2023 VolleyballMag.com HS player-of-the-year “ION” watch record: Alabama-Massachusetts


Editor’s word: That is John Tawa’s record of the highest performers, state-by-state, all through the nation earlier than championship season will get into full swing. Consider it as a Participant of the Yr Watch Record. Right this moment, Alabama by Massachusetts. Thursday, Michigan by Wyoming.

Because the playoffs descend on the nation and groups work in direction of being topped state champions, VolleyballMag.com presents its ION Record, the highest highschool performers in every of the 50 states plus D.C. up to now within the 2023 fall season. It’s like a “watch record,” however with a cuter identify. These are gamers to control … ION … get it?

Whereas we’ve been paying consideration since first serve in mid-August, the duty of figuring out the highest gamers started in earnest two weeks in the past. Greater than 200 highschool coaches and media sources have been consulted and requested: “Who’re the very best gamers in your state, based mostly on their play thus far in 2023?”

Opinions assorted, however finally a consensus emerged of the gamers most deserving of recognition. In smaller states or these nonetheless looking for their volleyball footing, the ION Record solely goes 5 gamers deep. In powerhouse states like Ohio, Florida, Texas and California, the ION Record exceeds 15 gamers. If coaches couldn’t select between two or three on the margin, we included all of them. That’s why some lists, which ought to be 5 gamers, are six. Or eight. The extra the merrier.

On the finish of the yr, VolleyballMag.com will select a Participant of the Yr from each state. We’re not saying that the winners will come from the ION Record, however it actually is an efficient first useful resource.

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Alexis Belarmino
, 5-11 Sr. S, Spanish Fort
Jadyn Britton, 5-9 Jr. OH, Enterprise
Meg Jarrett
, 5-8 Sr. libero, Bob Jones
Elle McBride
, 5-10 Jr. OH, Montgomery Academy
Paris McQuirter
, 5-10 Jr. OH, McGill-Toolen
Hannah Parant
, 6-1 Sr. S, Mountain Brook
Blakeley Robbins
, 6-0 Sr. S, Bayside Academy
Reece Varden, 6-0 Sr. MB, Spanish Fort
Kennedy Vaughn, 5-11 Jr. OH, Bob Jones
Addi Vinson, 5-7 Jr. S, Montgomery Academy

Emma Beck, 5-10 Sr.  MB, Kenai Central
Allison Devine
, 5-10 Jr. OH, Wasilla
Reese Luke
, 5-10 Sr. MB, Chugiak
Rylee Pitney
, 6-3 Sr. MB, Wasilla
Eleasha Sapon
, 5-0 Jr. libero, Dimond

Alyssa Aguayo, 6-0 Jr. OH, Corona del Sol
Kenna Cogill, 6-4 Jr.  MB, Perry (Gilbert, Arizona)
Brooke Harwood, 6-3 Soph. MB, Eastmark
Evan Hendrix, 5-8 Sr. OH, Notre Dame Prep
Tessa Larkin, 6-0 Fr. OH, Xavier Faculty Prep
Izzy Mahaffey
, 5-4 Jr. libero, Queen Creek
Kaia Pixler, 6-0 Jr. S, Sunnyslope
Teraya Sigler, 6-2 Jr.  OH, Horizon
Avery Stones, 6-2 Jr. OH, Perry
Devyn Wiest, 6-2 Jr. OH, O’Connor

