High-SchoolVolleyball: Gatorade State Volleyball Players of the Year

Postseason awards are upon us

December, 15, 2011

Another high school season has come and gone, and now it's time to hand out the postseason awards.

Yesterday, Gatorade announced its State Volleyball Players of the Year. The Gatorade national player of the year will be announced next month.

On Tuesday, Papillion-La Vista South (Papillion, Neb.) accepted its POWERADE FAB 50 national championship trophy for the second year in a row.

Here's a look at the other individual honors and stories on tap:

ESPNHS All-America Team: Meet the honorees | Madison Bugg almost perfect
ESPNHS Coach of the Year
ESPNHS Stories of the Year
ESPNHS Freshman of the Year
ESPNHS Sophomore of the Year
ESPNHS Junior of the Year
ESPNHS Miss Volleyball USA

With teams racking up victories and stars putting up impressive numbers, the 2011 high school girls volleyball season is well under way.

And that means the 2011-12 Gatorade State Volleyball Players of the Year selection process is gearing up to identify the top players in each state.

To prepare for the announcement, Ben Rohrbach is tracking some of the returning underclassmen winners.

First up: Alabama's Cati Leak.

Read the story here.