BEST OF THE LOCALS

Staff writer Jim Paulsen selected 15 metro teams and 20 metro individuals who stand out.

INDIVIDUALS

(Seniors unless noted)

Hitters/blockers

• Sophia Anderson, New Prague

• Kira Fallert, Concordia Academy

• Skylar Gray, Maple Grove, jr.

• Elizabeth Helmich, Wayzata

• Sami Hilley, Champlin Park

• Sophie Jesewitz, Wayzata, jr.

• Christine Jurgens, Eagan

• Ava Moes, Lakeville South, jr.

Cianna Selbitschka, North Branch

• Olivia Tjernagel, Mayer Lutheran

• Maddie Whittington, Stillwater

• Kali Wolf, Waconia

Setters

• Olivia Johnson, Wayzata

• Kennedi Orr, Eagan, jr.

• Molly Schultz, Rockford

Jasmine Weideman, Lakeville South, jr.

Defensive specialists/libero

• Taylor Quan, Osseo

• Emma Torstenson, Northfield

• Makenna Vacek, New Prague

• Halle Wolfe, Lakeville North

TEAMS

Class 3A

1. Eagan

2. Wayzata

3. Lakeville South

4. Lakeville North

5. Northfield

6. Champlin Park

7. Stillwater

8. Shakopee

9. St. Michael-Albertville

10. East Ridge

Others: New Prague, Minnetonka, Hopkins

Classes 2A & 1A

1. North Branch (2A)

2. Concordia Academy (2A)

3. Mayer Lutheran (1A)

4. Southwest Christian (2A)

5. Belle Plaine (2A)