The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

March 18, 2014

Oberman, Brainerd third-team All-State


She has signed to play volleyball at Iowa State.




First Team

Frontline — Claudia Larsen, 6-1, sr., Newell-Fonda; London Vais, 5-10, sr., Adair-Casey; Caitlyn Riese, 6-1, sr., Colo-NESCO. Backcourt — Renee Maneman, 5-5, sr., Newell-Fonda; Paige Danner, 5-7, sr., Ar-We-Va; Taylor Hickey, 5-6, jr., Burlington Notre Dame. Utility — Jasmine DeMars, 5-10, sr., Storm Lake St. Marys; Shelby Hembera, 6-0, jr., Cedar Valley Christian.

Second Team

Frontline — Carmen Subbert, 5-8, sr., Stanton; Sylvia Amlie, 6-0, sr., Janesville; Kameo Pope, 6-0, sr., Belle Plaine. Backcourt — Macy Williams, 5-6, jr., Fremont-Mills; Shayla Dean, 5-3, jr., Colo-NESCO; Riley Killbride, 5-7, so., Burlington Notre Dame. Utility — Kate Patton, 5-5, sr., Murray; Morgan Christner, 5-10, so., New London.

Third Team

Frontline — Noreen Morrow, 6-0, sr., Harris-Lake Park; Cassie Cullen, 5-10, sr., Lynnville-Sully; Hattie Davidson, 5-8, so., Northwood-Kensett. Backcourt — Madison Wood, 5-8, sr., Rockford; Andrea Hughsen, 5-8, sr., East Buchanan; Victoria Leyh, 5-7, sr., Janesville. Utility — Molly Cunard, 6-1, sr., Heartland Christian; Julie Gronenboom, 5-9, jr., North Mahaska.


First Team

Frontline — Alissa Brown, 6-0, sr., Jesup; Jamie Gesink, 5-8, jr., Western Christian; Kari Fitzpatrick, 5-11, jr., Edgewood-Colesburg. Backcourt — Nicole Miller, 5-9, jr., North Linn; Ellie Herzberg, 5-9, sr., Manson Northwest Webster; Ellie Ruffridge, 5-3, fr., Pocahontas Area. Utility — Olivia Godfrey, 6-0, sr., Panorama; Jenna Lehman, 5-10, sr., Iowa City Regina.

Second Team

Frontline — Alli Huss, 6-0, sr., Fort Dodge St. Edmond; Ellen Gallagher, 6-0, sr., Woodbury Central; Haley Birks, 6-0, jr., South Central Calhoun. Backcourt — Casey Miles, 5-8, sr., Hudson; Abbey Meyer, 5-3, sr., Cascade; Morgan Muhlbauer, 5-9, jr., IKM-Manning. Utility — Kylie Ferguson, 5-10, sr., Council Bluffs St. Albert; Anna Yung, 5-9, sr., Fort Dodge St. Edmond.

Third Team

Frontline — Rachel Sruve, 5-11, sr., South O’Brien; Channing Wunsch, 5-10, sr., North Butler; Brooke Wooten, 5-9, sr., Maquoketa Valley. Backcourt — Kayla Prosser, 5-9, sr., South Hardin; Alissa Pollema, 5-6, sr., Western Christian; Tasha Alexander, 5-8, sr., Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont. Utility — Ashley Dumler, 5-11, sr., Dike-New Hartford; Hallie Linhart, 5-9, jr., Central Decatur.

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