Great Bend Panther juniors Jenna Mauler and Alyssa Herter earned first-team All-Western Athletic Conference volleyball honors. Great Bend (17-16) lost to McPherson 25-22, 25-8 in 5A substate.
Mauler led the Panthers with 244 kills and delivered 339 defensive digs. Herter led the Panthers in assists (447), ace serves (42) and blocks (16) and contributed 186 defensive digs.
Garden City’s Reagan Karlin was Player of the Year. Buffalo coach Trista Bailey was Coach of the Year.
ALL-WAC FIRST TEAM
GREAT BEND—Jenna Mauler, jr.; Alyssa Herter, jr.
GARDEN CITY—Reagan Karlin, jr.; Remi Vargas, jr.;
LIBERAL—Haylee Parker, sr.
HAYS—Tasiah Nunnery, jr.
Player of Year—Reagan Karlin, Garden City
Coach of Year—Trista Bailey, Garden City
GARDEN CITY—Kelby Richter, jr.; Julie Calzonetti, so.
LIBERAL—Kaeleah Chaloupek, sr.; Whitney Hay, sr.
DODGE CITY—Ezinne Okoro, sr.
HAYS—Lallie Leiker, sr.