(10-17-22) The 2022 All-Western Buckeye League (WBL) team was released this morning.

Kaleigh Palmer of Wapakoneta and a University of Alabama commit was named the WBL Player of the Year. Celina’s Phil Bange was named the Coach of the Year for leading the Bulldogs to their 2nd consecutive league title.

Celina’s Phil Bange

League Champion Celina placed five players on the Top 3 teams, Payton Bertke and Brooklyn Bourne on the 1st team. Amelia Lutz on the 2nd team and Ava Knapke and Allison Schwieterman on the 3rd team.

2022 All-WBL Volleyball Team Named

Player of the Year: Kaleigh Palmer – Wapakoneta
Coach of the Championship Team: Phil Bange – Celina

Bertke and Bourne

FIRST TEAM
Brooklyn Bourne – Celina
Payton Bertke – Celina
Miya Ellerbrock – Ottawa-Glandorf
Brynn Clark – St. Marys
Kelly Cooper – Shawnee
Grace Freiberger – Shawnee
Kaleigh Palmer – Wapakoneta – Player of the Year

Brynn Clark – St. Marys

SECOND TEAM
Amelia Lutz – Celina
Elizabeth Hoffman – Defiance
Addisyn Freeman – Elida
Sienna Fry – Ottawa-Glandorf
Lily Rammel – St. Marys
Reyna Woodruff – Wapakoneta

Amelia Lutz – Celina

THIRD TEAM
Claire Foust – Bath
Ava Knapke – Celina
Allison Schwieterman – Celina
Sadie Larrabee – Kenton
Halle Huston – St. Marys
Carlie Schroeder – Wapakoneta

Schwieterman and Knapke

HONORABLE MENTION
Claire Armentrout – Bath
Sarah Giesige – Celina
Lilly Lacey – Defiance
Olivia Hollstein – Elida
Morgan Lyons – Kenton
Reese Van Oss – Ottawa Glandorf
Darcie Liming – St. Marys
Karleigh Hutchins – Shawnee
Sayler Wise – Van Wert
Emily Van Horn – Wapakoneta

Sarah Giesige – Celina

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