CYPRESS — District 16-6A and District 17-6A coaches selected the All-District 16-6A and All-District 17-6A volleyball teams following the conclusion of each team’s 2020 season.

In District 16-6A, Bridgeland ® High School senior Emily Adams was named Most Valuable Player, while fellow senior Jessica Frannea was named Most Valuable Setter. Cypress Woods High School junior D’nari Mills was named Most Valuable Hitter. Cypress Ranch High School junior Kailee Gims was named Defensive Player of the Year, while fellow Mustang sophomore Bianna Muoneke was named Newcomer of the Year.

Bridgeland ® High School Head Coach Verena Khalil was named Coach of the Year.

Bridgeland High School Head Coach Verena Khalil was named District 16-6A Coach of the Year for the 2020 season. (Cypress News Review photo by Creighton Holub)

The following CFISD volleyball players were named to the All-District 16-6A First, Second and Honorable Mention teams:

First Team All-District 16-6A
Name School
Mallorie Garner Bridgeland ® High School
Karrington Kays Bridgeland ® High School
Kennedy Kays Bridgeland ® High School
Izzy Serralde Bridgeland ® High School
Mariana Buchanan Cypress Falls
Abriana Garcia Cypress Lakes
Zemarah Lott Cypress Park
Kailey Friedrich Cypress Ranch
Ava Martinolli Cypress Ranch
Maddy Villarreal Cypress Ranch
Namoi Chankoumi Cypress Springs
Callie Cogdill Cypress Woods
Grace Sebesta Cypress Woods
Jackie Velzis Cypress Woods
Kriby Kliafas Langham Creek
Kendal O’Gilvie Langham Creek


Second Team All-District 16-6A
Name School
Emily Marks Bridgeland ® High School
Emerson Sykes Bridgeland ® High School
Morgan Adedunye Cypress Falls
Alyssa Finister Cypress Falls
Emma Flores Cypress Falls
Asha Barton Cypress Ranch
Karlee Eaton Cypress Ranch
Ariana Lopez Cypress Ranch
Tya Lynch Cypress Ranch
Jadin Williams Cypress Ranch
Taylor Jackson Cypress Springs
Jordyn Jones Cypress Springs
Sydney Kirby Cypress Woods
Emilia McIver Cypress Woods
Mia Medina Cypress Woods
Kennedy Jones Langham Creek


Honorable Mention All-District 16-6A
Name School
Brooke Adams Bridgeland ® High School
Olivia Waggoner Bridgeland ® High School
Karina Chapa Cypress Falls
Jourdyn Tate Cypress Falls
Yoselin Ponce Cypress Lakes
Brianna Stevenson Cypress Lakes
Asia Johnson Cypress Park
Kaylyn Verdun Cypress Park
Taylor Ford Cypress Ranch
Ty Shannon Cypress Ranch
Thais Quintero Cypress Springs
Alexandra Shepherd Cypress Springs
Elaine Gregersen Cypress Woods
Sophia Nowak Cypress Woods
Hannah Lax Langham Creek
Brooke Thompson Langham Creek


In District 17-6A, Cy-Fair High School senior Bekah Portalatin was named Outstanding Hitter while Cypress Ridge High School freshman Shaelin White was named Newcomer of the Year.

The following CFISD volleyball players were named to the All-District 17-6A First, Second and Honorable Mention teams:

First Team All-District 17-6A
Name School
Courtney Aulbaughn Cy-Fair
Annie Heliste Cy-Fair
Maddie Hrncir Cy-Fair
Kara Spice Cy-Fair
Lindsey Kriendler Cypress Creek
Kayla Richardson Cypress Creek
Kiara Thomas Cypress Creek
Sophia Spjut Jersey Village
Christina Pham Cypress Ridge
Emily Trinh Cypress Ridge


Second Team All-District 17-6A
Name School
Julia Chew Cy-Fair
Kat Betancourt Cypress Creek
Ashanti Butler Cypress Creek
Hallie Shepard Cypress Creek
Jada Clarke Jersey Village
Ariyonna Edmond Jersey Village
Keely Everson Jersey Village
Trinity Valentine Cypress Ridge


Honorable Mention All-District 17-6A
Name School
Leah Ellermann Cy-Fair
Morgan Lakin Cy-Fair
Hannah Hale Cypress Creek
Madi Wheeless Cypress Creek
Mallory Batey Jersey Village
Illiana Gabino Jersey Village
Andrea Gonzales Cypress Ridge
Rylee Hampton Cypress Ridge



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