Posted On: 08/27/21 12:59 PM

With Willard, Parkway West, and Platte County all hit hard by graduation, this year’s Class 4 field appears to be anyone’s for the taking. Here are a few of the top retuning statistical leaders from last year to guide their teams to the state championships.

 

Kennedy Lane Kennedy Lane 5'9" | OH St. Pius X | 2022 State MO -Senior-St. Pius X (Festus)

Kennedy Lane Kennedy Lane 5'9" | OH St. Pius X | 2022 State MO is the top returning kill leader for Class 4. She is returning for her senior year after leading St. Pius with 411 kills and 220 digs.  Season-high 32 kills in a 3-1 win over Incarnate Word Academy.  Kennedy is a powerful and intelligent hitter that gets the other team’s best blockers and still can score at will.

 

Ella Vogel Ella Vogel 6'1" | MB Central | 2022 State MO -Senior-Cape Central

The talented hitter from anywhere on the court again will be task with a heavy load. 6’1 outside and middle for the Tigers have been a leader since her freshman year. She finished her junior year with 381 kills, 86 blocks, and 149 digs.  Season-high 25 kills beating crosstown rival Notre Dame 3-2.

 

Jessa Hylton Jessa Hylton 5'7" | OH Carl Junction | 2022 State MO -Senior-Carl Junction

Having played second fiddle to Salma Lewis Salma Lewis 5'8" | OH Carl Junction | 2021 State MO last year, Hylton will be the go-to hitter for the Bulldogs. With

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