Western Slope volleyball stars recognized
November 26, 2013
Pass, set, spike — volleyball's best collected all-league honors this week.
The Western Slope League coaches announced the selections to the all-conference team for 2013. All-league honorable mention selections also were announced.
Postseason qualifiers Gunnison and Coal Ridge led the selections this season.
Gunnison had three players named to the all-league team as did Coal Ridge. Each school also had three honorable mention selections.
Aspen High School was represented by senior Shannon Turbidy. She was voted to the honorable mention team for 2013 by the conference's volleyball coaches.
Turbidy is a first-team all-league lacrosse player for the Skiers.
Recommended Stories For You
Basalt was honored with one selection to the honorable mention team.
Senior Carolyn Devan, of the Longhorns, was Basalt's lone representative for 2013.
Three Gunnison seniors led the voting as all-league players.
They were Sydney Archuleta, Caylor Albers and Marisa Danos.
Gunnison also had three honorable mention selections this year — senior Sarah Shamblin, senior Jordan Wallin and senior Leanne Schliesman.
Coal Ridge's first-team all-stars were junior Maggie Bell, junior Leah Kanakaaj and senior Alicia Hampton.
The Cowboys' honorable mention selections were senior Jacklyn Collins, junior Bailey Davis and junior Britni Allen.
Olathe landed two all-league selections — seniors Tori Davis and Kayley Archuleta.
The Pirates also had two honorable mentions — junior Theresa Tafoya and junior Josie Ruth.
Grand Valley's Kyra Chenoweth and Kylyn Rigsby were voted to the all-league first team. Chenoweth is a junior. Rigsby is the only freshman named to the All-Western Slope League team.
Megan Smith and Jordan Scott, both juniors, were voted all-league honorable mention for the Cardinals.
Three Roaring Fork players were honored this week.
Senior Taila Howe was voted to the all-conference team.
Toni Gross and Josie Horn, two seniors, were honorable mention selections.
Cedaredge landed Kenzie Henderson, a sophomore, on the all-league team. Sierra McHugh, another Cedaredge senior, was an honorable mention selection.
Jordan Cody, a Rifle senior, completed the all-league team. Teammate Sarah McCutchan was named to the honorable mention team.
Moffat County had one player honored this week. Shaye Zimmerman, a senior at Craig, was an honorable mention selection for the Bulldogs.
Voting for the all-conference teams was conducted by the league's coaches.
Trending In: Sports & Outdoors
- Carbondale’s DeMoor, Crested Butte’s Kremer win Golden Leaf Half Marathon
- A golden reunion: 1998 women’s Olympic hockey team reunites on the ice in Aspen
- Colbert’s Prep Playbook: Football power rankings going into Class 2A WSL play
- Mercier: Lance Armstrong’s Wedu FIFTY is back for its third year
- Aspen football wins big at Grand Valley; Basalt shuts down Paonia to reach 4-0
- Service restored after area-wide outage drops Roaring Fork Valley internet, some cell service
- Contractor spills 1,300 gallons of jet fuel at Aspen airport
- Decades after Aspen-bound plane crash, surviving brothers reckon with trauma in documentary ‘3 Days 2 Nights’
- Business Monday: Clock ticks for Aspen retailers on 420 E. Hyman
- Lawsuit: Deteriorating Snowmass-area house plagued by landslide zone