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Clear Creek Amana completed a record-setting season earlier this month with a 46-1 record, a second consecutive state tournament appearance and a berth in the state semifinals.
On Sunday the Clippers continued to earn individual accolades for their impressive season.
Three Clear Creek Amana players earn all-state honors from the Iowa Girls Coaches Association when the organization released its postseason honors on Sunday.
Seniors Bliss Beck and Meg Berkland each earned all-state honors for the second consecutive season while sophomore Averie Lower was named to a IGCA all-state team for the first time.
Beck was named to the Class 4A first-team for the second year in a row after a senior season in which she ranked third in 4A in kills and first in both hitting efficiency and blocks.
A Drake recruit, Beck had a career-high 420 kills on .464 hitting this season while posting 116 blocks, 50 digs and 10 ace serves.
Berkland was named to the 4A second team for the second straight season after leading Class 4A and ranking 10th in the state with 531 digs.
The senior libero led Clear Creek Amana in digs each of the past four seasons and closed her career with 1,778 digs.
Lower was named to the Class 4A third team after ranking second on the team with 282 kills on .215 hitting while adding 311 digs and 47 blocks.
Liberty High junior Asta Hildebrand earned all-state honors for the second year in a row as she was named to the Class 5A second team.
Hildebrand ranked fifth in 5A with 361 kills on .239 hitting in a stellar junior season in which she had 392 assists, 299 digs, 42 blocks and 22 ace serves.
Liberty High freshman Edie Miller was named to the 5A third team after an impressive debut season in which she led 5A and ranked fourth in the state with 603 digs.
Miller also had 118 assists and 22 ace serves for the Lightning.
City High senior Claire Ernst was named to the Class 5A third team after leading the Little Hawks in kills for the third consecutive season.
Ernst had a career-high 356 kills on .275 hitting this season, ranked second on the team with 190 digs and had 21 blocks and 22 ace serves.
Solon junior Grace Erwin was named to the Class 3A fourth team/
Erwin had 186 kills on .378 hitting this season and ranked fourth in 3A with 116 blocks.
Regina sophomore Reese Naeve earned third-team all-state honors in Class 2A following a stellar season in which she ranked third in the state in kills.
Naeve had 600 kills on .341 hitting while also leading the Regals with 409 digs and 60 ace serves.
Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-State teams
Abbey Hayes, Jr., North Scott; Bailey Boeve, Soph., Hinton; Carlie Willis, Sr., Grundy Center; Chloe Meester, Jr., Mount Vernon; Jadyn Petersen, Sr., Dike-New Hartford; Katie Quick, Jr., Ankeny Christian; Molly Shafer, Jr., Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont; Payton Petersen, Sr., Dike-New Hartford
Player of the year – Payton Petersen, Sr., Dike-New Hartford
