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Posted On: 11/4/20 2:22 PM

 

Semifinal 1

Nerinx Hall High School 11-3

Vs.

Willard High School  29-3-1

Nerinx Hall made the final four by beating Hillsboro 25-16, 29-27, 25-12, and outlasted Rockwood Summit 15-25, 15-25, 25-21, 25-20, 15-12.  Willard made the final four by surviving Carl Junction 25-18, 19-25, 10-25, 25-19, 15-10, and then beating Branson 25-15, 25-13, 25-10. Nerinx Hall is on an eight-game winning streak while Willard has won 19 of the last 21. Willard is big and strong, with two of the best hitters in Class 4 and the best blocker. Nerinx Hall will need to come out fast and need to play the best defense to knock Willard off. 

Willard potential lineup:

Taylor Crighton 5’2 senior 327 digs

Grace Hancock 5’8 junior 111 kills

Paige Gayer 5’6 junior 48 kills and 205 digs

Payton Van Veen Payton Van Veen 6'2" | OH Willard | 2021 State MO 6’2 senior 408 kills and 58 blocks

Kindall Smithson Kindall Smithson 5'5" | DS/L Willard | 2022 State MO 5’5 junior 332 digs

Maddy Bushnell Maddy Bushnell 6'3" | MB Willard | 2021 State MO 6’2 senior 402 kills and 75 blocks

Paige Durham 5’9 junior 67 kills and 169 digs

Kelsey Kirkland 5’5 senior 156 digs

 

Nerinx Hall potential lineup:

Katie Boston 6’0 junior 85 kills, 33 blocks

Addison Brazile, 5’8 senior 164 digs

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