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November 5, 2021 

Seven Lady Pirates received District 5-5A volleyball honors following the 2021 season. 

Senior Missy Varni was named Defensive Player of the Year, while classmate Ellie Alexander was chosen as Co-Utility Player of the Year. 

Receiving first-team honors were juniors Kassidy Kirkpatrick and Sara Welch. 

Honorable mention recognition went to senior Emma Hart, junior Carly Barton, and freshman Rachael Poirier. 

Alexander was the district’s Blocker of the Year for 2020 and an honorable mention pick in 2019 as a sophomore.  Last year, Welch was on the second team, and Hart was on the honorable mention list. 

Receiving Academic All-District honors were Landry Basil, Blakely Bleeker, Bailee Burenheide, Emma Hart, Annie Hartman, Kimberlee Joyce, Kaylee Kirkland, Kassidy Kirkpatrick, Kylie Moody, Christen Nichols, Makai Scott, Missy Varni, Sienna Watts, Gracie Weaver, and Sara Welch. 

In addition to Granbury, District 5-5A is composed of Aledo, Azle, Brewer, Wichita Falls, and Wichita Falls Rider.