Incline volleyball: Porter named Co-MVP, Kelly Coach of Year
Northern Division III All-League
MVP: Kira Porter, Incline; Kassidy Lommori, Yerington
Coach of the Year: Tacy Kelly, Incline
Ashley Rife, 11, Yerington
Sydney Reamer, 11, West Wendover
Keegan Wells, 11, Incline
Mia Bibolet, 12, Incline
Bailey Wanner, 12, Pershing County
Jordan Briggs, 12, North Tahoe
Rachel Dane, 10, Yerington
Madeleine Saxe, 10, Incline
Deseree Landa, 11, Yerington
Erica Holland, 11, Pershing County
Jamie Dodge, 12, North Tahoe
Helana Kearns, 12, North Tahoe
Ellyse Kirkland, 10, Incline
Anahi Ezparza, 11, West Wendover
Jordan Bobrick, 12, Yerington
McKenna Jones, 11, Battle Mountain
Sherene Clegg, 12, North Tahoe
Mikayla Swoverland, 11, Silver Stage
Five Incline volleyball players received Northern Division III All-League honors, highlighted by senior middle blocker Kira Porter’s Co-MVP award and Tacy Kelly’s Coach of the Year.
The awards were determined by the league’s head coaches.
Porter, who signed a Letter of Intent to play at Howard University, shared the MVP honor with Yerington senior Kassidy Lommori.
The two dominated their Division III competition. At a 65.6 percent success rate, Porter tallied 324 kills in 70 sets. That total ranked second in the DIII to Lommori’s 453, which she achieved in 106 sets, and second among all divisions in the state. Porter’s 140 blocks (she averaged seven blocks a match) ranked No. 1 in the DIII and No. 2 in the state.
In addition to Porter, Incline senior Mia Bibolet and junior teammate Keegan Wells were voted to the All-League first team, sophomore Madeleine Saxe made the second team, and sophomore Ellyse Kirkland received honorable mention.
Kelly received Coach of the Year after leading the Highlanders to a state runner-up finish with a final record of 13-7 overall. Incline was the only DIII team to defeat Yerington during the regular season, before the Lions went on to win their third consecutive state title and eighth in 10 years.
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