Posted On: 09/5/21 3:52 AM

Every team needs good blockers if they plan to be effective during the regular fall season.  A lot of the flash belongs to the hitters for a team, but without a good back row and/or a good block, each game becomes a volley of attrition and games just aren’t as interesting, to be honest.  Let’s take a look at who is putting up the best walls right now, who they have been playing, and who they face this coming week.

Katy Ryerson (2023, RS/OH)

Faith DeRonde Faith DeRonde 5'10" | OH Oskaloosa | 2022 State IA , Oskaloosa.

Ryerson has the highest number of total blocks so far this season.  She is a 6’2" RS/OH playing for West Marshall and has 38 total blocks, 26 of which were solo blocks, in 19 sets, 1 assist, 49 kills with a .394 efficiency, 31 digs (1.6 DPS), and a team-high 9 service aces with an 87.5% serve efficiency.  The Trojans have played such teams the first week or so of the season with losses to Oskaloosa, Van Meter, and Grundy Center, and wins against Creston, Carlisle, Davis County, and Centerville.  With numbers of blocks this high, Ryerson must have been

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