North Tahoe volleyball: Lakers honored with All-League selections |

North Tahoe volleyball: Lakers honored with All-League selections

Staff report
Senior outside hitter Jordan Briggs was voted to the Northern Division III All-League first team.
Courtesy Greg Briggs |

Northern Division III All-League

Co-MVP: Kira Porter, 12, Incline; Kassidy Lommori, 12, Yerington

Coach of the Year: Tacy Kelly, Incline

First Team

Jordan Briggs, 12, North Tahoe

Ashley Rife, 11, Yerington

Sydney Reamer, 11, West Wendover

Keegan Wells, 11, Incline

Mia Bibolet, 12, Incline

Bailey Wanner, 12, Pershing County

Second Team

Jamie Dodge, 12, North Tahoe

Helana Kearns, 12, North Tahoe

Rachel Dane, 10, Yerington

Madeleine Saxe, 10, Incline

Deseree Landa, 11, Yerington

Erica Holland, 11, Pershing County

Honorable Mention

Sherene Clegg, 12, North Tahoe

Ellyse Kirkland, 10, Incline

Anahi Ezparza, 11, West Wendover

Jordan Bobrick, 12, Yerington

McKenna Jones, 11, Battle Mountain

Mikayla Swoverland, 11, Silver Stage

Four North Tahoe volleyball players received Northern Division III All-League honors, led by senior outside hitter Jordan Briggs’ selection to the first team.

The awards were determined by the league’s head coaches.

In addition to Briggs, North Tahoe seniors Jamie Dodge and Helana Kearns were voted to the All-League second team, and senior Sherene Clegg received honorable mention recognition.

Seniors Kira Porter from Incline and Kassidy Lommori from Yerington shared the Co-MVP award, while Incline’s Tacy Kelly was Coach of the Year.

With a roster of only seven players, North Tahoe finished the season 17-5 overall and 9-3 in league. The Lakers entered the Northern Division III regional championships as a No. 3 seed before falling to Incline in four sets in the semifinal round. Incline went on to lose to Yerington in the regional and state championship matches.

The Lakers also excelled in the classroom, earning the distinction as the academic state champions for achieving the highest collective GPA in the Division III, at 3.8.