Volleyball coaches association releases WPIAL preseason rankings
Monday, August 26, 2019 | 12:28 PM
The Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association released its preseason top-10 rankings Monday, and all four classifications were rated.
All 120 girls volleyball coaches in the WPIAL were able to vote in the poll ahead of Friday and Saturday’s season-opening matches and tournaments.
Knoch led the WPIAL at states with a semifinal appearance.
The final four in last year’s WPIAL Class AA tournament are the top four teams in the first rankings of the 2019 campaign.
The Yellowjackets advanced the furthest in the PIAA Class AA tournament as they reached the semifinals before falling to state champion Bald Eagle Area.
Bishop Canevin hopes to defend its WPIAL Class A title, and it begins the season at No. 1 in the rankings.
4. Pine Richland
8. Bethel Park
10. Peters Township
Others receiving votes: Deer Lakes
2. Fort Cherry
4. Geibel Catholic
10. South Side Beaver
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