Posted On: 08/10/20 7:25 AM

Setters play a key role in volleyball as they are the brains of their team’s offense. The 2020 season of the Class 2A in Washington state should have top-level competition from start to finish and these five teams might be one step ahead of the other as they have some of the best setters in the division.

 

Noelani Souza – Senior - Washington

An All-State first-team selection in 2019, when Washington finished third at the State Championship, Noelani Souza makes great use of the perks of playing for her grandfather, Patriots’ head coach Paul Souza. The 5’3” setter has a rare combination of craftiness and consistency, having registered 291 assists in only 40 sets (7.3), but also finding ways to score despite of her limited size. Last season, she added 72 points for the Patriots between kills (35), aces (35) and blocks (2).

 

Amey Rainaud – Junior – Burlington-Edison

Amey Rainaud has probably the best hands of the entire division as she showed last year, when she dished out 921 assists for State Championship fourth-placed Burlington-Edison. Her average of 10.1 assists per set is remarkable and earned her a nomination for the All-State second team. The 5’6” setter

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