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Cascade Christian senior outside hitter Karlee Britton was a repeat selection as Southern Cascade Hybrid volleyball player of the year in voting by the league's coaches.
Britton's teammate, junior libero Paige Bruce, was chosen defensive player of the year, and the Challengers' Rob Kleker was named coach of the year.
Joining those players on the all-star first team were St. Mary's junior outside hitter/middle Dakotah Rothfus, Rogue River senior middle Darby Gibson and Cascade Christian junior middle Madigan Smith.
Karlee Britton, OH, Sr., Cascade Christian; Paige Bruce, L, Jr., Cascade Christian; Ashley Reese, S, Sr., Lakeview; Brandi Larson, M, Sr., Lakeview; Dakotah Rothfus, OH/M, Jr., St. Mary's; Darby Gibson, M, Sr., Rogue River; Madigan Smith, M, Jr., Cascade Christian.
Player of the year — Karlee Britton, Sr., Cascade Christian.
Defensive player of the year — Paige Bruce, Jr., Cascade Christian.
Setter of the year — Ashley Reese, Sr., Lakeview.
Coach of the year — Rob Kleker, Cascade Christian.
Keyanna Augustadt, L, Sr., Illinois Valley; Delaney Hall, OH, Jr., Lakeview; Tori Crumrine, OH, Jr., Lakeview; Trudy Burns, OH, Jr., Cascade Christian; Maddy Gregg, S, Sr., St. Mary's; Kortney Moore, OH, Jr., Rogue River; Emily Eccleston, OH, Jr., St. Mary's.
Alyssa Brown, S, So., Cascade Christian; Amanda Arcularius, L, Jr., Lakeview; Alex LaFlamme, M, Jr., Illinois Valley; Katelyn Smith, OPP, Jr., Cascade Christian; Skye Downhill, M, Jr., Rogue River; Claire Hawkins, M, Fr., St. Mary's; Natalie Watkins, S, Sr., Rogue River; Rylee Carter, OH, Sr., Rogue River.