WDC volleyball seniors are academic all-stars
Four girls will be graduating this year: setter Summer Pettit, opposite hitter Lauryn Gravelle, defensive specialist Kaylin Lupkes, and libero Ashley Lepinski.
The Wadena-Deer Creek girls volleyball team finished 10-14 this year and in their conference had a 4-3 record.
Their season ended against Foley (8-9-1) in the first round of the Section 6AA tournament, with a 3-1 final set.
Four girls will be graduating this year: setter Summer Pettit, opposite hitter Lauryn Gravelle, defensive specialist Kaylin Lupkes, and libero Ashley Lepinski. All four received academic all-state.
In end of season awards, Kaylin Lupkes was honored for best serve with a 98% success rate, while Summer Pettit recorded the most aces with 22.
Addyson Gravelle was named as a member of the Section 6AA All-Tournament team, and the Park Region All-Conference. She is joined by Ashley Lepinski for All-Conference. Three Wolverines were also given honorable mentions: Summer Pettit, Payton Gravelle and Lauryn Gravelle.
Looking forward to the 2022 season, Payton Gravelle and Jenna Dykhoff are likely to make a big impact on the court.
Meanwhile, head coach Sue Volkmann ended her 34th year with a 592-318 record.