Loudoun County senior outside hitter Juliane Hanna added to her slew of 2009 accolades Wednesday when she was named the Gatorade Virginia Volleyball Player of the Year.
Loudoun's Northwest Region programs were well represented on the all-region teams as Heritage had two players each on the first and second teams and Valley tallied four players including player of the year Morgan Clark. Vikings' Coach Laird Johnson was named coach of the year.
Vikings' senior setter Nicole Bennett will play volleyball at D-II Frances Marion University.
In case you missed the coverage in Sunday's Washington Post, here are my stories from Saturday's state title matches along with photo galleries for each.
Loudoun County battles the last team to defeat them in the state playoffs, Cave Spring, in the first of two AA semifinals at the Siegel Center at VCU.
Loudoun Valley survived a scare from Mills Godwin to reach its first state final since the 2004 championship season. They'll face Northern Region champions South County, which held on for a five-set victory against Cox.