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Harker Heights’ Sydney Seldon (11) blocks a shot from Shoemaker’s Shamia Grandison on Tuesday at Harker Heights. Shoemaker won the match.

The final push for the volleyball playoffs begins tonight in District 12-6A.

Squads open the second round of their district schedules, including third-place Copperas Cove. The Lady Bulldawgs (6-2) travel to Shoemaker (4-4).

The Lady Grey Wolves could move into a tie for fourth place in the standings with a win and an Ellison (5-3) loss at Killeen (1-7).

Copperas Cove defeated Shoemaker 25-16, 25-9, 25-15 in both teams’ district opener on Aug. 27 behind a match-high 17 kills from Janice Fa’aola and a 14-kill performance from fellow senior Leah Powell.

Waco travels to Belton and Temple hosts Waco Midway to round out the district matches.

Harker Heights is on a bye, but the Lady Knights will play a nondistrict contest against visiting Waco University.

All five matches are set to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Elsewhere, Lampasas continues its District 27-4A schedule with a road match at No. 13 Liberty Hill beginning at 7 p.m., while Gatesville hosts Waco La Vega at 6 p.m. in a District 18-4A encounter.

In District 25-3A, Florence travels to play Lago Vista. The first serve is scheduled for 6 p.m.

Contact Clay Whittington at clayw@kdhnews.com

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