Raider Fieldhouse will be the setting for the 27th annual Central Community College/Columbus Telegram All-Star volleyball match at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 8. The annual game showcases the volleyball talent in the Columbus area. Two teams, green and silver, will feature 10 high school athletes apiece.
The green team features three CCC volleyball recruits – Lakeview High School standouts Morgan Iverson and Jordee Korte, along with Twin River High School hitter Taylor Kemper. Iverson earned Class C-1 Honorable Mention honors, while Korte earned all-conference Honorable Mention. Kemper earned Class C-2 Honorable Mention honors. The green team will be coached by Sandy Voss (Shelby-Rising city) and Julie Strain (Twin River).
Columbus Scotus High School's Jessica Buhman, Cross County High School's Heidi Roesener and Columbus High School's Karissa Sims headline the silver team. Buhman earned Class C-1 Honorable Mention honors, while Roesener earned Class C-2 Honorable Mention honors. Sims earned Class B Honorable Mention honors. The silver team is coached by Jody Pelan (Aquinas) and Megan Plumbtree (Fullerton).
"We always look forward to hosting the Columbus-area all-star volleyball players in the Raider Fieldhouse," said CCC head volleyball coach Mary Young. "We have some talented athletes on the green and silver rosters and it looks to be another exciting game."
The players were each nominated by their respective high school coaches to take part in the all-star volleyball match, and then each one was drafted by the game's coaches. The coaches for the all-star volleyball match were selected by the CCC coaches as well as the Columbus Telegram staffers.
Tickets for the 27th annual Central Community College/Columbus Telegram All-Star volleyball match are $6 each and can be purchased at the door. Children 6 and under will be admitted free of charge. Proceeds from the match will help support CCC athletic programs.