August 13, 2017 – Rattler Volleyball took the championship of the Adidas John Turner Volleyball Classic, the nation’s largest High School Tournament. The Varsity team defeated Lewisville Hebron, 25-22, 25-21, in the final match. The competitor, Hebron, currently is the defending state volleyball champion, winning State not only in 2016, but also in 2015, 2010, and 2004.
Over the 3 day tournament, the Rattlers won 2-0 against Houston Christian, Lutheran South, Flower Mound, Brandeis, New Braunfels, and Rouse. East Plano was the only team the Rattlers dropped a set to, winning 2-1.
In addition to the team’s outstanding performance, several Rattlers were named to the All Tournament Team:
Senior and Kansas University commit, Camryn Ennis, was named Tournament MVP. Senior and UTSA commit, Lydia Niebla, was named Outstanding Defensive Player. Senior and Georgetown commit, Elissa Barbosa, was named to the All Tournament Team.
CLICK HERE for interviews on Texan Live with Coach Carter, Ennis, Niebla, and Barbosa.
Congratulations to Coach Carter and the Rattlers for an impressive start to the season! #RattlerPride