Posted On: 07/2/20 9:15 AM

Article by Guilherme  Torres

Blocking is certainly an important skill in volleyball as oftentimes matches are decided in close contests at the net. These four players have performed extremely well in the skill last season as juniors and are poised to return to their last year in high school willing to do even more impact at the net.

Sadie BaconSadieBacon6'2" | MHIssaquah | 2021StateWA - Middle-Blocker - Issaquah’s top-ranked player in the class of 2021, Bacon excelled at the net last year, scoring 175 blocking points for Issaquah, more than all but only player in the entire state. She registered 11 or more blocking points in three matches for the Eagles last season, a key factor on her massive leap from 2018, when she blocked opponents just 60 times. At 6’2”, Bacon is tall and athletic enough to make her presence felt at the net in any occasion and the fact that she has been playing beach volleyball for quite a few years now has polished her game even further, especially in moving and improving her timing at the net.

Sydney Patterson - Middle-Blocker - Chief Sealth

Patterson has been consistently effective at the net during her time with

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