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Overton’s Abby Mackey Named District 20-A Volleyball MVP

Overton senior outside hitter Abby Mackey (right) was named District 20-A MVP by the league’s coaches. Mackey is seen here during an August practice. (Christopher Vinn,

Overton senior Abby Mackey was named Most Valuable Player with the release of the District 20-A Volleyball Team, as voted by the league’s coaches.

Beckville’s Ivy Rieke (9) and Shelbi Dodson (7) go for a block during the Ladycats’ playoff sweep of Fruitvale on Nov. 6. Rieke and Dodson were honored on the District 20-A Volleyball Team. (Christopher Vinn,


Beckville senior Shelbi Dodson earned Most Valuable Hitter honors, while Big Sandy junior Melea Roberts was selected as the Most Valuable Defensive Player.


Three players shared the Most Valuable Setter Award: Overton senior Savannah Bobbitt, Carlisle senior Kennedy Bissot, and Big Sandy senior Jessica White. Big Sandy sophomore Suhmer Mitchell and Beckville freshman Carson Blair were name Co-Newcomers of the Year.


Overton’s Randy Smith and Gary’s Lauren Dennard were named Co-Coaches of the Year.

District 20-A Volleyball First Team
  • Beckville — Ivy Rieke, Jr.
  • Beckville — Taylor Lindsay, Jr.
  • Beckville — Emma Smith, Sr.
  • Big Sandy — Sabrah Shipman, Jr.
  • Carlisle — Hannah Hamilton, Jr.
  • Gary — Collyn Pinkerton, Jr.
  • Gary — Katalynn Bird, Sr.
  • Gary — Brittany Odom, Sr.
  • Overton — Kassie Honzell, Sr.
  • Overton — Heather Raney, Soph.
District 20-A Volleyball Second Team
  • Beckville — Montana Searcy, Sr.
  • Beckville — Dalye Alfaro, Sr.
  • Beckville — Maya Bradford, Sr.
  • Big Sandy — Deanna Blood, Jr.
  • Big Sandy — MaKayla White, Soph.
  • Carlisle — Cheyenne Sanchez, Sr.
  • Carlisle — Alyssa Smith, Soph.
  • Gary — Riley Daniels, Soph.
  • Gary — Josey Greer, Soph.
  • Leverett’s Chapel — Tabitha Batie, Sr.
  • Overton — Shamanna Adkins, Soph.
  • Overton — Jiamesia Young, Jr.
  • Overton — Jacee Stuart, Sr.
District 20-A Volleyball Honorable Mention
  • Beckville — Stacie Brevard, Soph.
  • Big Sandy — Hannah South, Sr.
  • Big Sandy — Porsche Thompson, Soph.
  • Big Sandy — Terry Caldwell, Jr.
  • Carlisle — Madison Mize, Fr.
  • Carlisle — Selenne DeLeon, Soph.
  • Carlisle — Gabby Ridens, Soph.
  • Carlisle — Carlee Turner, Jr.
  • Gary — Bailey Reistad, Jr.
  • Gary — Ryley Beckham, Soph.
  • Gary — Melody McCrosky, Jr.
  • Leverett’s Chapel — Cristal Chavez, Jr.
  • Leverett’s Chapel — Taylor Stegman, Sr.
  • Leverett’s Chapel — Jessica Clinton, Sr.
  • Timpson — Brittany McSwain, Sr.
  • Timpson — Amber Parks, Sr.
  • Timpson — Jakelia Caraway, Sr.
  • Timpson — Emily McDonald, Jr.
  • Timpson — Madilyn Sanford, Jr.
  • Timpson — Rosario DeLeon, Jr.
  • Timpson — Ke’Ambria Holloway, Jr.
  • Timpson — Madison Pierce, Jr.
  • Timpson — Kaylie Bush, Soph.


District 20-A Volleyball Academic-All-District
  • Beckville — Taylor Lindsay
  • Beckville — Carson Blair
  • Beckville — Dalye Alfaro
  • Beckville — Shelbi Dodson
  • Beckville — Ivy Rieke
  • Big Sandy — Deanna Blood
  • Big Sandy — Terry Caldwell
  • Big Sandy — Sabrah Shipman
  • Big Sandy — Hannah South
  • Carlisle — Kennedy Bissot
  • Carlisle — Carlee Turner
  • Carlisle — Hannah Hamilton
  • Carlisle — Alyssa Smith
  • Carlisle — Madison Mize
  • Gary — Brittany Odom
  • Gary — Katalynn Bird
  • Gary — Hailey Duron
  • Gary — Bailey Reistad
  • Gary — Melody McCrosky
  • Gary — Josey Greer
  • Gary — Ryley Beckham
  • Gary — Railey Daniels
  • Gary — Keely Armstrong
  • Timpson — Brittany McSwain
  • Timpson — Amber Parks
  • Timpson — Madilyn Sanford
  • Timpson — Rosario DeLeon

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