Posted On: 11/17/20 10:15 PM

The 14th Region features several talented young players, some of whom are eighth graders.

Here are four 14th Region eighth graders to watch. 

Alyssa Dixon: An eighth grade defensive specialist, Dixon, a transfer from Hazard, made an impact for Perry County Central throughout the 2020 high school volleyball season. Quick and athletic, Dixon logged a team-high 86 digs along with 29 service aces as an eighth grader. Agile, Dixon digs and pursues efficiently. 

Taylan Hoskins: An eighth grade outside hitter, Hoskins emerged as a key contributor for Hazard during the 2020 high school volleyball season. As an eighth grader, Hoskins registered 11 kills, 3 blocks and 32 service aces. Aggressive, Hoskins is a strong hitter at the net. 

Abigail Noble: An eighth grade setter/defensive specialist, Noble was a consistent contributor for Breathitt County during the 2020 high school volleyball season. A versatile young player who possesses a diverse skillset, Noble recorded 29 digs, 6 assists and 4 service aces in 33 sets. Noble appeared in all 18 matches for 2019 14th Region champion Breathitt County during its latest campaign. 

Sydney Stidham: An eighth grade libero, Stidham was among the leaders for 14th Region title contender Knott County Central throughout the

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