The Woodlands was off to a blazing start at the Leander Volleypalooza tournament on Thursday, picking up three victories on the first day of competition. But those matches accounted for all the success the Lady Highlanders would experience as Hurricane Harvey closed in on the Texas coast. click here for complete story
The Woodlands volleyball coach Terri Wade wasn’t surprised that her team got off to a big of a sluggish start Friday evening in the UIL Region II-6A semifinals.
Pearce took the first set, but the Lady Highlanders earned the next three to advance to the regional final 21-25, 25-20, 25-17, 25-21 at Sam Houston State University’s Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
“Anybody that’s been watching us knows that we kind of start slow,” Wade said. “But as long as we get the momentum back, I’m okay with that.”
Pearce took The Woodlands to five sets in last year’s region final round. The Lady Mustangs’ season ended a round sooner this time around in another gritty match. click here for complete story
The returning, two-time state champs, The Woodlands Lady Highlanders (34-5) continued their quest for a third state championship in three years at Brenham High School against the Lady Cavaliers of Lake Travis (26-15) on Tuesday night. The reigning champs defeated Lake Travis in three sets, 25-18, 25-23, 25-12.
Lake Travis got set 1 started with the first kill of the match. With the next ball, senior middle blocker, Hannah Hickman answered right back with a kill of her own, tying the game 1-1. Sophomore Ally Hayden, who started at outside hitter for the injured Haley Reier, started making contributions as soon as she was subbed into the front row. click here for complete story
For three sets Monday night, it seemed as though The Woodlands’ volleyball season would end in Montgomery. In the bi-district round. For the two-time state champion Lady Highlanders. But The Woodlands found the resolve and the heart of a champion to win in five sets, taking a thriller 22-25, 25-15, 24-26, 25-20, 15-13.
“Maybe it was the home- court advantage,” The Woodlands coach Terri Wade said. “I don’t know but we weren’t really on our game. And it’s hard to be on your game when the other team is pushing you that hard and wanting to win it more than anything.”
The Woodlands takes a 32-5 record into the area round while Montgomery finishes its season at 23-20. click here for complete story
Oak Ridge came into the first set with great momentum and swiftly won 25-18. The Woodlands Head Coach Terri Wade said her team knew the match would be a tough one playing on the Lady War Eagle’s court. click here for complete story
The first two sets went by quickly for the Lady Highlanders as they beat Conroe 25-16 and 25-12. In the third set, however, Conroe was quick to remind them that the match was not over and made the last set a close one 25-21. click here for complete story
The College Park Lady Cavaliers played host to their crosstown rivals, The Woodlands Highlanders, in what was destined to be a hard fought match, as College Park always plays hard at home supported by one of the loudest volleyball fan bases. They didn’t disappoint the fans, winning in four sets…25-13, 27-25, 21-25, 25-20.
The Woodlands entered the matchup with a 22-3 season record, and 2-0 in district, to College Park’s 16-7 record, 1-0 in district. College Park was out to prove that the two teams were more equally matched than their record showed. click here for complete story