Kelsey Childers, Clear Creek
Notable: The University of Houston commitment had a combined 72 assists and 21 digs as the 2016 Class 6A state finalists opened District 24-6A play with wins over Clear Brook and Alvin.
What coach Scott Simonds said: “Kelsey is our quarterback, four-year letterman, three-year starter and has been playing well this season. She has a great all-around game and great kid off the court, too.”
5-8 | S/DS | Clear Creek HS/Absolute Volleyball Academy of Texas | League City, Texas
Childers is a 5-8 setter/defensive specialist from League City, Texas, where she was a four-year letterwinner at Clear Creek High School and played club for Absolute Volleyball Academy of Texas.
During her junior season, she helped CCHS to a 47-5 record and Texas UIL 6A State Championship runner-up finish. Childers ended the year with 1,688 assists, 397 digs, 54 blocks and 43 aces.
As a senior, she was named Galveston County Setter of the Year, First-Team All-Galveston County and a TAVC 6A All-State First Team honoree. Childers finished her senior campaign with 1,103 assists, 358 digs and 73 kills.
On Sept. 19, 2017, she was named the Houston Chronicle Athlete of the Week after totaling 72 assists and 21 digs in wins over Clear Brook High School and Alvin High School to open district play.
For her career, Cheatum was a three-time All-District 24-6A selection. Also excelling in the classroom, she was named Academic All-District 24-6A.
Platt on Childers
“Kelsey is a team player who comes in with experience as both a setter and defensive specialist. She played in some really big matches in high school and helped her team to great things. We expect her to do the same here.”
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