Posted On: 05/26/20 11:21 AM

The West Side of the state has produced tremendous volleyball talent.

Grand Rapids has been a talent-heavy area, but the talent is still quite strong as you move out to Muskegon and the coast line out west.

In the past 12 months, a number from the Muskegon area have raised their game to an elite level. Here’s some of the best that have emerged.

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Abby OlinAbbyOlin6'3" | OHCoopersville | 2021StateMI, MH Coopersville/Inside Out (2021)

Olin was a completely dominant middle in 2019 for Coopersville, putting up 519 kills and 173 blocks. Here defensive skills at the net were hard for anyone in the state to overcome. A Michigan State commit, Olin has only gotten better during her club season with Inside Out. Coopersville was a top team in Division 2 last year and should be one in 2020 as well.

Mackenzie GrossMackenzieGross6'2" | OHGrand Haven | 2021StateMI, OH Grand Haven/MVA (2021)

Gross was a great compliment to 2019 Miss Volleyball finalist, Ashley SlaterAshleySlater5'10" | OHGrand Haven | 2020StateMI. Gross approached 400 kills in 2019, but the 6’2” outside displayed improvement over her blocking, serving and passing. Gross is in line for a big 2020 prep season as the go-to hitter

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