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Volleyball Postseason Honors Include All-American, All- Arizona Selections

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The 4A State Champion Notre Dame Prep volleyball team was recognized with several honors following the championship season. Senior McKenna Douglas and sophomore Evan Hendrix were named to the All-Arizona team selected by the Arizona Republic, while Hendrix was chosen to the MaxPrep UnderClass All-American second team.

Douglas earned the All-Arizona honor for the second consecutive season, while it was the first for Hendrix, who was also a finalist for the Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year.

Head Coach Holly McLean was a finalist for the All-Arizona Coach of the year after leading the Saints to an AIA 4A State title.

Senior outsider hitter Sophia Garrow Ross, Hendrix, Douglas and senior setter Ashleigh Bolton all earned 4A All-Conference first team honors with McLean being named Coach of the Year.

Hendrix ranked second in the state and led the 4A Conference in kills (626) and was third in the state in kills per set (5.9) while hitting .394 for the season. She led the team in service aces (71) and ranked second in digs (283). Douglas ranked sixth in the 4A Conference in digs per set at 4.8 while recording 307 digs. She also had 47 aces to rank third on the team. She eclipsed the 1000-dig milestone during her senior season.

Bolton recorded 815 assists to lead the team and rank 12th in the state. She averaged 8.6 assists per set, the fourth-best mark in the conference and tops in the region. Garrow Ross was second on the team in kills and seventh in the 4A (319) and ranked third on the team in digs (178).

Arizona Republic All-Arizona

All Arizona, McKenna Douglas, Libero – Senior; Evan Hendrix, Outside Hitter – Sophomore.

MaxPreps UnderClass All-America

MaxPreps UnderClass All-America Second Team, Evan Hendrix, Outside Hitter – Sophomore.

4A All-Conference Honors

Player of the Year, McKenna Douglas, Libero - Senior

Defensive Player of the Year, McKenna Douglas, Libero - Senior

Offensive Player of the Year, Evan Hendrix, Outside Hitter - Sophomore

Coach of the Year, Holly McLean.

First Team All-Conference, Sophia Garrow Ross, Outside Hitter – Senior; Evan Hendrix, Outside Hitter – Sophomore; McKenna Douglas, Libero – Senior, Ashleigh Bolton, Setter – Senior.

4A West Valley All-Region Honors

Player of the Year, McKenna Douglas, Libero - Senior

Defensive Player of the Year, McKenna Douglas, Libero - Senior

Offensive Player of the Year, Evan Hendrix, Outside Hitter - Sophomore

Coach of the Year, Holly McLean.

First Team All-Region, Sophia Garrow Ross, Outside Hitter – Senior; Evan Hendrix, Outside Hitter – Sophomore; McKenna Douglas, Libero – Senior, Ashleigh Bolton, Setter – Senior.

Second Team All-Region, Katherine Malloy, Outside Hitter, Senior.

Honorable Mention All-Region, Ally Alessio, Kennedy Graninger, Lexi Yoza.

 

 

 

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