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Madras' Mauritson named player of the year

by: PIONEER FILE PHOTO - Madras junior outside hitter Shelby Mauritson was named the Tri-Valley Conference volleyball player of the year this season. Five Buffs make volleyball all-conference team


For the second consecutive season, Madras junior outside hitter Shelby Mauritson has been named the Tri-Valley Conference player of the year.

Mauritson highlighted the five all-conference picks this season from the White Buffalos, who went undefeated in conference play at 10-0.

Along with Mauritson on the first team, junior middle blocker Alexis Urbach and setter Elle Renault were selected.

Junior outside hitter/opposite Keely Brown was named to the second team, and junior middle blocker Taylor Sjolund was tabbed to the honorable mention squad.

First-year head coach Rhea Cardwell was named the league’s coach of the year.

With the Buffs winning 10 straight matches in TVC play, they finished the season 13-11 following a Class 4A first-round playoff loss to Philomath.

Tri-Valley Conference all-star team

Player of the year – Shelby Mauritson, jr., Madras.

Coach of the year – Rhea Cardwell, Madras.

First team

Shelby Mauritson, jr., Madras

Alexis Urbach, jr., Madras

Elle Renault, jr., Madras

Sarah Davis, Estacada

Gabrielle Timmen, La Salle Prep

Tori Johnson, Estacada

Danielle Spirlin, La Salle Prep

Second team

Keely Brown, jr., Madras

Meghan Studdard, La Salle Prep

Mackenzie Gipple, Estacada

Janelle Ferlan, Molalla

Alicia Feb, Gladstone

Marlie Norman, La Salle Prep

Jessica Wheeler, Estacada

Honorable mention

Taylor Sjolund, jr., Madras

Haley Shrenk, North Marion

Rachel Berger, La Salle Prep

Helen Daniels, Molalla

Ashley Johnson, Molalla

Ashley Teel, Estacada

Meghan Winkle, Gladstone

Katelyn Satyna, Molalla

Fiona Burrell, Gladstone.




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