Posted On: 09/6/19 1:46 PM

With the first update to our 2021 rankings comes a lot of change. We've expanded from 30 to 50 ranked players and seen some major change across the rankings. Here's a breakdown of the highest ranked new additions to the Junior class rankings.

Tiarra East, Butler - Ready to step into a leadership role for Butler this season, the forward added her first D1 offers from Murray State and Alabama A&M this summer. East is the leading returning scorer for a Butler team that expects to be a state title contender once again this season.

Alexa Smiddy, Southwestern - A tough as nails point guard for the 2019 State Champion Runners-Up, Smiddy is a high IQ floor general who is going to be among the best players in the 12th region this season. Smiddy leads a strong Southwestern team who will be looking to return to Rupp Arena in March and get the job done this time.

Leslie Baxter, Butler - Baxter is another member of the Bearettes roster who is primed to make an impact in her Junior season. After modest stats in her Sophomore season, Baxter earned her first scholarship offer from Alabama A&M and is looking to breakout in her

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