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Volleyball: Mewis named District 22-6A Coach of the Year

November 8, 2018

Christie Mewis helped bring a District 22-6A championship to Kingwood in her first season with the Lady Mustangs.

Kingwood went 16-0 in district play and won its Class 6A bi-district match by sweeping North Shore.

Mewis was rewarded by being named Coach of the Year in District 22-6A.

Kingwood’s Peyton Shamp was named the district’s Offensive Player of the Year.

The senior outside hitter had 259 kills, 296 digs, 29 aces, 13 blocks for the Lady Mustangs.

Summer Creek had two superlative award winners on the district team.

Freshman libero Alaryss Medina was named the Newcomer of the Year and junior middle blocker Tauryn Cummings was named the Defensive Player of the Year

Medina had 437 digs, 69 aces, and 63 kills while Cummings added 92 blocks and 95 kills for the Lady Bulldogs, who made it all the way to the area round.

Atascocita’s Trinity Funerburk was named the Setter of the Year

The sophomore setter 883 assists, 419 digs, 62 kills, 59 aces and 19 blocks for the Lady Eagles.

Dobie’s Taylor Pleasants was named the district’s Most Valuable Player.

Most Valuable Player

Taylor Pleasants, OH, Sr., Dobie

Newcomer of the Year

Alaryss Medina, L, Fr., Summer Creek

Defensive Player of the Year

Tauryn Cummings, MB, Jr., Summer Creek

Offensive Player of the Year

Peyton Shamp, OH, Sr., Kingwood

Setter of the Year

Trinity Funderburk, S, So., Atascocita

Coach of the Year

Christie Mewis

First team

Summer Creek - Courtney Bates, RS, Sr.; Kendall Dutton, OH, Sr.; Jozie Dhayer, S, Fr.; McKay Wilson, OH, Jr.

Kingwood - Camden Gray, MB, Sr.; Emma Brinsden, L, Sr.; Brea Burrell, OH, Jr.

Atascocita - London Marter, L, Sr.;

Second team

Summer Creek - Bailey Bryant, S, So.

Kingwood - Camryn Wisenbaker, S, Sr.; Jackie Taylor, RS, Sr.

Atascocita - Julianna Rodriguez, OH, So.; Zaire Miles, S, Jr.

Honorable mention

Summer Creek - Breanna McDonald, Hannah Roberson, Vanessa Gomez.

Kingwood - Jordan Rambo, Mollie Holmes, Lizzy Young.

Atascocita - Ashlynne Fitzgerald, Mariah Laday, Camryn Baughman.

All-Academic

Summer Creek - Courtney Bates, Bailey Bryant, Jozie Dhayer, Kendall Dutton, Breanna McDonald, Alaryss Medina, Hannah Roberson, McKay Wilson.

Atascocita - Carmyn Baughman, Trinity Funderburk, London Marder, Julianna Rodriguez.

Humble - Angel Hodges, Skye Iverson, Celeste Elias, Dana Nassar.

Kingwood - Emma Brinsden, Emily Colby, Mollie Holmes, Peyton Shamp, Jackie Taylor, Camryn Wisenbaker, Lizzy Young.

marcus.gutierrez@chron.com

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