Volleyball State Polls
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Denise Johnson of Tarkington has a 35-6 record on the season, 5-0 in district and has chalked up 605 career victories.
Ashley Grace of Corsicana notched her 141st win and is in her fourth year at Corsicana where she is 83-45 and leading district at 7-0.
San Antonio Brennan libero Makenna Hanssen has 836 digs to date which is unofficially tops in Texas and top five nationally.
Each week, I prepare the polls on Sunday night and unfailingly Monday night I get upset news. So I am not putting those notes in the comments and will adjust the poll the following week.
Wow, Lovejoy gained a measure of revenge when the Leopards beat Dallas Highland Park 25-15, 25-19, 21-25, 25-15 placing the teams tied at 9-1 in district play. Forney is third while Wylie East, Poteet and North Forney are competing for the final playoff position. Of note is that Poteet has made playoffs 21 straight seasons.
Silsbee beat West Orange Stark in five sets then swept Bridge city 16, 14, 13 to improve to 31-3 on the season and 7-0 in district play.
Over in district 17-4A Lorena is 29-6, 8-0 followed by Gatesville at 27-9, 6-2, Fairfield has improved to 26-10 and 4-0 and moved into the polls. Glen Rose is 33-3 and 10-0 and unbeaten within classification. Paris North Lamar is 27-6 and 7-0 after beating Pittsburg and liberty-Eylau.
Shiner beat Weimar 21-25, 26-24, 25-18 and 25-22 to improve to 26-8 overall and tied for the district lead with the Wildcats. That result came in after Monday polls and will be reflected next week.
Raymondville still leads 32-4A but La Feria’s Lionettes are in fierce pursuit after beating Zapata 25-21, 25-10, 25-20 sweep.
Top ranked Waco Midway has now won 33 straight while number two Conroe Oak Ridge is 40-0 and has won 40 straight. Lewisville Hebron had a dramatic win at Southlake Carroll 25-23, 25-17, 22-25, 20-25, 15-11 while El Paso Franklin swept El Dorado 26-24, 25-21, 26-24. Clear Creek got 15 kills from Hannah Froeschi gets 15 kills to slip past Friendswood 25-15, 25-19, 21-25, 20-25, 15-13. San Antonio Brennan is 30-12
In the 4A district of honor, Krum beat Gainesville and Bridgeport while Decatur beat Bridgeport and Sanger and Argyle beat Sanger and Gainesville. Krum plays Argyle tonight and Decatur Friday. Wow.
Prosper (35-7), Amarillo (32-6) and Rouse (34-7) continue to pound through the opposition, gearing up for post season. In other Class 5A powers, Lovejoy beat Highland Park and Aledo beat Boswell to shake up the rankings. Arlington Heights is 11-0, 27-7 after beating Northside 7, 8, and 14.
Laredo Alexander and Laredo United continue to be the top two teams out of Laredo while Round Rock Westwood clinched their district championship as Cara Dolbear had nine kills as did Tori Clitheroe 9 while setter Paige Etherington had 34 assists and Annie Rose Leggett served three aces. Leggett and Mackenzie Downs had 12 digs each for the Warriors. Defending district champion Round Rock broke a tie for second with an impressive sweep of Cedar Ridge 25-17, 25-21, 25-20 as Alyssa Diaz slammed nine kills and Allison Parker added another nine kills. McNeil got 14 kills from Gillian Dahn to take down Hendrickson 24-26, 25-23, 25-16, and 25-20 in another match with huge playoff implications.
Allen holds serve over Plano West ho beat McKinney Boyd while Pearland Dawson beat Pearland for the second time and the San Antonio Reagan Rattlers are ranked first in Alamo City.
Quitman leads Alba-golden and Eustace in 12-3A while Lindsay is 31-5 and 10-0 after sweeping Prairie Valley and Valley View.
12. Pearland Dawson 31-8, Eagles beat Brazoswood face Pearland Friday.
In the Rio Grande Valley, McAllen (33-3) sbeats Memorial, tied for first after winning 25-22, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19. Out west, San Angelo Central (30-8, 9-1) beat Amarillo Tascosa 27-25, 20-25, 28-26, 25-17 to move into a tie for first with the Rebels.
Milano and thrall continue to slug it out in district play. Milano is 30-6 and 11-1 while thrall is 29-9 and 11-1 after the times have split their two district matches. Iola is 32-1 after beating north Zulch and Lovelady. The Bulldogs are 11-0 in district play. Friona lost to Shallowater then beat Littlefield as Kim Dewitt had 24 kills as Friona improved to 28-8 Archer City swept Quanah 7,12,2 as Sierra Mooney had 23 assists
Peaster beat Millsap as Kennedy Warren slammed 17 kills then beat Tolar as Ciarra Wright had 14 kills. The lady Greyhounds are in a strong chase with glen rose and Bushland.
Cayuga improved to 30-6 Sanford Fritch went non-district and beat River Road. Alpine beat Crane while Reagan County swept Presidion. Wall beat Sonora and Jim Ned beat Clyde in four. Colorado City swept Coahoma. Brock beat harmony and Peaster crushed Tolar while Boyd swept Nocona, Henrietta beat City view, Holliday beat Jacksboro and Bowie swept Paradise. Water Valley is 23-12, 7-0 beating Bronte, Miles, Veribest and Paint Rock.
We will continue to publish updates and scores each week. Coaches, officials, parents and players are all invited to submit scores and highlights as well as records updates. Please include your school classification and district with the updates (Round Rock 13-6A)
Please note with nearly 1,500 schools playing volleyball, I do not mean to overlook your school so your input is always appreciated.
Let’s have a great year
Butch Hart, Editor in Chief
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2016 TEXAS GIRLS COACHES ASSOCIATION
STATE VOLLEYBALL POLL
October 17, 2016
|2 .||Archer City|
|18.||Round Top Carmine|
|HM - Benjamin, Post, Fort Hankcock, and Detroit|
|6.||Amarillo Highland Park|
|HM - Groesbeck, Maypearl, Arp, Whitesboro, Winona, Jarrell, Scurry Rosser, Clyde, Farmersville, Lago Vista, Alba-Golden, Eustace, Sonora and Crane|
|14.||Paris North Lamar|
|22.||Texarkana Pleasant Grove|
|HM - Stephenville, Zapata, Giddings, Celina, Gatesville, Monahans, Sanger, Aubrey, Midlothian Heritage, Boerne, Perryton, Godley, Llano, Levelland, Graham and Sealy|
|9.||Dallas Highland Park|
|16.||Mission Veteran's Memorial|
|20.||El Paso Eastlake|
|HM - Granbury, Lake Dallas, Frisco Reedy, El Paso Riverside, Lubbock Cooper, Denison, Sulphur Springs, Birdville, Western Hills, El Paso, Denton and Canutillo|
|2.||Conroe Oak Ridge|
|5.||Round Rock WEstwood|
|7.||San Antonio Reagan|
|12.||El Paso Coronado|
|14.||San Antonio Brandeis|
|21.||El Paso Franklin|
|25.||San Angelo Central|
|HM - The Woodlands, Pearland, San Antonio Brennan, Laredo United, New Braunfels Canyon, San Angelo Central, Paschal, Keller Central, Trinity, Timber Creek, Amarillo Tascosa, Byron Nelson, Copperas Cove, Arlington Martin and Round Rock|
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