Posted On: 08/25/21 4:04 PM

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Senior middle blockers or middle hitters are among the top high school volleyball players in the 11th Region.

Across the 11th Region, middle blockers or middle hitters are leading high school volleyball teams.

Here are four 2022 11th Region middles to watch.

Gracie DiNardo is a senior middle blocker for Henry Clay High School. Athletic, DiNardo possesses a solid skill set and closes blocks well. DiNardo reads opposing hitters to set up blocks consistently. 

Jasmine Koonce Jasmine Koonce MB Great Crossing | 2022 State KY is a senior middle blocker for Great Crossing High School. Agile, Koonce moves well from side to side and reacts quickly. Koonce is productive, closing blocks with the opposite hitter and outside hitter regularly. 

Ila Smith is a senior middle blocker for Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. Smith executes fast attacks routinely. A strong communicator, Smith has shown the ability to close blocks individually and with teammates.

Shae Stephens is a senior middle blocker for Tates Creek High School. Stephens provides a strong presence along the middle of the net. Reliable, Stephens reads the setter and adjusts her approach to get the most out of attacks successfully. 



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