H.S. volleyball: E-N Area rankings: Game Ball to Reagan’s Tori Hinojosa

This week’s Express-News Area volleyball rankings (with records through Saturday, August 30, district and previous ranking):

1. O’Connor — 26-4 — 27-6A — 1

2. Churchill — 22-5 — 26-6A — 2

3. Alamo Heights — 23-5 — 27-5A — 3

4. Reagan — 21-7 — 26-6A — 6

5. New Braunfels —19-8 — 25-6A — 4

6. Antonian — 21-8 — TAPPS — 7

7. Johnson — 18-7— 26-6A — 5

8. Warren — 18-10 — 27-6A — 9

9. Steele — 16-10 — 25-6A — NR

10. Kerrville Tivy — 14-9 — 27-5A — 8

Player of the week

Taylor Whitlock, Alamo Heights: outside hitter, senior — Totaled 24 kills, 101 digs, 100 assists, seven blocks and four aces as the Mules went 10-0 last week, including winning the Mizuno Texas Showdown at Smithson Valley. She was named all-tournament.

Game balls

Reagan’s Tori Hinojosa recorded 262 assists, 88 digs, 15 blocks and six aces as the Rattlers went 9-1 and finished second at the Leander tournament. She was all-tournament.

Comfort’s Emily Martinez tallied 24 kills, 28 assists, 17 digs and four aces as the Deer won their own tournament, defeating Harper in the final.

Story courtesy of Terrence Thomas, San Antonio Express News. Photo courtesy of Phi Franzone, Alamo Sports Photography.