Posted On: 09/16/20 7:45 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 the second week, Class 1B will be in the spotlights.

 

Almira-Coulee-Hartline

Almira-Coulee-Hartline finished in the top-three of the division in three of the last five seasons, including 2019, when the Warriors were just one set away from the final after a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to eventual champions Pomeroy. Much of the team’s success last season can be credited to Player of the Year middle-blocker Maddy Murray and to All-State second team setter Makenna Oliver, who both graduated and won’t be back next season. That shouldn’t stop the Warriors from being among the best again.

 

Their three key players are:

 

Mimi Isaak – Setter/Right Setter – Junior

Mimi Isaak had a pivotal role with Almira-Coulee-Hartline last season splitting her time between setter and right sider duties. The

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