Morgan Button had seen the situation play out before, and he was mentally prepared for it.
In a pulse-pounding, heart-stomping thriller, the Harker Heights Lady Knights defeated host Ellison on Tuesday 3-2 (17-25, 25-23, 25-19, 12-25, 15-11).
Ellison is coming off a 54-27 thumping of Waco University on Thursday night in which both the offense and defense excelled.
WACO — The Ellison Eagles have been putting up video game numbers this season on offense, and that continued Thursday night in Waco against University, winning 54-27.
Coming off their best game through the air this season, the Ellison Eagles amassed over 400 yards and six touchdowns against Montgomery last Friday. Carl Robinson III topped his personal best in passing yards and touchdowns in a single game.
COPPERAS COVE — Aidan Chace and her teammates were overthinking things.
The Belton Tigers volleyball team was defeated by host Ellison in both teams’ District 8-6A 2016 season debut 3-2 (22-25, 25-18, 25-18, 22-25, 15-13).
Carl Robinson III tossed five touchdown passes and the Ellison Eagles held off Montgomery 42-35 on Friday at Leo Buckley Stadium for their third straight win to start the season.
Good football teams become great when they never settle, no matter how much success they have.
Ellison quarterback Carl Robinson III tossed four touchdown passes and ran for another, leading the Eagles to a Week 1, 56-21 victory over Leander, and earning the Freddy’s-KDHpressbox.com Player of the Week award.
Ellison’s offense exploded in the first half at Leo Buckley Stadium on Thursday against Round Rock Stony Point, as it outscored the Tigers 42-20 en route to a 45-34 victory.
When Leander cut a 42-point lead in half in less than one quarter Saturday, Ellison turned to a unit disappointed with its performance a season ago and ready to make that a distant memory.
Tuesday night. Ellison High School.
Kieran Means had a match-high 12 kills, Symone Thomas had 10 and Samantha Robinson dished a match-high 27 assists, leading Ellison to a 3-0 home win over Waco Connally on Tuesday.
Ellison had to wait an extra day to open its season against Leander, but the Eagles didn’t have to wait long to get rolling Saturday thanks largely to Carl Robinson III, whose five first-half touchdowns propelled Ellison to a 56-21 win.