; Abigail Smith, sr., Solon; Ella Lauren Schrock, soph., Solon; Brase, sr., Mount Vernon; Holly Faley, sr., Marion; Delaney Rice, jr., Marion.

Wamac Recognition Award

Beckman — Caroline Kluesner and Paige McDermott. DeWitt Central — Emily Swanson and Mya Cavanagh. Maquoketa — Nell Sybesma and Brie Bennis. Marion — Randi Wright and Kayba Laube. Mount Vernon — Jorie Randall and Cami Ellyson. Solon — Taylor Moore and Katherine Benzing. West Delaware — JoAnna Voss and Paighton Lindauer.

WAMAC CONFERENCE WEST DIVISION

First Team (*unanimous)

*Madison Larson, sr., Independence; *Holly Cooksley, sr., Independence; Sydney Hearn, sr., Independence; Delaney McSweeney, sr., Center Point-Urbana; *Morgan Husmann, sr., Center Point-Urbana; *Shauntina Williams, sr., Clear Creek Amana; Grace Martensen, sr., Benton Community; Karly Berkland, sr., Williamsburg.

Player of the year — Larson.

Second Team

Allie Jo Zieser, jr., Independence; Mackenzie Hupke, sr., Independence; Emily Kono, jr., Center Point-Urbana; Callyn Fox, sr., Center Point-Urbana; Grace Embretson, fr., Benton Community; Abby Brunssen, jr., Benton Community; Becca Steffen, sr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Madison Rohach, sr., South Tama.

Wamac Recognition

Benton — Sam Rabe and Kayla Lambe. Center Point-Urbana — Peyton Kriegel and Rylee Clark. Clear Creek Amana — Cheyaenne Bunch and Jordan Neely. Independence — Abby Davis and Reese Martin. Vinton-Shellsburg — Taylor Spies and Raelyn Murray. South Tama — Stacey Slaven and Katelyn Campbell. Williamsburg — Taylor Busch and Talia McAtee.

RIVER VALLEY CONFERENCE

Elite Team

Sommer Daniel, jr., Tipton; Jaedynn Evans, sr., Iowa City Regina; Blake Ehler, sr., Tipton; Aubrey Putman, sr., Wilton; Amanda Smith, sr., Tipton; Madi Parson, sr., Camanche; Jordan Kuper, jr., Monticello; Macy Akers, sr., West Liberty; Rachel Trumm, sr., Cascade; Kamryn Meyer, sr., Durant; Macy Daufeldt, fr., West Liberty; Abbey Fryauf, sr., West Branch.

North Division First Team

Hanna Nissen, sr., Camanche; Sydney Dennis, soph., North Cedar; Giana Michels, sr., Bellevue; Jaelynn Kraus, sr., Monticello; Corinne Gadient, sr., Anamosa; Tarah Wehde, jr., Camanche; Camaryn Cartensen, sr., Camanche; Molly McElmeel, jr., Cascade; Aliyah Weber, jr., Cascade; Lindsey Banowetz, jr., Bellevue; Brooke Denniston, soph., Cascade.

Coach of the Year — Caitlin McVay, Anamosa.

South Division First Team

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Jamie Kofron, sr., Tipton; Kamryn Chapman, jr., Tipton; Kortney Drake, sr., Wilton; Martha Pace, soph., West Liberty; Mallory Warner, sr., Durant; Aubrin Dittmer, sr., Durant; Ella Caffery, fr., Wilton; Morgan Petersen, jr., West Liberty; Riley Vaughan, sr., West Branch; Kaiya Luneckas, jr., West Branch; Courtney Jarrett, sr., West Branch; Ruby Kappeler, sr., Durant.

Coach of the Year — Amy Calonder, Tipton.

ALL-METRO

First Team (*unanimous)

*Megan Renner, sr., Linn-Mar; Anna Gorsich, sr., Linn-Mar; *Maddy Baxter, sr., C.R. Jefferson; *Kaylee Donner, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Sydney Kloubec, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Jaz Yamilkoski, soph., C.R. Xavier; Akeela Jefferson, sr., C.R. Xavier; Eve Magill, soph., C.R. Xavier.

Players of the year — Renner and Baxter.

Coaches of the year — Will & Amy Norton, C.R. Jefferson.

Second Team

Emily Strauss, jr. Linn-Mar; Allison Pisarcik, sr., Linn-Mar; Holly Faley, sr., Marion; Lindsey Culver, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Peyton Brokovich, sr., C.R. Jefferson; Keera Ball, sr., C.R; Xavier; Abby Feldmann, jr., C.R. Kennedy; Rachael Kilpatrick, sr., C.R. Prairie.

Honorable Mention

C.R. Jefferson — Maggie Peters, sr.; Cassidy Boche, jr.; C.R. Kennedy — Claire Fluent, jr.; Laila Sain, sr.; C.R. Prairie — Kylee Oldenburger, jr.; Kobie Blaha, sr.; C.R. Washington — Kobie Dills, sr.; Madison Miller, sr.; C.R. Xavier — Olivia Richards, sr.; Emily Jasper, sr.; Linn-Mar — Ellie Von Lehmden, sr.; Tori Niemeyer, sr.; Marion — Delaney Rice, jr.; Kayba Laube, jr.

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