It has been a very exciting start to the volleyball season, and southeast Minnesota was well represented once again in this week's state volleyball rankings.

There was a little shake-up at the top of one of the rankings, while the other three remained steady. Mayer Lutheran (Class A), Pequot Lakes (Class AA), and Marshall (Class AAA) all remained at #1 this week. Northfield (Class AAAA) jumped all the way up from #6 to #1 after another impressive week on the court.

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

Class A Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings

Section 1 is a battle in Class A volleyball with four teams remaining in the Top 10 once again this week. Bethlehem Academy, Mabel-Canton, and Spring Grove were ranked the same as last week, while Kenyon-Wanamingo fell one spot from #6 to #7.

A big matchup last week was Mayer Lutheran knocking off #3 Bethlehem Academy 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-23). The Cardinals have another tall task this week as they battle #7 Kenyon-Wanamingo Tuesday night in Gopher Conference action.

1. Mayer Lutheran (15)
2. Minneota (1)
3. Bethlehem Academy
4. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton
5. Mabel-Canton
7. Kenyon-Wanamingo
9. Spring Grove
​10. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa

Class AA Minnesota Volleyball Rankings

Three teams in southeast Minnesota are ranked in the Top this week. Zumbrota-Mazeppa fell from #2 to #4 after falling to Cannon Falls last week. The big win helped move Cannon Falls from #9 to #8.

Caledonia also moved up a spot from #10 to #9. The Warriors and Bombers meet up Monday night in Cannon Falls. Chatfield also appeared on one ballot after securing five wins this past week including over Rushford-Peterson and Dover-Eyota in Three Rivers Conference play and three tournament wins over the weekend.

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

Player bouncing volleyball ball
Player bouncing volleyball ball

Class AAA Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings

Three teams in Section 1 remain in the Top 5 in the Class AAA state volleyball rankings as Kasson-Mantorville stayed at #2. Stewartville fell from #3 to #4 after a loss to #9 in Class AAAA Rochester Mayo and a weekend tournament loss to Centennial.  Byron moved up a spot from #5 to #4 (tied with Stewartville).

The Bears and Tigers will meet in Byron Tuesday night in HVL conference play.

1. Marshall (13)
2. Kasson-Mantorville (1)
3. Willmar
t4. Byron
t4. Stewartville
6. Holy Angels
7. Alexandria
8. Benilde-St. Margaret's
9. Grand Rapids
10. New Prague

Class AAAA Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings

Section 1 was well-represented once again with Northfield climbing from #6 to #1 after another week of terrific volleyball. The Raiders are 9-0 and took down #12 Lakeville South, #7 Chaska, #1 Wayzata,  and #5 Lakeville North at a tournament in Marshall over the weekend.

Lakeville North moved up to #3 and Lakeville South moved up to #10 in the rankings. Rochester Mayo fell out of the Top 10 and landed at #11 this week.

1. Northfield (13)
2. Wayzata (3)
3. Lakeville North
4. East Ridge
5. Champlin Park
6. Rogers
7. Chaska
8. Rosemount
9. Forest Lake
​10. Lakeville South

You can follow along with scores across Minnesota on our new sports scoreboard, and you can also view last week's rankings.

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