Posted On: 07/30/19 1:54 PM
We took a look at three of the seven divisions in the O-K Conference yesterday and now we take a closer look at the remaining four divisions.
The O-K Red, White, Black and Silver all have some interesting storylines coming into the 2019 season and features some of the top state title contenders in their respective divisions.
O-K Red Breakdown
Rockford ran the table in 2018 while marching its way to a runner-up finish in Division 2. The Rams are losing three All-State honorees and four seniors in total from that 2018 class, but still return nine from last year’s team. Replacing Lindsay Taylor will be very difficult, but Claire Phillips is a returning middle that could see an increased role this year. Madelyn Long also could be in for a breakout season on the outside. Hudsonville finished four games behind Rockford a year ago to place second in the conference and then suffered a five-set loss to the Rams in the regional semifinal. The Eagles graduated six seniors, but return a solid foundation from last year. Kaylee Maat (Ferris State) is a steady setter that enters her senior year alongside senior outside hitters Braely Herrema and Mallory Keller