Munroe Lady Cats
District/Conference: 1 A /District 3
Coach: Emily Kohler Year: 1st Year
Returning Starters: Senior Spenser Morris – OH, 4 year starter, 2nd on team in 2008 with 162 kills and 67 digs.Jr. Kristen Allen – Setter, 3 year starter, led team in assists (466) in 2008, good jump serve (82 aces).Jr. Courtney Mayo – MB, 2 year starter, good at net. Sr. Adrianne Woodward – OH, 2 year starter.
Key Losses: 4-year starter Ivie Thomas, one of top hitters in Big Bend.
Biggest Games: John Paul II, Altha, Maclay Tournament
Coach’s Comments: We are a speedy, scrappy team but we are young with a lot of new, inexperienced faces. We will work hard and hopefully be a strong enough team to take on John Paul II in districts in October.
West Gadsden Panthers
District/Conference: 2A/District 2
Coaches: Shalonda Soxson and Kimberly Tribue Year: 1st for both
Returning Starters: Three sport standout Kayla Streeter.
Key Losses: None
Biggest Games: Liberty County, Munroe, Franklin County, East Gadsden and Port St. Joe
Coach’s Comments: Blocking will be one of our best assets. We have some new players we are excited about. We look to surprise many of the teams on our schedule.
Tallavana Christian Lions
District/Conference: Panhandle Christian Conference
Coach: Keli Johnston Year: 1st Year
Returning Starters: Laterika Williams – Senior Setter/Libero, Kelsey Ross – Setter/Libero, Chasitty Henry – Outside Hitter
Key Losses: None
Biggest Games: Any conference opponent. Maranatha Christain is very strong.
Coach’s Comments: We continue to work on getting the players to be as close in skill level as they possibly can. We have a variety of levels on our team but the experience players are doing a great job of lending a hand to the new players. We are working hard on our weaknesses after every game.