The Texas high school state championship concluded, crowing six school’s as their divisions champions.
The championships were held in Garland, TX at the Curtis Culwell Center.
Lewisville Hebron took the 6A title, defeating LC Clear Creek in straight sets, 25-20, 25-19, 25-20.
Leading Lewisville was Adanna Rollins, who put down 16 kills on a .400 hitting percentage. Following Rollins was Emma Clothier who added 13 kills and a match high .765 hitting percentage. Setter Kylee McLaughlin dished out 43 assists, while Annie Bennow picked up 13 digs in the back row.
For LC Clear Creek, Caitlyn Burroway put down 11 kills, hitting for .409, while Maddie Flora picked up 10 digs in the back court.
- *Adanna Rollins – Junior – Lewisville Hebron
- Kylee McLaughin – Senior – Lewisville Hebron
- Lexie Douglas – Senior – Lewisville Hebron
- Maddie Flora – Senior – League City Clear Creek
- Camryn Ennis – Junior – San Antonio Reagan
- Carly Graham – Junior – Conroe Oak Ridge
Taking the state title in 5A was Amarillo in four sets to Cedar Park, 25-13, 25-19, 14-25, 25-18.
Two players for Amarillo posted double-doubles, Emerson Solano with 14 kills and 11 digs, while Kamryn Leigh added 11 kills and 12 digs. Leading the offense was Chloe Robinson with 15 kills on a .444 hitting percentage. Picking up a match-best in digs was Ciana Sorrels with 16.
For Cedar Park, Vanessa Vozza put down nine kills and 10 digs.
- *Emerson Solano – Senior – Amarillo
- Kamryn Leigh – Senior – Amarillo
- Alana Geymer – Senior – Cedar Park
- Lindsey Ledyard – Senior – Cedar Park
- Haley Deschenes – Senior – Lucas Lovejoy
- Lauren Gonzales – Junior – Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway
Bushland claimed the 4A state crown over Argyle in four, 25-23, 27-25, 21-25, 25-19.
Leading the offense for Bushland was Jayla Norman with 18 kills and five blocks. Setter Jalee Sims recorded a double-double with 33 assists and 12 digs. Three other players picked up double-digit digs – Savannah Sullain with 20, Allie Gandy with 22 and Ariel Marquez added 12.
For Argyle, Halee Van Poppel’s remarkable double-double was not enough to led the team to victory. Van Poppel put down 26 kills and picked up 27 digs in the match. Both setters picked up double-doubles – Kassidy Reeves with 21 assists and 14 digs, while Brittany Hamilton recorded 27 assists and 11 digs. Allison White added another 15 kills, while Maddie DeGuire picked up 20 digs and Alyssa Wallace added 17.
- *Jayla Norman – Senior – Bushland
- Allie Gandy – Senior – Bushland
- Jalee Sims – Junior – Bushland
- Halee Van Poppel – Senior – Argyle
- Allison White – Senior – Argyle
- Kingsley Erps – Senior – Liberty Hill
Goliad rolled through Peaster in straight sets to take the 3A title, 25-21, 25-11, 25-20.
For Goliad, Amaya Brown led the team offensively with 14 kills on a .542 hitting percentage. Picking up a double-double was Roxanne Morris with 10 kills and 11 digs, while Casey Tislow added 10 kills on a .667 hitting percentage and put down five blocks.
Peaster’s Kennedy Warren put done 11 kills and nine digs, while Baylee Hull picked up 11 digs in the loss.
- Casey Tislow – Senior – Goliad
- Kendall Coles – Senior – Goliad
- McKenna Ballard – Senior – Peaster
- Kennedy Warren – Junior – Peaster
- Kaitlyn Robinsion – Senior – Jewett Leon
- Lindsey Bullard – Sophomore – Callisburg
Two impressive double-doubles lift Iola to the 2A state title over Archer City, 25-20, 25-21, 25-27, 28-26.
Shelby McKnight put down 23 kills for Iola, adding 24 digs for a double-double, while Landry Wagner added 25 kills and 19 digs. Jessika Fairbanks added 10 kills, while Allie Johnson picked up 21 digs.
For Archer City, Kacey Hasley put down 13 kills, while four other players picked up double-digit digs. Bailey Rice (15), Audry Lopez (27), Maeley Herring (14) and Sam Clements (11).
- *Landry Wagner – Senior – Iola
- Shelby McKingth – Senior – Iola
- Lauren Castles – Junior – Archer City
- Eliot Hilbers – Senior – Archer City
- Katie Christen – Senior – Weimar
- Karlie Knapek – Senior – Thrall
Tioga takes the 1A crown over Bronte in a five set square off, 25-23, 18-25, 25-12, 20-25, 15-11.
Leading all players, Andrea Perez hammered down 32 kills and 18 digs for a double-double for Tioga. Setter Brittany Barnett recorded a double-double with 37 assists and 15 digs. Three other players managed double-digit digs – Paityn Glaze (30), Destini Maness (17) and Marlie Rodas (13).
For Bronte, Karen Davis put down 14 kills and 23 digs for a double-double. Also recording double-doubles were the teams two setters. Cassidy McWright with 19 kills and 20 digs, while Brittany Bedford handed out 25 assists and 14 digs. Also picking up double-digit digs were Kacelyn Follis with 18, Berkley Pearcy with 15 and Bryton Pearcy added 11.
- *Andrea Perez – Junior – Tioga
- Brittany Barnett – Junior – Tioga
- Karen Davis – Senior – Bronte
- Emily Whitehurst – Senior – Bronte
- Paityn Glaze – Junior – Tioga
- Madison Krause – Senior – Round Top-Carmine
*Denotes championship game MVP (for all-tournament teams)