Posted On: 05/4/20 9:11 AM

The fun part of this job is that there are always kids to see. The class of ’23 has many kids throughout the state that make scouting them worthwhile. No area of Indiana makes that more worthwhile than Southern Indiana, where in the this particular class, our top five kids represent five different high schools.

Gabby DeanGabbyDean6'4" | MBColumbus East | 2023StateIN, 6-4, MB, Team Indiana Elite 16 (16-1), Columbus East High School

The tallest and easily most sought-after available middle in any class in Indiana is Gabby. Also note that she’s playing up a year and holding her own, thankyouverymuch. I define her attack touch as "over everyone" and her attack style as "terminal". She also has the length to block everyone and goes pin to pin much faster than anticipated. Big Ten and SEC schools are already on her radar, and I anticipate that she won’t be on the uncommitted list for long.

Grace PurichiaGracePurichia5'7" | SProvidence | 2023StateIN, 5-7, S, Union 15 Asics (15-1), Providence High School

From a family of volleyball gym rats, Grace is a brilliant setter who’s just as adept on defense as she is in running an offense. Every ball she gets her hands on is hittable, and

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