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Phoenix sophomore setter Ashlyn Flynn was named to the Skyline Conference volleyball first team.
Hidden Valley senior middle blocker Elizabeth Venzon and senior right-side hitter Bailey Bars were chosen as the league's players of the year after helping guide the Mustangs to a conference title, 23-5 record and the Class 4A state championship match.
Hidden Valley's Robert Jackson was named coach of the year.
North Valley's Stacy Kozaczuk and Hidden Valley's Skylar Fate were also first-team picks. Phoenix senior libero Katie Strong earned a spot on the all-defensive team.
Elle Morgan, Henley, MB, Sr.; Bailey Bars, Hidden Valley, RS, Sr.; Elizabeth Venzon, Hidden Valley, MB, Sr.; Skylar Fate, Hidden Valley, MB, Sr.; Stacy Kozaczuk, North Valley, MB, Sr.; Ashlyn Flynn, Phoenix, S, So.
PLAYERS OF THE YEAR — Elizabeth Venzon, Hidden Valley, and Bailey Bars, Hidden Valley. COACH OF THE YEAR — Robert Jackson, Hidden Valley.
Anne Goodell, Henley, S, Sr.; Olivia Peters, Henley, OH, Sr.; Sierra Myers, Henley, MB, Sr.; Elly Lengwin, Hidden Valley, OH, Sr.; Lucy Sotelo, Hidden Valley, OH, Sr.; Jessica Giurlani, Hidden Valley, OH, Sr.
Amber Orchard, Hidden Valley, L, Jr.; Taylor Glassow, Klamath Union, MB, Sr.; Danielle Willy, Mazama, MB, Sr.; Shelby Stevens, North Valley, OH/DS, Sr.; Hailey Wyncoop, Phoenix, OH, So.
Alli Willhite, Henley, L, Jr.; Olivia Peters, Henley, OH, Sr.; Amber Orchard, Hidden Valley, L, Jr.; Bradi Keadle, Mazama, DS, Sr.; Kenzie Schmoll, North Valley, L, Jr.; Shelby Stevens, North Valley, DS/OH, Sr.; Katie Strong, Phoenix, L, Sr.