Every week, we take a look at a few interesting statistics from our coverage of Republic athletics in a feature we call By the Numbers.

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The number of kills by underclassmen on the Lady Tigers' roster in 2020. The team had 855 total kills, led by sophomore Kailey Manes with 231, freshman Rilynn Finley with 196, sophomore Kaemyn Bekemeier with 179, and sophomore Avery Riggs with 139.
The number of total blocks by team leader Kailey Manes, who also led the team in service aces with 32.
The number of post-season honors earned by the Lady Tigers. Three Republic players earned all-district recognition: Kailey Manes on the second team and Kaemyn Bekemeier and Payge Plank with honorable mention. Bekemeier also earned honorable mention honors in all-Central Ozark Conference voting.
The number of digs by Mykenzie Hicks, who led the team in that category. She was one of three Lady Tigers with 190+ digs. The other two were Payge Plank and Kailey Manes.
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