Three weeks into the volleyball season for UIL colleges in Class 4A and beneath, the Dallas space has three groups ranked within the prime 10 within the state by the Texas Ladies Coaches Affiliation. See how these groups and others in D-FW have fared thus far in 2020.
UIL colleges in 6A and 5A begin working towards Monday and may start matches Sept. 14.
None of Dallas ISD’s seven colleges in 4A and beneath have began but. They’ll begin varsity athletic activities Tuesday and may play their first matches Sept. 18.
Kennedale: Coming off a visit to the Class 4A state semifinals final 12 months, Kennedale is 5-1 and ranked No. 6 within the state. Kennedale owns a win over 2019 regional finalist Midlothian Heritage. Senior all-state exterior hitter Bryley Steinhilber, dedicated to Abilene Christian, has 70 kills and 38 digs, and junior all-state exterior hitter Maddie Pyles has 75 kills, 29 digs and 16 aces.
Farmersville: The 2019 regional semifinalist is ranked No. 7 within the state in 4A and is off to an 11-1 begin. Reese Fetty has 156 kills, 28 blocks, 80 digs and 22 aces, Angie Lee has recorded 40 blocks, Jenson McTee has 180 assists and 92 digs, and Lexi Hacker has contributed 160 assists.
Argyle: Argyle misplaced seven seniors from a 35-6 regional semifinalist staff. However it’s 10-2 and ranked No. 11 within the state in 4A. Ella Payne leads the staff with 117 kills, Jessie Moore has 115 kills and 23 blocks, and Jada Worth has added 200 digs.
Celina: Following a regional last look in 2019, Celina is 8-2 this season. That features a four-set win over state-ranked Argyle.
Melissa: The 2018 4A state semifinalist has began 8-5 in 2020. That features five-set losses to state-ranked Lindale (No. 2 in 4A) and Argyle (No. 11 in 4A).
Different information: Ferris (5-2), Life Waxahachie (2-1), Kaufman (5-6), Midlothian Heritage (4-7, in accordance with MaxPreps).
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