Posted On: 10/23/17 5:13 PM

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 7 has been owned by Cook County the last few seasons and it looks like while there is some good depth in talent across the section, the Vikings will once again be the team to beat.

Favorite: Cook County

The Vikings have reached the state tournament each of the past two seasons and while they might not be the No. 1 seed in their section, their undefeated record in section play and history give them the edge here. Four of their five losses on the season happened in the Class A Showcase Tournament.

Meredith Sutton is one of the top outside hitters in the state and a player to watch.

Next up: Carlton

Carlton earned the No. 1 seed in the section and heads into the postseason with an impressive 21-5 record. The Bulldogs have nine wins against section opponents but lost 3-1 to Cook County earlier in October.

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