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VNN Athlete of the Week: Katelyn Lefler, Sussex Hamilton

11/12/2020, 4:15pm CST
By Colton Wilson

Sussex Hamilton senior Katelyn Lefler has been selected as the VNN Athlete of the Week after a vote on

There were 4,935 total votes this week. Katelyn topped all vote getters with 1,839 votes. Kettle Moraine's Jacob Malak came in second with 1,407 votes.

In just their second ever trip to the state tournament, the Sussex Hamilton girls volleyball team came away with gold as Katelyn was absolutely exceptional in her two matches. In a semifinal matchup with Sauk Prairie, she had 10 kills, 11 assists, 11 digs and three blocks as the Chargers swept 3-0. Burlington awaited in the title match and Katelyn turned it up a notch. She finished with 10 kills, 23 assists, 12 digs and four blocks in the 3-1 victory.

Katelyn's performance led the Chargers to capture the Division 1 WIAA State championship for the first time in school history. Their second appearance came all the way back in 1986.

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