Posted On: 06/13/21 9:24 PM

Several young high school volleyball players from the 11th Region are on the rise, including some defensive specialists. 

Annually, defensive players make large impacts for high school volleyball programs throughout the state. 

Here are four 2024 11th Region defensive players on the rise.

McKenna Hurst (2024) is a defensive specialist/setter from Lexington Christian Academy (LCA). Able to contribute both offensively and defensively, Hurst is a skilled passer. Hurst is versatile and has produced regularly as a back row hitter throughout her prep volleyball career.  

Mia Telechbush Mia Telechbush DS/L Sayre | 2024 KY (2024) is a defensive specialist from Lafayette High School. Quick, Telechbush covers the floor extensively and makes solid decisions. Productive, Telechbush digs and pursues well consistently. 

Kinley Verhoven (2024) is a defensive specialist from Tates Creek High School. Verhoven boasts solid back row and passing skills. Verhoven is quick-reacting and has displayed the ability to deliver in multiple categories for her high school volleyball team regularly. 

Grace Wells (2024) is a defensive specialist from Scott County High School. Wells emerged as a contributor for Scott County during the 2020 high school volleyball season. Athletic, Wells possesses quality defensive skills. 


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