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Posted On: 06/27/20 10:19 AM

Juniors and seniors are always a vital part of the team, but what about the underclassmen? Many of them are left out of the headlines, but they always make big waves for the squad. Here are five underclassmen to watch in the 4th region. 

Mackenzie AustinMackenzieAustinLBowling Green | 2023StateKY- Mentioned earlier as one of the top defensive players in the region, Mackenzie AustinMackenzieAustinLBowling Green | 2023StateKY deserves a spot on the underclassman to watch list as well. Austin has started for Bowling Green High School since she was just an 8th grader where she earned the libero spot and continued to be their top DS in 2019. This girl has tons of potential with her quickness, agility, and smart mind. If you watch, her platform is so natural, and she’s a real stud in the backrow. Be on the lookout for this upcoming sophomore! 

Kaia Barnett- Also mentioned earlier as one of the top setters in the region, Kaia Barnett will only be a sophomore for the Lady Purples at Bowling Green High School. She started in 2019 as their lead setter, and Barnett became one of their key players. With her sharp mind and love of volleyball, she helps the team

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