Posted On: 09/7/20 8:12 AM

The next high school volleyball season won’t start in Washington until March 2021, but there’s absolutely no reason why we should wait until there to know more about the best teams in each class. In this series, we’ll dissect each of the state’s six divisions by analyzing the top teams and the most promising players and what we can expect from them when the balls are finally allowed to fly. In our opening week, we’ll bring some info on the Class 1A.

 

Chelan 

Reigning division winners Chelan seem poised to continue on a good spot after they appeared in two of the last three finals and finished seventh in 2018. The Lady Goats will have to address the departures of two key pieces in Co-Player of the Year outside hitter Emma McLaren and fellow All-State first-teamer setter Leanna Garfoot, but with three other All-State first-team members returning they should be among the contenders again.

Their three key players are:

 

Elly Collins – Outside Hitter – Senior

McLaren might have been the driving force of the Lady Goats’ offense, but Elly Collins wasn’t far behind, registering 64 kills, only five less than her fellow outside hitter, during the

Washington All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Dig Washington to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!