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Best of the bunch

Emma Garrard/Sierra SunEight players from the Truckee High volleyball team were awarded Northern 3A All-League recognition, while second-year head coach Nicole Annaloro was voted All-League and All-State Coach of the Year.

Eight players from the Truckee High volleyball team were voted by coaches to the Northern 3A All-League squad. Six of those players also earned Nevada 3A All-State recognition.

In addition to the Wolverine players, second-year Truckee head coach Nicole Annaloro was voted both All-League and All-State Coach of the Year after leading the Wolverines to an undefeated regular season and state runner-up finish.

Truckee (17-1 against the 3A, 35-4 overall) lost to Yerington in four games in the state championship. Yerington’s Kayla Lommori, who was instrumental in the Lions’ championship win, was named MVP.

Wolverines voted to the All-League first team include senior Melanie Lashbrook at middle blocker, junior Callan Finney at outside hitter, junior Nikki Schneider at outside hitter, senior Megan Murphy at defensive specialist, and sophomore Kaylee Waters at liberio.

Truckee senior Alexa Terrell made the second team as a middle blocker, and junior Mary Ann Nason and senior Julie McNamara earned honorable mention recognition.

Statistically, Finney led the Wolverines in kills during the regular season with 166 to go along with her 41 service aces, 128 digs and 12 blocks. Schneider tallied 126 kills and 16 blocks, Lashbrook 100 kills and 28 blocks, and Terrell 97 kills, 37 aces and 44 blocks. Murphy posted 37 aces and 449 assists, Waters had 26 aces, 287 digs and 17 blocks, and Nason 156 digs.

MVP Kayla Lommori Yerington

Coach of the Year Nicole Annaloro Truckee

First team

Position Player School

Middle blocker Melanie Lashbrook Truckee

Middle blocker Holly O’Conner Incline

Outside blocker Callan Finney Truckee

Outside blocker Nikki Schneider Truckee

Setter Bre Tonoli Yerington

Def. specialist Megan Murphy Truckee

Utility player Kira Ross Yerington

Libero Kaylee Waters Truckee

Second team

Position Player School

Middle blocker Alexa Terrell Truckee

Middle blocker Gina Henderson Dayton

Outside blocker Julia Lynch Spring Creek

Outside blocker Angela Macralline Yerington

Setter Natalie Hale Incline

Def. specialist Jayme King Fernley

Utility player Kayla McCollum Fernley

Libero Frances Estrada Fernley

Honorable Mention

Mary Ann Nason Truckee

Julie McNamara Truckee

Dayna Lyons Sparks

Danae Moser Sparks

Trena Cloepper Lowry

Robin Pall Lowry

Caitlyn Pallach Spring Creek

Shelby Meade Spring Creek

Alissa Bickers Dayton

Matia Spencer Dayton

Sara Norris Incline

Kila Johnson Fernley

Coach of the Year: Nicole Annaloro

First team:

Melanie Lashbrook, middle blocker

Callan Finney, outside hitter

Kaylee Waters, libero

Second team:

Megan Murphy, setter

Nikki Schneider, outside hitter

Honorable mention:

Alexa Terrell

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