Posted On: 08/7/19 4:04 PM
The Flint Metro League has been largely a two-team race for over a decade, but the 2019 season could see some shifting of power with three new teams into the mix. Here’s a closer look at the 10-team league, which is now shifting into two divisions.
Flint Metro League Stripes Division Breakdown
Flushing put an end to a three-year unbeaten run in the conference for Fenton in 2018, grabbing its first league title since 2014. Since 2008, it has been Fenton or Flushing that has won the league title every year. Those two could be the frontrunners again in 2019 in the Stripes Division, which includes Holly, Flint Kearsley, Linden and Swartz Creek.
The Raiders made a run to the Division 1 quarterfinal last year and they graduated just four seniors from the 2018 squad. Those four seniors were definitely impactful, and three were All-Region selections. However, returning this year are sophomore setter Kendyl Andrews and senior libero Isabelle Maynor, who were both All-League picks. Those two provide a great foundation if the Raiders can develop their hitters. Maddy House is a senior outside the team will turn to this year and senior DS Harper Johnson also returns to