Of the seven juniors on the All-Middle Border Conference Volleyball team for 2007, five come from Osceola and Prescott.

Those two squads will be the favorites going into next season given the number of all-conference players and those who received honorable mention they each have.

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Making the all-conference team for Prescott were senior Carissa Boleen and juniors Kaycee Charette and Breanna Swan.

For Charette, it's the third time she has made the all-league team. She led the MBC in kills with 101, was sixth in solo blocks with 10, served up 17 aces and first in digs with 120. She averaged five kills and four digs per game.

Swan was second in the MBC in assists with 252 and Boleen was third in the league in digs with 101.

Add in junior Kylie Lytle, who was honorable mention, and the Cardinals will be quite formidable next season. As will conference, regional and sectional champion Osceola. Juniors Heather Byl, Katie Rydeen, and Amber Hogan made the All-MBC squad along with senior Alicia Lewis. This is Rydeen's second stint on the all-conference team as she led the league in assists with 273 and aces with 28, while Lewis was honorable mention last season.

Ellsworth's Rachel Langer made the all-conference squad. The Panther senior led the league in solo blocks with 24. Teammates Sam Huggett and Carlie Melstrom were given honorable mention. Huggett, a senior, was second in the conference in aces with 18 while Melstrom, a sophomore, was sixth in the league in aces with 107.

{Other members of the all-conference team were juniors Brittany Anderson and Rachel Mullendore from Amery; senior Carrie Vanasse from Baldwin-Woodville, junior Hayley Peterson from New Richmond and Somerset seniors Megan Plourde and Ali Marson. Like Charette, Plourde has made the All-MBC team three times.