Pirates, Indians earn conference honors


The Perryville and St. Vincent volleyball teams received their share of all-conference honors. When they were released. The Pirates had four Jefferson County Athletic Association-large school division honorees. St. Vincent garnered three JCAA-small school division recognitions.

Perryville was honored with two first team recognitions, including the top prize in the awards. Senior Kristen Kaempfe was named to the first team, as well as the Most Valuable Player in the JCAA, senior Jaiden Garris was also named to the first team. Sidney Buerck was named to the second team, while Makenna Bollinger was named honorable mention.

Kaempfe led the Pirates in kills with 212, while also being tough at the net with a team leading 80 blocks. The senior led Perryville in both categories in 2019 as well.

Garris was second on the team with 188 kills while also being stout on the defensive side with 249 digs, which was also second on the team.

Buerck led the Pirates in digs with 254, while Bollinger earned honorable mention status with 154 kills on the season.

The large school division was won by Hillsboro, who was well represented in the awards with senior hitters Mackenzie Baker and Sophia Marchetti, who boasted the team lead in kills. Hawks coach Erin Boss was named the conference coach of the year.

Small School division

The Indians were able to garner three JCAA Small-school division all conference honors as well. Marissa Cooper was named to the first team, while Kamille Graham and Zoey Wibbenmeyer were named second team and honor mention respectively.

Cooper led St. Vincent with 176 kills on the season, which included 20in the district championship game against Saxony Lutheran. Graham dished out plenty of assists on her way to second team honors. Graham led with 602 assists and another 234 digs.

Wibbenmeyer was second on the team with 149 kills



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