They soared higher.
They hit harder, served more aces and passed better than anyone else.
And in response, they — Oregon's best high school volleyball players — have been honored with all-state recognition for the 2021 fall season.
Here's a list of the best players from Clackamas, Lake Oswego, Lakeridge, Nelson, Oregon City, West Linn, La Salle, Milwaukie, Putnam, Wilsonville and Gladstone high schools who were honored this year, along with the players and coaches of the year for Class 6A, 5A and 4A.
Player of the Year: Emily Warmenhoven, West Linn
Coach of the Year: Janeen Rainey, David Douglas
First team — Emily Warmenhoven, West Linn, senior.
Second team — Shealyn Cecil, West Linn, senior.
Honorable mention — Addie Hoover, West Linn, junior; Ella Nordquist, West Linn, senior; Emma Pruitt, Oregon City, senior.
Players of the Year: Ashli Edmiston, Wilsonville; Hailey Heider, West Albany
Coach of the Year: Megan Wallace, West Albany
First team — Ashli Edmiston, Wilsonville, senior.
Second team — Olivia Maulding, La Salle Prep, junior.
Honorable mention — Mia McCaffrey, La Salle Prep, senior; Makenna Wiepert, Wilsonville, junior.
Player of the Year: Jamie Seward, Sweet Home
Coach of the Year: Cristina Williams, Cascade
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