Big 3 (8.15.22): Skrabanek, Hopkins, Brown provide big numbers for squads in Tournament weekend

Big 3 (8.15.22): Skrabanek, Hopkins, Brown provide big numbers for squads in Tournament weekend (Copyright (c) 2022 VYPE - All rights reserved)

It was a very busy weekend on the tournament volleyball scene with some of the biggest tournaments of the year happening in Week 1.

The John Turner Classic and Katy ISD/Cy-Fair ISD Tournaments were some of the biggest and there were some great performances. Check out our Big 3 from this weekend.

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​Lily Hopkins, Tomball

The Alabama-commit had a big weekend for Tomball at the Katy/Cy-Fair Tournament. Hopkins was named to the All-Tournament Team after recording 119 digs, 21 assists and 10 aces.

​Skylar Skrabanek, Tompkins

It was a huge week and weekend for Katy Tompkins. The Falcons went on to win the Katy/Cy-Fair Tournament and improved to 9-0 on the season. They defeated Cy Creek, Cy Park, Klein Collins, Seven Lakes, A&M Consolidated, Cypress Ranch, SA Brandeis and Canyon to win the tourney.

Junior OH Skylar Skrabanek was a big factor. In 23 sets played she registered 64 kills and 77 digs. Skrabanek was named the Outstanding Hitter for the Katy/Cy-Fair Tournament.

Ariana Brown, Conroe

Conroe is off to an 11-0 start to the year. Yes, you read that right. The Tigers have roared out of the gates and a big reason why is the play of Ariana Brown. The senior registered 134 kills, 78 digs and a .333 hitting percentage in the first week of the season. Brown was also named the Austin ISD Tournament MVP. In the first match of the season, Brown also slammed her way past the 1,000-career-kill mark and sits at 1,118 for her career.

Honorable Mention

Sydney Jordan, Ridge Point – 73 kills, 56 digs, 6 aces in John Turner Classic which Ridge Point went 8-1 in. Lindy Godwin, Tomball – 127 assists, 60 digs, 4 aces in KISD/CFISD Tournament Ana Garza, Alvin – 73 kills, 48 digs, .321 hit% in VolleyBash Tournament