High School Volleyball

Dallas-Fort Worth high school volleyball winners for Week 8 from Mansfield, Prosper

Mansfield senior Morgan Demuth is the latest Dallas-Fort Worth volleyball player of the week after helping the Tigers to a 3-2 victory over Waxahachie in District 7-6A on Sept. 24.

Demuth, who received 44 percent of the votes, posted 13 kills and 9 blocks, her second highest total of the season. She added a .524 hitting percentage and 4 digs.

Demuth also had 7 kills, 3 blocks and 4 digs during Friday’s win over SGP.

Prosper was voted DFW team of the week after the Eagles picked up an upset win over 6A No. 5 Plano West 25-23, 20-25, 25-23, 30-28 on Friday. The Eagles beat McKinney Boyd on Sept. 24.

Against Plano West, Prosper got 45 assists from setter Mackenzie Jefferson. Sami Jacobs had a team-high 15 kills and added 7 digs and 2 blocks. Nikki Steinheiser added 14 kills and 10 digs. Shaylee Shore had 12 kills and 4 blocks.

Past winners


Gia Santini, Byron Nelson

Sydney Sherlock, Timber Creek

Kaley Brubaker, Saginaw

Sydney Niederhaus, Arlington

Kennadi Harris, Little Elm



Euless Trinity



Frisco Reedy

If you would like to nominate a player or team, please email bgosset@star-telegram.com by Sunday night.

Born and raised in Hawaii, Brian Gosset graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in journalism before coming to Texas in 2014. He’s covered high school sports — yes, pretty much every high school sport — for the Star-Telegram ever since.