Posted On: 06/24/20 9:11 PM

Several seniors are poised to emerge as leaders for prep volleyball teams throughout the 15th Region. 

Here are five Under the Radar 15th Region Seniors. 

Abby Akers: A libero, Akers is a student-athlete from Lawrence County. Akers was among the key contributors for the Bulldogs in 2019, compiling 223 digs and 31 service aces. A defensive standout who excels in the back row, Akers digs opponents’ attacks efficiently. 

Hanna Blackburn: A middle hitter/outside hitter, Blackburn is a student-athlete from East Ridge, Blackburn appeared in all 30 of the Warriors’ matches in 2019, amassing 179 kills and 42 blocks. The productive Blackburn reads opposing hitters to set up blocks regularly and hits well from the left side. 

Inetta Hamilton: An outside hitter, Hamilton is a student-athlete from Betsy Layne. Hamilton delivered for 58th District runner-up Betsy Layne throughout the 2019 high school volleyball season, posting 147 kills, 123 digs and 105 service aces in 33 matches. Capable of hitting from the front and back rows, Hamilton is a solid server as well. 

Kennedy Rose: A middle blocker/middle hitter, Rose is a student-athlete from Prestonsburg. Rose was a consistent contributor for Prestonsburg throughout the 2019 high school volleyball season, recording 111 kills

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