The Atascocita Lady Eagles opened volleyball season with a five-set victory over Cypress Park and then won three of eight matches in the prestigious Adidas John Turner Classic in Pearland.
Anna Linskey, Julianna Rodriguez, Ashlynne Fitzgerald and Amaya Brown are among the standouts for Atascocita.
The Lady Falcons reached the finals of their own tournament to open the 2019 season. They dropped a 25-19, 18-25, 16-14 decision to Grand Oaks in the finals on Saturday.
Hargrave is coming off a 39-1 season that included a playoff run to the region semifinals. The Lady Falcons are led by 21-4A Offensive Player of the Year Skylar Nappier and Defensive Player of the Year Kenzie Wiggins, along with senior first team all-district players Laynee Beam and Kylie Willis.
The Lady Wildcats rallied to take down Eisenhower 3-2 (19-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-20, 15-6) for their first victory of the 2019 volleyball season.
The Lady Mustangs will host the Kingwood Tournament on Thursday and Saturday. The Lady Mustangs opened the season 5-4 after a furious first week of play.
Kingwood is led by seniors Breanna Burrell and Lizzy Young, along with juniors Temi Areola and Jordan Rambo.
The Lady Panthers, defending Class 5A state champions, opened the 2019 season with a split of its first 10 matches. Kingwood Park went 5-4 in the Pearland Tournament after raising the curtain with a 3-0 loss to Pearland.
Team leader Libby Overmyer returns from last year’s state championship squad along with Avery Hill, Alia Williams and Erika Williams.
The Lady Bulldogs opened the 2019 season with four victories in nine matches at the Pearland Tournament after raising the curtain with a loss to Oak Ridge.
Senior McKay Wilson and sophomore Kaitlyn Honora lead the team at the net with 39 and 37 kills respectively. Senior Tauryn Cummings has 14 blocks on the season while sophomore Jozie Dhayer has already dished out 105 assists. Sophomore Alaryss Medina and junior BreAnna McDonald have piled up 70 and 60 digs respectively.