Chances are if you've been to any McGill-Toolen volleyball game the last three years you've seen a lot of big kills from Yellow Jacket Senior Kenya McQuirter.

She can do what she does because of her setter, Lillie Fromdahl.

"You have to have a good connection with your hitters when they are hitting because they are going to go different calls every play. Just being able to work on that during practice. Knowing how fast she wants it, how high, the speed just everything,” said Lillie Fromdahl, a McGill-Toolen Senior.

"Every time I get a kill I give a shootout to Lillie like good set, that basically happens every time I get a kill,” said Kenya McQuirter, a McGill-Toolen Senior.

This dynamic duo helped lead the Dirty Dozen to the 7A State Title last year-- the programs first since 2005.

"We play super high level volleyball and everyone on the court is ready to go,” said Fromdahl.

"I'd say we put in a lot more work than other schools do and it defiently shows,” said McQuirter

Last season McQuirter was named the Gatorade state player of the year, just one of many accolades that she doesn't even take full credit for.

"The reason I even have the awards to begin with is because of all of my teammates. I wouldn't be able to get any of these awards without any of my teammates,” said McQuirter

It's that selfless mindset that spreads throughout this entire team.

McGill Volleyball

McGill Volleyball

"These girls are like my family. I am with them every day. In the morning, afternoon, after school. We treat each other like sisters like these are my best friends and I will always have them by my side through it all,” said Fromdahl.

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