Blue Devils have area’s top player in Jaelynn Murray and coming off state championship last year.
2. Ridge View
Most of team returns and Blazers coming off 19-7 season.
3. Spring Valley
Defending state champion Vikings have a new coach in Megan Assey and young roster but will be among area’s best teams.
Redhawks had a breakout season last year and have all the ingredients to make deep run in the playoffs.
Keenan coming off trip to state title game and 20-win season
Sophomore Danae Pough is one of top players in the Midlands.
Bulldogs coming off back-to-back 20-win seasons.
Skyhawks have a veteran team back and coming off 20-win season.
9. Lower Richland
First-year coach Keturah Jackson will build around Division I signees Kam Roach and Cailah Hicklin
10. Dutch Fork
Silver Foxes will bounce back after first losing season under coach Faye Norris.
Others receiving votes: A.C. Flora, Chapin, Irmo, Lexington, Faifield Central