Friendswood vs Alvin Volleyball

Friendswood’s McKenna Fridye makes a block during the first set against Alvin at Friendswood High School on Oct. 24. Fridye was named District 24-6A MVP in the recently released all-district awards.

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Highlighted by four superlatives from the district champion Friendswood Lady Mustangs, all-district honors were recently released for 24-6A volleyball teams.

Friendswood senior middle blocker McKenna Fridye was named district MVP, senior right-side hitter Faith Marabella received co-offensive player of the year honors, senior libero Kylie Lockhart was named defensive player of the year, and Sarah Paulk was named coach of the year.

Rounding out the 24-6A superlatives were Clear Falls senior outside hitter Briana Garcia (co-offensive player of the year), Clear Creek senior setter Kelsey Childers (setter of the year) and Clear Springs freshman outside hitter Shyia Richardson (newcomer of the year).

Representing Friendswood on the all-district first team were senior middle blocker Natalie Abowd, senior setter Zeyanna Dhalla and junior outside hitter Elle McGown. Senior setter Bri McGown and senior middle blocker Lauren Hubbard were second-team selections for the Lady Mustangs, while senior defensive specialist Madison Weisinger and senior right-side hitter Amanda Hunt were honorable mentions.

First-teamers for Clear Falls were senior libero Naomi Jean, junior setter Cassie Srb and freshman outside hitter Mia Johnson. Making the second team were junior setter Savanna Schaff, junior defensive specialist Erin Kearney, senior middle blocker Jordan Dortch, senior right-side hitter Brianna Daphnis and junior right-side hitter Anita Parrott. Honorable mentions for the Knights were junior outside hitter Katy Giusti and freshman middle blocker Rachel Brown.

Clear Springs’ first-teamers were junior right-side hitter Kenadee Poye, senior libero Hannah Floyd and junior setter Massiel Coronado. Sophomore outside hitter Haley Moses received second team honors, and senior middle blocker Kayla Rainey and junior defensive specialist Hannah Crawford were honorable mentions.

Senior libero Sydney O’Dell and junior middle blocker Riley Brantley made the first team for Clear Creek, senior outside hitters Jenna Metzinger and Emma Wagenknecht were second team picks, and senior defensive specialist Ashlynn Phillips and junior defensive specialist Miranda Phelps were honorable mentions.

Dickinson junior outside hitter Amaya Young was a second-team selection, while junior outside hitter Sharanda Anderson and sophomore setter Destiny Tom were honorable mentions.

James LaCombe: 409-683-5242, james.lacombe@galvnews.com or on Twitter @JamesAtGalvNews

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