High School Volleyball

Dallas-Fort Worth high school volleyball winners for Week 12 from Carroll, Pearce

Southlake Carroll junior libero Keagan Polk
Southlake Carroll junior libero Keagan Polk Polk family

Southlake Carroll junior libero Keagan Polk and Richardson Pearce are the latest winners for DFW volleyball player of the week and team of the week during Oct. 22-25, 2019.

Polk, who received 31 percent of the votes, registered 34 digs during a 3-2 win over Keller that helped the Dragons clinch the No. 3 seed in District 5-6A.

With an injury, Polk moved to setter during the decisive fifth set and finished the match with 7 assists.

FW Paschal’s Kendal King came in second place with 23 percent after she recorded 22 kills and 24 digs during the Panthers’ 3-2 victory over Lamar.

Burleson setter Mia Smalls came in third with 46 assists and 14 digs vs. Granbury.

Pearce was voted team of the week with 350 votes. The Mustangs beat Lake Highlands 3-2 to clinch at least a share of the District 8-6A championship.

Arlington came in second with 242 votes after the Colts set a program record with 18 aces, led by senior Sydney Niederhaus’ 16, during a sweep of Paschal.

Past winners


Gia Santini, Byron Nelson

Sydney Sherlock, Timber Creek

Kaley Brubaker, Saginaw

Sydney Niederhaus, Arlington

Kennadi Harris, Little Elm

Morgan Demuth, Mansfield

Kaylen Beaty, Boswell

Allanah Drayton, Duncanville

Lauren Mann, Richland



Euless Trinity



Frisco Reedy





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

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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.