Athletic directors at the Class 5A level have proven to be the most invested in controlling their own playoff destiny since a switch to the...
Adriana Mereida-Ford, Phoenix volleyball
The junior middle blocker's stellar serving rallied the Pirates in a 23-25, 18-25, 25-23, 27-25, 15-12 Skyline Conference win over Henley. She took over in the fourth set down 24-18. She added 10 kills.
There were a record 3,776 votes cast, with Mereida-Ford garnering 2,314. (Week ending Oct. 20)