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LADY PIRATE STANDOUTS JOIN NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL WATCH LISTS

August 29, 2022

Photos Courtesy Emmie Vaughn, EKV Photography

Three Lady Pirates from Granbury High School have been named to the 2022 watch lists by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, according to an announcement from the national organization. 

Sienna Watts and Rachael Poirier made the AVCA Phenom Watch List.  The AVCA Phenom List is for the top underclassmen who have received some recognition for their outstanding volleyball play.  For the eleventh year, the AVCA will host the invitation-only AVCA Phenom College Preparatory Program. Since the start of the Phenom Program, 80% of participating athletes have ended up on college rosters.  The 2022 AVCA Phenom College Prep Program will take place from December 15-17, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio.

Sienna

Sienna Watts

2021 Academic All District
1st in 14 USA at NEQ
1st in 14 USA at GJNC
1st in 15 Liberty at Lonestar

Rachael

Rachael Poirier

District 5-5A Honorable Mention
1st in 15's American Far Western Reno
Nationals in 2021 and 2022

Sara Welch made the AVCA All-America Watch List. The AVCA All-America Watch List is for the top seniors who have received some recognition for their outstanding volleyball play.  This November, the AVCA will announce 300 athletes as the 2022 AVCA High School All-Americans, as well as announcing an AVCA High School All-Region Team and the second annual AVCA Best and Brightest Awards.

Sara

Sara Welch

2022 Won the AVC 18's Qualifier
2022 Placed 2nd in the Salt Lake City Showdown Qualifier, getting a bid in USA
2022 Placed 5th in the Lone Star Tournament
2021 District 5-5A All District
2021 District 5-5A Academic All District
2021 AVCA Under Armour Phenom Watchlist
2021 Will to Win Award
2020 District 5-5A All District
2020 District 5-5A Academic All District
2020 Will to Win Award
2019 Team MVP
2019 Fighting Heart

Photos Courtesy Emmie Vaughn, EKV Photography