Building Together Alexa Gomez, 15, wipes away tears after finding out that she made Harlan High School's first ever varsity volleyball team Aug. 2, 2018. Gomez is a softball player and tried out for the team just to see what happened and was beyond excited to make the team. During varsity volleyball tryouts, Jevani Hanspard, 16, takes the lead leads the pack of volleyball hopefuls during a conditioning drill Harlan High School Aug. 2, 2018. Kiana Fallaha, 15, shows off her biceps during a weight training session at Harlan High School Aug. 8, 2018. The team completes early morning weight training sessions twice a week together. On the way home from the Harlan High School varsity volleyball scrimmage, the girls sing along to music playing on speakers Aug. 4, 2018. In a quite momement before their game Jevani Hanspard, 15, braids Kiana Fallaha's, 15, hair before the Harlan High School varsity volleyball team's first scrimmage at Reagan High School Aug. 4, 2018. Hanspard has become the team's designated braider and multiple players call on her to help keep their hair out of their face as they play. The first Harlan varsity volleyball team huddles up before their first game at Paul Taylor Fieldhouse Aug. 7, 2018. Ayanna Jackson, 16, pulls on her unifrom as she prepares for the first Harlan varsity volleyball game at Paul Taylor Fieldhouse Aug. 7, 2018. Ayanna Jackson, 16, Ashley Chatham, 16, and Jevani Hanspard, 15, chear for their coach Monica Gonzales as she walks to the bus after the first Harlan Varsity Volleyball win at Paul Taylor Fieldhouse Aug. 7, 2018. The team beat their opposition 3-0 and spirits flew high as they began their seaon together. Coach Monica Gonzales talks with her team on the bus following the first Harlan varsity volleyball win at Paul Taylor Fieldhouse Aug. 7, 2018. Even though Gonzales has coached volleyball for years she told her team "This isn't my first varisty team, but it's my first varisty team with y'all. We're building something together." Ashley Chatham, 16, wraps her arm aroun Jevani Hanspard, 15, leans she into Chatham as they wait to leave Harlan High School for the team's first game Aug. 7, 2018.