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Posted On: 12/21/20 11:24 AM

Some of the best high school teams in the state of Missouri have juniors running their offense. With many of these talented teams graduated very involved seniors, we can expect these setters to take over more of a leadership role in the 2021 high school season. A lot of the state finalists having a junior setter, let’s take a look at the top five junior setters from this past 2020 high school season:

  1. Sydney Golden Sydney Golden 5'9" | S Nixa | 2022 State MO
    1. Nixa High School (33-4)
    2. Lost to Liberty North in State Championship match 24-26, 20-25, 16-25
    3. Had 6 digs and 33 assists in the title match
    4. Finished the season at 10.7 assists/set, had 319 digs, and 1,163 assists
  2. Paige Gayer Paige Gayer 5'6" | S Willard | 2022 State MO
    1. Willard High School (31-3-1)
    2. Beat Parkway West 25-8, 20-25, 25-9, 25-18 in State Championship match
    3. Had 9 digs and 33 assists in the title match
    4. Finished the season at 10.4 assists/set, had 223 digs, 35 aces, and 1,038 assists
  3. Sam Loida Sam Loida 5'5" | S Valle Catholic | 2022 State MO
    1. Valle Catholic High School (30-7-2)
    2. Lost to Living Word Christian in State Championship match
    3. Had 18 digs and 67 assists in the title match
    4. Finished the

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