Posted On: 07/9/21 7:00 AM

Two volleyball players who competed int the last season of high school volleyball in the state of Texas have been selected to represent the United States in the Under-20 World Championships, which are set to take place in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Setter Averi Carlson Averi Carlson 6'0" | S Lovejoy | 2022 State TX and outside hitter Ally Batenhorst Ally Batenhorst 6'4" | OH Seven Lakes | 2021 State TX were included in the final selection of head coach Dan Fisher. Middle blocker Shaylee Shore Shaylee Shore 6'2" | MB Prosper | 2021 State TX was training with the group but wasn’t included in the traveling squad, but remains as an alternate.

The United States will play Russia on July 9 and is set to face Thailand and Turkey in the following pool play matches. The tournament ends on July 17.

Averi Carlson Averi Carlson 6'0" | S Lovejoy | 2022 State TX – Setter – HS: Lovejoy – Club: Skyline – 2022

The top-ranked prospect in our 2022 Prep Dig State Rankings, Averi Carlson Averi Carlson 6'0" | S Lovejoy | 2022 State TX is arguably the best setter in her age group in the entire country. She was instrumental in her high school Lovejoy’s victories at the last two State Championships and has registered more than 3,500 assists in three seasons of high school volleyball. A six-footer, she’s tall, smart,

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