Volleyball: Gulf Coast 8 team announced — Dec. 21

The Gulf Coast 8 team for public school players in Citrus and Hernando counties has been released. The selections were made by the coaches.

Coach of the year: Andrea Gracey, Springstead

Co-players of the year: Ezzie Thompson, Springstead; Mallori Grey, Lecanto

First team

Mackenzi Grey, Lecanto

Courtney McDermott, Weeki Wachee

Addison Carpenter, Nature Coast

Kaiya Ward, Hernando

Emily Miller, Springstead

Isabella Nunag, Springstead

Allora Murray, Weeki Wachee

Honorable mention

Central: Natalie Kupres, Julia Sesera; Citrus: Cassidy Bacon, Sophie Wood; Crystal River: Bailee Einspahr, Riley Solomon; Hernando: Kasee Grant, Brooke Hart; Lecanto: Kayla Negron, Devin Pulham; Nature Coast: Riley Derenches, Adriana Tirado; Springstead: Kendall Bunch, Rylynn Lanziero; Weeki Wachee: Trinity Garrison, Morgan Maeder.