The latest edition of the Minnesota High School Volleyball rankings are out and southeast Minnesota had a strong showing once again.

Section 1 had a strong showing of teams climbing into the Top 10 of their respective classes, including four teams in Class A, three teams in Class AA, three teams in Class AAA, and two teams in Class AAAA.

NEW: Minnesota High School Scoreboard

Check out the full rankings below from the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association. 

Class A Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings

The defending Class A Champions are #1 in the rankings this week and received all but one first-place vote. Coming off of wins over Big Lake and Watertown-Mayer the Crusaders will turn their attention to a tilt with #3 Bethlehem Academy this week and Tri-City United.

Southeast Minnesota was well-represented once again in the Class A rankings, which defending Section 1 champion Bethlehem Academy coming in at #3, while always tough Mabel-Canton is at #5. Kenyon-Wanamingo landed at #6 and Spring Grove ended up at #9.

1. Mayer Lutheran (12)
2. Minneota (1)
3. Bethlehem Academy
4. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton
5. Mabel-Canton
6. Kenyon-Wanamingo
9. Spring Grove
​10. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa

Class AA Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings

Pequot Lakes took home the top spot in the rankings this week, coming off a win over Wadena-Deer Creek. While Pequot Lake is #1 in the rankings, Zumbrota-Mazeppa actually had more first-place votes and finished just a few points behind Pequot Lakes in the rankings.

Zumbrota-Mazeppa led a strong field of teams from southeast Minnesota at #2 in the rankings, while Cannon Falls was #9 and Caledonia was #10.

Two Top-10 HVL teams will clash when Zumbrota-Mazeppa host Cannon Falls on Thursday.

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


Class AAA Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings

Three very familiar teams remain at the top of the Class AAA rankings as defending champion Marshall received all but two first-place votes (HVL foes Kasson-Mantorville and Byron received the other two).

Section one remains very tough in Class AAA. Kasson-Mantorville came in at #2, Stewartville at #3, and Byron at #5. The HVL has five teams ranked in the Top 10 between Class AAA and Class AA. That is one tough conference and makes for two very difficult sections.

1. Marshall (13)
2. Kasson-Mantorville (1)
3. Stewartville
4. Willmar
5. Byron (1)
6. Alexandria
7. Benilde-St. Margaret's
8. Holy Angels
9. Grand Rapids
​10. New Prague

Class AAAA Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings

The defending-champion Wayzata comes in at #1 this week and starts out 3-0 on the season. In Section 1, three teams cracked the Top 10 with Lakeville North at #5 and Rochester Mayo tied for #9.

Mayo had a strong start to the season with a win over Farmington and will take on #3 ranked in Class AAA Stewartville this week.

1. Wayzata (14)
2. East Ridge
3. Champlin Park
4. Rogers
5. Lakeville North
6. Northfield
7. Chaska
8. Rosemount
t9. Eagan
​t9. Rochester Mayo

You can always check out scores from across our area and the state of Minnesota on our new MN High School Sports Scoreboard.

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.

More From KDHL Radio