First team – Ava Helming, Sr., Johnston; Chloe Jones, Sr., Waukee Northwest; Delaney Miller, Jr., Ankeny Centennial; Jaeden Pratt, Jr., Ankeny Centennial; Kate Passmore, Jr., Linn-Mar; Mackenzie Dean, Sr., West Des Moines Dowling; Molly Romano, Sr., Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln; Paige Paup, Sr., Cedar Falls
Second team – Annalise Grant, Jr., West Des Moines Dowling; Asta Hildebrand, Jr., Liberty High; Ava Wille, Sr., Ankeny; Ella Rogers, Jr., West Des Moines Dowling; Grace Hannam, Jr., Cedar Falls; Isabelle Kremer, Soph., Pleasant Valley; Josie Pundt, Sr., Johnston; Kamryn Vogt, Sr., Waukee Northwest
Third team – Anna Sash, Sr., Ankeny Centennial; Annie Wedgbury, Soph., Cedar Falls; Baileigh Carlsen, Jr., Ankeny; Claire Ernst, Sr., City High; Edie Miller, Fr., Liberty High; Finley McAndrew, Sr., West Des Moines Valley; Kamryn Scheib, Jr., Ankeny; Molly Albrecht, Sr., Pleasant Valley; Reagan Hanfelt, Jr., Ankeny; Stella Smith, Jr., Pleasant Valley
Player of the year – Mackenzie Dean, West Des Moines Dowling
Coach of the year – Mary Beth Wiskus, West Des Moines Dowling
First team – Abbey Hayes, Jr., North Scott; Anna Strohmeier, Sr., Council Bluffs Lewis Central; Bliss Beck, Sr., Clear Creek Amana; Brooke Larsen, Jr., Council Bluffs Lewis Central; Libby Fandel, Jr., Cedar Rapids Xavier; Maliyah Hacker, Jr., Sioux City Heelan; Michaela Goad, Sr., Marion; Tori Runyan, Sr., Indianola
Second team – Adison Holt, Sr., Council Bluffs Lewis Central; Aspen Nelson, Jr., Indianola; Brittany Bacorn, Sr., Knoxville; Camryn Overton, Jr., Indianola; Kaci Johnson, Sr., North Scott; Marissa Gerleman, Sr., ADM; Meg Berkland, Sr., Clear Creek Amana; Natalee Hartman, Sr., Marion
Third team – Addy Janssen, Sr., Dallas Center-Grimes; Ashlyne Havermann, Sr., Council Bluffs Lewis Central; Averie Lower, Soph., Clear Creek Amana; Carlee Webber, Jr., Marion; Charley Hernandez, Jr., Glenwood; Kaylee Koudelka, Sr., North Polk; Maddie Lafleur, Jr., Sioux City Heelan; Madison Siefken, Sr., ADM; Molly Garrison, Sr., Cedar Rapids Xavier; Noelle Sutcliffe, Sr., Norwalk; Sydney Skarich, Sr., North Scott
Player of the year – Abbey Hayes, Jr., North Scott
Coach of the year – Taryn Van Earwage, North Scott
First team – Chloe Meester, Jr., Mount Vernon; Dakota Mitchell, Jr., Mid-Prairie; Ellie Schubert, Jr., Davenport Assumption; Gabby Lombardi, Sr., Des Moines Christian; Hadley Hardersen, Jr., Des Moines Christian; Haley Wielenga, Sr., Western Christian; Shayna Van Dyken, Sr., Western Christian; Sydney Huber, Jr., Mount Vernon
Second team – Avery Knoop, Jr., Union; Ellah Derrer, Soph., Davenport Assumption; Finley Schelhaas, Sr., Des Moines Christian; Gracie Klima, Sr., Union; Jada Timmerman, Sr., Cherokee; Jadyn Kuper, Jr., Monticello; Maggie Johnson, Sr., Davenport Assumption; Marissa Cahoy, Sr., New Hampton
Third team – Brooke Krogmann, Jr., West Delaware; Gabby Morales, Sr., West Liberty; Jovi Evans, Soph., Mid-Prairie; Keana Wynja, Sr., Western Christian; Laney Wolfswinkel, Jr., Cherokee; Paige Schurbon, Jr., Mount Vernon; Sophie Sander, Soph., Anamosa; Sydney Maue, Jr., Center Point-Urbana
Fourth team – Grace Erwin, Jr., Solon; Haley Kuperus, Sr., Unity Christian; Harper Pacha, Soph., Mid-Prairie; Jalyn Hovenga, Sr., Forest City; Jenna Scharper, Jr., Osage; Reese Neuhaus, Jr., Anamosa; Sophie Buysse, Jr., West Liberty; Tierney Huss, Jr., MOC-Floyd Valley; Xada Johnson, Sr., Clear Lake