Regan Harp
Gabriella Dupree, 5-10 Jr. OH, Southside
Regan Harp
, 6-1 Sr. OH, Fayetteville
Lauren Lathan, 5-9 Jr. S/RS, Lakeside
Myia McCoy, 5-10 Sr.  OH, Greenwood
Tori Otter
, 6-2 Jr. MB, Bentonville
Chloe Rodriguez, 5-11 Jr. S, Brookland
Maya Baker, 5-9 Jr. S, Archbishop Mitty
Paige Bennett
, 6-0 Sr. OH, Foothill (Pleasanton)
Kendall Brashear
, 6-0 Sr. OH, Palos Verdes
Malyssa Cawa
, 5-4 Sr. libero, Mater Dei
Isabel Clark
, 6-0 Sr., OH, Mater Dei
Alanah Clemente
, 6-2 Jr. RS, Alemany
Ximena Cordero
, 5-10 Sr. OH, Otay Ranch
Taylor Deckert
, 5-8 Jr. libero, Mira Costa
Maya Evens
, 5-8 Jr., libero, Cathedral Catholic
Audrey Flanagan
, 6-2 Soph. OH, Mira Costa
Charlie Fuerbringer
, 5-11 Sr. S, Mira Costa
Jenna Hanes
, 6-3 Sr. MB, Cathedral Catholic
Julia Kakkis
, 6-0 Sr. S, Mater Dei
Finn Krystkowiak
, 6-3 Soph. OH, Torrey Pines
Hailey La Fontaine, 6-0 Sr. OH, Huntington Seashore
Lauren Lynch
, 5-6 Jr. libero, Sierra Canyon
McKenna McIntosh, 6-1 Fr. OH, St. Mary’s (Stockton)
Manaia Ogbechie
, 6-3 Jr. MB, Oaks Christian
Taylor Williams
, 6-2 Sr. OH, Saint Francis (Mountain View)
Taylor Yu
, 6-0 Sr. OH, Temple Metropolis
Anna Blamires, 6-2 Jr. RS, Cheyenne Mountain
Julia Bohlinger, 5-11 Sr. MB, Windsor
Paityn Chapman
, 6-2 Sr.  OH, Citadel View
Emerson Deferme
, 5-11 Sr.  OH, Grandview
Chloe Elarton, 6-0 Jr. S, Valor Christian
Regan Kadel, 5-10 Sr.  S, Legend
Grace Langer, 6-2 Sr. MB, Valor Christian
Delaney Russell, 5-10 Sr. OH, Valor Christian
Erika Sayer
, 6-2 Jr. MB, Lewis Palmer
Ella Vogel, 5-8 Sr.  libero, Chaparral

Lani Fecho, 5-10 Sr. OH, RHAM
Aubrey Moore, 5-9 Sr. S, Darien
Ellie Moore, 5-9 Sr. OH, Darien
Selina Torstere, 5-11 Sr/ RS/S, Fairfield Ward
Cami Wessels, 5-8 Sr. OH, Southington

Taylor Holly, 5-3 Sr. libero, Saint Mark’s
Katherine Kuehl
, 5-11 Sr. OH, Archmere
Elaina Millaway, 5-9 Jr. OH, Delmarva Christian
Alexis Parkinson
, 5-7 Sr. S, Appoquinimink
Molly Pietlock, 5-6 Sr. S/OH, Tower Hill
Anna Richardson, 6-0 Sr. OH, Smyrna

