Seward and LHS Players Sweep KJCCC Weekly Awards
Brock Kappelmann - August 28, 2019 6:41 am
Seward County nearly had a Player of the Week sweep in Week 1, but there was a tie for Defensive Players of the Week honors.
Saints right-side hitter Yanlis Feliz was the league’s Week 1 Player of the Week. Sophomore Laura De Pra captured Setter of the Week honors, while Seward’s Grecia Soriano and Pratt’s Haylee Parker were co-Defensive Player of the Week winners.
OFFENSE – Yanlis Feliz, Seward County
Feliz hit .413 and averaged 4.5 kills per set as the No. 4 Saints rolled to four sweeps at the NMMI Classic. Feliz had 54 kills in 12 sets played. She also had 27 digs in the four matches. In a 3-0 win over No. 20 Arizona Western Feliz had 15 kills on .258 hitting in a sweep. Against No. 12 Hill College, the Seward County freshman hit .500 on 17 attacks with 17 kills and nine digs.
ALSO NOMINATED: Rayanne de Oliveira, Barton; Morgan Bryand, Butler, Katelyn Elstun, Hutchinson
SETTER – Laura De Pra, Seward County
De Pra had matches of 39, 42, 38 and 41 kills in a stellar weekend at the NMMI Classic. She averaged 13.33 set assists per set and added 20 digs over those four matches.
ALSO NOMINATED: Agnieska Paskevic, Barton; Sydney Scanlon, Butler; Eboni Sapien, Hutchinson; Olivia, Hessman, Pratt
CO-DEFENSIVE – Grecia Soriano, Seward County; Haylee Parker, Pratt
Soriano averaged 4.17 digs per set in 12 sets at the NMMI Classic. She had three matches of double-figure digs with 15 against Arizona Western, 16 against South Mountain and 12 against Hill College
Parker, from Liberal, got stronger as the week went on with a season-high 23 digs against Eastfield College in a five-set Beaver victory. She averaged 4.62 digs over 18 sets played with double-figure totals in 4 of the 5 matches she played in.
ALSO NOMINATED: Montana Soderberg, Butler; Alissa Bautista, Hutchinson