The list continues growing.

During the past decade, the Lady Bulldawgs’ program experienced a lot of success, winning multiple district championships and producing numerous playoff runs.

Along with the collective achievements, Copperas Cove players earned 10 spots on the Texas Sportswriters Association All-State Teams since 2007.

And last weekend, two more Lady Bulldawgs joined the group.

Aidan Chace and Kristen Wasiak were each placed on the second team after helping Copperas Cove earn an undefeated District 8-6A championship en route to finishing the season with a 38-9 overall record.

Individual accolades are nothing new for the pair of juniors, though.

Chace, who was an all-state honorable mention last season, is coming off an impressive campaign, being named all-district most valuable player.

Working in a dual role as both a setter and middle hitter, Chace led the Lady Bulldawgs in kills with 454 and ranked second in assists with 619. During the season, Chace posted nine matches with at least 20 assists, including a season-high 28 against Waco Midway, and topped the 10-kill plateau on 24 occasions.

Additionally, she had a serving percentage of 95.5 with 33 aces, 154 blocks and 324 digs.

Wasiak, a libero, received a share of the all-district defensive player of the year award, splitting the honor with Ellison junior libero Jaraysia Hope, in her varsity debut.

With 722 digs, Wasiak was responsible for 31.2 percent of the team’s 2,314 total digs, and she received more than half of opponents’ serves, successfully receiving 962 serves.

Her most dominant showings came in five-set victories against Liberty Hill and Midway, when she produced 34 and 33 digs, respectively. She also had a 30-dig performance in a three-set loss to Denton Ryan.

Offensively, Wasiak finished with Copperas Cove’s third best serving percentage (98.1) and third most aces (34).

With the standout duo leading the way, the Lady Bulldawgs posted their second highest win total during Copperas Cove head coach Cari Lowery’s 14-year tenure with the team. In 2013, the Lady Bulldawgs were 40-8.

The Lady Bulldawgs opened 2017 with a nine-match win streak before closing the regular season with 16 consecutive victories.

In the playoff opener, Chace delivered a 10-kill, 18-assist, nine-dig showing, and Wasiak had 13 digs and a pair of aces as Copperas Cove beat Cedar Hill in straight sets to reach the area round for the seventh consecutive season.

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