Saturday, Dec 15 2012 02:14 PM

Volleyball standouts named to All-SEYL

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Kayleigh Jarrett

Samantha Wallace

Kim Smith

The Lady Warriors completed another remarkable season this past fall, becoming only one of a handful of teams statewide to reach the prestigious 30-win mark.

Tehachapi (31-3) also finished fourth in the CIF Central Section and 61st in the state overall among Division II teams according to maxpreps.

Helping the Lady Warriors in the memorable campaign were players who were recognized as All-Southeast Yosemite League athletes.
Kim Smith, Kayleigh Jarrett and Samantha Wallace were named to the first team, while Destiny Julye, Tiffany Short and Elayna Cramer were second team selections. Danielle Simpson was also an honorable mention awardee.

Julye, a sophomore, led the team in kills with 263 while also registering 34 blocks, 25 aces and 124 digs, while Short had 182 kills, 77 digs and 23 aces and Cramer had 129 blocks and 124 kills. Simpson earned honorable mention honors with a season that culminated in 113 kills, 79 blocks and 36 digs.

Below is a breakdown of all first team honorees for Tehachapi.
Kayleigh Jarrett - Senior

The talented backcourt specialist was one of the league's best, recording a team high 306 digs while also recording 39 aces. Jarrett kept many rallies alive during league play and was pivotal in helping the Lady Warriors to an impressive second place finish in only their first year in the SEYL. Jarrett is a two-time first team all-league selection.
Kim Smith - Junior

Smith had an impressive all around season for the Lady Warriors with 236 kills, good for second on the team, and a league leading hitting percentage of .440. Smith also had the most blocks on the team with 165 recorded, while also contributing with 51 digs and 42 aces. Smith is a two-time all-league selection to the first team.
Samantha Wallace - Junior

Wallace had a standout season with a league leading 9.3 assists per game and a team leading 70 aces in 34 contests. Wallace's 850 assists overall, with only 20 errors, was the best output in the SEYL. Wallace was honorable mention All-SSL last season to couple with this year’s award.

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