S, Kristen Mcelroy, Sr., Nature Coast: The senior accumulated 616 assists for the 16-12 Sharks.
OH, Kristen Pizzano, Sr., Weeki Wachee: Pizzano had herself a stellar senior season and notched 161 kills and 91 digs.
OH, Grace Colleran, Sr., Weeki Wachee: The senior was an intricate piece to the puzzle for the Hornets. Colleran had 112 digs, 92 assists and 140 kills.
MH, Danielle McGee, Sr., Weeki Wachee: The Hornets’ senior led the team with 208 kills on 363 attempts. She also had 52 assists and 27 blocks.
L, Adriana Tirado, Jr., Nature Coast: Tirado had the most digs in Hernando County, as the junior compiled 341 on the season.
OH, Emma Buscemi, Sr., Nature Coast: The Sharks’ outside hitter led the way for Nature Coast and ended the 2021 season with a team-high 266 kills.
S, Allora Murray, Jr., Weeki Wachee: Murray will be back for one more season and she made an impression in 2021. Murray had 218 assists.
OH, Maddie Callum, Jr., Nature Coast: The Sharks’ junior had herself a solid campaign, as she had 142 kills.
OH, Emily Miller, So., Springstead: The Eagles had themselves one of the younger clubs in the county and Miller stepped up as a sophomore. Miller led the team with 166 kills.
MH, Hannah Valachovic, Jr., Nature Coast: The Sharks’ middle hitter was tremendous all season long, with Valachovic racking up 128 kills.
L, Gianna Karnow, Sr., Central: Karnow finished her senior season solid, notching 277 digs for the Bears.
UTL, Isabella Nunag, So., Springstead: Though the Eagles finished 7-10 on the season, Nunag had 270 assists to lead Springstead.
Player of the Year
MH Danielle McGee, Sr., Weeki Wachee: The senior middle hitter had the best season individually on a playoff team that went deep into the postseason. McGee was surrounded by some all county players, but led the way and contributed in several categories. McGee led her club in kills at 208 and also added 52 assists and 27 blocks.
Coach of the Year
Noemi Rivera, Weeki Wachee: Rivera had to take on an arduous task when it came to being the head coaching position of a team that went 17-1 a year ago. The undertaking was great, but the results proved to show no drop off. The Hornets went to the state semifinals and ended up losing to Englewood Lemon Bay, with playoff wins over Hernando, Nature Coast and Port Charlotte. With a record of 19-5, Rivera proved to do a great job in 2021.
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