The Humble volleyball team is making a run as the district season approaches.
Last week the Lady Wildcats won four matches in impressive fashion. Humble swept all four opponents, taking down Scarborough and Nimitz by 2-0 scores at the Aldine Tournament, and sweeping 3-0 matches with both Spring Woods and Fort Bend Marshall.
Senior setter Le Andria Jackson is leading the way by not only setting up big hits from Tristan Wheeler and Trinity Clay at the net, but also directing the Humble attack and producing some well-placed serves.
Humble opens District 22-6A play at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Sam Rayburn.
The Lady Eagles split a pair of volleyball matches last week, rebounding from a 3-0 loss at Klein with a 3-0 victory at Spring. Atascocita (11-9) visits Oak Ridge on Tuesday before playing in the CCISD Tournament Thursday and Saturday.
On Friday, Atascocita opens District 22-6A play at home against Kingwood in a 6:30 p.m. start.
The Lady Falcons had a rough beginning in the 1st Annual Decatur Showcase, dropping matches to both host Decatur (2-0) and Belton (2-1).
They look to rebound this week when they visit Port Neches-Groves on Tuesday and host Barbers Hill for a 6:30 p.m. match on Friday.
Laynee Beam, Skylar Nappier, Kenzie Wiggins and Kylie Willis are among the standouts for the Lady Falcons.
Mustangs team tennis opened the 2019 season with a 15-4 victory over Montgomery. Since then Kingwood has dropped a 19-0 decision to The Woodlands and fell in a 10-9 nail-biter to Bridgeland.
Kingwood finished last season ranked No. 19 in the state after advancing all the way to the region semifinals.
The Mustangs host College Park at 3 p.m. Wednesday before opening district play at Atascocita at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3.
It was a busy week for the Lady Panthers, who bounced back from five consecutive losses at Volleypalooza in Leander to post a pair of victories over Shadow Creek (2-1) and Barbers Hill (2-0).
Libby Overmyer delivered 13 kills and Erika Williams added nine more to lead the way at the net. Avery Hill and Alia Williams combined for 35 assists while Williams added 10 digs.
The Lady Bulldogs extended their win streak to three last week with identical 3-1 victories over Elkins and Baytown Sterling.
Alaryss Medina (17 digs), McKay Wilson and Kaitlyn Honora combined for 32 kills to lead the way. Jozie Dhayer dished out 24 assists and Bailey Bryant added 12 more. BreAnna McDonald came up with 14 digs and Avery Smith had 10.