By RICK PETERSON
JO'MHARA BENNING, Topeka High
Benning, a junior, was a second-team All-Shawnee County selection last season and also received All-Centennial League honorable mention. Benning is also a softball and basketball standout for the Trojans.
ZOE CANFIELD, Washburn Rural
Canfield, a 5-foot-10 senior setter/rightside hitter, earned first-team All-Shawnee County and All-Centennial League honors last fall after helping lead Washburn Rural to a 45-1 record and the eighth Class 6A state title in school history. Canfield, who has competed in three straight state tournaments for the Junior Blues, accumulated 1,016 assists last fall with 172 digs and 46 service aces on 96.6-percent serving.
LAYLA COLLINS, Washburn Rural
A 5-foot-11 junior leftside hitter, Collins played a key role last season as Washburn Rural posted a 45-1 record, including 44 straight wins, en route to the Class 6A state championship. Collins was a second-team All-Shawnee County pick and received All-Centennial League honorable mention.
BROOKLYN GORMLEY, Seaman
Gormley, a senior, moved up to the All-Shawnee County first team last season after being a second-team pick as a sophomore and was also an All-United Kansas Conference first-team pick and All-Class 5A State Tournament selection. Gormley registered 275 kills for the 32-11 Vikings last fall while hitting at a .257 clip and had 70 total blocks. Gormley also recorded 65 digs and 57 service aces, helping Seaman post a fourth-place finish in 5A.
REESE HUSCHER, Hayden
A sophomore, Huscher was named the Shawnee County newcomer of the year last fall as a freshman and also earned second-team all-county recognition and received All-Cenennial League honorable mention.
JADA INGRAM, Washburn Rural
Ingram, a 5-foot-11 senior middle hitter, was an All-Class 6A State Tournament selection after helping the Junior Blues go 45-1 on the season with 44 straight victories, capped by a state championship. Also a first-team All-Shawnee County and All-Centennial League pick, Ingram finished her season with 307 kills on .310 kill efficiency while registering 55 block kills, 108 digs and 35 service aces.
McKINLEY KRUGER, Silver Lake
Kruger, a senior setter/libero, received All-Shawnee County honorable mention recognition last fall after helping Silver Lake post a 25-12 record on the year.
REAGAN McGIVERN, Seaman
McGivern, a junior, earned second-team All-Shawnee County and second-team All-United Kansas Conferece honors last season after helping Seaman post a 32-11 record and place fourth in the Class 5A state tournament.
MAEGAN MILLS, Seaman
A junior, Mills was a first-team All-United Kansas Conference selection, was named the offensive player of the year in the conference and earned All-Class 5A state tournament recognition last season after helping lead the Vikings to a 32-11 record and a fourth-place finish in 5A. Mills was credited with 401 kills on .264 hitting efficiency while compiling a total of 40 blocks. Mills had 148 digs and 48 service aces.
KINSEY PERINE, Rossville
A senior, Perine was a unanimous All-Mid-East League first-team selection for the third straight year in 2022 and was an All-Shawnee County first-team repeater after helping lead the Bulldawgs to a 34-6 record. Perine finished her junior season with 568 kills, 40 total blocks and 327 digs. A three-sport standout for the Bulldawgs, Perine helped lead Rossville to the Class 3A state softball title this past spring.
KINLEY PORTER, Rossville
Porter, a senior, earned second-team All-Shawnee County and All-Mid-East League recognition last season after helping the Bulldawgs post a 34-6 record.
MAYAH PRIDGETT, Cair Paravel Latin
A senior, Pridgett earned second-team All-Shawnee County recognition last season for the Lions and was also a first-team All-Kaw Valley Conference pick.
TAYLIN STALLBAUMER, Seaman
Stallbaumer, a senior, was an All-Shawnee County second-team selection and received All-United Kansas Conference honorable mention after helping the Vikings post a 32-11 record and a fourth-place finish in the Class 5A state tournament. Stallbaumer helped Seaman go a perfect 8-0 in the UKC.
SARAH WEHRLI, Silver Lake
A senior setter, Wehrli received All-Mid-East League and All-Shawnee County honorable mention last season for the 25-12 Eagles.