Posted On: 05/15/21 9:59 PM

The season is about to start and without a true state championship, much of the pride in 2021 will ride on who brings home the league titles. The Mountain Valley Conference will be different than most leagues as the teams in Bend will mostly stay in Central Oregon while the Salem-area schools will duke things out with each other along with Albany/Corvallis area 5A squads - almost a reunion of the old Valley League. So since it would be tough to truly have a league champ, here’s a look at how we think a regular league title may have worked out.

League Predictions

1. Summit
2. McNary
3. Sprague
4. South Salem
5. West Salem
6. Mountain View
7. Bend
8. McKay

Player of the Year: Nathan Meithof Nathan Meithof 6'5" | SG McNary | 2021 State OR , McNary

All-League Predictions: Meithof; Julian Mora Julian Mora 6'0" | PG Summit | 2022 State OR , Summit; Dallon Morgan Dallon Morgan 6'10" | PF Sprague | 2022 State OR , Sprague; Jasper Phipps Jasper Phipps 6'1" | CG South Salem | 2021 State OR , South Salem

Top Sleeper/Newcomer: Caden Harris, Summit

Analysis
This could be the year that Summit ascends to the top - and maybe even a year ahead of schedule. Head coach Jon Frazier has a young but very talented group that

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