Jada Aksu, 6-0 Jr.  RS, Georgetown Day
Racquel Frazier, 6-0 Jr. OH, St. John’s Faculty HS
Rori Grey
, 6-3 Sr. MB, Jackson-Reed
Gigi Wigglesworth
, 5-10 Soph. MB, Georgetown Day
Clara Yu
, 5-10 Sr.  S, Georgetown Day
Brighton Ferguson
Gigi Artiles, 6-2 Soph. MB/ OH, Westminster Christian
Mija Bendziute, 6-3  Jr. OH/RS, Boca Raton
Sam Bowron, 6-0 Sr. OH/S, Lake Brantley
Adrianna Bridges, 6-2 Sr. MB, Westminster Academy
Sarah Brodner, 6-5 Sr. OH, Jupiter
Lydia Chinchar, 6-1 Fr. OH/RS, Carrollwood Day
Maggie Dostic
, 6-1 Jr. OH/RS, Plant
Brighton Ferguson, 5-6 Jr. libero, Venice
Charlotte Glass
, 6-1  Jr. S, Saint Andrew’s
Riley Greene, 6-1 Jr. MB, Cardinal Mooney
Amaria King, 5-10 Jr. OH, Trinity Christian Academy
Kelly Kinney, 6-2 Jr.  OH, King’s Academy
Zoey Matias, 5-7  Jr. libero, Westminster Christian
Isabella Mogridge, 5-10  Jr. S, Steinbrenner
Cate Palmi, 5-7 Soph. OH, Osceola
Taylor Parks, 5-11 Sr.  S/RS, Calvary Christian (Clearwater)
Izzy Starck, 6-0 Sr. S/OH, Viera
Fallon Stewart, 6-3 Sr. OH, Winter Park
Cooper Abney, 5-8 Sr.  S, Pope
Grace Agolli, 6-2 Sr.  OH, Tempo
Hannah Benjamin, 6-2 Sr. OH/RS, Fidelis Christian
Isa Boyd, 5-8 Sr.  S, St. Pius X
Ellis Crawford, 6-3 Jr. MB, Pope
Emma Duffield
, 6-1 Sr.  OH, Lovett
Asia Harvey, 6-0 Jr. OH, Sandy Creek
Sophie-Katherine Harvey
, 6-1 Sr. OH, Pope
Sophia Jo
, 5-4 Sr. libero, Westminster
Olivia Miller, 6-0 Jr. MB, Oconee County
Kaitlyn Moran
, 5-10 Sr. S, Mt. Paran Christian
Gracison Saylors, 6-2 Soph. MB, Calhoun
Ellie Siskin
, 5-11 Sr. OH, Tempo Academy
Olivia Siskin, 5-10 Soph. S, Tempo Academy
Logan Wiley, 6-2 Sr.  MB, Alpharetta
Adrianna Arquette, 6-0 Sr. MB, Kamehameha (Kapalama)
Rella Binney, 5-10 Sr. S, Punahou
Natalie Fukumoto, 5-5 Jr. libero, Moanalua
Kamaluhia Garcia, 6-1 Sr.  RS, Moanalua
Emma Lilo
, 5-9 Sr. S, Kamehameha  (Kapalama)
Haumea Marumoto, 6-0 Sr. OH, Punahou
Callie Pieper, 6-0 Jr. OH, Iolani
Erica Roberts
, 5-11 Sr. OH, Mililani
Myliana Sylvester, 6-2 Sr. MB, College Lab Faculty
Lulu Uluave
, 5-9 Sr.  OH, Punahou
Kaylee Koe
Audrey Atwood, 6-1 Sr. OH, Skyline
Alex Bower
, 5-10 Sr.  S, Skyview
Bellamie Buess, 5-10 Soph. OH, Skyview
Aly Cox
, 6-2 Sr. OH, Timberline
Kaylee Kofe, 5-7 Sr.  S, Bonneville
Liv Manning
, Sr. MB, Eagle
Ashlyn Smith, 6-1 Sr. MB, Highland
Nora Waddoups, 5-9 Jr., Madison
Bella Bullington, 6-3 Jr. OH, Marist Catholic
Ava Falduto
, 5-8 Sr.  OH/libero, IC Catholic Prep
Samantha Falk, 5-4 Sr. libero, Mom McAuley
Addie Horner
, 6-3,  Jr., OH/S, St. Francis
Calli Kenney, 5-11, Sr., OH/S, Willowbrook
Jenna Meitzler, 6-1, Sr., OH/S, Barrington
Grace Nelson, 6-1 Sr.  OH, Oak Park-River Forest
Emersyn Robbins, 6-0, Sr., OH, Fairfield
Abby VanderWal, 6-3, Jr., OH, Timothy Christian
Aniya Warren, 5-8 Jr. libero, Benet
Ellie White
, 5-11 Sr.  OH, Mom McAuley

Logan Bell
, 5-11 Jr. OH, Roncalli
Raegen Durbin, 5-10 Jr. OH, Western Boone
Morgan Gaerte, 6-4 Sr.  OH, Angola
Lauren Harden, 6-3 Sr. OH, Hamilton Southeastern
Josie Imes, 5-10 Soph. OH, Zionsville
Sophie Ledbetter, 5-9 Sr. libero, Hamilton Southeastern
Taylor Lewis, 6-1 Sr. OH, Cathedral
Keira Lucas
, 5-10 Jr. OH, Northview
Lindsey Mangelson, 6-2 Jr. OH, Hamilton Southeastern
Izzy Masten
, 5-7 Soph. OH, Tri-West Hendricks
Lilly Merk 6-0 Sr. MB/OH, Terre Haute South Vigo
Lola Schumacher, 5-4 Sr.  OH, Brebeuf Jesuit
Ava Utterback, 5-10 Sr. OH, Plainfield
Charlotte Vinson, 6-2 Jr.  OH, Yorktown
Mackenzie Wagner
, 5-10 Sr. RS, Windfall

