HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs Lady Bison volleyball team this year finished their season with a 20-11 record, which is the most wins for the team since the 2010 season.
Recently, the team held its end-of-the-season awards banquet where individual honors were presented, including Academic All-State, which went to seniors Brooke Harkless, Candra Maciejewski, Kylene Baker, Rachel Rickenbach and Megan Sanders for having a GPA of at least 3.5 and for being on the team for at least three seasons.
This year’s All-Black Hills Conference honors went to junior Jaylen Nachtigall, with honorable mention to seniors Jadyn Walton and Kylene Baker.
Letterwinners included seniors Kylene Baker, Jadyn Walton, Rachel Rickenbach, Megan Sanders, Candra Maciejewski, Ashton Schwarz amd Brooke Harkless; juniors Alyssa Koffler, Jaylen Nachtigall, Jenna Ellis and Kambree Maciejewski, along with managers Tabea Kuechler and Abby Kerr.
Following is also a listing of the individual awards presented:
Most Improved C Team: Adrianna Red Cloud
MVP C Team: Nia Romero Perez
Most Improved JV Team: Madyson Mundorf
MVP JV Team: Ciara Stewart
Most Improved Varsity: Jaylen Nachtigall
MVP Varsity: Brooke Harkless
Most Kills: Jaylen Nachtigall 226
Best Hitting %: Rachel Rickenbach .188
Most Blocks: Jaylen Nachtigall 52
Most Digs: Jadyn Walton 306
Best Serving %: Alyssa Koffler 94.9%
Most Aces: Jenna Ellis 74
Most Assists: Kylene Baker 334
Lady Bison Award: Brooke Harkless