Posted On: 03/15/21 12:16 PM

There will be plenty of talent in Class 4A from the Class of 2023. At the 4A level if you establish a varsity presence as a sophomore, barring injury, that playing time only increases over time.

Here are five players who established themselves in their sophomore high school seasons.

MH, McKenzie Fairchild McKenzie Fairchild 5'10" | MB Andale | 2023 State KS , 5’10”, Andale  – Fairchild unofficially led the Class of 2023 representatives in  4A with 357 kills. During her sophomore season at Andale, she also racked up 56 blocks. She had a big rich and solid blocking technique.

MH, Ava Jones Ava Jones 6'2" | MB Nickerson | 2023 State KS , 6’2”, Nickerson– The Nickerson Panthers have a tall middle hitter who enjoys crushing the ball. Jones finished her sophomore season with 227 kills and 49 blocks. Nickerson will be a team to watch next fall and Jones is one of the main reasons they will compete.

MH, Avrie Wilson, 5’8”, Wamego – Wilson had a nice sophomore season for the Wamego Red Raiders. She finished with 122 kills. Wilson will need to improve her upper body strength over the next two years. She plays high energy and is a solid blocker finishing with 47 in 2020.

MB, Ali Olson,  6’1”, Bishop Miege – What’s

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