Posted On: 07/9/20 9:50 PM

The 14th Region features several talented volleyball players in the Class of 2021, some of whom are defensive specialists. 

Heading into the 2020 high school volleyball season, senior defensive specialists from the 14th Region will be among the leading players in Eastern Kentucky.

Here are three 14th Region senior defensive specialists to watch.

MaKayla Jones: A defensive specialist/libero, Jones is a veteran player for perennial 14th Region volleyball title contender Wolfe County. Jones produced throughout 2019, helping Wolfe County finish as the 55th District runner-up and make an appearance in the 14th Region Volleyball Tournament. A standout who delivers as both a defensive specialist and libero, Jones recorded 162 digs and 23 assists in 34 matches (112 sets) for Wolfe County in 2019. A stout back row hitter, Jones digs and pursues well.

Adryona Salyers: One of the top high school volleyball players in Eastern Kentucky, Salyers is a defensive specialist for reigning 14th Region champion Breathitt County (26-10). Salyers was one of the key players for Breathitt County as part of its run to the 14th Region title during the 2019 high school volleyball season, posting 322 digs, 121 service aces, 65 assists and 32 kills in 36 matches

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