McGill-Toolen's dirty dozen is what you might call a dynasty.

"You could see other girls turn their heads and say wow there's the dirty dozen,” said Melanie Fromdahl, Lillie’s mom and former McGill-Toolen volleyball player.

To be a part of the team is something a lot of young volleyball players dream of.

Continuing the legacy

Continuing the legacy 

"I made the freshman team my 8th grade year and from then on it was like I am a part of this legacy and I am going to make something happen,” said Lillie Fromdahl, McGill-Toolen Senior volleyball player.

That's Lillie Fromdahl and she has definitely made something happen.

Leading McGill-Toolen to back-to-back blue maps and recently earning Gatorade State Volleyball Player of the Year.

"I was like what. I didn’t think I was going to get it because there are so many great athletes in Alabama so I was shocked but honestly I was so grateful,” said Lillie.

For Lillie contributing to the legacy of the dirty dozen means a little more.

"In the back of my mind i was like my mom did this I have to,” said Lillie.

"We went to State every single year. We won state every single year,” said Melanie.

Yeah, her mom was also a part of dynasty.

"For Lillie to be a part of what I was a part of it's kind of humbling to watch her experience the things that she has experienced,” said Melanie.

They now share the experience of winning.

"I remember this year she held my face and said I am so proud of you and I started crying. Just the overwhelming feeling to be able to share that experience with her was just awesome,” said Lillie.

Even though their days as a Yellow Jacket volleyball player has come to an end, their bond as mother and daughter will continue to grow.

"We are proud of the young girl that she is. She is going to be a fantastic young woman," said Melanie.

"Even outside of volleyball she's my go-to person. I will go to her for everything. I know she has my back and she is definitely my support system and I just love her more than anything,” said Lillie.

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