(The Detroit Free Press)
The Detroit Free Press is hosting its inaugural sports award show for high school athletics and Maria is one of the finalists for Volleyball player of the year.
The stats: Had 712 kills, 298 digs and 138 aces.
The buzz: Miss Volleyball finalist was one of the state's top outside hitters. A four-year starter for the Tars, Mallon was named Class A all-state for the second-straight year and will play in college at Cincinnati.