McLean volleyball players

McLean's Nicole Mallus and Ella Parks gather with the championship trophy. (McLean volleyball)

Led by senior outside-hitter Nicole Mallus, the McLean Highlanders went undefeated to win the Crossroads Classic Tournament at Justice High School.

The girls high-school volleyball team finished 5-0 in the competition. Second-year head coach Samantha Stewart’s team downed  Fairfax, Westfield, South Lakes, Yorktown and Marshall to improve its record to 10-1.

Through those matches, Mallus has a team-leading 164 kills, 91 digs and 139 receptions. Senior setter Ella Parks has 29 aces and 294 assists. Middle-blocker Alice Holoubek has 31 blocks.

The Highlanders have Liberty District matches against Yorktown and Washington-Liberty this week.

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