Ellison’s depth shined Tuesday night.
While all its other District 8-6A mates were slugging it out in their league openers Friday night, Killeen High had the opportunity to rest, relax and recoup from its nondistrict slate.
The Killeen High volleyball team had an open date in District 8-6A on Friday, but scheduled a nonleague match against Bryan Rudder at home.
Killeen High is a smaller team, as it only boasts nine players on its roster, and its depth is tested in lengthy matches.
Joanne Knowles knows there is no better time than the present.
The Killeen High spikers captured their first District 8-6A win Friday with a 3-0 sweep (25-13, 26-24, 25-15) over Harker Heights.
The Killeen Kangaroos suffered a 14-9 home loss to Round Rock McNeil on Friday.
Austin Vandegrift was on the march.
The Waco Midway Pantherettes showed why they are the top-ranked team in Class 6A on Tuesday night, downing District 8-6A foe Killeen 25-8, 25-14, 25-5.
On Friday night, Killeen (1-2) was defeated by host Austin Vandegrift (1-2). The Kangaroos trailed 7-3 after one quarter, 14-3 at halftime, closed that gap to 14-10 in the third quarter, and ultimately fell 33-16. On Saturday, second-year head coach Neil Searcy talked with Herald sports editor Allan Mandell.
An animal was spotted on the playing field of Austin’s Monroe Stadium on Friday night.
AUSTIN — In the offseason, summer and preseason camp, Killeen head coach Neil Searcy promised junior linebacker Vrashon Walker was ready for an “outstanding season.”
Sadee Songer and Jacen Moore are first-time setters this season for Killeen High, but you would not have known Tuesday night at home against Salado.
Killeen High fought hard Friday at Leo Buckley Stadium against Waco High, but not much went right for the Kangaroos.
Killeen High struggled on both sides of the ball against Waco High on Friday night at Leo Buckley Stadium.