Posted On: 10/27/20 11:10 AM

At this point in the season, teams know who are going to get a bulk of the swings, setters are going to do their thing, and the top players will have the other side of the net scheming how to stop them.  But, it’s the role players or the next in line who can make a huge difference when it comes down to winning in the clutch.  Who will that be in Class 4A and Class 5A with regional finals tonight and a chance to punch a ticket to Cedar Rapids? 


Annika Behrends - Waverly-Shell Rock 

WSR has had quite a season loaded with plenty of wins against top tier teams.  A team who made it to the tournament last year and lost some key pieces have rebuilt just like any great program does.  They will be looking to advance by hosting Gilbert tonight.  Behrends provides a solid first contact for one of the top leaders in assists in Sophie Sedgwick and top outside Avery BeckettAveryBeckett5'10" | OHWaverly Shell Rock | 2022StateIA.  


Anisia SmithAnisiaSmith5'9" | MBCedar Falls | 2022StateIA - Cedar Falls

Smith might not be just a simple role player for Cedar Falls, but she has had an

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