NWAC names Togagae sisters to 1st team, Brown to 2nd team
The NWAC volleyball all-stars were announced and three Alaskans made the cut, with Anchorage’s Violett Togagae and Paia Togagae being named to the South Region first team and Danika Brown of Anchorage getting a spot on the second team in the North Region.
Violett and Paia Togagae provided Rogue Community College with one of the most powerful 1-2 punches in league as the Ospreys shared the region title and earned a spot in the NWAC Championships in their first year.
Violett, of Bartlett High fame, is tied for the team lead with 186 kills and 20 solo blocks. She is second with 38 total blocks and fourth with 167 digs.
The 5-foot-10 freshman middle blocker has notched six double-doubles with kills and digs in 17 matches. Her season highs are 21 kills and 21 digs.
Paia, of Bartlett High fame, leads her team with 3.7 points per set and ranks third with 155 kills and 36 total blocks. She was also fifth with 152 digs.
The 5-foot-11 sophomore right-side hitter has collected five double-doubles in 14 matches. Her season highs are 20 kills and 20 digs (twice).
Led by the Togagae sisters, Rogue has won 27 of 30 matches for the 90% winning percentage that is No. 3 in the NWAC.
Brown, of West High fame, is a marvelous middle blocker for Edmonds Community College.
The 6-foot-2 freshman ranks third in the NWAC with 43 solo blocks in 26 matches.
She is also tied for seventh with 95 total blocks and 12th with a .276 hitting percentage.
Brown leads her team in blocking and is second with 180 kills, with a season high of 14. Her season highs for blocks is eight.
She has nine matches with a hitting percentage of .400 or better. She slammed a .688 in one match on 11-of-16 hitting with zero errors.