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Ally Hollifield of Shelby named NCHSAA Female Athlete of the Year

Hollifield starred in five sports during her career and will play basketball at Memphis
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Ally Hollifield of Shelby was named the NCHSAA Female Athlete of the Year on Wednesday.

Hollifield had a remarkable high school career in five separate sports; basketball, cross country, soccer, track and field and volleyball at Shelby.


In cross country, she was an all-conference selection in her junior and senior year, while also being selected as conference runner of the year and qualifying for the state meet last fall.

In track and field, she was a three-time all-conference selection in two events, the 100M and 300M hurdles, while also participating on the women’s soccer team, being selected as all-conference in 2021.

In basketball, during her career, she was a four-time all-conference selection, four-time all-district selection and two-time all-state selection. In 2021, she was selected as the Most Outstanding Player for her school after they won the 2-A Basketball State Championship game.

She will attend the University of Memphis in the fall on a full basketball scholarship.