October 30, 2019
Oct. 30, 2019—The District 14-6A and District 17-6A volleyball seasons ended on Oct. 29 with five CFISD teams qualifying for the UIL playoffs.
Bridgeland High School is advancing to playoffs for the first time in school history as the District 14-6A champion. The Bears tied for fifth in the district in 2018.
“This was an exceptional year for Bridgeland volleyball with our first year with a senior class and our undefeated season in district,” said Verena Khalil, Bridgeland head volleyball coach. “This varsity team is the best bunch of role models for the rest of the program. They lead by example with 100 percent effort every single day. As a coaching staff we are so proud of our players.”
Also advancing in District 14-6A is Langham Creek High School, which claimed the second seed after finishing 11-5 in district play.
Photo by Thomas Dessens, Cy-Fair High School
In District 17-6A, Cy-Fair High School won the district championship for the second consecutive year, finishing with an undefeated 16-0 record in district play.
“It has been an exciting season,” said Donna Benotti, Cy-Fair head volleyball coach. “We started out a little rough, but after the second week, we found our positions and every day we focused to be better. This team plays well together and is fun to coach. They are driven to do their very best and are a competitive team. They are the best defensive team I have ever coached. I love this team!”
Also advancing in District 17-6A are Cypress Falls and Cypress Creek high schools. Cypress Falls finished with an 11-5 district record, claiming the third seed, while Cypress Creek finished with a 10-6 district record, claiming the fourth seed.
Bridgeland and Langham Creek will enter the UIL Region II-6A playoffs with the following bi-district matchups:
Cy-Fair, Cypress Falls and Cypress Creek will enter the UIL Region III-6A playoffs with the following bi-district games:
For District 17-6A, tickets are $5 each for adults and students. For District 14-6A, tickets are $5 each for adults and $3 each for students. All tickets will be sold at the gate.