2018 BVarsity Volleyball All-Area Team

Player of the Year: Elise Ferreira, senior, Liberty

Coach of the Year: Jenae Long, Mira Monte

First Team

Jaleesa Caroccio, junior, Liberty - A defensive standout, Caroccio had a team-high 8.4 digs per set. She was a focal point for every opposing coach because of her ability to defense serves and kill shots.

Lailah Green, senior, Garces - The four-year varsity starter had 568 kills, 569 digs and 69 aces with 673 serves received. Will play collegiately at Campbell University in North Carolina.

Ava Palm, junior, Bakersfield - The junior was a do-it-all standout for the Drillers. Led the team with 350 kills, while also compiling 191 digs and 32 aces.

Hailey Plugge, junior, Frontier - Was a force for Frontier. Led the Titans with 660 assists, added 219 digs and was well-rounded at the net with 49 blocks and 187 kills.

Perri Starkey, senior, Garces - The UC Davis-bound senior was a four-year standout for the Rams. Led the team with 626 kills while hammering out 441 digs and 47 aces.

Kaitlan Tucker, senior, Liberty - A standout in the middle for the Patriots once again. Averaged 1.4 blocks per set. Also had 91 kills to just 10 hitting errors all season.

Second team

Catherine Balfanz, senior, Bakersfield Christian

Lauren Eknoian, senior, Centennial

Ashley Herman, freshman, Bakersfield Christian

Sophia Palm, senior, Bakersfield High

Paige Parker, senior, Tehachapi

Yuliana Rivera, senior, Mira Monte

Brynna Slayton, sophomore, Liberty

Honorable mention

Bakersfield High: Emma Larsen, Elysa Romanini, Halle Young

Bakersfield Christian: Grace Kennelley, Lexi Reynish, Jessica Stump

Centennial: Emily Clark, Zoe Richert, Casside Salcido

East: Jackie Mejorado, Venicia Ornelas

Frontier: CaTerra Daniels, Caroline McCarty

Garces: Aly Dees, Haley Martin

Highland: Nayeli Chavolla Ayala, Jazmyn Kizziar

Independence: Anaid Naranjo, Niam Edralin

Liberty: Paige Camarillo, Kaiah Sentes

Mira Monte: Angelina Bolanos, Jennifer Corona, Emily Hernandez, Samantha Perez

North: Hailey Flud, Ayleen Rodriguez

Ridgeview: Alyssa Hamon, Krystal Zavala

South: Alena Cisneros

Stockdale: Naomi Jennings, Kami Marion, Toni Perier

Tehachapi: Mady Cotta, Irey Sandholdt, Meagan Williams

West: Kierra Roberts

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