From the moment he saw Megan McKinnon spike a volleyball, William De Gracia knew she was special.The former club coach of the Killeen-based Pacifica Riptides, De Gracia was blown away with the 10-year-old's perfect form.
The thing was, to see a 10-year-old girl not only step into the ball and down it, she actually had an approach and with her long arms just brought it down, said De Gracia, in his first year as Ellison's head volleyball coach. It was just the perfect spike, and you have some girls 14-15 years old that can't do that. So, even at that age, you already knew she was going to be incredible.
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