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State Volleyball Poll: Willmar ranked third in Class AAA, MACCRAY and BBE ranked in Class A

Tops teams: Class AAAA - Northfield, Class AAA - Willmar, Class AA - Pequot Lakes and Class A - Mayer Lutheran

Willmar sophomore outside hitter Gretchen Volk spikes the ball during a match against Alexandria on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at Willmar High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Sept. 18 from the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association

(first-place votes in parentheses)

Class AAAA

1. Northfield (14)
2. Wayzata
3. Lakeville North
4. East Ridge
5. Champlin Park
6. Chaska
7. Lakeville South
8. Rogers
9. Rosemount
10. Forest Lake


Also receiving votes: St. Michael-Albertville, Rochester Mayo, Andover, Centennial

Class AAA
1. Marshall (12)
2. Kasson-Mantorville (1)
3. Willmar
4. Stewartville
5. Holy Angels
6. Byron
7. Grand Rapids (1)
8. Benilde-St. Margaret’s
9. Alexandria
10. Delano

Also receiving votes: Mahtomedi, New Prague, Detroit Lakes, Hermantown

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Class AA

1. Pequot Lakes (13)
2. Nova Classical (1)
3. Sauk Centre (1)
4. Zumbrota-Mazeppa
5. Cannon Falls
6. Southwest Christian
7. Jackson County Central
8. Annandale
9. Watertown-Mayer (1)
10. Caledonia

Also receiving votes: Belle Plaine, Pipestone, New London-Spicer

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Class A

1. Mayer Lutheran (9)
2. Minneota (1)
3. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton
4. Bethlehem Academy
5. Mabel-Canton
6. Kenyon-Wanamingo
7. Badger/Greenbush-Middle River
9. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
10. Spring Grove

Also receiving votes: Henning, BOLD, Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda

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