Posted On: 11/30/21 11:21 PM

The state championship has come to a close and we have finally ended our high school season, allowing us to transition into our club season.

Though some of these athletes are going to be parting their ways as they go off to college and others are continuing their athletic careers throughout their club season, we are going to dive into the top three stat leaders of digs across our defensive specialist.

Gigi Navarrete- Mother McAuley/ Libero

Navarrete stands at 5’6 and has finished out an outstanding season this year with being seen in 96 sets and successfully securing 598 digs and 36 aces. In addition, she is the  leader in the state of Illinois in digs. Navarrete is a new name and a new face to me, however, it is without a doubt that she is a very defensive player when it comes ready for her to step foot out onto the court and do her job. She gets low to the ground and doesn’t hesitate when it comes to coming out on the court and reflecting all of the balls that are attempted on her side of the net. She can be seen as

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