Press Pass Sports Volleyball Team
The Texas High School Volleyball season came to a close, and it was another fantastic year for the Texas Panhandle.
Here’s a look at the 2019 Press Pass Sports Volleyball team.
Zoe Parker, Randall, Sr. OH
The three-year varsity player turned into the captain for a Randall team that made its first state title appearance since 2009. Parker, a TGCA All-State selection, played in all 47 games this season, totaling 309 kills with 342 digs, 80 aces and 30 blocks.
Taryn Galt, Tascosa, Sr. OH
Galt, a four-year varsity player, was the glue that helped the Lady Rebels to the Class 6A area round this season. The District 2-6A Outside Hitter of the Year and TGCA All-state tallied 624 kills, 4.34 kills per set with 130 digs in 2019.
Taytum Stowe, Hereford, Soph. MB
It was a breakout year for the 6-foot-3 sophomore who helped lead Hereford to a 35-15 record, and the first UIL state tournament appearance since 2009. Stow, a District 3-4A Co-Offensive Player of the Year and TGCA All-State selection, was dominating at the net all season for the Lady Whitefaces, finishing with 155 blocks and 485 kills.
Addyson Tiffin, Bushland, Sr. MB
Tiffin thrived under first-year coach Jason Culpepper, helping the Lady Falcons to a 46-2 mark and their first UIL state tournament appearance since 2016. The Co-District 1-3A MVP and TGCA All-State selection her season with 289 kills, a hitting percentage of .395 with 55 blocks.
Bryli Contreras, Canyon, Sr. Libero
There may not be a player more valuable to their program than Contreras was to Canyon the past four years. The Stephen F. Austin State signee and TGCA All-State selection played in 168 career matches, was a part of two district titles and helped Canyon to consecutive regional tournament appearances. This season Contreras made 726 digs to go with 41 aces and was named District 3-4A Libero of the Year.
Hannah Shipman, Amarillo High, Sr. Setter
Shipman wrapped up a stellar three-year varsity career, leading a tradition-rich Amarillo High team to a 33-14 record that included a Region I-5A Tournament finals appearance. Shipman, an Angelo State signee, was a TGCA All-State selection, as well as the District 3-5A Setter of the Year with 1,176 assists, 306 digs to go with 200 kills.
Newcomer of the Year Bebe Irwin, Tascosa, Soph. MB
Irwin’s first year on varsity was a successful one for Tascosa. The sophomore became a key player for the Lady Rebels, putting down 255 kills, 66 blocks with 41 digs.
Darcy Dodd, Hereford, Sr. OH
The heart and soul of the Lady Whitefaces led the charge for a magical Hereford run to the UIL Class 4A state tournament. The District 3-4A MVP and TGCA all-state selection ended a stellar season with 510 kills, 175 digs, 53 blocks and 40 aces.
Cynarah Rodriguez, Highland Park, Sr. OH
The versatile senior could play anywhere coach Tara Salmon asked. Rodriquez, a TGCA BSwas the glue to a Lady Hornets team that made a third straight regional tourney appearance. The District 4-2A Co-Player of the Year knocked down 448 kills with 421 assists, 248 digs to go with 116 aces.
Zoe Fry, Sanford-Fritch, Senior, MB
Fry will go down as arguably the best player to ever play at Sanford-Fritch, and one of the Amarillo-area’s best. The four-year starter played in 140 career matches under her father and head coach Troy Fry. The District 4-2A Co-Player of the Year and TGCA All-State selection ended a fantastic 2019 campaign with 567 kills, 124 blocks, 121 digs and 74 aces.
Chelsie Freeman, Amarillo High, Sr. MB
The 6-foot-1 senior continued to get stronger as the season went on. Freeman, an Angelo State commit, was a big part of a Lady Sandies team that advanced to the regional finals. She ended her season racking up 310 kills, with 79 and 77 digs. Freeman was named as the District 3-5A Offensive Player of the Year.
Berrilyn Boydston, Bushland, Sr. Libero
It’s hard to find a libero as scrappy as Boydston was for a Lady Falcons team that advanced to the UIL state tournament for the first time since 2016. Boydston, the District 1-3A Libero of the Year, ended her season with 624 digs and 42 aces.
Ansley Sims, Bushland, Sr. Setter
Sims was a leader for Bushland, helping lead the Lady Falcons to a 46-2 record and a state tournament appearance in 2019. The District 1-3A Co-MVP, was also named the Region I-3A MVP for her performances against Brock and Boyd. Sims totaled 855 assists on the season with 235 kills and 124 digs.
Rainey Aven, Hereford, Jr. Setter
Blayke Breeding, Miami, Sr. OH
Getse Carrasco, Caprock, Sr. Libero
Emma Crenshaw, Canyon, Sr. OH.
Aaliyah Hardy, Tascosa, Sr. Setter
Peyton Irwin, Randall, Sr. Libero
Niki Kent, Dumas, Sr. MB
Lauren Marler, Amarillo High, Sr. MB
Currie Marusak, Amarillo High, So. OH
Georgie Osborne, Pampa, Sr. OH
Kiar Parker, Randall, Jr. RS
Emma Patterson, Highland Park, Sr. Libero
Stevie Reynecke, Randall, Sr. MB
Nevaeh Rodriquez, Highland Park, Soph. OH.
Kinley Rudder, Bushland, Jr. OH
Zoey Sparks, Canyon, Jr. MB
Hallie Sieck, Pampa, Jr. Setter
Alyssa Vallejo, Hereford, Sr. Libero
Sydnee Wackler, Dumas, Sr. Setter
Piper Warren, Amarillo High, Sr. Libero