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'Driven,' 'serious' Savannah May stars on, off court for Katy High

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Katy High coach Shanna Marhofer talks about Savannah May with praise that most would elicit only upon the most respected and admired individuals.

"Driven." "Outworks everybody." "There's always a purpose." "When she talks, people listen." "She is not going to expect anyone else to do anything that she wouldn't do herself."

"Everything she does," Marhofer said, "she takes seriously, because it's important to her."

May is Marhofer's senior guard, a versatile, dynamic basketball talent who has every intangible that coaches desire.

"As a freshman, I knew she took everything she did seriously, and I knew she was driven and would push herself," Marhofer said. "I could see her doing great things for our program. She's a very serious young lady. Those types of traits aren't normal in freshmen."

May is a three-year varsity player and two-year captain; the latter particularly significant since it's voted upon by players, not coaches. At 5-foot-6, May is averaging 12.9 points, seven rebounds, 4.4 steals and 3.5 assists per game for the 14-3 Tigers, strong frontrunners for the District 19-6A championship this season.


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The state volleyball playoffs start tonight as area powers prepare for bracket play with hopes of reaching the finals in Garland, Texas.

So, as we are known to do, VYPE is going to boil it down for the fans.

Let's start in Class 6A Region II.

The Woodlands, Klein, Bridgeland and College Park are the Houston headliners coming out of this bracket, however, the 'Kats, Bears and Cavs will have to battle it out in the bottom half of the bracket.

Klein will likely play Bridgeland in Round 2, which could be an epic match-up.

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In Class 6A Region III, it's all about Ridge Point and Pearland Dawson, but they would face each other in the Regional Semis. Cinco Ranch could be a spoiler on the top part of the bracket.

The bottom half of the bracket is wide open. Seven Lakes? Cy-Fair? Or Deer Park, maybe?

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