Ava McCabe is the 2A Olympic League MVP after finishing the season with 344 kills and 53 aces. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Ava McCabe is the 2A Olympic League MVP after finishing the season with 344 kills and 53 aces. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Ava McCabe, Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey given league MVP honors

Kingston’s Ava McCabe had a year to remember and she has been awarded with the 2A Olympic League Most Valuable Player Award.

McCabe racked up 344 kills this season, giving her 1,047 for her career, a Kingston school record. McCabe also recorded 53 aces.

Two other Buccaneers made the all-league list — sophomore middle blocker Morgan Halady and junior setter Grayce Hentzel.

Halady finished the season with 265 kills and a 30.9 hitting percentage. She also had 60 total blocks. Hentzel, in her first year on varsity, is a second-team setter. She had 601 assists, 156 digs and 30 blocks.

North Kitsap placed five on the Olympic league first and second teams, led by first-team selections Riley Rabedeaux, Noey Barreith and Maddie Pruden.

Rabedeaux, a sophomore outside hitter, had 285 kills, 407 digs and 47 aces. Barreith, the junior and team captain, had 256 kills, 423 digs and a .956 serving percentage with 51 aces. Pruden picked up 156 kills and 50 blocks.

Senior middle blocker Taylor Clodfelder was a second-team selection. She led North Kitsap with 91 blocks, which is a single-season school record and also had 110 kills. Sophomore setter Autumn Carver also made the cut with 292 assists, 150 digs and 49 aces despite missing part of the season.

Bremerton’s Lily Gelhaus made the Olympic League first team for the third time in her career, recording 123 kills, 91 digs and 19 aces on a rebuilding Knights team.

2A Olympic All-League (full list)

MVP — Ava McCabe, sr., Kingston.

Defensive Player of the Year — Rebekah Frederickson, jr., North Mason.

First team

Taylor Breckenridge, sr., Sequim.

Riley Rabedeaux, so., North Kitsap.

Morgan Halady, so., Kingston.

Noelani Barreith, jr., North Kitsap.

Lily Gelhaus, sr., Bremerton.

Maddie Pruden, sr., North Kitsap.

Second team

Hannah Frederickson, jr., North Mason.

Taylor Clodfelder, sr., North Kitsap.

Faith Harer, jr., Olympic.

Autumn Carver, so., North Kitsap.

Grayce Hentzel, jr., Kingston.

Kalli Wiker, so., Sequim.

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey takes 1A Olympic League MVP

Junior setter and team captain Rachel Bailey has been bestowed with Olympic League most valuable player status. The Eagles dominated league play with a 6-0 record — finishing 12-5 overall — winning all six matches in three sets. Teammates Maile Lueck, Chloe Settle and Taylor Bruce join Bailey on the first team.

MVP — Rachel Bailey, jr., Klahowya.

First team

Maile Lueck, jr., Klahowya.

Izzy Hammet, jr., Port Townsend.

Renee Woods, sr., Chimacum.

Chloe Settle, jr., Klahowya.

Taylor Bruce, sr., Klahowya.

Akira Anderson, fr., Chimacum.

Jessica Hawley, fr., Chimacum.

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey, who serves as team captain, is the 1A Olympic League MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey, who serves as team captain, is the 1A Olympic League MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton senior Lily Gelhaus made the all-league first team for the third time in her four-year career. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton senior Lily Gelhaus made the all-league first team for the third time in her four-year career. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Riley Rabedeaux is a first-team all-league selection. She led the Vikings with 285 kills. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Riley Rabedeaux is a first-team all-league selection. She led the Vikings with 285 kills. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

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