The York Daily Record/Sunday News presents its 2011 boys' volleyball all-stars:
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
David Moler, Central York: Moler ran the Panthers' offense that won the school's first PIAA Class AAA title since 1986. He dished out 46 assists in the state title match and posted an impressive 526 on the year. He also added 30 kills and 15 aces when he wasn't setting up others.
The Stevenson University-bound senior also had 99 digs and 20 blocks.
Paul Kuhn, Central York: A key cog in the Panthers' PIAA championship run, Kuhn was clutch during the PIAA title match. He led all Panthers with a team-high 16 kills and four aces in capturing the state crown. A PIAA Class AAA first-team selection last season, Kuhn will be taking his talents to Juniata next year.
Ryan Lamparter, Dover: The junior outside hitter's efforts also landed him a spot on the District 3 All-Star team this season. Lamparter helped the Eagles, offensively, with 338 kills and 57 aces. Defensively, he added 116 digs and 45 blocks.
Reid Lowery, Northeastern: Lowery was a defensive force for the YAIAA tournament and District 3 Class AA champion Bobcats with 522 digs on the year. He also pitched in 54 assists offensively and landed on the District 3 All-Star team this season.
Brady Markle, Spring Grove: A senior leader in one of the more successful Rocket campaigns in recent history, Markle was a force at the net in helping Spring Grove to a District 3 Class AAA second-place finish and an appearance in the PIAA tourney. The outside hitter pounded 212 kills, to go along with 87 digs, 49 blocks and 44 aces.
Nic Shoemaker, Northeastern: Shoemaker was a dynamic asset in running a successful Bobcat offense, dishing out 1,314 assists while also managing to pound out 119 kills and serve up 62 aces. The YAIAA and district champion setter also gave a solid effort on defense with 306 digs and 72 blocks.
Ian Tyger, Northeastern: Another well-rounded player from the Bobcat volleyball machine, Tyger was the go-to guy, slamming home an impressive 590 kills and serving up 75 aces. He also helped shut down his opposition with 272 digs and 74 blocks.
Kyle Wisner, Central York: Yet another Panther who was a first-team all-PIAA selection last season, Wisner was a key cog in the Panthers' offense that won the state title this year. Wisner slammed 209 kills this season, nine in the PIAA title match, and plans to further his volleyball career at Stevenson University.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Jamie Evans, York Suburban: Evans directed a young York Suburban squad that improved on a 3-8 record in 2010 by posting a 7-4 mark this season.
With only two seniors leading the way, the Trojans also were able to reach the semifinals of the YAIAA tournament.
Evans also had his young squad in the state AA power rankings at one point during the 2011 campaign.
Ben Mathews, Spring Grove: A defensive specialist for the Rockets, this senior libero had 252 digs. When he wasn't all over the court defending, Mathews chipped in offensively with 18 assists.
Cameron Mummert, Spring Grove: The senior outside hitter also provided lift to the Rockets' offense, putting up 172 kills and serving 31 aces. His defense wasn't bad, either, amassing 79 digs and 32 blocks.
Dan Myers, Eastern York: Myers was one of the more balanced players on the Golden Knights' roster this season. He put up 251 kills and 44 aces offensively, complementing those totals with 193 digs and 89 blocks.
Alex Reichard, Northeastern: Another solid piece in the Bobcats' YAIAA and district championship puzzle, Reichard amassed 352 kills and 26 aces to go along with 82 blocks and 62 digs.
Wes Richardson, Central York: Richardson's well-rounded game benefited the Panthers greatly in their march to a state crown. Richardson chipped in offensively this season with 105 kills, 71 assists and 19 aces. Defensively, Richardson added 65 digs and 21.5 blocks.
Dylan Stein, Eastern York: Stein was another well-rounded Golden Knight. He gave a great effort on defense with 272 digs and 38 blocks. Offensively, he had 163 kills, 15 assists and 14 aces.
Mitch Warner, Spring Grove: The senior had a knack for making what his coach called "big kills and huge blocks in key situations" and pounded out 177 kills to go along with 81 blocks. He also added 140 digs and 41 aces.
Shane Zeller, Red Lion: A team captain, Zeller was able to lead his offense by passing out 240 assists, adding 50 kills and 12 aces along the way. His defensive contributions included 45 digs and 26 blocks.
Central York: Aaron Goodyear, Jesse Munson, Spencer Ortmyer; Dallastown: Barrett Wingard; Dover: Tyler Lehman; Eastern York: Alex Schrift; Northeastern: Steve Braswell, Tyler Toomey; Red Lion: Jeremiah Good; Spring Grove: Drew Blecher, Zach Greiman, Bryce Harbold; Susquehannock: Thomas Bonitz; York Suburban: Kody Deiter, Jaryd Eshler, Fred Gard, Ted Hinnenkamp, Jacob Kaufman
-- Elijah Armold