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2016 All-Bi-City Volleyball team

The 2016 Ledger-Enquirer All-Bi-City Volleyball award winners are, from left, Coach of the Year Brandon Masters (Jordan), Player of the Year Jha’Meishaia Griffin (Columbus), Defensive Player of the Year Skylar Blackmon (Columbus) and Offensive Player of the Year Kalysia Bates (Smiths Station).
The 2016 Ledger-Enquirer All-Bi-City Volleyball award winners are, from left, Coach of the Year Brandon Masters (Jordan), Player of the Year Jha’Meishaia Griffin (Columbus), Defensive Player of the Year Skylar Blackmon (Columbus) and Offensive Player of the Year Kalysia Bates (Smiths Station). photo@ledger-enquirer.com

Player of the Year

Jha’Meisheia Griffin

Columbus

Class: Senior

Pos.: Middle Blocker

Stats: 317 kills; 66 blocks; 5 aces; 63 digs; 3 assists. Area 1-4A Player of the Year. Georgia senior All-Star, signed with Georgia State.

Defensive Player of the Year

Skylar Blackmon

Columbus

Class: Senior

Pos.: Libero

Stats: 683 digs; 80 aces; 93 assists; 2 kills. Georgia senior All-Star, signed with Charleston Southern.

Offensive Player of the Year

Kalysia Bates

Smiths Station

Class: Senior

Pos.: Middle Blocker

Stats: 320 kills, 128 blocks, 32 aces, 32 digs. signed with Charleston Southern.

Coach of the Year

Brandon Masters

Jordan

You should know: In his first season as Jordan’s coach, Masters led the Red Jackets to a 20-8 record and a sixth-place finish in the state. Also led Jordan to its first state playoff win in the program’s history.

First team

Tatyana Wyatt

Columbus

Class: Senior

Pos.: Outside Hitter

Stats: 306 kills; 16 blocks; 53 digs; 3 assists.

Madison Zeller

Columbus

Class: Senior

Pos.: Outside Hitter

Stats: 254 kills; 24 aces; 14 blocks; 141 digs; 8 assists.

Alisi Motu’apuaka

Columbus

Class: Senior

Pos.: Setter

Stats: 1179 assists; 104 kills; 64 aces; 37 blocks; 357 digs.

Katie Jordan

Northside

Class: Senior

Pos.: Outside hitter

Stats: 323 kills, 67 aces, 309 digs.

Nevaeh Edwards

Northside

Class: Freshman

Pos.: Outside hitter

Stats: 261 kills, 31 aces, 41 blocks, 168 digs.

Caroline Irving

Northside

Class: Sophomore

Pos.: Setter

Stats: 794 assists, 33 aces, 171 digs, 3 blocks.

Madeline Rexrode

Harris County

Class: Senior

Pos.: Middle Blocker

Stats: 13 aces, 191 kills, 12 assists, 131 blocks, 12 digs.

Suzie Sikes

Harris County

Class: Junior

Pos.: Outside Hitter

Stats: 60 aces, 238 kills, 7 assists, 15 blocks, 202 digs.

Logan Haynes

Harris County

Class: Junior

Pos.: Libero

Stats: 50 aces, 4 kills, 4 assists, 265 digs.

Carla Narvaez

Shaw

Class: Junior

Pos.: Outside Hitter

Stats: 232 kills, 82 digs, 28 blocks, 103 aces.

Abejeh Shelton

Jordan

Class: Senior

Pos.: Outside Hitter

Stats: 197 kills, 142 aces.

Leah Roper

Calvary Christian

Class: Junior

Pos.: Setter

Stats: 268 assists, 112 kills, 156 digs.

Cudrea Veasley

Kendrick

Class: Senior

Pos.: Outside Hitter.

Stats: 157 kills, 100 blocks, 30 digs.

Honorable mention

Calvary Christian — MaCayla Clements, Carsyn Dyer; Carver — Mya Millner, Alycia Reese. Central — Atavia Lambert, Alaysha Thompson. Chattahoochee County — Tatyana Still, Chyna Thornton; Columbus — Nyah Whittlesey, Tierra White, Ellie Johnson; Glenwood — McKenna Gillespie, Carlee Taylorson, Kirstin Reynolds; Hardaway — Jimea Dunn, Lajada Cashe, Jozalyn Albright; Harris County — Allie Hansen, Laney Horiuchi, Brooke McCarty, Olivia Miller; Jordan — Znyaha Bohannon, Alisia Moore. Kendrick — Bria Henry, Jabreia Burston; Northside — Sarah Bauchman, Emily Hendricks, Hannah Patchin. Pacelli — Areanna Haynes, Meg Torbert; Shaw — Kayla Blackmon. Smiths Station — Kennedy Watford.

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