Posted On: 05/12/20 12:33 PM

In sports, we often hear about a team having a “rebuilding season”. Byron Nelson’s varsity volleyball team is a testament to hard work and consistency over several years of rebuilding. From 2016-2018, Byron Nelson was within arm’s reach of a state championship, but it just slipped through their grasp in the heavy-hitting Class 6A division. Lead by a coach with a history of volleyball prowess in her playing and coaching career, Brianne Groth has built a powerhouse volleyball program in Trophy Club, TX. Finally, in 2019, she coached her team to a state title after seasons of just falling short. This is a team that I predict will be contenders for the state title for years to come.

Photo Credit: Tom Fox - The Dallas Morning News

One player who has been the backbone and all-star for this Byron Nelson team is Paige Flickinger of class 2022 who has committed to LSU to continue her volleyball career. In my many years of coaching and playing, I have been most impressed by Paige as an outside hitter that plays six rotations. Every aspect of her game is phenomenal. On defense, she has quick feet and

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