Posted On: 03/3/21 6:17 PM

Scouting is partly looking forward and partly looking back. Here is a look at five players from the Class 1A ranks who were among the state leaders in kills.

All five of these student-athletes will be heading into their senior seasons next fall and are members of the 2022 recruiting class.

MH, Darby Smith, 5’10”, St. John – Smith had a huge junior season for the Tigers. She finished the season with 452 kills. She has a nice swing and at five-foot Smith also has a big reach. The St. John middle also added 167 blocks to put her among state leaders in that category as well.

OH, Livia Schultz Livia Schultz 5'10" | OH Wheatland-Grinnell | 2022 State KS , 5’10”, Wheatland-Grinnell – Shultz is a solid six-rotation player who is a solid college prospect. She amassed 356 kills and 357 digs in her junior season for the Thunderhawks. Wheatland-Grinnell could be an early state favorite for the 2021 season.

OH, Lily Boughfman Lily Boughfman 6'0" | OH Little River | 2022 State KS ,  6’2”, Little River – Boughfman is a two-sport star for the Little River Redskins. She is one of the top-ranked players in the class of 2021 and has helped lead the Redskins basketball team on a 12-game win streak heading into Sub State

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