All-Coastal League volleyball team announced


Three members of Lake Quinault’s championship team were named to the all-Coastal League volleyball team.

Quinault sophomore Romenita Begay received the league’s Most Valuable Player award. She joined teammates Annber Neeland and Jessica Rushing on the all-league first team.

Taholah’s Laura James was also a first-team selection.

Jacky Stankwitz, who guided Lake Quinault to an unbeaten league record, was chosen by her peers as the Coastal League’s Coach of the Year. Oakville received the Sportsmanship Award.

The Coastal League all-stars:

First Team

MVP — Romenita Begay, Lake Quinault, Soph.

Annber Neeland, Lake Quinault, Sr.; Jessica Rushing, Lake Quinault, Jr.; Laura James, Taholah, Sr.; Miranda Sowle, Mary M. Knight, Soph.; Hannah Frost, Mary M. Knight, Jr.; Briana Bramer, Oakville, Jr.

Second Team

Tiana Pulsifer, Taholah, Sr.; Rachel Cheney, Taholah, Jr.; Ashley Sowle, Mary M. Knight, Sr.; Heather Daniels, Oakville, Sr.; Natosha Lewis, Oakville, Jr.; Dani Zembal, Wishkah, Sr.

Honorable Mention

Wishkah — Hannah Olson. Lake Quinault — Hannah Allen, Donna Gerard. Taholah — Dramikha Skaar, Tia Cheney, Trish Dunn. Mary M. Knight — Melodie Snyder, Jessica Jimenez. Oakville — Bianca Eberwein.

All-Academic Team

Lake Quinault — Hannah Allen, Annber Neeland. Wishkah — Hannah Olson, Dani Zembal. Mary M. Knight — Ashley Sowle, Hannah Frost, Melodie Snyder, Miranda Sowle, Lauren Dierkop, Jessica Jimenez.