Maynard, Kendrick earn 15th Region honors


By Steve LeMaster - slemaster@civitasmedia.com



EASTERN – The Allen Central High School volleyball program remains the frontrunner in the 15th Region. On top of their team’s success, veteran head coach Larry Maynard and player Katie Kendrick have earned honors from the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association (KVCA). Maynard has been named the 15th Region Coach of the Year. Accompanying her head coach as an honoree, Kendrick has been named the 15th Region Player of the Year.

Maynard, Kendrick and the rest of the Allen Central volleyball team will compete in the state tournament later in the week.

The Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association (KVCA) announced its eighth annual region players and coaches of the year on Thursday. All recipients will be honored at the 2015 KHSAA State Tournament at Valley High School in Louisville during ceremonies between the semifinal matches on Saturday.

The complete list of honorees follows.

1st Region Player of the Year: Madeline Wooten (McCracken County), 1st Region Coach of the Year: Suzie Burnett (Christian Fellowship); 2nd Region Player of the Year: Addie Farley (Henderson County); 2nd Region Coach of the Year: Michael Zimmer (Madisonville-North Hopkins); 3rd Region Player of the Year: Natalie Jones (Owensboro Catholic); 3rd Region Coach of the Year: Steve Howard (Daviess County); 4th Region Player of the Year: Lydia Jackson (South Warren); 4th Region Coach of the Year: Justin Griffin (South Warren); 5th Region Player of the Year: Allison Powers (Central Hardin); 5th Region Coach of the Year: Bill Rineker (Central Hardin); 6th Region Player of the Year: Morgan Elmore (Mercy Academy); 6th Region Coach of the Year: Matt Thomerson (Mercy Academy); 7th Region Player of the Year: Anna Zwiebel (Sacred Heart Academy); 7th Region Coach of the Year: Tom Sawyer (Presentation); 8th Region Player of the Year: Casey Foote (North Oldham); 8th Region Coach of the Year: Brett Versen (North Oldham); 9th Region Player of the Year: Morgan Hentz (Notre Dame Academy); 9th Region Coach of the Year: Matt McCoart (Notre Dame Academy); 10th Region Player of the Year: Jessica Tapp (Scott); 10th Region Coach of the Year: Bill Faulkner (Harrison County); 11th Region Player of the Year: Leah Edmond (Paul Laurence Dunbar); 11th Region Coach of the Year: Dale Grupe (Henry Clay); 12th Region Player of the Year: Callie Young (Southwestern); 12th Region Coach of the Year: Skip Cottrell (Southwestern); 13th Region Player of the Year: Kaylee Norvell (South Laurel); 13th Region Coach of the Year: Mitzy Jones (South Laurel); 14th Region Player of the Year: Kendra Willoughby (Wolfe County); 14th Region Coach of the Year: Ben Jones (Wolfe County); 15th Region Player of the Year; Katie Kendrick (Allen Central); 15th Region Coach of the Year: Larry Maynard (Allen Central); 16th Region Player of the Year: Emma Ison (Russell); 16th Region Coach of the Year: Tiffany Perry (Russell).

By Steve LeMaster

slemaster@civitasmedia.com

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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