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High school volleyball: Deseret News 2021 4A all-state team

Ridgeline’s Nia Damuni gets the ball over the net in the game against Desert Hills in the 4A volleyball state championship game at Utah Valley University in Orem on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021.
Ridgeline’s Nia Damuni gets the ball over the net against Desert Hills in the 4A volleyball state championship game at Utah Valley University in Orem on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News

Note: The Deseret News all-state teams are based on coaches votes from a list of nominated players from each team.


4A Player of the Year

Nia Damuni, Ridgeline, S, Jr.

Led Ridgeline to state title by racking up 799 assists, 221 digs, 69 kills and 40 aces. Tallied 117 assists in state tournament.

4A First Team

Julia Jacobsen, Desert Hills, MB, Sr. — .233 hitting, 250 kills, 69 aces, 101 blocks, 224 digs.

Mira Smullin, Ridgeline, MB, Jr. — .423 hitting, 213 kills.

Jenna Thorkelson, Snow Canyon, S, Sr. — 747 assists, 47 aces, 73 kills, 240 digs.

Melanie Hiatt, Sky View, OH, Jr. — 334 kills, 381 digs, 62 aces, 45 blocks.

Ella Douglass, Mountain Crest, MB, Sr. — .374 hitting, 286 kills, 66 aces.

Madeline Wallentine, Crimson Cliffs, L, Sr. — 438 digs, 355 serves received, 55 aces.

Olivia Davies, Ridgeline, L, Jr. — 47 digs, 324 digs, 66 aces.


4A Second Team

Meg Carter, Hurricane, S, Sr. — 526 assists, 146 kills, 48 aces, 49 blocks, 322 digs.

Maleia Thurber, Desert Hills, MB, Sr. — .289 hitting, 156 kills, 42 blocks.

Angie Georgopoulou, Snow Canyon, OH, Jr. — 280 kills, 57 aces, 245 digs.

Kaylee Coats, Green Canyon, S/OPP, Sr. — 665 assists, 122 kills, 58 aces.

Alli Anthon, Green Canyon, OPP, So. — 269 kills, 30 blocks.

Maggie Larsen, Ridgeline, MB, Jr. — .339 hitting, .352 in state tournament.

McKayla Allred, Desert Hills, LIB, Sr. — 64 aces, 376 digs, 1.90 serve receive.


4A Third Team

Kiera Crosbie, Mountain Crest, OH, Sr.

Gracee Putnam, Ridgeline, OH, Sr.

Julia Howe, Ridgeline, OPP, So.

Ella Bingham, Sky View, MB, Jr.

Phoebe Starnes, Mountain Crest, L, Sr.

Anna Jenson, Desert Hills, OPP, Jr.

Emery Harrison, Cedar, OH, So.


4A Honorable Mention

Brooke Haguewood, Desert Hills, OH, Sr.

Abigail Doxey, Sky View, OH, Sr.

Kylee Atkinson, Mountain Crest, S, Jr.

Scotland Gubler, Hurricane, MB, Sr.

Lauren Larkin, Dixie, MB, So.

Halle Wilkinson, Pine View, OH, Jr.

Elle Anderson, Dixie, Setter, Sr.

Saidey Spencer, Desert Hills, S/OPP, Jr.

Camryn Sutterfield, Snow Canyon, MB, Sr.

Lexie Tueller, Pine View, L, Sr.