Posted On: 10/5/20 3:37 PM

The Missouri state high school tournament boasts some of the best competition to be seen. With many state finalists facing tough district play, it is a constant battle to make the trip back to Cape Girardeau, MO for a chance to play for a state title. Let’s take a look at some of the state finalists from 2019 and how they are following up in this 2020 season:

Class 1: Santa Fe

Santa Fe closed out the 2019 season with a 33-3-4 record, losing to Advance in the championship match. Off to a 7-2 start in the 2020 season, the Chiefs are led by junior Isabella Limback and senior Kara Hollingsworth. Limback paces the Chiefs offense with 148 kills, 5.5 kills/set, hitting .408% on the season; while Hollingsworth has racked up 113 assists, on 4.3 assists/set.

Class 2: St. Pius X (Festus)

The Lancers of St. Pius X finished the 2019 season at 25-5-2, losing to Hermann in the championship match. With a reloaded roster, the Lancers are 12-4-3 in 2020, led by junior Kennedy LaneKennedyLane5'9" | OHSt. Pius X | 2022StateMO (245 kills, 5.1 kills/set, hitting .310%), junior Summer Meyer (169 digs, 3.5 digs/set), senior Kirsten Schrader (68 kills, 114 digs), senior Sarah

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