Lady Tiger volleyball postseason awards

Cory Griffith
Posted 4/9/24

The NCHS volleyball team held its annual banquet to honor athletes with postseason awards.

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Lady Tiger volleyball postseason awards


LUSK – Last week in the Niobrara County High School commons area, Lady Tiger head volleyball coach Riki Kremers and assistant coach Erin Hodge hosted the team awards ceremony.

Seniors Hattie Nelson and Melody ZumBrunnen were honored with white letter for four years of varsity, while Rachel Krein earned her second.

Juniors Jaylah Cummins, Tessa Manning and Gracie ZumBrunnen each collected their third varsity letter, while Hannah Krein picked up her second. Paige Potter, Kaydy Potter Lainey Single and Kyra Willey were all first time varsity letter winners.

Sophomore Brittin Bruch became a two timer with Royal Kremers winning her first. Freshmen Sarah Krein, Lexus Single and Marleigh Smith each earned their first varsity letters.

Both ZumBrunnens were honored on the 2023 2A Southeast All Conference team, with Melody also included on the SEWAC All Conference team. Melody was on the squad as a sophomore in 2021, while Gracie did it as a sophomore in 2022.

Special awards went to Hannah Krein for the Heart of the Team Award, for her competitive spirit, an inspiration to those around her, unselfish in all that she does and an overwhelming will to succeed.

Manning was given the Growth and Development Award for her improvement over the season.

Brittin Bruch was selected for the Inspirational Player Award, for her hard work, never giving up and seizing opportunities without hesitation.

Academic Athlete awards went to R. Krein, M. ZumBrunnen, Cummins, Manning, G. ZumBrunnen, Bouissey, Bruch and Kremers. 

Lady Tiger Iron Woman Awards went to Nelson, Cummins, K. Potter, Willey, Kremers and S. Krein.

Junior varsity awards went to junior Christina Munoz, sophomore Skielynn Bouissey and freshmen Addisyn Bauersachs and Delaney Stallman.