All-Metro volleyball team 2016

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Who made the first and second teams for All-Metro volleyball?

All-Metro first team

Camryn Allen

Centennial, libero, senior

- Switched to libero this year and anchored defense with 369 digs

- A three-year starter for the Eagles, she contributed 41 aces

- Finished with a .987 serving percentage

- Will play volleyball at Towson next season

Alicia Eldredge

Arundel, setter, junior

- All-around player was the catalyst for Arundel's offense

- Contributed 334 assists for regional champion Wildcats

- Had 116 kills, 12 blocks and 191 digs

- Pitched in 11 kills and 19 assists in state semifinal loss to Sherwood

Kiera Holtzclaw

Arundel, middle hitter, senior

- Provided most of the power for the No. 2 Wildcats

- Controlled the defense for Arundel with 65 blocks

- Offensively, she had 143 kills for the state semifinalists

- Undecided on college choice, but plans to play volleyball

Sara Mandreja

Towson, outside hitter, junior

- Offensive force led Towson to Class 3A state semifinals

- Posted 164 kills and 11 blocks for the Generals

- Had 56 aces from service line

- With 87 digs, her defense was instrumental for Towson

Samantha Miller

Atholton, outside hitter, senior

- Led all players with 18 kills in upset of Damascus in Class 3A state championship

- Led Raiders with 296 kills

- Her 61 service aces led team

- Will play volleyball for Millersville next season

Brooke Newell

Notre Dame Prep, middle hitter, senior

- Though injured for four matches, made team-leading 163 kills

- Her 153 digs led the defense for the A Conference champion Blazers

- Led team with 50 service aces

- Will attend Gettysburg next year and intends to play volleyball

Jala Tucker

Saint Paul's, outside hitter, senior

- Led No. 7 Gators to 12-0 A Conference regular-season record

- Finished with 300 kills, averaging five per set

- Posted 220 digs and 39 aces for A Conference runner-up

- Has narrowed her college choices to three schools and will play volleyball

Elayna Williams

Mount Hebron, outside hitter, senior

- A three-year starter for the No. 4 Vikings

- Finished season with 437 kills, 7.8 per set

- Averaged 1.6 aces per set

- An accomplished student, she is weighing several academic scholarships for next season

All-Metro second team

Erin Collins, Hereford, outside hitter, senior
Sarah Manderson, South River, middle hitter, senior
Catherine Ott, Catonsville, setter, senior
Mone’t Peoples, St. Paul’s, middle hitter, junior
Sarah Riggin, Century, libero, senior
Sarah Sweet, Howard, outside hitter, senior
Jilienne Widener, Westminster, outside hitter, freshman
Lisa Zoch, Atholton, outside hitter, sophomore

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