2017 All-Hancock County Volleyball Team

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Allison Dennemann

New Palestine, senior

Dennemann set a new school career mark in kills en route to being named the unanimous All-Hancock County Player of the Year. A University of the Pacific signee, Dennemann was named Class 4A Second Team All-State by the Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association and 4A All-State First Team by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association. She earned All-Hoosier Heritage Conference honors and was named a South All-Star.

Mia Long

New Palestine, senior

A team captain for the Dragons, Long was second in the county with 419 kills, behind only fellow teammate Allison Dennemann. She helped lead New Palestine to a 27-7 record and back-to-back sectional championships, including the program’s first Class 4A title this season. Long was named All-Hoosier Heritage Conference and Academic All-State by the Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association.

Grace Hurst

Mt. Vernon, senior

The county’s leader in digs this season with 686, Hurst was named All-Hoosier Heritage Conference and a staple on defense for the 18-12 Mt. Vernon Marauders. She was named Class 4A All-State First Team by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association and a South All-Star. The Southern Illinois recruit earned Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association All-District honors in 4A and compiled 1,215 digs in her career.

Victoria Bulmahn

Mt. Vernon, sophomore

Bulmahn increased her production as a team leader this season for the 18-win Mt. Vernon Marauders. While only a sophomore, Bulmahn led the program in kills and total blocks, while finishing second in assists and aces. She was named All-Hoosier Heritage Conference and earned Class 4A All-State Second Team recognition by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.

Sydney Robertson

New Palestine, junior

In need of a replacement this season for graduated standout setter Kara Morris, the New Palestine Dragons turned to Robertson, who excelled in her new starting role. Robertson posted a county-leading 1,077 assists, powering the 27-win Dragons offense to a Class 4A sectional championship and the program’s second consecutive regional tournament appearance.

Haleigh Pribble

Greenfield-Central, junior

Part of the Greenfield-Central Cougars’ 1-2 punch on offense, Pribble was second on her team with 245 kills and top five in the county. As a junior, she had 32 total blocks, 34 aces and 226 digs for the Cougars, who won 19 matches overall this season. Pribble was named All-Hoosier Heritage Conference honorable mention.

Makayla Price

Greenfield-Central, freshman

A true freshman starter for the Greenfield-Central Cougars, Price made an immediate impact in her first varsity season. She finished fourth in the county with 273 kills and led the team just ahead of teammate and fellow net attacker, Haleigh Pribble. Price finished with 35 total blocks, 33 aces and 148 digs to earn All-Hoosier Heritage Conference honors.

Honorable mention

New Palestine: Lydia Jones, Jordan Brittsan. Mt. Vernon: Sarah Herman, Claire Ertel, Olivia Yeley, Meridan Eads. Greenfield-Central: Molly Broome, Ava Antic. Eastern Hancock: Laurie Eells, Faithe Webster, Jenna Smith, Eriel Truitt.

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Rich Torres is sports editor at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. He can be reached at rtorres@greenfieldreporter.com or 317-477-3227.