Posted On: 09/15/20 11:16 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.

 

Oakesdale

Oakesdale has been the most dominating team in the division as of late, appearing in each of the last five State Championship finals and winning four of them. Despite their loss to rivals Pomeroy in 2019, the Nighthawks seem better equipped than the reigning champions heading into next season as they graduated only two players and will see three of their four All-State first team members returning.

 

Their three key players are:

 

LouEllen Reed – Setter – Senior

LouEllen Reed was the setter who led the Nighthawks to glory in their last two victories and she’ll be looking to her high school career with a hat-trick next season. The 5’7” was an All-State first-team selection

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