PREP VOLLEYBALL

North's Bixler selected to SOH first team

Panthers land two on second team; Tornado, Comets each have one selected

November 01, 2013

North Medford landed one player on the first team and one on the second team in Southern Oregon Hybrid volleyball all-star voting.

In a poll of the league's coaches, Black Tornado senior middle blocker Elle Bixler was chosen to the first team.

Second-team choices included North's Emily Carter, a sophomore outside hitter, and South Medford's Sporer sisters, seniors Grace and Claire, who play outside hitter and libero, respectively. Crater's Kesley Strouse, a senior outside hitter, was also on the second team.

Roseburg sophomore Morgan Haskett was the player of the year, and Grants Pass' Cammy Heidegger was named the coach of the year.

FIRST TEAM

Halee Rose, L, jr., Grants Pass; Elle Bixler, MB, sr., North Medford; Kiana Cash, S, sr., Roseburg; Kylie Chong, L, jr., Roseburg; Raluca Gosman, MB, sr., Roseburg; Morgan Haskett, OH, so., Roseburg; Emily Henderson, MB, sr., Grants Pass; Gabby Kearney, OH, jr., Roseburg.

Player of the Year — Morgan Haskett, Roseburg.

Coach of the Year — Cammy Heidegger, Grants Pass.

SECOND TEAM

Emily Gill, S, jr., Grants Pass; Emily Carter, OH, so., North Medford; Kourtney Lomica, OH/OP, fr., Roseburg; Megan Bolin, MB, so., Roseburg; Claire Sporer, OH, sr., South Medford; Grace Sporer, L, sr., South Medford; Kelsey Strouse, jr., OH/RS, Crater; Danielle Taylor, OH, jr., Grants Pass.

HONORABLE MENTION

Felicia Sparks, DS/S, jr., Roseburg.