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Top 2021 High School Softball Recruits

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Softball America rounds out its brand new recruiting rankings by taking a look at current high school sophomore. Below are the best 25 players from the class of 2021.

In formulating rankings for the sophomore through senior classes, Softball America places an emphasis on real-time developmental growth in conducting player-profile analysis. Prospect potential, projected upside, overall and position-specific athleticism as well as other quantifiable metrics are key components of evaluation. At the same time, current skill set, production and impact at the club and/or high school level are fundamental analytical data points. SA’s methodology includes consultation with club, scholastic, collegiate and Team USA sources nationwide.

Find 2019 and 2020 rankings below.

Class of 2019 | Class of 2020

Updated on: 7/3/2019
  1. 1

    Rylee Holtorf

    O'Connor (Phoenix, Ariz.) INF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Mizuno Storm

    Holtorf followed up an impressive freshman year with an even better sophomore season to take over the top spot in the Class of 2021 rankings. She batted .551 with 13 home runs, 50 runs scored and 43 RBI as O’Connor won the Arizona Conference 6A state title. The Washington commit showed terrific patience at the plate, drawing 27 walks for a .661 on-base percentage to go with an outstanding 1.205 slugging percentage.
  2. 2

    Kinsey Fiedler

    Lee's Summit North (Lee's Summit, Mo.) SS
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: DeMarini Aces

    Fiedler slipped from the top spot in the SA rankings, not because of anything she did -- her high school season was completed in the fall -- but because of Holtorf’s brilliance. An all-state sprinter this spring, Fiedler will try to reclaim the No. 1 ranking with a big summer for the U18 Aces. The Missouri commit hit a school-record .527 for Lee’s Summit North as a sophomore, with four home runs, seven triples, 33 RBI, 38 runs scored and 22 stolen bases.
  3. 3

    Lexie Delbrey

    Bainbridge (Ga.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: East Cobb Bullets

    No hurler this spring was able to surpass the hard-throwing Georgian as the top pitcher in the Class of 2021. The right-hander with a 70-plus MPH fastball went 17-1 in the fall high school season with a 0.77 ERA, 222 strikeouts and just 20 hits allowed in 100.1 innings.The East Cobb Bullets will count on her heavily again this summer, after she struck out nearly two batters per inning in 2018.
  4. 4

    Savannah Pola

    Godinez (Santa Ana, Calif.) INF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Corona Angels

    Pola had another sparkling season for the Grizzlies, who won the California Southern Section Division 4 tournament title. The UCLA commit batted .577 with 15 doubles, 49 runs scored and 30 RBI. Perhaps the most impressive stat the Cal-Hi Sports Sophomore of the Year will carry into her junior season: zero strikeouts in 218 career plate appearances.
  5. 5

    Aubrey Barnhart

    Goodpasture Christian (Madison, Tenn.) C/INF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Tennessee Mojo

    Playing primarily at short for Goodpasture Christian, Barnhart once again showcased one of the best bats in Tennessee and was named Div. II-A Middle Tennessee Miss Softball. The Auburn commit hit .597 with an impressive .713 on-base percentage, adding four home runs, 38 runs scored and 28 RBI.
  6. 6

    Cydney Sanders

    San Marcos (Calif.) 3B/OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Corona Angels

  7. 7

    Quincee Lilio

    Great Oak (Temecula, Calif.) 2B/OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Athletics Mercado

  8. 8

    Brianna Evans

    Red Oak (Texas) INF/OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Texas Glory

  9. 9

    Tatum Clopton

    Free State (Lawrence, Kan.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: DeMarini Aces

  10. 10

    JaNaiya Thomas

    Cypress Creek (Cypress, Texas) 3B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Impact Gold

  11. 11

    Paige Sinicki

    Coronado (Henderson, Nev.) INF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Corona Angels

  12. 12

    Turiya Coleman

    C.E. King (Houston, Texas) C
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Impact Gold

  13. 13

    Megan Bloodworth

    Crisp County (Cordele, Ga.) IF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Atlanta Vipers

  14. 14

    Alexx Waitman

    Crossings Christian (Oklahoma City, Okla.) SS
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Athletics Mercado

  15. 15

    Dallis Goodnight

    Mill Creek (Hoschton, Ga.) OF/INF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Georgia Impact

  16. 16

    Mac Morgan

    Sherwood (Creighton, Mo.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: DeMarini Aces

  17. 17

    Brooke Blankenship

    Academy at the Lakes (Land O’ Lakes, Fla.) SS
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Tampa Mustangs

  18. 18

    Jordyn Bahl

    Papillion-La Vista (Papillion, Neb.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Iowa Premier

  19. 19

    Brooke McCubbin

    Locust Grove (Ga.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Glory Adkins/Locke

  20. 20

    Anabelle Widra

    Spain Park (Hoover, Ala.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Birmingham Thunderbolts

  21. 21

    Katie Cimusz

    Atascocita (Humble, Texas) C/3B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Diamond Sports Hotshots

  22. 22

    Stevie Hansen

    Norco (Calif.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: So Cal Athletics

  23. 23

    Kaydeun 'Koko' Wooley

    La Porte (La Porte, Texas) SS
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Impact Gold

  24. 24

    Brianna Peck

    Spring-Ford (Royersford, Pa.) MIF/P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: PA Strikers

  25. 25

    Reagan Walsh

    Torrance South (Calif.) SS
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: OC Batbusters

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