Six county players named MAC volleyball All-Stars

There will be a strong representation of DeSoto County volleyball talent again on the court next July when the Mississippi Association of Coaches holds its annual All-Star game at Millsaps College. 

Six county volleyball standouts have been named to the North squad that will play their South counterparts at the Hangar Dome on the Millsaps campus in Jackson on July 14. 

Kennedy Smith, DeSoto Central volleyball player named to the MAC All-Star North squad. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

The North squad will include three members of state championship teams from DeSoto County. They are Kennedy Smith and Avery Wolf of 6A state winner DeSoto Central and Jasmine Chacon will represent 5A state champion Lake Cormorant. 

Two players come from Lewisburg, as Sadie Bridgforth and Ellie Morgan were named to the North team. Olivia Hines of Center Hill was also selected to the All-Star roster.

Coaches for the North team are Eric Lancaster of Alcorn Central and Belmont’s Stephanie Cleveland. 


Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *