Zumbrota-Mazeppa Moves Up in Volleyball Coaches Poll
The Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars jumped two spots in the first in-season Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association Class 2A State poll.
Faribault Bethlehem Academy remained at #3 with a big match tonight at top ranked defending Class 1A State Champion Mayer Lutheran.
Kasson-Mantorville is #2, Stewartville #3, Byron #5 in Class 3A.
Northfield jumped from #9 to #6 thanks to some wins against South Suburban Conference competition.
Lakeville North is #5, Rosemount #8, Eagan tied with Rochester Mayo #9. Lakeville South received votes in the Class 4A poll.
Cannon Falls is #9, Caledonia #10 in Class 2A
There are four schools in Section 1A ranked in the top 10 in the state. In addition to defending Section 1A Champions Bethlehem Academy are Mabel-Canton #5, Kenyon-Wanamingo #6, Spring Grove #9
Zumbrota-Mazeppa defeated then #2 ranked 3A Stewartville in Stewartville in 4 sets last week and swept a good St. Croix Lutheran team.
Listed below are the top 10 and others receiing votes. I did not include the schools mentioned on one ballot.
- Mayer Lutheran
- Faribault Bethlehem Academy
- Spring Grove
Others receiving votes: Henning, Pine River-Backus
- Pequot Lakes
- Jackson County Central
- Southwest Christian
- Sauk Centre
- Nova Classical Academy
- Cannon Falls
Others receiving votes: Albany, New London-Spicer
- Benilde-St. Margaret's
- Holy Angels
- Grand Rapids
- New Prague
Others receiving votes: Delano, Hermantown
- East Ridge of Woodbury
- Champlin Park
- Lakeville North
- Eagan tied with Rochester Mayo
Others receiving votes: Forest Lake, Lakeville South