Arocho selected to Big 10 girls volleyball team

Amsterdam High School senior Cassidy Arocho was the Lady Rams' lone representative on the 2013 Big 10 Girls Volleyball All-Star Team, earning a spot on the honorable mention team when the league released its postseason honors Sunday.

Arocho led Amsterdam to a 3-9 finish and a tie for fifth place in the Big 10 standings.

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons senior Caroline Bouchard was named the league's most valuable player, while the first team consisted of ND-BG's Emily Brown, Albany's Devan Finkell and Mylah Chandler, Catholic Central's Jenah Schnellbaecher, Schenectady's Brielle Lazzari and Bishop Maginn's Kassie Wilins.

Troy's Riley Martin's, Catholic Central's Alexis Hormovitis, Albany's India Terrell and Mia Valentine, Schenectady's Tanaia Medley and ND-BG's Sara Del Vecchio were named to the second team. ND-BG's Paris Jarrell, Troy's Christy Gordon, Albany's Maggie Driscoll, Catholic Central's Jill Piccarillo and Bishop Maginn's Shayla Lyons joined Arocho as honorable mention selections.

Also, Amsterdam High School will host the Big 10 Exceptional Senior Match on Monday, Nov. 4.

-- Staff report