Winter Park Boys Volleyball Dominates With State Title And Top Player

Winter Park Boys Volleyball Dominates With State Title And Top Player

Jacob Little-Phillips, the standout setter for Winter Park Boys Volleyball, led his team to an undefeated season and a state championship.

Winter Park Boys Volleyball enjoyed a flawless season, finishing with a perfect 30-0 record and securing the state title. Ranked No. 3 nationally by MaxPreps, the Wildcats faced stiff competition but were only pushed to five sets twice, including in their dramatic 3-2 victory over Southwest Miami in the state championship match.

Coach Jesse Day attributed much of the team’s success to Jacob Little-Phillips, who played a pivotal role in their state tournament run. “Jacob had such a big run in the state tournament in his role and position,” Day said. Little-Phillips orchestrated the Wildcats’ offense with precision, totaling 70 assists, 25 digs, 32 service points, 3 aces, and 5 kills in the final two matches. His leadership on and off the court earned him not only the Player of the Year title but also the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Volleyball award, as voted by a statewide panel of coaches.

Winter Park Boys Volleyball: A Perfect Season

The Winter Park Boys Volleyball team was a powerhouse this season, with several players contributing to their success. Alongside Little-Phillips, other notable Wildcats included Tristan Guitton and Mason Barberree. Guitton dominated at the net with 324 kills and 54 blocks, while Barberree excelled in multiple facets of the game, recording 225 kills, 427 serve receptions, 108 digs, and 33 assists.

Coach Jesse Day was also recognized for his outstanding leadership, earning the title of state coach of the year. The team’s success is a testament to the hard work and dedication of both the players and coaching staff.

The All-Area team featured other exceptional talents, including players from Lake Howell, Horizon, Timber Creek, and St. Cloud. Each of these athletes demonstrated remarkable skill and contributed significantly to their respective teams.

Winter Park Mens Volleyball 2024

Player Of The Year: Jacob Little-Phillips, Winter Park, Jr.

Buzz: Committed to Stanford University, Little-Phillips was fourth in the state with 833 assists. He also tallied 143 digs, 82 kills, 45 ace serves, and 34 blocks, showcasing his all-around abilities. His leadership was crucial, often motivating teammates to improve their performance.

  1. Winter Park Boys Volleyball Team Members on the All-Area Team
  2. Tristan Guitton, Winter Park, Jr.
  3. Buzz: Recorded 324 kills and 54 blocks, adding 75 digs and 31 aces.
  4. Mason Barberree, Winter Park, Jr.
  5. Buzz: Contributed 225 kills, 427 serve receptions, 108 digs, 33 assists, and 19 blocks.

Winter Park Boys Volleyball’s perfect season and state title win highlight the team’s dedication and exceptional talent. With Jacob Little-Phillips leading the way, the Wildcats have set a high standard for future seasons.

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