Volleyball: Raquel Kessler named SCAL player of the year

Two Anna, two Russia players earn first team SCAL honors

Staff report

There was parity at the top of the Shelby County League standings this season, which was reflected in the all-league teams that were released on Monday.

Jackson Center junior Raquel Kessler was voted as the Shelby County Athletic League’s volleyball player of the year and was a first-team selection. Anna junior Emma Meyer, Russia senior Whitney Pleiman, Fort Loramie senior Sophia Albers, Anna junior Lexi Wells and Russia junior Laurissa Poling were also named to first team.

Anna won the league title with a 10-2 record. Russia and Fort Loramie tied for second with 9-3 records, while Jackson Center was fourth at 8-4. Botkins was fifth at 3-9, Houston was sixth at 2-10 and Fairlawn was seventh at 1-11.

The complete all-SCAL volleyball teams are below.

Shelby County Athletic League all-league teams

First Team

Raquel Kessler, junior, Jackson Center

Emma Meyer, junior, Anna

Whitney Pleiman, senior, Russia

Sophia Albers, senior, Fort Loramie

Lexi Wells, junior, Anna

Laurissa Poling, junior, Russia

Second Team

Katelyn Sosby, junior, Jackson Center

Marissa Meiring, sophomore, Fort Loramie

Carly Becker, senior, Anna

Sarah Monnier, senior, Houston

Danielle Schwartz, senior, Botkins

Macy Wiktorowski, sophomore, Anna

Honorable Mention

Ashley Landis, senior, Anna

Emily Austin, junior, Fort Loramie

McKenzie Hoelscher, freshman, Fort Loramie

Jessica Monnier, junior, Houston

Connor Pipke, senior, Jackson Center

Caroline Frieders, junior, Jackson Center

Lexi Monnin, senior, Russia

Cameo Wilson, senior, Russia

Jenna Cordonnier, junior, Russia

Two Anna, two Russia players earn first team SCAL honors

Staff report