Posted On: 09/20/21 11:42 AM

The more things change---well, you know the rest. The top five teams in class 1A in Indiana stay the same, but with a little shuffling. Today’s article will also talk about the big kids making a difference on each squad. 

#5: Springs Valley (16-2)

Previous Ranking: #5

Not much has changed for the Blackhawks since last week. They’re on a seven match win streak and haven’t lost since September 7. Without any losses to fellow 1A schools, a 2A matchup against top-five Tecumseh tonight should definitely test what they’re made of. Junior big  Alayna Denbo Alayna Denbo 6'2" | MB Springs Valley | 2023 State IN (’23, 6-2 MB) has a size and athleticism combination that just doesn’t exist with a lot of these small schools. Her team-leading hitting percentage (.370) and adding nearly a block a set is key for a team looking to make a strong run in the postseason.

#4: Wes-Del (13-3)

Previous Ranking: #4

The same could be said about the Warriors. They have exactly zero losses to 1A schools and will test their schedule regularly playing teams much bigger than they. I like Ella Mauck’s (’24, 6-0 MB) size, and her Munciana training will do wonders for her down the road. She’s a key piece for

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