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Tyler Cundith, sports information director, ext. 3122

Volleyball - Three JCCC players earn postseason honors


Volleyball - Three JCCC players earn postseason honors

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Three members of the Johnson County Community College volleyball team earned All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College East Division and All-Region VI/District M honors for the 2017 season.

Sophomore Megan Tauke made second team after earning honorable mention last season.  Sophomore Bre Kamaka and freshman Anna Hester were selected to the honorable mention team. On the Region/District team, Tauke was a first-team selection, while Kamaka and Hester garnered second-team accolades.

Tauke finished second on the team in total kills with 253, attack percentage at .270, block assists with 78 and total blocks with 80. She reached double digits in kills 11 times, including a season-high 16 in her final match against Neosho County. That effort is just one shy of her personal-match best. For her career, Tauke compiled 657 total kills, placing her 10th on JCCC’s all-time chart and had 22 double figure kill matches.

Kamaka was Johnson County’s top hitter with 294 kills, which ranked 12th in the conference. She also produced a kills per set ratio of 2.60 which ranked her 14th in the KJCCC.  She also finished second on the team with 319 digs. Kamaka reach double figures in kills in a match 16 times this season. She had a career high 20 kills in a 3-2 win over McHenry County, and tallied 18 in a 3-2 win over Des Moines Area.  For her career, Kamaka tallied 480 kills,  385 digs and 21 double digit kill matches.

Hester, who is the third member of her family to play volleyball for the Lady Cavaliers, finished third on the team with 244 kills while posting the top attack percentage at .278.  She recorded double figures in kills nine times, including a season-best 14 in the final match against Neosho County. She also was the top player at the net for JCCC and among the conference, finishing with a team-high 118 blocks assists and 123 total blocks. Hester led the Jayhawk Conference in block assists, third in total blocks and second in blocks per set at 1.06.


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