Posted On: 04/5/20 10:15 AM

There are always diamonds in the rough that slip through the recruiting cracks simply because of the size of their high school or club. In this article, we touch on the top five kids from the Hoosier State in the graduating class of 2021 that come from smaller-than-average schools that should be receiving a little more attention.

Atlantis ClendeninAtlantisClendenin5'9" | OHParke Heritage | 2021StateIN, 5-9, OH, Circle City 17 Purple (17-1), Parke Heritage High School (enrollment: 336)

Atlantis is a rare breed. She is truly 5-9, but is one of the few in Indiana that has a heavy arm. She uses that to her advantage; her attack from the left pin is hard to block because of its pace, and she hits a heavy topspin jump serve that can be straight 12-to-6, a curve ball or even a heavy screw ball that works away to the left of passers. I just love this kid’s arm, and she’s more than capable of playing at the open level that CC 17 Purple plays.

Elizabeth PhillipsElizabethPhillips5'10" | OHHeritage Christian | 2021StateIN, 5-10, DS/OH, Team Indiana 18 Elite (18-1), Heritage Christian School (enrollment: 462)

Elizabeth can pass, can attack from both pins, and is more than capable of playing at

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