Sequim’s Kendall Hastings, left, was named the Olympic League volleyball offensive player of the year, while Port Angeles’ Lily Halberg was named as a member of the all-league team. (Photos by Michael Dashiell and Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group and Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim’s Kendall Hastings, left, was named the Olympic League volleyball offensive player of the year, while Port Angeles’ Lily Halberg was named as a member of the all-league team. (Photos by Michael Dashiell and Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group and Peninsula Daily News)

ALL LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL: Sequim’s Kendall Hastings Olympic League offensive player of the year

PORT ANGELES — Sequim front-line force Kendall Hastings was named the Olympic League’s offensive volleyball player of the year this year.

Hastings, a middle hitter who usually led the Wolves in kills and blocks each match, helped lead Sequim to a second-place finish in the Olympic League. Hastings also received the sportsmanship award for Sequim.

Her teammate Jolene Vaara, listed as a setter though she was a versatile player, made the all-league team along with Wolves’ middle hitter Arianna Stovall. Port Angeles outside hitter Lily Halberg and setter Josephine Edgington also made the all-league team. Halberg was additionally named as the Port Angeles sportsmanship winner.

Making the honorable mention team were Port Angeles libero Cindy Liang and middle hitter Ava Hairell. Sequim’s Angel Wagner, an outside hitter, and Sammie Bacon, an outside hitter, also made the honorable mention team.

The most valuable player was setter Sophia Baugh of North Kitsap, while libero Emma Pendleton of Bainbridge was named the defensive player of the year.

All Olympic League volleyball full teams

MVP — Sophia Baugh, NK.

Offensive player of the year — Kendall Hastings, Seq.

Defensive player of the year — Emma Pendleton, Bain.

All-league

Jolene Vaara, Seq.; Arianna Stovall, Seq.; Lily Halberg, PA; Josephine Edgington, PA; Madeline Pryde, NK; Mary Allen, NK; Illiana Brockett, NK; Sophia Call, King.; Grace Mosco, King.; Mackenzie Phillips, NK; Teegan Skjonsby, NM; Jameson Payne, Bain.

Honorable mention

Cindy Liang, PA; Ava Hairell, PA; Angel Wagner, Seq.; Sammie Bacon, Seq.; Desarae Timmons, NM; Lillian Wright, King.; Serene Gonzalez, Oly.; Ashlyn Stephens, NM; Lola Batcheiler, Bain.; Lucy Pabricio, King.; Ashley Barber, Oly.; Abby Gesell, Oly.; Helene Rode, Brem.

Sportsmanship

Kendall Hastings, Seq.; Lily Halberg, PA; Teegan DeVries, NK; Kylie Sandstrom, King.; Kily Taylor, Bain.; Bo Chandler, NM; Emilyn Coulter, Oly.; Helene Rode, Brem.

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