Posted On: 09/8/19 9:30 AM

In the Michigan volleyball edition of “Game of Thrones,” Walled Lake Central libero Avery Horejsi would certainly be the Arya Stark.

Along with her resemblance to the popular character, Horejsi also displays a gritty effort that would make the young Stark proud.

The Vikings junior is always putting her body on the line and has embraced a leadership role with the team, which was on full display this week when she helped Central earn a five-set win over South Lyon East to open Lakes Valley Conference play.

“This year has been her best year as a leader so far,” Walled Lake Central coach Sarah Lindstrom said of Horejsi, who had 38 digs in the win over East. “She’s been working really hard and she’s super-competitive. I find myself to be one of the most competitive people and I think Avery is pushing me for that title. She is able to control that competitiveness and push it on her teammates in a positive way. She deserves all the credit any leader should get.”

Horejsi started to make her name with the Vikings as a sophomore, where she earned All-Region honors. After a strong club year with Unified, the 5’2” libero looks

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