The Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association has released its Class A Pre-Season poll and two local teams are ranked in the top 20.
Bethlehem Academy (Faribault), a six-time Class A state champion is ranked number one, with Minneota ranked second. Minneota placed second in the Class A State Tournament last season.
Southwest Christian (Chaska), the 2013 Class A state champion, is ranked ninth.
1. Bethlehem Academy
3. (tie) Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
3. (tie) Fillmore Central
6. New Life Academy
8. Heritage Christian
9. Southwest Christian
Also receiving votes: Martin County West, Central MN Christian, Nevis, Win-E-Mac, Kittson Central, Windom, Henning, Carlton, Mayer Lutheran, Blooming Prairie