Volleyball teams turned in another successful season with West Franklin and Ottawa advancing to sub-state championship matches.
West Franklin won its league regular season and tournament championships.
The Herald All-Area volleyball team consists of those players that had standout seasons. Here are the team members:
Kirsten Evans, Soph., Ottawa
Evans was the quarterback of the Ottawa attack in the 5-1 formation. She kept the moving from side-to-side. She finished with 718 set assists with an average of 8.3 per set. She also had 199 digs, 55 aces with a serving percentage of 90% and compiled 83 kills.
Molly Olmsted, Jr., Ottawa
Olmsted controlled the middle for the Cyclones. The middle hitter was a force at the net. She accumulated 256 kills, which is an average of three per set. She had a .205 hitting percentage. Olmsted finished with 29 blocks, 164 digs and a serving percentage of 97%.
Darby Weidl, Jr., Ottawa
Weidl was Ottawa’s go-to offensive player. She was the hitter team’s had to account for. She finished with 302 kills with a 31.9 kill percentage. She had a .167 hitting percentage. On the back row, she finished with a 2.12 serve-receive average with 239 digs. She served 93.2% with 34 aces.
Madie McCoy, Sr., Wellsville
McCoy turned in a solid senior campaign, helping lead the Eagles to another 20-win season. She was an all-around player, earning first team all-league honors. She finished with 276 kills, 247 digs, 41 aces, a serve-receive percentage of 2.2.
Laney Overman, Jr., Wellsville
Overman controlled the offense for the Eagles, moving the ball effectively across the front line. Wellsville coach Eric Evans said Overman was an important piece to the Eagles success this season. She accumulated 350 set assists.
Jadyn Troutman, Jr., Wellsville
Troutman was a key cog in the Eagles attack. Evans called her the most dynamic player on the team. She earned all-league first team honors. She had 272 kills and 46 stuff blocks this season.
Alex Coopman, Jr., West Franklin
Coopman was involved in every aspect of the game for the Falcons. The six-footer was a stalwart at the net. She finished with 189 kills with a team-best .427 hitting efficiency. She served a team-best 95% with 32 aces. She had 29 blocks and 54 digs. She as an all-league honorable mention selection.
Ainsley Corwine, Jr., West Franklin
Corwine was the coach on the floor for the Falcons. She was the engine of West Franklin’s high-powered offense. The junior finished with a school record 921 set assists, which was set in 2007. She served 90% with 50 aces. Corwine had 57 kills and 134 digs. She was a first team all-league selection.
Brooke Flory, Sr., West Franklin
Flory was a powerful presence along the net for the Falcons. She turned in a solid senior campaign. The senior led the Falcosn in kills (270) and blocks (46). She had an attack efficiency of .360 and 49 digs. She was a first team all-league selection.
Jenna Walters, Soph., West Franklin
Walters performed at a high level in several areas. She was second on the team in serving (92%), serve-receive average (2.01) and digs (221). She also had 43 aces. She was a second team all-league selection.