No one can accuse Lady Bulldog head volleyball coach Allie Crommett of playing a weak non-district schedule. Nederland scheduled themselves into the highly competitive Pearland "John Turner Classic" and Dickinson tournaments where they ended up going 0-6.
A silver lining with scheduling early tough matches is you can tell exactly where you are as a team. Athletically how you compare and how you work with adversity.
"Our district is pretty stacked with Barbers Hill and PNG," said Crommett.
"We like to schedule tough competition early, there's a good chance we'll see these same types of teams come playoff time. We want to set our team up for success and see early on where our strengths and weaknesses are."
The bus rides up and down Interstate 10 will be interesting as the district that combines east Houston and Southeast Texas will be up for grabs.
These smaller communities are passionate about football like PN- G, Nederland, Barbers Hill and Crosby. The barber shops will be buzzing starting in August as rivals and traditional powers prepare for battle.
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