Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Sun, July 12

TC High sweeps 3A North State awards<br><br>

“She has the skills and mentality to play at the college level and will be able to make a good college choice because of her skills,” Segay said.

Begay said she was shocked to learn when she was just a freshman that she was being selected to play on the varsity team. But she never went back. She has played varsity volleyball ever since and looks forward to playing college volleyball.

“This is my second year being coached by Coach Segay, and she has shown me how to become a better player by helping me with defense and passing drills,” Begay said. “She is a really great coach and her style has improved our defense. Defense is what puts it all together in volleyball.

“I also credit my original coach LaVor Thomas who got me started in volleyball.”

Segay has four others on the team who have also shined in her volleyball spotlight. These include freshman Takara Bighorse and sophomore Michelle Thomas, who were both named to the 3A All-Conference Volleyball Team. Following behind them are junior Lindsey Dugi and senior Janene Martinez, who were both named to the 3A Honorable Mention Team.

Other honors

TC High cross country athletes, Brandi Atene and Brianna Little for girls cross country and Christopher Holve and Harold Smiley for boys cross country finished in the top 15 at the 3A State Championship Nov. 8 at Anthem.

Several Warrior football players were named to all conference teams.

Junior Johnny Teller, senior Bobby Reed and senior Terrance Jasper made the First Team Offense.

Senior Nolan Dempsey and junior Jayce Cowboy made First Team Defense.

Senior Courtney Tsingine, junior Gavino Molino, senior Wesley Bitsui and senior Derwood Tallsalt made Second Team Offense.

Senior Marty Tsinie and senior Tawn Billie made Second Team Defense.

Junior Tsinigine Longreed and senior Anthony Williams received Honorable Mention for Offense.

Senior Jerod Hammons and senior Brice Monongye received Honorable Mention for Defense.

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