Fox Creek senior racks up post-season accolades

  • Thursday, November 7, 2013

Staff photo by Bill Bengtson Morgan Williams, left, prepares for a serve against Brashier Middle College Charter High School. Williams was named to the South Carolina Coaches Association for Women’s Sports 2013 All-State Volleyball Team for Class A.

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Morgan Williams’ senior year at Fox Creek has been a whirlwind of success. The volleyball player was named homecoming queen on Oct. 18, led her team to a No. 1 seed in the playoffs, was selected to participate in 2013 2A/1A North-South All Star Game and was named to the South Carolina Coaches Association for Women’s Sports 2013 All-State Volleyball Team for Class A.


Williams, a volleyball player for nearly a decade, has worked hard for the honors.


“I was honored to be nominated for All-State,” she said. “I’ve worked really hard for this, I’ve been playing volleyball since the fourth grade. It’s something I’ve worked toward and I’m happy it paid off with me being named All-State.”


Williams’ coach, Clay Bryant, is proud of the way his senior performed this season.


“She’s a phenomenal player and she’s so smart on the court,” he said. “She’s been playing volleyball for a long time, probably 18 to 20 seasons, so she’s learned a lot from different coaches. She’s very strong on the front line, she puts up a huge block. When she’s on offense, she knows what to do with the ball. She can push it or hit it, she just knows what to do. She’s just a great player.”


While Williams was excited for the All-State honor, she is looking forward to playing at the North-South All Star game even more.


“I can’t wait for the All Star game,” she said. “It’s a chance for me to play against some of the best players in the state.”


With the honors and awards piling up for Williams, Bryant said they are a reward for her hard work.


“She got what she deserved,” he said. “She’s worked her butt off to get there and she deserves all of the accolades that are coming her way. I’m proud of her for stepping up and leading this team and for playing her heart out in every game.”


The 2013 2A/1A North-South All Star Game will be the last competitive match for Williams, who is not planning on playing volleyball in college.


“I’m not looking to play college ball,” she said. “I’m going to USC Columbia to major in occupational therapy or maybe education to become a kindergarten teacher. Then, maybe I’ll coach volleyball someday.”


T.J. Lundeen is a reporter for the North Augusta Star. Follow him on Twitter @lundeentj for more updates.


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