Area volleyball players claim honors
Academic All-State awards bestowed on 19 area players
The Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association released its 2015-2016 Academic All-State volleyball teams on Friday.
Among the lists were 19 area players for Purdy, Wheaton and Pierce City.
To qualify for the all-state squad, players must have a 3.6 cumulative GPA from all semesters of their entire career and played in 75 percent of varsity matches.
Making the list from the area were:
* Pierce City: Christine Stellwagen, Aniesa Parrigon, Libbey Strickler, Emily Drollinger and Kenzie Drollinger
* Purdy: Morgan Schilly, Desirie Ennes, Courtney White, Rion Boyd, Layne Skiles and Hallie Henderson
* Wheaton: Emily Killion, Adison Goostree, Karlee Mason, Tori Goostree, Rachel Lacey, Hallie Mitchell and Crystal Alvarado.