CEDAR HILL WEEKLY SPORTS REPORT

August 16, 2021

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Cedar Hill Football to Host Lancaster in Scrimmage on Friday

The Cedar Hill High School Football Team will host Lancaster at 7:30 p.m. at Longhorn Stadium in a scrimmage, in preparation for the August 27 season opener vs. Rockwall.

The Rockwall game will be Cedar Hill’s first home opener in August since it defeated Tyler to open the 2018 season on Aug. 31, 2018.

Lancaster, one of the top 5A Teams in the Dallas area, finished 9-1 last season, losing to Longview, 56-20, in the second round of the playoffs. The Tigers will open the 2021 season on August 27 vs. Port Arthur Memorial at Prairie View A&M University.

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Cedar Hill Volleyball Team Eclipses 2020 Season Win Total

The Cedar Hill High School Volleyball Team more than doubled its 2020 win total less than one week in the 2021 season.

The Lady Longhorns (5-4) opened the season with a 3-0 victory at Fort Worth Trimble Tech. Kamryn Johnson had 10 digs and 10 kills, and Jamia Johnson – last season’s 6A-11 Co-Newcomer of the Year who was also named Second Team All-District – finished with 10 kills and 11 digs.

Cedar Hill, under new head coach Amanda Blackney, followed that up by qualifying for the Gold Bracket at the Tyler ISD Tournament, swept Lindale, Texas High of Texarkana and Texarkana Pleasant Grove (twice).

The Lady Longhorns also were in competitive in close losses to Marshall, Paris and Joshua, respectively.

Johnson had 10 kills and six digs, and Kennedie Adley had 11 digs and three kills against Texarkana Texas.

Against Marshall, Johnson finished with 13 kills and six digs. Benedite Anuman had four kills and four blocks, while Cheridan Camper recorded 17 digs.

Johnson led the way with 10 kills, five digs and two blocks in the first match against Pleasant Grove, with Camper adding 15 digs.

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Cedar Hill Home Opener Set for August 24

Cedar Hill will play its first home match of the season when it hosts Arlington Seguin at 5:30 p.m. It is the Lady Longhorns only non-district home match and the only home match until September 21 vs. DeSoto.

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Cedar Hill Volleyball Schedule (5-4)

August 10 at Fort Worth Trimble Tech, W 3-0

August 12 vs. Lindale (Tyler ISD Tournament), W 2-0

August 12 vs. Texarkana Texas (Tyler ISD Tournament), W 2-0

August 12 vs. Marshall (Tyler ISD Tournament), L 2-1

August 13 vs. Texarkana Pleasant Grove (Tyler ISD Tournament), W 2-0

August 13 vs. Carthage (Tyler ISD Tournament), L 2-0

August 14 vs. Paris (Tyler ISD Tournament), L 2-1

August 14 vs. Texarkana Pleasant Grove (Tyler ISD Tournament), W 2-0

August 14 vs. Joshua (Tyler ISD Tournament), L 2-0

August 17 at South Grand Prairie, 5:30 p.m.

August 20-21 at Nita Vannoy Tournament (San Angelo)

August 24 vs. Arlington Seguin (Home Opener), 5:30 p.m.

August 26/28 at Forney Tournament

August 31 at Kennedale, 6:30 p.m.

September 3 at Mansfield Timberview, 5:30 p.m.

September 7 at North Mesquite, 5:30 p.m.

September 10 at Waco Midway, 5:30 p.m.

September 14 at Waxahachie, 5:30 p.m.

September 17 at Mansfield Lake Ridge, 5:30 p.m.

September 18 Fishbowl Tournament at Centennial

September 21 vs. DeSoto, 5:30 p.m.

September 24 vs. Waco, 5:30 p.m.

September 28 at Duncanville, 5:30 p.m.

October 1 vs. Mansfield, 5:30 p.m.

October 5 vs. Waco Midway, 5:30 p.m.

October 8 vs. Waxahachie, 5:30 p.m.

October 12 vs. Mansfield Lake Ridge, 5:30 p.m.

October 15 at DeSoto, 5:30 p.m.

October 19 at Waco, 5:30 p.m.

October 22 vs. Duncanville, 5:30 p.m.

October 26 at Mansfield, 5:30 p.m.

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Cedar Hill Volleyball Alumni

University of Denver junior middle blocker Brianna Green (photo above), a Collegiate High School graduate, and the Pioneers will open the 2021 season on Friday against Cal State Northridge in Los Angeles. Last season, Denver missed the NCAA Tournament by one game. (Photo Courtesy of the University of Denver)


Last season, University of Central Florida junior right-side hitter Makenzie Chambers helped lead the Golden Knights to the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Regular Season and Tournament Championships at 16-2. They lost to High Point in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

UCF will open the 2021 season by hosting Georgia Tech on Friday. She’ll return to Dallas area when UCF visits SMU on October 22.


Kentucky State freshman middle blocker Abrielle Jordan will have a chance to make her college debut vs. Glenville (West Virginia) State on September 3.

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Cedar Hill Tennis to Open District on August 24 at Mansfield Lake Ridge

The Cedar Hill High School Tennis Team will open 6A-11 District Competition on August 24 at Mansfield Lake Ridge. They’ll prepare for it with non-district matches at Arlington Seguin on Tuesday and Red Oak on Friday.



CEDAR HILL TENNIS SCHEDULE

August 17 at Arlington Seguin

August 19 at Red Oak

August 24 at Mansfield Lake Ridge

August 31 vs. Waco

September 7 vs. Waxahachie

September 14 vs. DeSoto

September 21 vs. Duncanville

September 28 at Waco Midway

October 5 vs. Mansfield

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Cedar Hill Cross Country To Open 2021 Season on Friday at Kennedale

The Cedar Hill High School Cross Country Team will begin its 2021 season at the Kennedale Wildcat Run on Friday morning in Kennedale, just outside of Fort Worth.

Katherine Neale, previously the CHHS Boys Cross Country, is now the head coach of both the Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams.


Cedar Hill Cross Country Schedule

August 20 at Kennedale Wildcat Run

August 27 at Hillsboro Invitational

September 2 at James Smith Invitational (Midlothian)

September 10 at North Crowley Invitational

September 17 at Mansfield Legacy Invitational

September 24 at Prowl in the Park

October 1 at Daniel Mayberry Invitational (Mansfield)

District 6A-11 Meet, To Be Determined