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Posted On: 02/2/21 10:36 AM

A strong hitter can be a great asset to a team, but it’s the players who can convert not-so-perfect sets into kills that truly make a difference to a program. Below are the four top-converting hitters in the State from the 2019 - 2020 season.

#4 Kate StoughtonKateStoughton5'7" | SBrick Memorial | 2022StateNJ, Class of 2022

Outside hitter Kate StoughtonKateStoughton5'7" | SBrick Memorial | 2022StateNJ is a hidden gem of southern Jersey. In her sophomore season, she earned 336 kills,16 blocks, 245 digs, 15 assists, 204 service points, and 93 aces - putting her at the top in the state for serving statistics. She is the highest converter in that program and the entire Shore conference by far. She is only halfway through her high school career, so we can expect a lot from her in future seasons.

#3 Simrin CarlsenSimrinCarlsen5'10" | OHJohn P. Stevens | 2021StateNJ, Class of 2021

Another hidden gem is Simrin CarlsenSimrinCarlsen5'10" | OHJohn P. Stevens | 2021StateNJ of J.P. Stevens high school. She’s a big offensive thread for the program. Rostered as a setter and right side hitter, she earned 402 kills, 23 blocks, 253 digs, 19 assists, and 35 aces in the 2019 season. She is due for another killer season as

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