Battle Creek is the site where high school volleyball teams are crowned champions, as well as the home of some of the top players in the state of Michigan.
Battle Creek and its surrounding area were well represented on the 2015 Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association All-State teams, which were announced Nov. 25.
In Class A, Lakeview junior outside hitter Rose Tecumseh received honorable mention.
In Class B, Harper Creek junior middle blocker Charley Andrews was named first team All-State; Harper Creek senior outside hitter Olivia Leson was second team All-State; and Harper Creek junior setter Katie Wade was third team All-State. Marshall senior setter Kaylie Bates and Marshall senior middle hitter Emily Delmotte each received honorable mention.
In Class C, Bronson junior middle hitter Jill Pyles and senior setter Alexa Ratkowski were named first team All-State. Bronson senior outside hitter Kirin Cekander and Bronson junior Allison Sikorski each earned second team All-State. Delton Kellogg senior outside hitter Morgan Champion and Quincy senior middle hitter Mackenzie Moore each received honorable mention.
In Class D, St. Philip senior outside hitter Abby McKinzie was named first team All-State; St. Philip junior defensive specialist Kameron Haley earned second team All-State; and St. Philip senior outside hitter Morgan Luoma and Climax-Scotts senior libero Madison Nabozny each earned third team All-State. St. Philip senior middle hitter Anna Lehouiller and Athens junior libero Aubrey Cole each received honorable mention.
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