Elissa Barbosa named SA News player of week

SAN ANTONIO — This week’s Express-News Area volleyball rankings (with records through Saturday, September 27, district and previous ranking):

1. O’Connor — 34-4 — 27-6A — 1

2. Alamo Heights — 30-5 — 27-5A — 3

3. New Braunfels — 25-10 — 25-6A — 4

4. Reagan — 28-8 — 26-6A — 5

5. Churchill — 27-6 — 26-6A — 2

6. Antonian — 29-9 — TAPPS — 6

7. Steele — 23-11 — 25-6A — 7

8. Johnson — 23-9— 26-6A — 8

9. Kerrville Tivy — 22-9 — 27-5A — 9

10. Brennan — 22-9 — 27-6A — 10

Player of the week

Elissa Barbosa, Reagan High School: outside hitter, freshman — Tallied 30 kills, 33 digs and two aces as the Rattlers defeated Churchill and MacArthur and moved into sole possession of first place in District 26-6A. She had 20 kills and 20 digs against Churchill.

Click here for full article by Terrence Thomas, SA Express News. Photo courtesy of Phil Franzone, Alamo Sports Photography.