Paton-Churdan’s Megan Carey (6) earned her third consecutive third team All-RVC selection for her performance this past fall. The senior was third in the league with 251 kills. She finished her career with 687 total kills in four years.  FILE PHOTO

Volleyball: Carey caps historic career with third straight All-RVC first team honor

P-C’s Hoyle, Beyers snag 2nd team selections


Sprts Editor


While Paton-Churdan’s Megan Carey typically produced gaudy numbers on the court, it’s the postseason honors that will ultimately etch her among the all-time greats. 

The senior solidified her place in the school record books this past fall, securing her third consecutive Rolling Valley, all-conference first team selection following the 2018 season. 

The consistent outside hitter was one of the league’s best offensive players, tallying a career-high 251 kills (3rd in the RVC), at a rate of 3.54 kills per set, the second-best mark in the RVC.

Ar-We-Va senior Emilee Danner led the conference with more than 424 kills and a 4.94 kills per set average. Carey also recorded 42 blocks and 32 digs, in addition to 24 aces. 

Carey wrapped up her P-C career with 687 kills in four years of varsity action. The Rockets stumbled in their regional quarterfinal match a few weeks back, losing 3-1 to Glidden-Ralston. 

Danielle Hoyle’s conference-leading 64 aces (0.9 aces per set) earned the sophomore second team honors. She also produced 148 kills, which was the ninth-best mark in the league. Hoyle’s 45 blocks were eighth-best in the RVC, in addition to her 107 digs. 

Senior Jenna Beyers joined Hoyle on the second team, tallying 99 kills and 29 aces, in addition to a team-best 196 digs, the 11th-most in the RVC. 

Glidden-Ralston’s Emma Hannasch led the league with 444 digs while Danner was tops in blocks with a staggering 110 blocks, 19 more than Woodbine’s Alexa Steinkuehler. 

Ar-We-Va won the 2018 Rolling Valley Conference championship with a 7-1 record. 

Paton-Churdan finished with a 4-4 record, slotting them sixth overall in the nine-team Rolling Valley Conference. 


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