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PV's Anna Bryant earns county tournament MVP honors, a testament to her perseverance 18 months after a frightening injury on the softball field

Pleasant Valley senior Anna Bryant collects the tournament MVP award from Oxford principal Heath Harmon. (Photo by B.J. Franklin/GungHo Photos)

“For her to come where she's at now from where she was is a miracle in itself ... There’s not many people I know who has the persistence and the determination to overcome the things that she overcame."--PV coach Dana Bryant on MVP daughter Anna Bryant

By Al Muskewitz
East Alabama Sports Today

JACKSONVILLE -- As a coach and a mother, Dana Bryant could feel the emotion starting to well up in her throat as she talked about her daughter’s recognition in the Calhoun County Volleyball Tournament.

It has been a long 18 months for Anna Bryant, but her courageous comeback from the severe head injury she sustained on the softball field in April 2016 was validated Monday night when she was named the tournament MVP after leading Pleasant Valley to its first county volleyball title since 2003.

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