Parker High School Girls Volleyball team was in the competitive mix in Orlando, Florida on August 27th – September 1st. The team played teams from around the nation at the ESPN Wide World of SportsPlex. The players played teams from Texas, Florida, New York and Mississippi. A.H. Parker High School was one of only two teams from Alabama to play at this prestigious competition. Team co-captain, Amber Carroll, a senior at Parker stated, “This was a great experience and gave me the exposure that I needed to further my volleyball career.” Jasmine Boston, 12th grade starter on the team stated,” I learned how other players play and I had a chance to meet girls from all over the U.S. and had a chance to bond with them. “This was the opportunity for college coaches to see me play,” says Amber Carroll, another senior leader and starter for the team. Head coach, Wandalyn Anderson, made sure that the resources were practiced and in place for the players to be competitive at this level of play. The team started raising the money to go on this volleyball adventure last year. Coach Anderson stated that she believed in making this trip a wonderful experience for the players and with them finishing 4th in their block of the competition, Coach Anderson’s vision came true!