PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Lynden Christian, sr., OH
What she did: Led the Lyncs to a second straight Class 1A state title. ... Was the team’s premier threat, averaging 6.16 kills per set with a 49.3 kill percentage. ... Named Northwest Conference MVP and Class 1A All-State MVP.
In historic Ferndale season, took big step forward to help Golden Eagles to state. ... Had team-high 1.03 blocks per set and added 2.04 kills per set. ... First-team All-Northwest Conference selection.
The Storm’s team leader from the back row helped Squalicum advance to the consolation semifinals of the district tournament before losing to Bellingham ... Averaged 4.1 digs per set throughout the season.
An unquestioned leader of the Red Raiders, who helped Bellingham qualify for the district tournament and almost make state, coming up one match shy. ... Named All-Northwest Conference second team.
The only Pioneer to make the All-Northwest Conference team, earning a second-team selection. ... Led Nooksack to a 7-13 record and a bi-district tournament appearance, where the Pioneers went 1-1.
An explosive outside hitter despite her small stature, averaging 2.7 kills and 5.6 digs per set. ... Senior captain on Sehome team that just missed out on district tournament. ... All-Northwest Conference second-team pick.
Team captain and leader for Lions team that went 5-9. ... Led team in kills, averaging two kills per set at a .167 hitting percentage. ... Also averaged 2.6 digs per set. ... All-Northwest Conference second-teamer.
Extremely dynamic player and one of the top players in the league. ... Averaged 3.29 kills per set at a .319 hitting percentage. ... Also averaged three digs per set. ... All-Northwest Conference first-team selection.
All-Northwest Conference first-team pick and Class 1A All-State honorable mention. ... One of LC’s key components in state title run after making big improvements from last season. ... Averaged 3.3 kills per set and 2.31 digs.
All-Northwest Conference and Class 1A All-State first-team pick. ... Co-captain of repeat state champion Lyncs. ... Averaged 9.5 assists per set and 1.62 digs as setter for dominant outside hitters.
Led Golden Eagles with 3.52 kills per set and had most aces on the team, averaging 0.7 per set, including seven in a win over Sehome. ... Also averaged 3.28 digs per set. ... All-Northwest Conference first-team pick.
COACH OF THE YEAR
After winning first state title last season, coach led her Lyncs back to the state championship and earned a sweep to win a second straight trophy with 19-2 record. ... Named NWC co-coach of the year.
Jessie Alvord, Squalicum
Olivia Berkan, Nooksack Valley
Alexia Bernardy, Meridian
Kate Cunningham, Sehome
Katrina Dank, Sehome
Jocelyn Johnson, Bellingham
Kjirstin Larson, Blaine
Sophia Lawrence, Bellingham
Lexi McGowan, Sehome
Emma Schroder, Squalicum
Kayla Thurman, Sehome
Sara Verry, Mount Baker