Pebbles, Zener, Togage have best start among Alaskans in NWAC
There are 13 Alaska women playing volleyball in the Northwest Athletic Conference.
We are only a week into the season, but already Cordova’s Leigha Pebbles, Soldotna’s Shay Zener and Anchorage’s Violett Togagae have stood out.
Pebbles is a redshirt sophomore outside hitter for Walla Walla Community College and ranks among the top 10 NWAC hitters with a .294 attack percentage.
She is averaging a career-high 2.94 kills per set. Last year it was 1.07.
The 5-foot-10 spiker slammed a career-high nine kills in a three-set loss to Edmonds and followed that up with eight kills in a four-set win over Skagit Valley.
Pebbles, of Cordova High fame, is now just seven kills shy of 100 for her college career.
Zener is a sophomore defensive specialist with Southwestern Oregon Community College.
She has recorded double-digit digs all four games this season and 10 of her previous 11 games dating to last season.
Zener, of SoHi fame, ranks No. 4 in the NWAC with 61 digs on the season.
She has 366 career digs with a single-game high of 29.
Togagae is a freshman is a freshman middle blocker for Rogue Community College, which is a first-year member of the NWAC.
The Ospreys are 7-0 and are one of just three undefeated teams in the NWAC.
Togagae, of Bartlett High fame, is anchoring a defense that has helped Rogue run the table in terms of not dropping a single set this season.
Stats were not posted on nwacsports.org for the 5-foot-10 Alaskan.