Bliss Beck, 6-2 Sr. MB, Clear Creek Amana
Bailey Boeve, 6-0 Soph. OH,  Hinton (Iowa)
Kenzie Dean, 6-3 Sr. OH, Dowling Catholic
Isabelle Elliott, 6-1 Sr. OH, Sumner-Fredricksburg
Abbey Hayes, 6-2  Jr. OH, North Scott (Eldridge, Iowa)
Chloe Meester, 6-1 Jr. OH, Mount Vernon (Iowa)
Reese Naeve, 5-9 Soph. OH, Regina Catholic
Jadyn Petersen, 5-8 Sr.  OH, Dike-New Hartford
Payton Petersen
, 5-11 Sr.  OH, Dike-New Hartford
Kate Shaefer, 5-9 Jr. S, Eddyville-Blakesburg
Carlie Willis, 6-0 Sr. OH, Grundy Middle 
Mya Bolton, 5-3 Sr. libero, St. James Academy
Alea Goolsby, 5-10 Jr. OH, St. Thomas Aquinas
Janelle Inexperienced, 5-9 Sr. S, Blue Valley North
Jillian Huckabey, 6-0 Sr. OH, Olathe Northwest
Ryan McAleer, 5-5 Sr.  libero, Blue Valley
Reese Messer, 5-11 Jr.  S, St. James
Logan Parks, 5-11 Jr.  S/OH, Blue Valley North
Skyler Pierce
, 6-2 Sr.  OH, Olathe Northwest
Camdyn Stucky, 6-2 Sr. S, Maize South
Rachel VanGorp, 5-9 Sr. OH, Heritage Christian Academy

Julia Hunt
Amirra Bailey, 6-4 Soph.  MB, Bowling Inexperienced
Bella Haggard, 5-11 Jr. S, Paul Dunbar
Addison Hart, 6-1 Jr. OH, McCracken County
Julia Hunt, 6-2 Sr.  MB, Holy Cross (Covington)
Charlotte Moriarty
, 5-11 Sr .OH, Assumption
Kate Rush, 6-0 Jr. S, Nice Crossing
Kristen Simon, 5-7 Jr. libero, Assumption
Alivia Skidmore, 5-10 Sr.  OH, St. Henry
Jessica Smallwood, 6-5  Soph. OH/MB, Elizabethtown
Elizabeth Tabeling, 5-6 Sr. libero, St. Henry
Kaeley Walz, 5-11 Sr. S, Sacred Coronary heart Academy
Camryn Chatelier
Lia Beverly, 6-0 Jr. MB, Metairie Park Nation Day
Sophia Bonnaffee, 5-7 Sr.  OH, Archbishop Hannan
Laurel Cassidy, Jr. libero, Parkview Baptist
Camryn Chatelier, 5-10 Sr.  OH, Dominican
Kendall Davis, 5-10 Sr. MB, Dutchtown
Eleanor Guidry, Soph. libero, St. Thomas Extra
Sarah Kirsch, Sr. S, Archbishop Hannan
Gabby Marcello
, 5-8 Sr. S, Dominican
Kenley Nonato, 5-1 Sr. libero, Teurlings Catholic
Brightyn Ratcliff
, 5-7 Sr. OH, ED White
Reagan Robinson, Jr. OH, Slidell
Nola Sevin
, 5-6 Sr. libero, Mt. Carmel Academy

Sophia DiPhilippo, Sr. S, Gorham
Danielle Emerson, 5-8 Sr. S/OH, Biddeford
Meryk Lewellen, 5-11 Sr. MB, Gorham
Natalie Moynihan, 5-9 Jr. OH, Scarborough
Kellen Schwinn, 5-7 Soph. OH, Washington Academy.
Mailinh Goodshcall, 5-7 Sr. OH, Centennial
MacKenzie Calhoun, 5-11 Sr. S, River Hill
Brin Chesnut, 5-11 Sr. OH, Broadneck
Lindsay Kelley, 5-9 Sr. S, Glenelg
Emmerson Sellman
, 6-4 Sr.  OH, Academy of the Holy Cross
Perry Stevenson, 6-1 Sr. OH, Severna Park


Quinn Anderson
Quinn Anderson, 6-0 Sr.  OH, Westborough
Julia Leonardo, 5-10 Jr. OH, Attleboro
Sasha Selivan
, 5-9 Fr. S/OH, Newton North
Samantha Tam, 5-11 Sr. OH, Needham
Sadie Wellbeloved, , 5-8 Sr. S, Barnstable
Taylor Lacerda, Sr. OH, Franklin
Chloe Lee, 5-8 Sr. OH, Newton North
Hannah Storm, 
5-6 Sr. OH, Case

Thursday: Michigan by Wyoming



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