Posted On: 04/18/19 10:55 AM

The Class of 2021 is a very deep talent pool in the state of Michigan and a lot of the top names were on hand for the Motor City Showcase last Friday at Ultimate Soccer in Pontiac. In front of a number of college coaches from around the Great Lakes area, here’s some players that shined during the showcase.


Outside Hitters

Madison Grace, Fraser/Legacy: Grace put up a 9’8” approach touch at the showcase and that led to some impressive kills in scrimmage action. Grace plays well above the net and can bring the hammer.

Mikayla Haut, SMCC/Michigan Elite: Haut is just a natural all-around talent. She is a six-rotation player that looks calm and comfortable in every aspect of the game.

Ellie Tisko, Mercy/Michigan Elite: Tisko is someone that can play any position at the net and succeed. She showed great consistency throughout the showcase.

Lauren Staruch, Lake Orion/Unified: Staruch is a player with potential. Her footwork could use some work, but she was still very effective with her swings. As she continues to develop, she will be a big-time finisher.

Peyton Bartnikowski, Valley Lutheran/Michigan Elite: Standing just 5-7, Barnitkowski plays above her size, but her passing and

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