All-Area volleyball




Forest Park High School

AGE: 17

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Middle hitter

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: The Northwest Region co-player of the year, Hatter is headed to George Washington University next fall. She led the area with 291 kills and 91 solo blocks as Forest Park went 22-4, captured its second district tournament championship and advanced to the Group AAA state tournament quarterfinals.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT: Playing Mills Godwin in the Group AAA state tournament quarterfinals. “Godwin is a really good team. That was the most fun I’ve had all season.”

QUOTABLE: “She is a player who can dominate a game. Defensively, you have to key on stopping her. Well, stopping her is impossible, but you have to be able to slow her down to play with Forest Park.”



Hylton High School

AGE: 37

YEAR: First

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In her first season as head coach, Mays guided the Bulldogs to a Northwest Region championship and the program’s first trip to the state final four since 1994. Hylton defeated Cardinal District champion Forest Park and Commonwealth District champion Albemarle during the postseason.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT: Winning the regional championship against Forest Park. “The most exciting thing about that night was the intense level of play of my team and how ready they were to play.”

QUOTABLE: “She was such a fun coach. She worked us hard but even though we were sweating, every practice was fun. She pushed us as far as we could be pushed.”



Hylton High School

Senior, setter

A first-team all-Northwest Region and all-Cardinal District selection, Banghart was the catalyst of Hylton’s best season in seven years. She had 573 assists and 41 service aces for the Northwest Region champions.


Stonewall Jackson High School

Senior, middle hitter

A first-team all-Cedar Run District and second-team all-Northwest Region selection, Boyd had a team-high 144 kills and 53 solo blocks to help the Raiders qualify for the Northwest Region Tournament. Boyd also had a 91-percent serving accuracy for the district regular season champions.


Colonial Forge High School

Senior, outside hitter

Bryant was chosen as Colonial Forge’s most valuable player after leading the Eagles to a school-record 16 victories and their first Northwest Region Tournament berth. A first-team all-Commonwealth District selection, Bryant had 158 kills, 49 service aces and 91-percent passing accuracy on the back row.


Osbourn Park High School

Senior, outside hitter/setter

Burlovich was named the Cedar Run District player of the year after leading Osbourn Park to a district tournament championship and a semifinal round berth in the Northwest Region Tournament. A four-year varsity player and first-team all-region selection, she had an area-high 729 assists and 264 kills.


Woodbridge High School

Senior, outside hitter

Selected to the all-Cardinal District first team and all-region second team, Ford led the Vikings with 271 kills. One of the area’s most intimidating hitters, she also had 29 services aces and 252 back-row digs.


Forest Park High School

Senior, outside hitter/setter

Headed to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County next fall, Gross had 231 kills and a 47-percent kill accuracy for the Cardinal District champion Bruins. She was a first-team all-region and all-district selection.


Forest Park High School

Sophomore, outside hitter

A second-team all-Cardinal District selection, Gross had 208 kills and 34 service aces to help the Bruins qualify for the state tournament and set a school record with 22 victories.


Hylton High School

Senior, middle hitter

A first-team all-Cardinal District selection, Jackson’s play in the middle was essential to the Bulldogs’ postseason success. She had 193 kills and a 92-percent serving accuracy.


Evangel Christian School

Sophomore, middle hitter

Oakes was named to the all-state and all-mideast region squads after leading the Eagles with 196 kills and 78 solo blocks. In her second varsity season, Oakes also had a 45-percent kill accuracy and is on pace to break the school’s career kills record.


Evangel Christian School

Junior, setter

In her third season as Evangel’s starting setter, Slade had 405 assists, giving her 1,047 for her career. With Slade running the offense, the Eagles went 23-5 overall, won the Old Dominion Association of Christian Schools state tournament and finished second at the Mideast Region of the American Association of Christian Schools Tournament. She was selected to the all-mideast region team.


Hylton High School

Senior, outside hitter

Wyatt emerged as one of the area’s most versatile players. A first-team all-Cardinal District and second team all-region selection, she was the Bulldogs’ top offensive weapon throughout their run to the state tournament semifinals. She finished the year with 228 kills and 40 aces.


Katie Bass, Sr., Woodbridge

Ali Krieger, Jr., Forest Park

Stephanie Smith, Jr., Osbourn Park

Becca Walker, Sr., Stonewall Jackson

Kelly Houff, Sr., Stonewall Jackson

Mallory Philman, Soph., Colonial Forge

Claudia Medina, Soph., Colonial Forge

Brittney Potter, Sr., Gar-Field

Rebeca Faustino, Sr., Woodbridge

Jenna Williams, Jr., Hylton

Carmen Myers, Jr., Woodbridge

Mary Whiting, Sr., Osbourn


Jasmine Byrd, Jr., Hylton; Emily Beauvais, Jr., Gar-Field; Lydia Harsley, Sr., Woodbridge; Chelsea Hutton, Sr., Osbourn; Kelly Seymour, Sr., Osbourn Park; Mickey McAllister, Sr., Osbourn Park; Khelin Eure, Jr., Gar-Field; Lydia Sumner, Jr., Osbourn; Ursula Lane, Jr., Forest Park; Monique Mason, Sr., Hylton; Johannah Zabal, Sr., Forest Park; Casey Sarver, Jr., Osbourn Park; Katy Foster, Soph., Gar-Field; Kellye Philpot, Sr., Evangel Christian; Ashley Rizzo, Jr., Evangel Christian; Danielle Howe, Soph., Evangel Christian.

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