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District 16-6A volleyball players earn all-district honors

Cypress Ranch High School junior Taylor Porter was named District 16-6A’s Most Valuable Player.
Cypress Ranch High School junior Taylor Porter was named District 16-6A’s Most Valuable Player.

Dec. 1, 2023—District 16-6A coaches selected the All-District 16-6A volleyball teams following the conclusion of each team’s 2023 season.

Cypress Ranch High School junior Taylor Porter was named Most Valuable Player. Fellow Cypress Ranch teammate senior Taryn Gilreath was named Outstanding Setter. Cypress Ranch sophomore Zora Bello and Langham Creek High School senior Kennedy Jones were named Co-Outstanding Hitters. Langham Creek junior Jordan Taylor was named Outstanding Blocker. Bridgeland High School senior Alice Volpe was named Outstanding Defender for the second consecutive year and Bridgeland senior Nylah Gray was named Newcomer of the Year.

Cypress Ranch High School senior Taryn Gilreath was named the District 16-6A Outstanding Setter. (Photo by Chris Choi)
Cypress Ranch High School senior Taryn Gilreath was named the District 16-6A Outstanding Setter. (Photo by Chris Choi, Cypress Ranch HS)

Cypress Ranch Head Coach Dr. Collea McKinney was named Coach of the Year.

The following CFISD volleyball players were named to the All-District 16-6A First, Second and Honorable Mention teams: 

First Team All-District 16-6A

Name

High School

Raylee Schaffner

Bridgeland

Lauren Baek

Bridgeland

Beka Pfefferkorn

Bridgeland

Amelia Creacy

Bridgeland

Rya Carter

Cypress Park

Kaylee Parker

Cypress Ranch

Tya Lynch

Cypress Ranch

Gabrielle Eads

Cypress Ranch

Dakota Bennett

Cypress Springs

Genesis Perry

Cypress Springs

Caroline Walden

Cypress Woods

Jaya Rimm

Cypress Woods

Madison Presely

Cypress Woods

Addison Gibson

Cypress Woods

Leah Rios

Langham Creek

Taylor Williams

Langham Creek

Carly Dupuis

Langham Creek

 

Second Team All-District 16-6A

Name

High School

Grace Wegenke

Bridgeland

Haley Buchanan

Cypress Falls

Tyler Sharrett

Cypress Falls

Payton Blackwell Spangler

Cypress Falls

Abai Anyuon

Cypress Lakes

Anaya Jabbar

Cypress Park

Lydia Njome

Cypress Park

Sarah Rivich

Cypress Ranch

Logan Hart

Cypress Ranch

Kinsey Hooper

Cypress Ranch

Taylor Hampton

Cypress Springs

Jayla Malone

Cypress Springs

Toni Smith

Cypress Springs

Emerson Dupre

Cypress Woods

Savannah Nelsen

Cypress Woods

Emma Zatz

Langham Creek

 

Honorable Mention All-District 16-6A

Name

High School

Gabi Juarez

Bridgeland

Justice Rachal

Bridgeland

Deanne Boateng

Cypress Falls

Kahlis McCray

Cypress Falls

Xanzhae Grigsby

Cypress Lakes

Adelynn Zumaya

Cypress Lakes

Mya Hernandez

Cypress Park

Laila Ivery

Cypress Park

A’miyrie Anderson

Cypress Ranch

Avery Daigle

Cypress Ranch

Rayne Peavy

Cypress Springs

Breanna Swanson

Cypress Springs

Katy Oetken

Cypress Woods

Allison Doolen

Cypress Woods

Kyrie Willis

Langham Creek

Cypress Ranch High School sophomore Zora Bello was named District 16-6A’s Co-Outstanding Hitter. (Photo by Isabella Black)
Cypress Ranch High School sophomore Zora Bello was named District 16-6A’s Co-Outstanding Hitter. (Photo by Isabella Black, Cypress Ranch HS)

Langham Creek High School senior Kennedy Jones was named District 16-6A’s Co-Outstanding Hitter.
Langham Creek High School senior Kennedy Jones was named District 16-6A’s Co-Outstanding Hitter.

Langham Creek High School junior Jordan Taylor, left, was named the District 16-6A Outstanding Blocker.
Langham Creek High School junior Jordan Taylor, left, was named the District 16-6A Outstanding Blocker.

Bridgeland High School senior Alice Volpe was named the District 16-6A Outstanding Defender.
Bridgeland High School senior Alice Volpe was named the District 16-6A Outstanding Defender.

Bridgeland High School senior Nylah Gray was named the District 16-6A Newcomer of the Year.
Bridgeland High School senior Nylah Gray was named the District 16-6A Newcomer of the Year.