Posted On: 08/27/21 8:44 PM

The SWBL will look a little different this year as Preble Shawnee, Dixie, Northridge and Milton-Union all left for various different leagues. The 10 remaining schools still have a ton of talent and will continue to keep the SWBL competitive. Today I look at answering some of the top questions ahead of the 2021-22 season for the league.

1- Is the East division the better division?

Looking at the new divisions, it appears the best talent and teams made their way in the East division. The theme of the East is experienced as 4 of the 5 teams return their top players. Meanwhile in the West, the majority of the teams watched their top talent graduate. Overall the East could send a team deep in the postseason.

2- Can Bellbrook take the next step?

The Golden Eagles finished 10-11 a year ago but were 8-4 in the SWBL. This was without their best player  Gabe Pavlak Gabe Pavlak 6'4" | SF Bellbrook | 2022 OH who missed the season due to injury. Now, Pavlak is back and looked great this offseason. The Eagles also add freshman  Austin Webb Austin Webb 6'3" | SG South Point | 2021 State OH who impressed at Fairmont’s Summer League in June. Seniors Ashton Ault and Caleb Fugate also return after being central figures for the

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