Posted On: 01/14/18 8:30 PM

The North Country Region has many athletes and several clubs competing in 2018, including some of the best talent in the country located in Minnesota. As the club season is getting underway, Prep Dig will profile some of the best teams at the U15-U18 levels. We start with roster highlights from a few U18s as some are kicking off qualifying season this weekend.

Minnesota Select 18-1

One of the most competitive clubs in the North Country Region, MN Select boasts one of the best teams in the country at the U18 age group. The roster is loaded with talent at all positions including eight athletes committed to NCAA Division I schools that competed in the recent 2017 championships. Leading the way is the versatile and powerful Eleanor Holthaus (Rocori HS/Iowa State), Prep Dig’s current #1 ranked senior volleyball athlete in Minnesota. At one outside hitter position is Penn State bound junior, Lauren Clark (Armstrong HS). Clark provides great athleticism and a fast arm. Also contributing at the pins are seniors Grace Persson (Eden Prairie HS/Michigan) and Kari Zumach (Buffalo HS/Creighton) as well as junior Emma Schmidt (Champlin Park HS/Northern Iowa). The middle position is also loaded with seniors Kayla Bair

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