Top of the class

Top of the class

Gulliford, Coleman earn all-state honors

Cotopaxi junior Koylynn Gulliford earned Class 1A second-team all-state volleyball honors, while classmate Shealee Coleman garnered all-state honorable mention.

The all-state team was created following a lengthy process which included nominations from leagues and then a vote of coaches.

Gulliford, a middle hitter and blocker, led the team with 233 kills and 83 blocks. Coleman paced the Pirates with the 472 assists and was the team’s top server.

The Pirates finished the season 19-6 overall and 8-2 in the league.

La Veta’s Nye Sciacca was named player of the year.