Three members of the Ballard volleyball team received all-Raccoon River Conference recognition by the conference coaches in 2019.
Junior outside hitter Carley Wilson, sophomore outside hitter Ava Ashworth and junior libero Molly Houge were all honored from Ballard.
Wilson was named to the all-RRC second team. She had 57 kills with a 0.147 kill-efficiency rate, 37 digs and 10 aces in 23 sets during conference play.
The rest of the second team was made up of Carroll’s Josie Ayala, Adel-Desoto-Minburn’s Delaney Bertman and Abbie Hlas, Carlisle’s Molly Hoekstra; Bondurant-Farrar’s Tori Carroll, Perry’s Kacy Nevitt and Winterset’s Bridget Stover.
Ashworth and Houge were both named honorable mention.
Ashworth recorded 60 kills, 43 digs and 13 aces in conference matches. Houge finished with 93 digs at 4.04 per set and also picked up three aces.
The all-RRC first team comprised of Carroll’s Rylee Ludwig, Ella Collison and Laura Sweeney; Winterset’s Lauren Carter and Macy Larson; Carlisle’s Meredith Hoffman; Bondurant-Farrar’s Kendall Anderson and Alexis Bedier; ADM’s Josi Lonneman and Boone’s Kinsie Zinnel. Carter, Hoffman and Ludwig were unanimous selections.
Carroll head coach Kelli Schulz was named RRC Coach of the Year after guiding the Tigers to a perfect 7-0 conference record.
All-RRC volleyball teams
First team: Lauren Carter (So.)*, Winterset; Meredith Hoffman (Sr.)*, Carlisle; Rylee Ludwig (Sr.)*, Carroll; Kendall Anderson (So.), Bondurant-Farrar; Alexis Bedier (Sr.), Bondurant-Farrar; Ella Collison (Jr.), Carroll; Macy Larson (Sr.), Winterset; Josi Lonneman (Sr.), ADM; Laura Sweeney (Jr.), Carroll; Kinsie Zinnel (Jr.), Boone.
Second team: Josie Ayala (So.), Carroll; Delaney Bertman (Sr.), ADM; Tori Carroll (So.), Bondurant-Farrar; Abbie Hlas (Sr.), ADM; Molly Hoekstra (Sr.), Carlisle; Kacy Nevitt (Jr.), Perry; Bridget Stover (So.), Winterset; Carley Wilson (Jr.), Ballard.
Honorable mention: Ava Ashworth (So.), Ballard; Thea Banning (So.), Winterset; Gabi Hammer (Jr.), Carroll; Molly Houge (Jr.), Ballard; Lexxi Link (Jr.), Carlisle; Chloe Little (Jr.), Bondurant-Farrar; Morgan Meyer (Sr.), ADM; Magley Orellana (Sr.), Perry; Chaslyn Stanfield (Sr.), Boone.
*Denotes unanimous selection.
RRC Coach of the Year: Kelli Schulz, Carroll.
Final RRC standings