Posted On: 10/25/17 1:13 AM

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Postseason play is right around the corner. With sections set to start in less than two weeks, PrepDig is breaking down each section with teams and players to watch.

Section 1 has always been one of the most competitive sections in the state and traditional powers Stewartville and Kasson-Mantorville are both strong again this season. Stewartville looks very much back as one of the elite teams in Class AA and K-M has one of the best individual players in the entire 2019 class in Peyton Suess.

Favorite: Stewartville

The Tigers head into the postseason ranked No. 3 in the Class AA Coaches Poll after going 22-5 on the season. The Hiawatha Valley League is one of the best in the state and the Tigers picked up quality wins over teams like Kasson-Mantorville, Kenyon-Wanamingo, Bethlehem Academy and Moorhead. Emily Rinken is one of the top liberos in the state and Julianne Waugh is a stellar outside hitter.

Next Up: Kasson-Mantorville

The KoMets enter postseason play ranked No. 10 in Class AA. Playing a difficult schedule, the KoMets went 18-10 on the season. They only lost

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