Player of the year – Chloe Meester, Jr., Mount Vernon
Coach of the year – Tammi Verbeek, Western Christian
First team – Bailey Boeve, Soph., Hinton; Carlie Willis, Sr., Grundy Center; Isabelle Elliott, Sr., Sumner-Fredericksburg; Jadyn Petersen, Sr., Dike-New Hartford; Kate Shafer, Jr., Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont; Maryn Bixby, Sr., Dike-New Hartford; Molly Shafer, Sr., Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont; Payton Petersen, Sr., Dike-New Hartford
Second team – Ashlyn Kovarna, Sr., Hinton; Ava Czarnecki, Sr., Lisbon; Channing Johnson, Soph., Denver; Ellery Luhring, Sr., Grundy Center; Frannie Glynn, Sr., Carroll Kuemper; Kinzie Mohwinkle, Sr., Aplington-Parkersburg; Rowan Jensen, Sr., Ridge View; Taylor Buhr, Soph., Wapsie Valley
Third team – Abby Jensen, Soph., Dike-New Hartford; Alexie Hogan, Jr., Dyersville Beckman; Avery Jones, Jr., Wapsie Valley; Jessica Gergen, Sr., Denver; Katelyn Schmitt, Jr., Dyersville Beckman; Kirsten Grevengoed, Sr., Rock Valley; Morgan Bradley, Sr., Waterloo Columbus; Reese Naeve, Soph., Regina
Fourth team – Alizabeth Jacobsen, Sr., Underwood; Amelia Klenk, Sr., Hudson; Aubree James, Sr., Treynor; Ava Paige, Jr., South Hardin; Ava Salvo, Jr., South Hardin; Chloe Huisman, Jr., Pella Christian; Kaci Peter, Sr., Carroll Kuemper; Kate Vondrak, Sr., East Sac County; Lucy Lebo, Sr., Grundy Center; Shae Dutler, Sr., Ridge View; Stella Largent, Fr., ACGC; Taryn Havener, Sr., West Burlington
Player of the year – Payton Petersen, Sr., Dike-New Hartford
Coach of the year – Diane Harms, Dike-New Hartford
First team – Aspen Falk, Sr., Saint Ansgar; Carley Craighead, Jr., Ankeny Centennial; Clara Hoegh, Jr., Boyden-Hull; Ellie Monahan, Jr., Council Bluffs St. Albert; Katie Quick, Jr., Ankeny Centennial; Macey Nehring, Jr., Ankeny Christian; Mary Kate Bendlage, Sr., Fort Madison Holy Trinity; Natalie Randolph, Sr., Fort Madison Holy Trinity
Second team – Addison Hochstetler, Soph., North Tama; Alexis Even, Sr., Don Bosco; Anna Weathers, Jr., Ankeny Christian; Kinze Hinders, Jr., Newell-Fonda; Linday Kruse, Soph., Saint Ansgar; Presley Meyers, Soph., Fort Madison Holy Trinity; Sydney Anderson, Sr., BCLUW; Trevyn Smith, Jr., AGWSR
Third team – Audrie Helmrichs, Sr., Edgewood-Colesburg; Avianna West, Sr., Burlington Notre Dame; bailee Weber, Sr., Central City; Kendall Thompson, Sr., Janesville; Kruiz Ewoldt, Soph., North Tama; Olivia Peters, Fr., BCLUW; Taryn Stephens, Sr., Burlington Notre Dame; Zoey Barnes, Jr., Janesville
Fourth team – Ayla Richardson, Jr., Riverside; Dennie Boogerd, Jr., Boyden-Hull; Emily Hemphill, Sr., Wapello; Emily Naughton, Sr., Don Bosco; Evelyn Stoakes, Jr., East Mills; Kennedy Brant, Soph., Gladbrook-Reinbeck; Kennedy McGarvey, Jr., Don Bosco; Lauren Johnson, Jr., Stanton; Mya Bunkers, Sr., Remsen St. Mary’s; Reagan Wheeler, Sr., Waterloo Christian; Reise Gjerde, Sr., Ankeny Christian; Sadie Cox, Jr., Lenox
Player of the year – Katie Quick, Ankeny Centennial
Coach of the year – Michele Quick, Ankeny Centennial