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Posted On: 10/31/20 6:14 PM

Lansing’s season ended with a loss to St. Thomas Aquinas in the Class 5A State Championship game at Salina’s Tony’s Pizza Events Center.

Here is a scouting report from Lansing’s tournament play.

MH, Olivia Mae Van der Werff, 5’11”,  – The Lansing junior finished with 396 kills in the regular season for the Lions. She also had 18 blocks in 2020. She has a big reach and a major wingspan. She hits the ball hard and still has another year of high school ball to improve her skills.  Van der Werff had a huge match in the State Title game. She led the Lions with 13 kills in two blocks in the loss to St. Thomas Aquinas. She is a solid DII recruit and a fringe DI talent.

MH, Iyannah Jackson Iyannah Jackson 6'0" | MB Lansing | 2022 State KS , 6’1”, (’22 Ranked No. 15) – Jackson has a powerful swing. She is going to have a big-time impact at the next level. Jackson currently his being recruited by two DI schools and one DII program. She entered the state tournament having amassed 169 kills and 32 blocks. Jackson is a front-row player only. She had three kills and one block in the 5A title match.


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