To take what is provided and make something is attention getting while watching these California athletes on offense. Whether after an opponent serve or opponent hit, they made many moves to be prepared for attempts at adding to the scoreboard. …
To take what is provided and make something is attention getting while watching these California athletes on offense. Whether after an opponent serve or opponent hit, they made many moves to be prepared for attempts at adding to the scoreboard. These athletes brought forward plenty of pop and circumstance.
Emma Ponchot (2023) | 5’8” | OH | Desert Sports Center
What was mentioned previously and is not often seen is an after contact maneuver of shuffling to the target that Emma Ponchot will show on some passes. Additionally, a near roundhouse swing will make blockers be very disciplined. The cross court hitter, Ponchot, pounds and will drop an offspeed shot down the line and works hard in transition to do that.
Taylor Brandley Taylor Brandley 6'0" | OH Monrovia | 2023 CA (2023) | 5’10” | OH |San Gabriel Elite
Versatility of attack options is one notable part of the game of Taylor Brandley Taylor Brandley 6'0" | OH Monrovia | 2023 CA . She runs quick routes, leftside routes and rightside routes! She has the capability to whip her arm through quick to hit an unanticipated line attack. On defense, Brandley is stopped on defense and stays within herself after a dig.
Jessiya Baxter (2023) | 5’5” | OH | Bay Area
Celebrating with an expectation of continuing effort is a standout trait of Jessiya Baxter. Her head down, quiet clap celebration is seen after point scoring hits. The straight ahead hitter with her third step of an approach on the ten foot line dictates her pace to attack the ball. Additionally, to the start her approach, Baxter has space from the net that enables upper body agility.
Katelyn Hernandez (2023) | 5’7” | OH | Storm
The transition for defense to approach is easy to watch as Katelyn Hernandez makes effortless movement. This seems to setup for an explosive approach that makes her a great leaper. The passing style of Hernandez can be described as pause and bend. Amongst all that movement, she commands respect of her teammates when going to make a play.
Madison Huey (2023) | 5’4” | S | Empower
A low contact point is a posture that Madison Huey consistently delivers. Her outside sets are pushed and her backsets are placed. Before the contact point and arm use, Huey hops into the set to establish a rhythm. This jump float server has a consistent hop movement prior to digging too.
Jasmine Soto-Castro (2023) | 5’5” | OH | Commerce Crush
The jump topspin serve is an excellent place to start when writing about Jasmine Soto-Castro. Her proficiency with that skill opens up to exploring more of her game. Soto-Castro uses her legs quite a bit to spring up over the net and release that coil to ground the ball. She sees the court well with her hangtime too.