Leach named all-state in volleyball


By Donald Lambert - elambert@civitasmedia.com



Point Pleasant senior Charli Leach (10) setting up a shot during the Lady Knights’ match against Lincoln County on Sept. 24 in Point Pleasant, W.Va.


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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Point Pleasant had only one player selected to the Class AAA all-state volleyball team for 2015, as voted on by a select panel of members of the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

Senior Charli Leach was an honorable mention for the Lady Knights. Leach is the first member of the Lady Knights to make the all-state team since 2012.

Musselman senior Jolyn Jurek was selected as a first team captain, while senior Kelsey Matusic of Winfield was named second team captain.

Class AAA all-state volleyball

FIRST TEAM

Jolyn Jurek, Musselman, Sr. (captain)

Lakin Bailey, Spring Valley, Sr.

Mackenzie Sims, Parkersburg, Sr.

Tessa Wyner, George Washington, So.

Bella Coles, Greenbrier East, Sr.

Katelyn Byrd, Parkersburg South, Sr.

Hannah Jones, George Washington, Sr.

Lexi Fritts, Musselman, Jr.

Ericka Gordon, Hampshire, Sr.

Rachel Laskody, Morgantown, Sr.

SECOND TEAM

Kelsey Matusic, Winfield, Sr. (captain)

Kaleigh Barker, Princeton, Sr.

Makayla Reynolds, Buckhannon-Upshur, Jr.

Jayna Hurst, Capital, Sr.

Jaden Gray, Musselman, Fr.

Bryce Knapp, Woodrow Wilson, Fr.

Kaitlyn Mize, Greenbrier East, Jr.

Jordyn Munson, Hedgesville, Sr.

Callie Bellomy, Cabell Midland, Jr.

Jaci Newcomer, Nitro, Sr.

SPECIAL HONORABLE MENTION

Lillie Jacobs, George Washington; Kara Cole, Spring Valley; Hannah Southcott, Princeton; Shada Harnish, Parkersburg; Mallory Jackson, Jefferson; Kayla Bailey, Winfield; Kaci Longwell, Parkersburg South; Adrianna Mitchem, Princeton; Lauren Lusher, Greenbrier East; Makenzi Coulter, Woodrow Wilson; Emily Hanshew, University; Rachel Bugaj, Wheeling Park; Brianna Washburn, Hurricane

HONORABLE MENTION

Malika Houston, George Washington; Dakota Shamblin, Nitro; Kindra Sarver, Ripley; Olivia Orcutt, South Charleston; Kenzie Darby, Spring Valley; Mary Tennant, John Marshall; Morgan Okubo, University; Rachel Gantzer, Morgantown; Sydney Maxwell, Buckhannon-Upshur; Sarah Strickland, Huntington High; Sarah DeJarnett, Martinsburg; Mackenzie Boone, Parkersburg; Charli Leach, Point Pleasant.

Donald Lambert can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2106

Point Pleasant senior Charli Leach (10) setting up a shot during the Lady Knights’ match against Lincoln County on Sept. 24 in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_12.02-PP-Leach.jpgPoint Pleasant senior Charli Leach (10) setting up a shot during the Lady Knights’ match against Lincoln County on Sept. 24 in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Donald Lambert/OVP Sports

By Donald Lambert

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