2018 State Champion: Danielle Taets (Sr., Orion) 38-0
Key returners: Taets, Dakota Knott (Sr, Fulton ), Jaden Christian (Jr, Reed-Custer), Kaylenn Hunt (So (Shiloh), Grace Alley (Sr., Seneca), Kenli Nettles (Jr., Arthur), Dakota Krone (Jr, Pinckneyville), Autumn Switzer (Sr, Wilmington), Jade Aber (So, Bureau Valley)
Outlook: 9 of the top 12 from the state meet return including champion Danielle Taets. The runner up Dakota Knott hung tough against the undefeated Taets down the stretch. Taets leapfrogged 38-7 during the season and is the fifth best returner in the state on paper. Jaden Christian is another key figure who will add tremendous depth to a strong event.