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Glenwood trio earns all-league

Fans and opponents alike have gotten accustomed to watching Glenwood Springs outside hitters Leah Hinkey and Leanna Lawson crush the volleyball off sets from Cheree Carver over the years.So, it figured the three Demons seniors would be members of this season’s Class 4A Western Slope League team, when the 2005 WSL squad was announced. The trio were the only area players to make the first-team roster in a recent vote by the league’s coaches.It’s the second time in as many seasons Carver, Hinkey and Lawson have earned first-team honors.Four more 2004 first-team selections – Crystin Rodrick of Battle Mountain, Steamboat’s Tara King and Kaity Edmiston and Jessica Hellman from Palisade – also made the ’05 first team roster.King, a senior who signed to play for Mesa State College in Grand Junction, was named the league’s player of the year. Brian Doyon, who directed Battle Mountain to the regular-season league title was voted coach of the year.Battle Mountain led with four first-team selections, followed by the three Glenwood players.Two area players – Glenwood’s Tobie Rippy and Brittanie Conrardy from Rifle, each earned their way on the league honorable mention honor roll for the second straight year.Demons senior Kristy Collins along with Rifle’s Kendra Turza also received honorable mention.


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