The Weatherford Lady Kangaroos' hopes for an outright District 3-6A championship were upset Tuesday night when they were surprised at home by Keller Central 22-25, 25-21, 17-25, 25-15, 15-11. Still, the Lady Roos are district co-champs with Keller, each with 10-2 league marks.
The Lady Roos (33-4) are enjoying what is believed to be the best season in team history. They split their district matches with Keller High (22-9) and will meet the Lady Indians in a one-match playoff later this week to determine the No. 1 and 2 seeds for the upcoming playoffs. They will likely face Arlington Lamar or Arlington High in bi-district early next week.
In Tuesday's loss, London Austin led Weatherford with 17 kills, Gabby Huggins had 11 kills and seven digs, Londyn Gray had 10 kills and five digs, Kaitlyn Rogers posted 46 assists and 13 digs and Reagan Hubbard delivered 15 kills.
"The amount of heart they have is incredible," Weatherford coach Natalie Gonzales said of her team. "They deserve to be district champs."
The Aledo Ladycats finished in a tie for first place in District 6-5A with Saginaw Boswell, each with 13-1 league records. It is the 19th time in 20 seasons they have won or shared a district title under coach Kathy Goings.
The Ladycats (35-8 overall) ended district with a 25-14, 25-11, 25-17 win at Saginaw as Madison Goings posted a double-double with 15 kills and 12 digs, as did Erin Weiss with 41 assists and 14 digs. Emily Smith had 11 kills, Brecken Roquemore had 10 kills, and Sydney Casey had 24 digs.
Goings said she is hoping her team and Boswell, who split their district meetings, will meet for a third time later this week to determine the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds from district, Otherwise, the teams will flip a coin.