Posted On: 01/14/22 11:25 AM

The club volleyball season continues at full pace in the state of Texas and, as one of the most popular areas of the Lone Star state, the Houston region is one of the hotspots of the sport, hosting tournaments every weekend.

This Saturday, the biggest event in the region will be the H-Town Showdown #1, a tournament that will feature nearly 200 teams in the 16s, 17s and 18s Divisions and that will be played across three clubs in the area – the Absolute Volleyball Academy (AVA), the FAST Complex and the Texas Tornados.

We’ve picked some very interesting players that will be on the court in the event to highlight and the final article of the series will be dedicated to the setters:


Ashley Richardson – AVA TX 17 Adidas – HS: Clear Springs – 2024

Ashley Richardson was a key player for Clear Springs during the last high school season while playing as a sophomore. The 5’11” prospect did a little bit of everything on the right side, ending the season ranked second in assists (533) and aces (37), fourth in kills (312) and fifth in digs (281). Her versatility gives coaches a lot of options on

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