Posted On: 07/31/19 2:57 PM
The Catholic High School League has consistently found itself a home in Battle Creek over recent years. Over a variety of divisions and classes, the CHSL produces impressive volleyball talent and the 2019 season will be no different. A big switch has been made to shake things up in what should be a very interesting year.
CHSL Central Breakdown
Farmington Hills Mercy swept the Central Division last season on its way to a Division 1 semifinal appearance. The Marlins felt like they let a state title slip from their grasp last year in a five-set loss to Lake Orion. Now, returning a load of talent, Mercy is the preseason favorite in Division 1 and in the CHSL Central. The Marlins don’t appear to have a weakness while also having tremendous depth. Jess Mruzik (Michigan) will be the one to watch for Miss Volleyball this year. The senior outside has made a name for herself on the prep and international stage and is coming off a national championship in club play for Legacy 18-Elite. Julia Bishop (Michigan State) could be the top 2021 player in the state