Next up in our All-Area series is volleyball.
As the kill counters racked up and the aces were given, Eastern Brown's Haley Fannin was the area player to stick out the most, earning The Ledger Independent's All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year.
Fannin's numbers were off the charts compared to the rest of the area. The senior racked up 255 kills, 48 aces and 319 digs during the 2017 season, helping lead the Lady Warriors to a 16-7 record and 9-2 in the Southern Hills Athletic Conference.
Here's the rest of The Ledger Independent's All-Area Volleyball Team:
Mason County- Emily Huber (10th Region honorable mention), Grace Rose Blackwell
St. Patrick- Alexis Luther (10th Region honorable mention), Jaclyn Stewart
Fleming County- Ashley Watson (661 assists, 1st in the 16th Region, 64 aces), Kayla McLeese (418 digs, 6th in the 16th Region, 62 aces)
Lewis County- Lexie Sizemore, Maddie Spencer
Bracken County- Aryah Myrick (10th Region honorable mention), Taylor Linville (59 aces)
Augusta- Maddie Whiteman (10th Region honorable mention), Madison Kelsch
Robertson County-Julia McCloud (10th Region 2nd team All-Region), Carley Turner
Ripley- Meggie Scott, Whitney King
Manchester- Alyssa Hoskins (SHAC All-League, 96% serve percentage), Katie Sandlin (MVP at Manchester Fall Sports Banquet)
Eastern Brown- Haley Fannin (SHAC All-League, 255 kills, 48 aces, 319 digs), Makayla Farris (SHAC All-League, 122 kills, 47 aces, 37 blocks)
Peebles- Baylee Justice (SHAC All-League, 548 assists), Kylie Sims (SHAC All-League, led team in aces and digs)
Georgetown- Taylor Shelley (SBAAC All-1st Team National Division), Mackenzie Bridges (SBAAC All-2nd Team National Division)