Emory Rains entered the 2016 season with big expectations. It didn't disappoint.
The Ladycats went undefeated in District 13-4A play and clinched the league title with ease. They advanced on to the Region II tournament semifinal round before calling it a year.
CARTHAGE -- The Carthage Lady Dawgs rolled to a 25-11, 25-11, 25-14 sweep of Tatum in District 16-4A action Tuesday.
Carthage (28-6, 5-0) was led by Alli Capps, who finished with 10 kills.
Cindrasha Boykin and Matti Doffitt added nine and seven kills, respecitvely, while Carson Robertson assisted on 26 points, and Kaitlyn Nutt finished with 10 digs...
WHITEHOUSE -- The Whitehouse LadyCats earned a 25-9, 25-12, 25-13 sweep of Nacogdoches in District 17-5A action Tuesday.
Sydney Malmstrom led Whitehouse (19-14, 3-1) with nine kills and five aces. Chelsea Johnson and Miranda Muehe added five kills apiece, and Molly Harris had 25 assists and 12 digs...
PRICE -- The Carlisle Lady Indians rolled to a 26-24, 25-17, 25-20 sweep of Timpson in District 20-2A action Friday night.
Carlisle (17-12, 2-1) was led by Hayley Jordan, who finished with 13 kills. Heather Craig added five kills, four aces, and 10 digs, while Cheyenne Vannier had 22 assists and six digs...
WHITE OAK -- The Beckville Ladycats earned a 16-25, 25-12, 26-24, 25-21 win over White Oak in the District 16-3A opener Friday.
Kinley Blair led Beckville (20-4, 1-0) with 12 kills, four blocks, nine digs, and an ace. Payton Jones added 10 kills, one block, 26 digs, and three aces, Jordan Tondreau had 10 kills, two blocks, and 10 digs, Kinley Pepper dished out 44 assists to go with 18 digs and one
Spring Hill middle blocker Ann Hollas climbed the ETSN.fm East Texas Volleyball Super Team list each year, but after achieving first-team last season there was only one award more out there to target.
Hollas got it done. The Stephen F. Austin signee climbed from a second-team selection as a sophomore to first-team as a junior and closes her high school career as our 2015 Player of the Year.