Posted On: 12/3/21 12:26 PM

With the 2021 season now in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start thinking about 2022.

Division 1 could see a new champion, as Marian graduates a lot of All-State hitting talent.

Here’s a look at five teams that should remain among the top contenders again next fall.


Ava Sarafa Ava Sarafa 6'0" | S Marian | 2023 State MI

While the two-time defending state champs have some big losses coming in graduation, the Mustangs still have a strong base of talent to work with heading into 2022. Ava Sarafa Ava Sarafa 6'0" | S Marian | 2023 State MI (Kentucky) is an elite setter that will be able to help develop new starting hitters. Ella Schomer Ella Schomer 6'0" | RS Marian | 2023 State MI has been a great OPP that looks ready to take on a bigger role as a senior, while McKenzie Swanson is a promising 6’2” middle that will be a junior in 2022. Reagan Sass Reagan Sass 5'10" | OH Marian | 2023 State MI is another capable hitter that was a regular part of the rotation. Defensively, Lauren Heming Lauren Heming 5'6" | DS/L Marian | 2023 State MI will be a fourth-year starter at libero and Evey Oegema is a strong server that is capable of helping in the back row as well. Don’t uncrown the champs too quickly next

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