2024 Rankings Update: Outside Hitters
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Outside hitters are among the top seniors in the state and listed high in the latest Prep Dig Kentucky Rankings Update. A look at six senior outside hitters follows. Delaney Gash KY #4 OH #3 POS OH CLASS 2024 View…
Outside hitters are among the top seniors in the state and listed high in the latest Prep Dig Kentucky Rankings Update.
A look at six senior outside hitters follows.
Gash is a longtime leader for both her high school volleyball team and club squad. Agile and athletic, Gash elevates high at the net and works well with the middle blocker on blocks. Quick-reacting, Gash adjusts to sets coming from any location routinely and contributes as a passer. A player who excels in the front row, Gash possesses strong jumping skills.
Johnson is among the most versatile prep volleyball players in the state. An outside hitter/defensive specialist/setter, Johnson recorded over 1,000 assists, 1,000 digs and 1,000 kills in her prep career. A strong hitter from the left side, Johnson can deliver from multiple positions regularly while producing in both the front row and the back row. A player with stellar jumping ability, Johnson is a precise passer.
Moriarty was among the top players for the state champion and a perennial national powerhouse throughout her senior season. Reliable and consistent, Moriarty possesses solid jumping ability and completes attack hits at a high level. A player who is quick reacting, Moriarty adjusts well to sets coming from any location and uses her athleticism to flourish in the front row. Moriarty thrives throughout the rotation.
Nhial provides a strong presence in the front row, using her height to excel as both a hitter and a blocker. Athletic, Nhial excels at the net. An outside hitter/middle blocker, Nhial reads opposing defenses accurately and leads in the front row. Able to use quick attacks on offense routinely, Nhial adjusts her approach to get the most out of attacks regularly.
Packer is an accomplished high school volleyball player who has delivered at the net throughout her prep career. Able to excel both offensively and defensively, Packer is a go-to attacker. Packer can be productive as a passer and provides strong hitting. Agile, Packer possesses the agility and coordination needed to transition quickly from defense into attack mode and hit from various positions.
Skidmore is explosive at the net and possesses strong jumping ability. Able to adjust to sets coming from any location, Skidmore excels as both a go-to hitter and a primary passer. An outside hitter/middle blocker, Skidmore is poised to carry momentum over into the next level. A longtime standout, Skidmore uses a strong skill set to contribute to several categories. Aggressive at the net, Skidmore works well with teammates.