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Three from area land on North Dakota Class B all-state volleyball team

Region 2 winner Thompson places seniors Summer Hegg and Jordan West on the all-state team, while Langdon-Edmore-Munich junior Cora Badding was also selected.

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Thompson's Summer Hegg, right, blocks a kill attempt by Linton's Shaylee Bosch (11) in the first set of Friday night's semifinal action at the state class B tournament at the Bismarck Event Center on Friday, November 18, 2022.
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GRAND FORKS — Fresh off a third-place finish at the North Dakota state Class B volleyball tournament, Thompson has landed two players on the all-state team, which was released Tuesday.

Thompson's picks were seniors Summer Hegg and Jordan West.

West, a libero who played 119 sets this season, finished the year with 630 digs and 64 aces with a 93 percent serving percentage.

Hegg, who played in 99 sets as she battled an injury midseason, ended with 379 kills with 78.5 blocks. She also had a 95 percent serving percentage.

The other area selection was Langdon-Edmore-Munich junior Cora Badding.

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Badding finished with an unbelievable 628 kills this season to go along with a kill efficiency of .370. She had 58 blocks, 90 service aces and 387 digs.

For her career, Badding has 1,125 kills, 105 blocks, 120 aces and 570 digs.

ShayLee Bosch of Linton/Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock was named the outstanding senior athlete, while Jaime Richter of LHMB was selected as the coach of the year.

N.D. Class B
All-state team
Cora Badding, Langdon-Edmore-Munich; Kelsie Belquist, New Rockford-Sheyenne; ShayLee Bosch, Linton/HMB; Taylor Christensen, Glen Ullin-Hebron; Halle Crockett, Northern Cass; Summer Hegg, Thompson; Ava Jahner, Dickinson Trinity; Karli Klein, Garrison; Tori Richter, Central Cass; Magee Rovig, Minot Ryan; Taryn Sieg, Drake-Anamoose; Gracie Schumacher, LHMB; Brenna Stroklund, Kenmare; Maya Vibeto, Our Redeemer's; Jordan West, Thompson; Kate Zimmer, Kenmare

Miller has covered sports at the Grand Forks Herald since 2004 and was the state sportswriter of the year in 2019.

His primary beat is UND football but also reports on a variety of UND sports and local preps.

He can be reached at (701) 780-1121, tmiller@gfherald.com or on Twitter at @tommillergf.
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