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

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.