N-O honors All-League volleyball players

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 15 November 2022 at 9:26 am

Contributed Photos – First team All-Leaguers, from left, Elsie Logan (Akron), Samantha Albright (Roy-Hart) and Alex Stern (Roy-Hart)

Four schools are represented on the first team of the Niagara-Orleans All-League volleyball squad.

The first team includes Samantha Albright and Alex Stern from Roy-Hart, Emma Hoffer and Charley Buscaglia from Newfane, Elsie Logan from Akron and Caitlin Cliffe from Wilson. All are seniors except Cliffe who is a junior.

Logan was named N-O Player of the Year. Albright and Hoffer are both repeat selections.

Albright had 106 spiking kills, 25 service aces and 86 digs; Stern 93 kills, 44 aces and 77 digs; Hoffer 232 digs and 29 aces; Buscaglia 226 assists, 103 digs, 58 aces and 28 kills and Logan 164 kills, 56 aces and 119 digs.

First team All-Leaguers, from left, Charley Buscaglia (Newfane), Emma Hoffer (Newfane) and Caitlin Cliffe (Wilson)

The second team includes Kaylee Orr and Sloan Jonathan from Akron, Melissa Klinger and Lauren Bax from Newfane, Makenna Elsenheimer from Roy-Hart and Lilah Frerichs from Wilson. All are seniors except Jonathan who is a junior.

Players receiving Honorable Mention are as follows listed by school:

Albion – Maya Knaak (Sr.) and Madison Hughson (Jr.)

Akron – Rachel Dugan (Sr.), Ashlee Henning (Jr.) and Shanna Thomas (Jr.)

Medina – Lorelei Sanders (Jr.) and Ki’Mani Poole (Jr.)

Newfane – Reese Rutherford (Sr.) and Lorin Ander (Sr.)

Roy-Hart – Ella Martillotta (So.)

Wilson – Hanna Roberts (Sr.)