Posted On: 04/19/20 8:13 AM

Instead of focusing on club volleyball for the moment, let’s look at high school teams and players in the 2020-2021 season that could dominate and return to the IHSA 4A. This is an "All things being equal" article, using the same sectional assignments from last year.

Teams to return to the IHSA Final Four: Benet, Fremd

Benet Academy: With all things being equal and roads being similar for all programs involved, no one will stop Benet to return to the state tournament. Their roster is too strong and talented. Look for a repeat state champion. Possible teams to watch: Minooka 

Fremd: A year older and wiser, look for Fremd to push through their regions and super-sectional to return to the state tournament. Possible teams to watch; Libertyville, Glenbrook South


Surprise teams to watch: Mother Mc Auley, Huntley

Mother Mc Auley: Falling in the shadows of Marist for the past three seasons, this might be the year they return to the state finals. Marist graduates a big portion of their roster and should reload, but that is not a guarantee. Possible teams to watch; Marist, Sandburg. 

Huntley: They are quietly gaining respect as they return key players to

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