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Fraser earns all-state, all-conference honors, District 6C all-conference team announced

The Bridger Scouts, the 2003 Class C state volleyball champion, dominated this year's all-state volleyball squad, placing four players on the first-team. State tournament most valuable player Kylee Zent and teammate Jessica Koch were named first-team hitters, while Marci Mudd and Savana Johnston earned first-team setting honors.

Chester's Courtney Fraser was named to the first-team as a defensive specialist and also picked up second-team honors as a hitter. Fraser, a senior, was the only District 6C player to earn all-state honors.

Fraser was one of three players from the district champion Coyotes to earn all-conference honors. Junior Shawnee Norick and sophomore Mary DeVries were also named to the all-conference team.

6C runner-up Blue Sky also had three players selected. Seniors Lindsay Anderson and Holly Haas along with junior Kaila Warren were named all-conference.

The Box Elder Bears had seniors Connie Menard and Codi Raining Bird and junior Ashley Parisian earn all-conference honors, while Rocky Boy had seniors Allie Sunchild, Charmayne Four Colors and Cece Corcoran named to the team.

J-I placed junior Katie O'Neil and freshman Hannah Pimley, while KG had senior Cady Arifin and junior Whitney Hanson on the all-conference squad. The 6C team was rounded out by Big Sandy junior Raynee Pearson and Sunburst seniors Amanda Nagy and Brianna Gillund.

Class C All-State

First team


Kylee Zent, sr., Bridger

Sara Zerbe, sr., Lustre Christian

Dani Henderson, so., Saco-Hinsdale

Alli Jones, jr., Harlowton

Kaci Switzer, sr., Richey

Jessica Koch, sr., Bridger

Missy Wells, sr., Dutton-Brady


Marci Mudd, jr., Bridger

Staci Pederson, sr., Harlowton

Def. specialist

Sarah Zerbe, sr., Lustre Christian

Courtney Fraser, sr., Chester

Savana Johnston, sr., Bridger

Brianna Smith, sr., Dutton-Brady

Second team

Hitters - Courtney Fraser, Chester; Brianna Smith, Dutton-Brady; Jayme Sievers, sr., Hysham; Aaron Fjeld, jr., Saco-Hinsdale; Holly Horpestad, sr., Shields Valley; Savana Johnston, sr., Bridger.

Setters - Kelcie DePuydt, fr., Saco-Hinsdale; Luanne Toews, jr., Lustre Christian.

Def. specialists - Cassie Wertz, sr., Shields Valley; Ariel Orcutt, jr., Bridger; Kayla Wruck, jr., Harlowton; Dani Henderson, Saco-Hinsdale.

Honorable mention - Melissa Bakosh, S, Shields Valley; Lindsey Byerly, H, Joliet; Heather Dunkerson, DS, Philipsburg; Jennifer Jares, DS, Bridger; Lindsey Nicholis, DS, Twin Bridges; Erin Ransford, S, Philipsburg; Carly Raska, H, Belt; Tiara Sewell, DS, Twin Bridges; Morgan Werst, H, Noxon; Megan Wichman, H, Belt.


Chester - Courtney Fraser, sr., Shawnee Norick, jr., Mary DeVries, soph.

Blue Sky - Lindsay Anderson, sr., Kaila Warren, jr., Holly Haas, sr.

Box Elder - Connie Menard, sr., Ashley Parisian, jr., Codi Raining Bird, sr.

Big Sandy - Raynee Pearson, jr.

Sunburst - Brianna Gillund, sr., Amanda Nagy, sr.

J-I - Hannah Pimley, fr., Katie O'Neil, jr.

Rocky Boy - Allie Sunchild, sr., Charmayne Four Colors, sr., CeCe Corcoran, sr.

KG - Cady Arifin, sr., Whitney Hanson, jr.


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