Mississippi Athletic Conference
Two River Queens made the Mississippi Athletic Conference All-Conference list when the conference released it’s selections earlier this week.
Brooke Mulholland garnered first team honors. Mulholland did a little bit of everything for the Queens, serving primarily as their setter for the last four years.
The Kirkwood Community College – commit was third in the conference in assists with 514 even though she shared the setting duties much of the season.
She also had 264 digs, which also ranked in the top ten of the conference
She finished with 146 kills as well, and put away 28 aces this season.
Rylie Mussman was named an honorable mention. Mussman, a junior, served as the libero and defensive anchor for the River Queens.
Mussan’s speed was impressive on the back line, leaving her with 393 digs, second in the conference by just six. She also bumped up plenty of balls that landed for kills, finishing with 85 assists this season.
She had an additional 15 aces.
The Clinton varsity volleyball team finished fifth in the MAC with a 4-4 record (13-23 overall). They ended their season in the regional final for the second consecutive year, falling to the No. 10 Western Dubuque Bobcats just on Monday.
The sophomore team tied for third in the conference with a 5-3 conference record.
Multiple members of the Prince of Peace and Easton Valley volleyball teams relished postseason honors after the Tri-Rivers Conference released their all-conference selections early this week.
Highlighting local athletes on the list was the unanimous first-team pick, Irish junior Anabel Blount. Blount was one of four unanimous selections and the only junior.
Blount led the team in multiple categories for the third year running. She finished with 314 kills and 289 digs, both team highs for the Irish. Her kills were good for second best in the conference.
She also contributed 29 aces.
Also making first team from Prince of Peace was sophomore Lilly Isenhour, the lone sophomore on the first team list.
Isenhour led the team in blocks in the middle with 35, also putting away 208 kills, second on the team.
Isenhour also had 182 digs while playing all the way around in the rotation.
Easton Valley had a first-teamer in senior Sarah Driscoll.
Driscoll led the River Hawks back row with 224 digs throughout the year. She also put away 123 kills during her time in the front row, fourth best on the team.
She capped off her all-around state with 24 aces.
Prince of Peace also put two on second team. Setter Isabel Hansen and outside hitter Paige Kuehl pulled those honors.
Hansen had an impressive 617 assists her junior year, also serving up 64 aces, an effort that led the Irish to serving up 196 aces (second in the TRC-East). She was third on the team in digs with 232.
Kuehl finished with 250 digs in the back row whole blocking 13 at the net. She also had 112 kills, third best on the team, and served 33 aces.
Making second team for the River Hawks was senior RaeAnn Carlson.
Carlson led the team in kills with 148, boasting a kill efficiency of .157. She also had 51 aces and 34 blocks, digging up 132 balls during her time in the back row.
Her 51 aces were second highest in the conference.
Prince of Peace freshman Sarah Moeller earned an honorable mention recognition.
Moeller picked up 27 blocks in her first year in the middle for the Irish, also putting away 72 kills opposite of Isenhour in the rotation.
Easton Valley senior Macy Wilhelm also was tabbed as an honorable mention.
Wilhelm finished with a team high 57 blocks, second best in the conference. She also put away 124 kills and served 27 aces for the River Hawks in her senior year. She finished with 120 digs.
Prince of Peace (22-17) finished with a 5-1 regular season record in the Tri-Rivers East. Easton Valley (10-20) finished 3-3.
River Valley Conference
The River Valley Conference announced their all-conference list earlier this week, and although the Elite team didn’t catch any locals, multiple Camanche and Northeast volleyball players received recognition.
Senior Tarah Wehde made the North Division Team from Camanche.
Wehde was the team leader in kills for the Indians, putting away 215 this season. She also led the entire conference in aces, serving up an impressive 48.
She also added 150 digs, which was second on the team.
Neveah Hildebrandt, a junior for the Rebels, also made the North Division team.
Hildebrandt also was the team leader in kills for the Rebels with 105. She also dug up 78 balls in the back row, third highest on the team.
Picking up honorable mention honors were Camanche’s Maci Sloane and Northeast’s Miya Messerich.
Sloane was the team leader in blocks with 48 and put away 185 kills. Messerich was the team’s libero, leading the Rebels with 202 digs.
In the WaMac, senior Alyssa Eden and junior Talbot Kinney both picked up honorable mention recognition.
Kinney was the kills leader with 117, the only one over 100 kills on the season. She also had a team-high 262
Eden served as the primary setter for the Sabers, finishing with 234 assists on the season. She also had 145 digs.