Five Lady Moguls volleyball players earn PAC honors
EDGEMONT – This past season was a historic one for the Edgemont Lady Mogul volleyball team. Not only did they finish with one of their best records in recent history (20-11), they also qualified for the program’s first-ever SoDak 16 which put them just one win away from a State Class “B” tournament appearance.
Recently, the Panhandle Athletic Conference announced its All-Conference lists which included two Edgemont players making it onto the first-team, one on the second-team and also two honorable mentions.
Leading the list for the Lady Moguls in junior Peyton Ostenson, who not only made the first-team but was also named the Panhandle Conference Player of the Year. In addition to Edgemont, the Panhandle Conference is made up primarily of Nebraska teams, including Crawford, Hay Springs, Hemingford, Sioux County and Morrill.
Ostenson, an outside hitter and setter, finished the season earning 374 kills with a .147 hitting % and a 33% kill percentage, 87.5% serving with 61 aces, 26 solo blocks, 205 digs, 201 serve receptions, and 191 assists.
Also making the first team was senior setter and outside hitter Morgan Peterson. She had 381 assists, 253 digs, 211 kills with a .09 hitting % and a 25% kill percentage, 146 serve receptions, 88.3% serving with 65 aces
Freshman Tavian Urban, libero/setter, was a second-team honoree. She had 332 serve receptions, 234 digs, 89.4% serving with 75 aces, 57 assists, and 56 kills.
All-Conference Honorable Mention Lady Moguls included junior outside hitter/setter Olivia Ellstrom and junior hitter/setter Sierra Morse. Ellstrom had 365 serve receptions, 204 digs, 89.7% serving with 67 aces, 64 kills, 58 assists, and 5 solo blocks (resulting in a point). Morse had a 90.1 serving percentage with 56 aces, 98 digs, 72 serve receptions, 27 kills and 24 assists.