Four gain All-Ohio honors

From Staff Reports

The area was well-represented on the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association All-Ohio teams released Monday.

East Liverpool’s Skye Stokes was named to the first team in Division II, while Salem’s Echo Mayer-Kutz was named to the second team in Division II. Crestview’s Emily Emch was a third-team pick in Division III.

Wellsville senior middle hitter Kiki Perry was named an honorable mention in Div. IV.

On the coaching side of things, Wellsville’s veteran leader Dan McKinstry was given a coaching achievement award in Division IV for leading his team to a league title and a district championship.

Stokes, a junior outside hitter/setter, played 71 sets and a had an 82.5 serving percentage for the Potters who advanced to the Div. II district final and won the OVAC Class 4A title. She added 215 assists, 380 kills, 20 solo blocks, seven assisted blocks and 244 digs.

Mayer-Kutz, a junior middle and outside hitter, played a big role in gaining the Quakers a share of the Eastern Buckeye Conference title and the Div. III district championship. Mayer-Kutz played 84 sets and registered 370 kills, 49 total blocks, 48 aces and 283 digs.

Emch, a senior middle-hitter, contributed heavily to a Rebel season which included the OVAC Class 3A title and the All-American Conference Blue Division championship. She played 80 sets and registered 233 kills, 63 blocks and 42 aces.

Perry totaled 325 kills and 67 blocks for a Wellsville team that finished 25-2 and made it all the way to the Division IV regional finals.