All-Metro first team for volleyball

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Ashlee Felton

Arundel, hitter, senior

Led the top-ranked Wildcats to a second straight appearance in the Class 4A state title match

Recorded 12 kills in the state semifinal win over Eleanor Roosevelt

Had 136 kills and 45 blocks on a balanced offensive team

Pitched in 22 digs and 13 aces for a team that has only lost twice in the past two seasons -- to Sherwood in the state championship both years

Ijeoma Igwe

Seton Keough, hitter, senior

Led the Gators to an undefeated season (18-0) and the IAAM A Conference title

One of the most powerful hitters in the area, she recorded 513 kills with a 65.2 percentage

Had 334 service receptions and 39 blocks this season

Also contributed 274 digs and 81 aces

Kristen Seeba

Archbishop Spalding, hitter, senior

Paced the Cavaliers to a runner-up finish (13-5) in the tough IAAM A conference

Key to the Spalding offense, Seeba recorded 338 kills this season

Had 313 digs and 172 assists

Served at 95 percent (265 of 279)

Jessica Starr

Dulaney, hitter, senior

Led the Lions to their first Baltimore County title since 2008

Serving specialist who served at 89 percent while recording 60 aces this year

Served nine aces in a row in a match earlier this fall

Probably Baltimore County's best player at the net, she recorded 108 kills this season

Chelsea Owensby

Mount de Sales, setter, senior

As unquestioned leader of the Sailors, Owensby ran the offense with 454 assists, and ended her career as four-year varsity player with 1,949 assists

Pitched in 199 digs and 54 aces this season

Served at an 88.2 percent rate with 109 service points to lead the team

Second consecutive year on the All-Metro first team after making the second team as a sophomore

Amanda Rodriguez

Bel Air, setter, junior

Arguably the best player in Harford County, Rodriguez led the Bobcats to their first regional title since 1998

Despite being injured for five matches, Rodriguez recorded 332 assists to set up Bel Air's high-powered offense

Had 46 aces for the Bobcats this season

Also contributed 75 digs and 38 kills

Lexi White-Torruellas

Centennial, setter, senior

Directed the offense for a team that reached the Class 3A state title game before falling to North Hagerstown

Recorded 568 assists for the Howard County champion

Was fourth on the Eagles in digs with 118

Also a force from the service line, she had 20 aces, with only 10 service errors, this season

Allie Cable

Oakland Mills, libero, senior

Despite playing on a 3-12 team in Howard County, Cable was the area's top defensive specialist

Recorded 315 digs this season, over a third of her team's total of 937

Handled 171 balls on serve-receive for the Scorpions, with only 21 errors

Led her team in aces with 38, and contributed 26 kills

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