Volleyball players receive honors

Liz O’Connell Staff Writer

			
				                                Junior Gracie Stinson earns Rocky River All-Conference Team recognition during the 2020-2021 season. 
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Junior Gracie Stinson earns Rocky River All-Conference Team recognition during the 2020-2021 season.

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<p>Senior Katie Horne leads the Bearcats with 67 kills and eight blocks this season. She was named Rocky River Honorable Mention.</p>
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Senior Katie Horne leads the Bearcats with 67 kills and eight blocks this season. She was named Rocky River Honorable Mention.

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<p>Mallory Sikes, senior, is named to the Rocky River Honorable Mention. She had 25 aces this season.</p>
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Mallory Sikes, senior, is named to the Rocky River Honorable Mention. She had 25 aces this season.

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<p>Senior Madison Dutton leads the team in serving with a serving percentage of 97.4. She had the highest number of assists in the conference.</p>
                                 <p>Liz O’Connell | Anson Record</p>

Senior Madison Dutton leads the team in serving with a serving percentage of 97.4. She had the highest number of assists in the conference.

Liz O’Connell | Anson Record

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    WADESBORO — Four Anson High School volleyball players received 2A Rocky River Conference honors.

    Senior Madison Dutton and Junior Gracie Stinson were named the 2020-2021 Rocky River All-Conference Team.

    Dutton is a setter for the Bearcats. She led the conference with 228 assists and led the team in serving with a serving percentage of 97.4. She totaled 23 aces and 107 digs.

    Stinson played as a libero, which is a strictly back row player. She was a conference leader with 157 digs and 178 receptions for the season.

    Seniors Katie Horne and Mallory Sikes were added to the 2020-2021 Rocky River Honorable Mention.

    Middle hitter Horne led the Bearcats with 67 kills and eight blocks. She had 34 digs on the season.

    Sikes, outside hitter, had 25 aces which led the team. Her serving percentage was 94.8 percent. She totaled 52 kills and 74 digs on the season.

    The Bearcats season came to a nail biting ending. The team won the first game in the conference tournament, but fell to Mount Pleasant.

    The game went to five sets against Mount Pleasant, as it did during the regular season. But the team came up just short, leaving the Bearcats just out of the playoffs.

    Despite the unusual year, the girls worked hard and navigated through playing in a pandemic.