September 11, 2009


Meet Beaufort High volleyball player: Blake Banner

Published Friday, September 11, 2009

The 2008 volleyball season ended in tears for Blake Banner after she and her Beaufort High School teammates were upset in the first round of the Class 4-A state playoffs. But the senior hitter is all smiles again this year, as she's led the defending Region 8-AAAA champions to a 2-1 record. After earning all-region honors last year and entering her fourth season on varsity, Banner knows the 2009 campaign won't be easy as opponents will make plans to thwart her experience and strong hitting ability. The Beaufort Gazette/Island Packet caught up with Banner to talk about her outlook on the season and how volleyball went from being a tune-up to a passion. (Read entire interview here)

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