Posted On: 10/9/20 10:05 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. It’s the fifth week of the series now, so class 3A is our focus.

 

Kelso

Kelso was arguably the biggest sensation of last year’s State Championship as the team made it to the semifinals for the first time and ended the tournament with a well-celebrated third place. That result alone should be enough to make the Hilanders confident about next season, but considering the core of that team, with the noticeable exception of All-State team honorable mention middle-blocker Allie Gaston, will all be back older and more experienced, it’s easy to see Kelso contending for even more.

 

Their three key players are:

 

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