KDUZ/KARP/KTWN are proud to announce the 2012 All Area Volleyball team. Honorees are as follows:
All Area Volleyball-
Michaela Piechowski, Hutchinson, Senior, Libero-All Conference, 332 digs, 28 ace serves, 19 kills (in two matches as OH), most athletic player on the team, controlled the defense, very good passer, sees court well. Returned this season after an ACL injury last year
Amanda Tronick, Hutchinson, Senior, Outside Hitter-All Conference, 318 kills, .358 kill percentage, 31 ace serves, 158 digs, 21 blocks. Good hitter and net player, ability to score over anyone.
Jordan Thomes, Sibley East, Senior, Outside Hitter-Team Co MVP, Academic All State, Team Captain, 96% server, 17 ace serves, 137 kills, 198 digs, 9 blocks, 371 serves received, good leader for 3 years on varsity.
Mikayla Paulson, BLHS, Senior, Outside Hitter-Team MVP, All Conference, 2 time captain, leader on and off the court, 3rd in conference in attacks with 288 kills, 94% server, 32 blocks.
Anna Pioske, Waconia, Senior, Outside Hitter-3 time all conference, All State, a school record 1,312 kills in her career, and a school record 490 kills this season. She had an efficiency rating of .400, 35 ace serves, 55 blocks, 279 digs, a university of north Dakota recruit.
Edie Beranek, GFW, Senior, Outside Hitter-All Conference, Team MVP, 204 kills, 97% serving, 13 ace serves, 423 digs.
Bailey Koch, Litchfield, Senior, Middle Hitter-school record 478 kills, .322 hitting efficiency, 68 ace serves, 79 blocks, 231 digs, led team in all but two statistical categories, finished with 1,059 kills (2nd most in school history), 4 time letter winner, playing VB for Augustana next season.
Clarissa Ober, Glencoe Silver Lake, Senior, Middle Hitter-4 time all conference, All State, Good leadership, over 1,400 kills in career, very good at the net, 521 kills, 108 blocks, a real force.
Courtney Lemke, Glencoe Silver Lake, Senior, Setter-2 time all conference, captain, 98% server, very good making decisions with the ball, over 2,250 career set assists, 770 assists this season, 149 kills, 300 digs.
Baylie Kubesh, BOLD, Junior, Setter/hitter-92% server, 23 ace serves, 248 kills, 42 blocks, 196 set assists, 240 digs, a tough player that never left the court.
Rachel Heuer, LP/HT, Senior, Outside Hitter-All Conference, Team MVP, Academic All State, Captain, 33 ace serves, 152 kills, 132 digs, best all around player, 4.0 student.
Ashlyn Hucky, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, Setter-All Conference, All State, 745 set assists, 124 digs, good leader, top 10 in metro for set assists.
Nico Schmidt, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, Outside Hitter-All Conference, MN River Conference MVP, All State, 335 kills, .356 kill efficiency, 54 ace serves, good leader, captain, top 10 in metro for kills.
Anna Webster, Dassel Cokato, Senior, Setter-Captain, 2 year starter, All Conference, All Section, Academic All State, 1,076 career set assists, 49 ace serves, 356 digs, 774 set assists, 16 blocks, steady eddie personality gave team a leader to rely on.
Annie Raisanen, Dassel Cokato, Junior, Outside Hitter-All Conference, 3 year starter, All Section, 2 year team captain, set new school record with 419 kills, 18 ace serves, 20 blocks, .334 hitting percentage, 381 digs, close to 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in her career, very talented all around player.
Coach of the Year-
Megan Chatterton, Dassel Cokato: Led Chargers to 22-8 season, Sub Section Championship, Section Runners up, led team to schools first ever section championship game and schools best season ever.