As 2017 comes to a close, ETSN.fm would like to acknowledge the remarkable individual and team performances from East Texas volleyball teams this season.

Treyaunna Rush is the Player of the Year after leading Texas High to the first round of the 5A playoffs. She finished her season with 513 kills, 509 assists and 301 digs. Look out, she'll be back next season to finish out her volleyball career.

Ashley Jones is going to be on the scouting report for the next three seasons. She finished her freshman year at Hallsville as the ETSN.fm Newcomer of the year with 1,088 assists, 171 digs and 39 aces. She also was a third team selection.

Cherry Downs is unequivocally the coach of the year after leading Beckville to an undefeated regular season and yet another regional final appearance. She also surpassed 200 wins.

Below is a list of all the awards and the first, second and third team selections as well as honorable mentions for 2017.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Treyaunna Rush, Jr., OH, Texas High  -- 513 kills, 509 assists, 94 blocks, 301 digs

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

  • Ashley Jones, Fr., S, Hallsville  -- 1,088 assists, 171 digs, 39 aces

COACH OF THE YEAR

  • Cherry Downs, Beckville -- Guided Beckville to the Class 3A Region II regional final game, where it lost to Callisburg. Set a school record by finishing 41-1 and earned her 200th career victory.

FIRST TEAM

  • Treyaunna Rush, Jr., OH, Texas High -- 513 kills, 509 assists, 94 blocks, 301 digs
  • Heather Craig, OH, Carlisle -- 614 kills, 34 blocks, 411 digs, 83 aces
  • Riley Seegers, Sr., MB, Beckville -- 359 kills, 90 blocks, 83 aces, 158 digs
  • Addison McDermott, Jr., MB, Hallsville -- 468 kills, 243 digs, 105 blocks, 43 aces
  • Kinley Pepper, Jr., S, Beckville -- 1,214 assists, 99 aces, 25 kills, 298 digs
  • Maddie Vestal, Sr., L, Gilmer -- 832 digs, 40 kills, 22 aces, 28 assists

SECOND TEAM

  • Leann Youngblood, Sr., OH, Gary -- 508 kills, 108 aces, 513 digs
  • Madison Fite, Sr., OH, Tatum -- 328 kills, 449 digs, 74 blocks, 51 aces
  • Ashton Brown, Jr., MB, Tatum -- 309 kills, 170 blocks, 460 digs, 336 assists, 33 aces
  • McKenna Hildebrant, Jr., MB, Emory Rains -- 334 kills, 279 blocks
  • Cammie Hicks, Sr., Quitman -- 1,145 assists, 43 kills, 46 aces, 193 digs
  • Brooklyn Noll, Sr., L, White Oak -- 641 digs, 36 kills, 63 aces, 12 blocks

THIRD TEAM

  • Hannah Humphries, Sr., OH, Beckville -- 318 kills, 91 digs, 21 blocks
  • Matti Doffit, Sr., OH, Carthage -- 357 kills, 56 blocks, 115 digs, 42 aces
  • Katelyn Easley, Sr., MB, New Diana -- 450 kills, 99 blocks, 32 aces, 208 digs
  • Bailey Thomas, Soph., MB, Mount Vernon -- 538 kills, 49 aces, 56 blocks
  • Ashley Jones, Fr., S, Hallsville  -- 1,088 assits, 39 aces, 171 digs
  • Courtlyn Nail, Jr., L, Beckville -- 469 digs, 68 aces, 7 kills

HONORABLE MENTION

Outside hitters

  • Kennedy Eynon, Longview; Summer Grubbs, Union Grove; Jasmine Rogers, Timpson; Jerricka Hare, Big Sandy; Kaylee Jefferson, Sulphur Springs; Riley Latham, Lufkin; Payton Jones, Beckville; Madalyn Spears, Quitman.

Middle blockers

  • Aubrey Hart, Carlisle; Malaysia Burns, Pittsburg; Lexi Frachiseur, Hooks; Skylar Savage, Van; Torie Comeaux, Huntington; Taylor Dodez, Big Sandy; Kaci Raley, Quitman; Shayla Arthur, Palestine.

Setters

  • Taylor Rodgers, Gary; Natalie Davenport, Troup; Shelbi Sheppard, Rains; Dayton Edwards, Gilmer.

Liberos

  • Courtney Edge, Carthage; Keily Castanon, Mount Pleasant; Jansen Reid, Troup; Taylor Bullock, Pitsburg.