Ten area volleyball players - six from Pequot Lakes and four from Pine River-Backus - were recently honored as members and honorable mentions of the Brainerd Dispatch All-Area Team.

After making a state tournament appearance in 2019, the Patriots finished 11-1 in their shortened 2020 season, winning the first 11 before falling to Perham in the season’s finale.

With an extended pause in the middle of its season, PR-B finished the season 4-2, beating Aitkin, Clearbrook-Gonvik and Kelliher/Northome in the final week.



All-Area Team

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Lydia Hubbard, Pequot Lakes senior, middle hitter

Finished with 167 kills, 58 digs, 22 blocks three set assists and 24 ace serves on 87.2% serving.

Rita Ganley, Pequot Lakes senior, setter

Finished with 243 set assists, 63 digs, one kill and 14 ace serves on 92.6% serving.

Ella Pfeiffer, Pequot Lakes senior, libero

Finished with 146 digs, two kills and 17 ace serves on 84.9% serving.

Jaime Johnson, Pine River-Backus senior, outside hitter

Finished with 60 kills, 80 digs, eight ace serves and five blocks.

Rylie Hirschey, Pine River-Backus senior, setter

Finished with 110 set assists, 65 digs, 27 kills, 14 ace serves and five blocks.



Honorable Mention

Kate Bolz-Andolshek, Pequot Lakes senior, middle hitter

Finished with 127 kills, 122 digs, 26 blocks and 17 ace serves on 93.6% serving.

Maci Martini, Pequot Lakes sophomore, outside hitter

Finished with 107 kills, 67 digs, eight blocks and 19 ace serves on 95.6% serving.

Phoebe Glenn, Pequot Lakes senior, setter

Finished with 215 set assists, 52 digs, one block and 13 ace serves on 96.5% serving.

Olivia Adkins, Pine River-Backus senior, middle hitter

Finished with 42 kills, 57 digs, 27 set assists, five ace serves and two blocks.

Claire Dahl, Pine River-Backus junior

Finished with 73 digs, 14 set assists, 13 kills, seven blocks and nine ace serves.