Published: 1:50 pm, Tue. Nov. 14th, 2017Updated: 1:48 pm
The Artesia High School volleyball team, pictured above, capped off its state semifinal season Monday with an awards banquet at Faith Baptist Church. At left, the team poses for a group photo. Below, individual award-winners were, from left, Kacey Thurman, Coaches’ ACEE award for outstanding character, effort and enthusiasm, and Bulldog Heart; Stacia Martinez, Most Outstanding Player; and Brile Ybarra, Most Improved. Named to the All-District teams were, at bottom, standing from left, Elliot Harrison, 2nd; Malori McSpadden, 2nd; Bailey Pearce, 1st; Mattie McCombs, 2nd; leaning from left, Kyrah Gonzales, 2nd; Stacia Martinez, 1st and District MVP; and Alexa Riggs, 1st.