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FIRST TEAM
CAROLINE BOONE HIDDEN VALLEY
Middle hitter, Junior

Named first-team All-Region IV and first-team All-River Ridge District after powering Hidden Valley to the Group AA semifinals. … Led the Titans with a 52 percent hitting percentage. … Served at 94 percent. … Finished the season with 367 kills, 77 aces, 74 blocks and 41 digs. … Had 49 kills in Hidden Valley’s final three postseason matches.

CAROLINE BRAILSFORD PATRICK HENRY
Setter, Junior

Named co-player of the year in the Western Valley District and first-team All-Northwest Region. … Led Patrick Henry to a 21-7 record and a berth against eventual state champion Floyd Kellam in the VHSL Group AAA quarterfinals. … Finished season with 678 assists, 161 kills, 132 digs, 56 blocks and 81 aces.

SHANNON CRAIGHEAD CAVE SPRING
Setter, Senior

Finished the season three assists shy of 1,000 with 997 as the Knights went 29-3 and won the Group AA championship. … Totalled 138 kills, 53 blocks, 232 digs and 64 aces. … Named to the first-team on the Region IV and River Ridge District allstar teams. … Ranks second in Cave Spring history with 2,031 career assists.

SARAH PATTERSON HIDDEN VALLEY
Setter, Senior

Led Hidden Valley to the VHSL Group AA semifinals with a victory over Cave Spring in the River Ridge District tournament final along the way. … Named first-team All-Region IV. … Finished the season with 837 assists, 71 aces, 86 digs and 55 blocked shots. … Served at 95 percent. … Signed scholarship with James Madison.

Shannon led Cave Spring to the VHSL Group AA
championship including a semifinal victory over fourtime defending champion Loudoun County. She finished the season with 434 kills including 19 in a 3-0 win over Jamestown in the state final. Shannon had a 41.4 hitting percentage, 406 digs, 48 aces and 42 blocks. She set Cave Spring’s career record for kills with 1,434 and was named River Ridge District and Region IV player of the year for the second straight season. Shannon has signed with Davidson. What stands out about the 2011 season: “I will never forget the teamwork and camaraderie that resulted in a state championship. We all put in so much hard work this year and in years past working towards the goal of winning states. I think it gave us confidence in our abilities and allowed each and every player to step up at the right time to make us successful.”

King led Roanoke Catholic to the VIS Division III championship in his first year with the Celtics following six years as a varsity assistant and JV coach at Hidden Valley. Catholic finished 19-4 after starting the season 0-2. The state title was the first for the school since 1970.

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AMANDA SHIFFLETT BATH COUNTY
Outside hitter, Senior

Led Bath County to the VHSL Group A Division 1 championship after the Chargers lost to James River in a Pioneer District regular-season playoff and the Pioneer tournament final. … Region C and Pioneer District player of the year. … Finished season with 336 kills and 418 digs including 18 kills and 15 digs in the state semifinals.

JORDAN WATSON AUBURN
Middle hitter/Outside hitter, Junior

Region C and Three Rivers District player of the year. … Led Auburn to the Region C Division 2 championship and a berth in the Division 2 state semifinals where the Eagles lost to Mathews. … Finished with 396 kills, 355 digs, 46 aces and 71 blocks. … Recorded her 1,000th career kill in the state semifinals.

SECOND TEAM
BROOKE FURHEY
LORD BOTETOURT, Junior

JACKIE GREENBERG
BLACKSBURG, Junior

MAIRIN GUILFOYLE
ROANOKE CATHOLIC, Junior

MARIBETH KERN
JAMES RIVER, Senior

SARAH MILLER
PATRICK HENRY, Junior
Morgan Shannon serves during the Group AA championship game against Jamestown. Cave Spring won the title with a 3-0 victory.

LAUREN SLEDD
CAVE SPRING, Senior

ALLISON WHITE

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GALAX, Senior