April 13, 2021

Four Bolts earn spots on all-conference volleyball team

Baxter’s volleyball team has finished as the runner-up in the Iowa Star Conference’s South Division each of the past three seasons.

For their efforts in 2020, four Bolts landed on the all-conference team that was released recently.

Senior Sophie Meyer was a first-team selection, while seniors Maddie Pierce and Hallee Rainsbarger each were picked to the second team.

Junior Allison Colyn secured honorable mention recognition.

All-conference honors are based on statistics inside ISC South play only.

Meyer led the Bolts to a 4-1 record in conference play. She finished second in the league with 65 kills and 21 aces and was fifth in the conference with 68 digs. Meyer was 79-of-90 in serves.

Pierce ranked sixth in the conference with 50 digs and finished with 11 assists and four aces. She was 32-of-37 in serves.

Rainsbarger ranked third in the conference with nine blocks. She had 24 kills, 16 digs and eight aces. Rainsbarger was 63-of-70 in serves.

Colyn led the conference with 138 assists and was fourth with 15 aces and seven blocks. She added nine kills and 32 digs and was 56-of-72 in serves.

Iowa Star Conference


Final South Division Standings


North Tama 5-0 15-14

Baxter 4-1 9-12

Collins-Maxwell 3-2 8-14

GMG 2-3 5-14

Colo-NESCO 1-4 2-21

Meskwaki Settlement 0-5 0-20

Coach of the Year

Devin Womochil, Colo-NESCO

Brycelyn Haughey, GMG

Player of the Year

Jadyn Rausch, North Tama


First Team

Sophie Meyer, senior, Baxter

Jadyn Rausch, sophomore, North Tama

Alexis Hansen, senior, North Tama

Abigail DeBoef, senior, North Tama

Elise Robertson, senior, Collins-Maxwell

Adelyn Sienknecht, freshman, GMG

Jenna Hill, junior, Colo-NESCO

Second Team

Maddie Pierce, senior, Baxter

Hallee Rainsbarger, senior, Baxter

Reagan Franzen, senior, Collins-Maxwell

Aubree Monat, junior, North Tama

Shae Ewoldt, sophomore, North Tama

Emily Vaughn, senior, GMG

Izabel Voelker, junior, Colo-NESCO

Honorable Mention

Allison Colyn, junior, Baxter

Brooke Christie, senior, Collins-Maxwell

McKenzie Niemeyer, senior, Colo-NESCO

Desirae Baldazo, junior, GMG

Geanna Bear, junior, Meskwaki Settlement School