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Led by Five Clarion Players, 22 D9/10 Volleyball Standouts Earn PVCA All-State Honors

Clarion's Jordan Best. File photo by Nathan Girvan.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Led by five players from PIAA Class 1A champion Clarion, a total of 22 District 9 and District 10 volleyball players earned Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-State honors.

A total of 10 players made the Class A team, while eight were selected in Class 2A and four in Class 3A.

Clarion outside hitter Korrin Burns, the District 9 MVP, headlines the team in Class A and is joined by teammates Aryana Girvan (outside hitter), Jordan Best (libero), Noel Anthony (setter) and Payton Simko (right side).

Joining the Clarion group on the Class 1A team are Devyn Sokol (middle hitter) and Dana Jackson (setter) of District 10 champion Cochranton, as well as Oswayo Valley’s Jadyn Brabham, West Middlesex’s Carlie Beatty and Saegertown’s Brittany Houck.

DuBois’ Bella Gregory


Headlining the Class 2A are District 10 MVP Izzy Gray (setter) of Harbor Creek, along with her teammate Alli Flook (libero), Jozee Weaver (outside hitter) and Leah Exley (outside hitter) of D9 champion Keystone join them, as well as Corry’s Rachel Brady (outside hitter), Maplewood’s Sadie Thomas (outside hitter), North East’s Cadence Jones (outside hitter) and Sharpsville’s Cady Benedict (middle hitter).

On the Class 3A team are Emma Delp (middle hitter) and Bella Gregory (outside hitter) of D9 champ DuBois and Rylee Jones (libero) and Kaylee Mattera (outside hitter) of D10 champ Conneaut.

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