Flame named All-State

Pickens seniors Michaela Leslie and Brianna O’Shields both earned CAWS All-State and North-South All-Star honors for their play this volleyball season. Leslie, a co-captain and outside hitter, led the team with 325 kills, a .255 hitting efficiency, and 52 aces while totaling 22 blocks and 490 digs. Middle blocker O’Shields was first on the team in blocks with 69, registered 255 kills, a .229 hitting efficiency, 62 digs, and 33 aces. Both athletes will compete for the 3A/4A North team this weekend at Erskine College.