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Rising Senior – Paige Dinges (Newberry)


We are recognizing the top athletes from the Class of 2021. It will include athletes from the following counties: Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, and Union.

Name: Paige Dinges
School: Newberry High School
What sports will you participate in during your senior year? Volleyball
What position(s) will you play? Middle blocker
Stats: 228 kills, 69 blocks, 99 digs, and 17 service aces (2019)
Achievements (Academic and/or Athletic): playing at the varsity level for four years; 2nd team Gainesville Sun All-Area (junior year); led the team in kills with 13 in Class 1A state championship game last year; Honorable mention All-Area sophomore year at Fort White High School
Favorite high school sports moment so far: “Making it to state and playing in the state championship game vs Sneads.”
Favorite quote or favorite coach saying: “Whose house? Our house!” – coach Hank Rone
What are you looking forward to most about your senior year: “Being a leader to the underclassmen and working hard to get back to state.”
Goals for senior year: “Win districts and get back to the state championship.”
College offers or interest: Valdosta State & Saint Leo University (interest)

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