All-HHC volleyball teams announced
The Hoosier Heritage Conference announced its 2017 volleyball season honorees Monday.
HHC champion and Class 3A state champion New Castle led the All-HCC team with three selections, while HHC runner-up Yorktown had four honorees. Fourteen players were chosen in a vote conducted by the conference coaches.
Matt Curts of New Castle was voted HHC Coach of the Year.
The HHC had a banner season, as New Castle won the Class 3A state title. Yorktown was a Class 4A regional championship, while New Palestine won a Class 4A sectional championship.
2017 All-HHC volleyball team
Molly Hunt, So., Delta
Makayla Price, Fr., Greenfield-Central
Grace Hurst, Sr., Mt. Vernon
Victoria Bulmahn, So., Mt. Vernon
Melani Shaffmaster, So., New Castle
Mabrey Shaffmaster, Fr., New Castle
Bailey Cox, Fr., New Castle
Allison Dennemann, Sr., New Palestine
Mia Long, Sr., New Palestine
Gracie King, So., Pendleton Heights
Kenzie Knuckles, Jr., Yorktown
Kylie Murr, Jr., Yorktown
Tegan Seyring, Jr., Yorktown
Bella Rosenthall, Sr., Yorktown
Bailey Green, Sr., Delta
Molly Broome, Jr., Greenfield-Central
Haleigh Pribble, Jr., Greenfield-Central
Ava Antic, Fr., Greenfield-Central
Cecily Jester, Sr., New Castle
Averi Lanman, So., Pendleton Heights
Brinkley Gary, Sr., Pendleton Heights
TeAnn Bringle, Sr., Shelbyville
Final 2017 volleyball standings
1. New Castle;7-0;34-6
4. Mt. Vernon;4-3;18-12
5. New Palestine;3-4;27-7
6. Pendleton Heights;2-5;18-16
Volleyball champions crowed in Muncie
Four volleyball team state championships were captured at Worthen Arena on the campus of Ball State University on Saturday.
• In Class A, top-ranked Lafayette Central Catholic seized the title with a 3-0 sweep (26-24, 25-18, 25-15) against Hauser (35-5). The title was Lafayette Central Catholic’s (30-5) second and first since 2010. Hauser’s Sydney Schoen was named the mental attitude award recipient.
• In Class 2A, Andrean swept past top-ranked Christian Academy of Indiana 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 26-24). The state title was a first for The Fighting 59ers (30-8). Christian Academy’s (34-6) Alli Stumler was named the mental attitude award winner.
• In Class 3A, No. 1 New Castle won the title against Brebreuf Jesuit (29-10) in a 3-0 sweep (25-11, 25-20, 25-15). The Trojans (34-6) won their first title since 2007 and second overall. Brebeuf’s Grace Roudebush earned the mental attitude award.
• In Class 4A, Avon swept past Crown Point (35-4) in three sets (25-17, 25-18, 25-18) to claim its third 4A state title overall. The Orioles (37-3) have won three state championships in the past six years. Crown Point’s Alex Equihua was named the mental attitude award recipient.