Red Rock Rave NQ Top Performers Vol 1
Tons of talent gathered together in Las Vegas over the weekend for the Red Rock Rave Week Two National Qualifier. This is one of the toughest Qualifiers to play in since it garners attention from two of the most talented…
Tons of talent gathered together in Las Vegas over the weekend for the Red Rock Rave Week Two National Qualifier. This is one of the toughest Qualifiers to play in since it garners attention from two of the most talented states for indoor volleyball in Texas and California. Both states have dominated club volleyball for quite a while and this weekend was a testament to that. This series of articles is going to cover those players that stood out to me for a variety of reasons. Let’s meet a few of these awesome standouts.
 6-3 Middle (HS: Highland Park/Club: Drive Nation/Verbal: Uncommitted)
Alex is currently ranked as the 38th best overall prospect according to our Prep Dig Texas State Rankings. She plays at Highland Park High School and also for the nationally recognized Drive Nation program. We have her ranked as a middle, but I have seen play on the right side during the school season before. For the first time, I watched her battle on the left side and score very efficiently. It was a breath of fresh air to see Alex not only accept the challenge, but thrive with it. During the day three matches I saw, Miss Richter had great timing on the left and throttled the ball with exceptional power. Her great size made it very difficult for the opposing blocker to time her well, which resulted in the scoring efficiency. Having a player that is this versatile and able to play any position along the net is a godsend for any college program. Every coach in the country should be watching this young lady play right now because she is looking great. Stay tuned for more on Alex and her awesome squad.
Maya Evens  5-6 Libero (HS: Cathedral Catholic/Club: Wave/Verbal: Uncommitted)
Maya is currently an unranked prospect according to our Prep Dig California State Rankings, but that is only because we have not released them yet. She should have no trouble being listed once I update them in a few weeks. She plays at Cathedral Catholic High School and also for the nationally recognized Wave Volleyball program. I watch a lot of volleyball and there are some players who have an amazing personality that matches their level of play. This kid is one of those players who loves the game and has a lot of fun playing it. Every bit of her play has tons of fire in it. She is very talkative on the court to her teammates and that plays a huge factor in the way that they play defense. Her play back row all weekend was crucial to her team’s success in making it to the Gold bracket. With what I saw form her ball control wise in serve receive and the balance that she has while she moves defensively, I think she can be ranked really high once I update the state rankings.
 6-2 Outside (HS: Pearce/Club: Arete/Verbal: Uncommitted)
Kendall is currently an unranked prospect according to our Prep Dig Texas State Rankings, but is on our watch list to hopefully be ranked soon. She plays at Pearce High School and also plays club for the Arete program. I was thoroughly impressed with how well she moved on the court. When you have great movement, you set yourself up to be in a great position to play the ball. All of this leads to being more efficient with your attempts. Kendall being active on defense along the net proved to be very helpful to her squad in staying competitive against great competition. Miss Timme has a very live arm that keeps the pressure on the opponent because she is able to swing from anywhere on the court. I loved how aggressive she was at the net as she was able to bother the shots of the attackers and shut them down at times. This is now the second time that I have watched this team play and she has been super consistent in her level of play.
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