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Mill Creek's Aiyana Bermudez

Aiyana Bermudez

School: Mill Creek

Class: Senior

Position: OH

Noteworthy:

♦ Named first-team All-County by the Daily Post as a junior last year after finishing with 25 aces, 340 kills, a .330 hitting percentage and 68 digs

♦ Named to the All-Tournament team at the Region 6-AAAAAAA Tournament last season

Favorite athlete: Lebron James

Nickname: Yana

Best player in Gwinnett Co. that’s not me: Adriana Ackerman

Club team: TKVB

College choice: Committed to North Carolina A&T

Coach Bo Adams’ take: “Aiyana’s hard work and perseverance coupled with her volleyball talent is what makes her a success in the sport. Aiyana is a fun player to coach and I look forward to her Senior season at Mill Creek.”

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Archer's Kyla Ffrench

Kyla Ffrench

School: Archer

Class: Senior

Position: MB/H

Noteworthy:

♦ Named first-team All-County by the Daily Post the past two seasons

♦ Finished her junior season last year with 67 aces, 301 kills, 102 blocks, 71 digs and 15 assists

♦ Region 8-AAAAAAA Player of the Year the past two seasons

Favorite athletes: Serena Williams and Usain Bolt

Nicknames: Kyky or Ffrench

Best players in Gwinnett Co. that’s not me: Cydney Gardner and Jada Screen

Summer club team: GA5

College choices: Undecided

Coach Don Einolf’s take: “Kyla is a great competitor on the floor. Her positive attitude is contagious and she always knows how to inspire her teammates. Her hard work is unmatched with any player I have been associated with in my coaching career.”

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Brookwood Sophia Koop

Sophia Koop

School: Brookwood

Class: Senior

Position: OH

Noteworthy:

♦ First-team All-County selection by the Daily Post the past two seasons

♦ Finished her junior season with 261 kills, 103 aces, 19 blocks, 285 digs and 39 assists a year ago

♦ Named Region 7-AAAAAAA Player of the Year last season

♦ Also named All-Region as a sophomore in 2017

♦ Selected to the Daily Post’s Super Six for the second straight season

Favorite athlete: Matt Anderson

Nickname: Koop

Best player in Gwinnett Co. that’s not me: Hayden McGee

Club team: Tsunami 17-2s

College Chocies: Undecided

Coach Stacey Bennum’s take: “Sophia has been a pleasure to coach the past four years. Not only does she excel on the court, but in the classroom as well, she is in the top of her class academically and has garnered interest from some ivy league volleyball programs due to her outstanding academic and volleyball performance. I can’t wait to see all she accomplishes in life, and we are grateful for her contributions to the Brookwood Volleyball program.”

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Hebron Christian's Abbi Luke

Abbi Luke

School: Hebron Christian

Class: Senior

Position: S

Noteworthy:

♦ Selected first-team All-County by the Daily Post as a junior last season

♦ Also named first-team All-State by the Georgia Volleyball Coaches Association a year ago

♦ Finished with 1,115 assists, 78 aces, 343 digs and 65 kills in 2018

♦ Career stats of 2,908 assists, 184 aces, 781 digs and 157 kills

Favorite athletes: Nathan and Kristine Heidger

Nickname: Abs

Best player in Gwinnett Co. that’s not me: Hayden McGee

Club team: GA Beach

College choices: Undecided

Coach Taylor Davis’ take: “Abbi is one of those players that elevate your team to the next level. Her ability to keep our team in systems even though the pass is not there is one of the main reasons we have been successful. Her competitive drive combined with her energetic personality is a recipe for success in a setter.”

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Hebron Christian's Hayden McGee

Hayden McGee

School: Hebron Christian

Class: Senior

Position: OH

Noteworthy:

♦ Three-time All-County selection by the Daily Post

♦ Finished with 448 kills, 51 aces, 23 blocks and 303 digs as a junior last year

♦ Named Area 7-A Player of the Year as a junior last season

♦ Named 2018 Area 7-A Tournament Most Valuable Player

♦ Named 2018 Co-Player of the Year in Class A (Private) by the Georgia Volleyball Coaches Association

♦ Career stats include 1,335 kills, 172 aces, 956 digs and 97 blocks

Favorite athlete: Tim Tebow

Nicknames: Hay, Haydie, Hay Hay

Best player in Gwinnett Co. that’s not me: Abbi Luke

Club team: A5 Mizuno 17-1 Jing

College Choice: Tennessee-Chattanooga

Coach Taylor Davis’ take: “One of the greatest characteristics of Hayden is her consistency. We know that Hayden is always going to produce in games, but the reason why is because she produces in practice. She has learned to embrace the pressures that come with high expectations, as our team and coaching staff have relied on her ability to lead over the last few years.”

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Greater Atlanta Christian's Ali Schreiber

Ali Schreiber

School: GAC

Class: Senior

Position: OH

Noteworthy:

♦ Named first-team All-County by the Daily Post the past two seasons

♦ Finished her junior season with 281 kills, .344 hitting percentage, 20 aces, 26 blocks, 144 digs last year

♦ Was selected first-team All-State by the Georgia Volleyball Coaches Association last year

♦ Named All-Area 4-AAA a year ago

♦ Finished fifth at USAV Nationals in 17 National

Favorite athlete: J.J. Watt

Nicknames: ASchreibs or Warrior Princess

Best player in Gwinnett Co. that’s not me: Hayden McGee

Summer travel team: A5 Volleyball Club

College choice: Committed to Western Carolina

Coach Rachel VanderPol’s take: “Ali is the type of athlete that every coach needs in their program. She is a strong leader and captain and sets the tone for our gym by pushing each athlete to be the best they can be.”

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