Pre-playoff Volleyball Rankings

The Walton Raiders, now on a nine-game win streak with just three losses on the season, remain at the top of class AAAAAAA. After losing to third-ranked South Forsyth, Lambert bounced back to claim two wins over Denmark and Woodstock. North Gwinnett falls one spot following a 3-0 loss to the Brookwood Broncos. Etowah swapped spots with East Coweta and will have a second chance to climb the rankings with their upcoming match against second-ranked Lassiter.

The top three teams in class AAAAAA all remain in the top spots. While Alpharetta and Apalachee won out during their week 9 games, Pope saw challenging matchups against Walker and Mt. Paran Christian that both resulted in a 2-1 loss. The Harrison Hoyas were given a chance to take out Allatoona, who sits just above them in the rankings. They fell short, losing 2-0 to the Buccaneers but will have another shot at Allatoona this Thursday. Creekside’s pair of losses to Milton and West Forsyth left the door open for Greenbrier and Lakeside-Evans to climb up the rankings.

The Buford Wolves drop to the six-spot following a pair of losses to Winder-Barrow and Harrison. This allowed Union Grove to advance into the top-three for the first time this season. Replacing Union Grove at the four spot is Whitewater, who saw a significant jump from its previous rank at number nine. The Wildcats accumulated a duo of 2-1 wins over East Coweta and Brookwood before losing to St. Pius X 2-1. Veterans descend to the seven-spot after a 2-0 loss to Mt. de Sales.

St. Pius X continued to roll with wins over Brookwood, Columbus, East Coweta and Whitewater. They then went on the defeat Madison County 3-0 in their region semifinals. Second-ranked Columbus failed to defeat St. Pius X, losing 2-0 to the top dogs. However, they racked up a 2-0 win over Shaw to grab the Blue Devils’ fifth region win of the season. The Blessed Trinity Titans headed into their region semifinals undefeated in the region. They walked away with a 2-0 win over White County to advance to the finals. They’ll face off against rivals Marist, who’s single region loss this season came against the Titans.

Westminster took over at the top spot after Pace Academy suffered a 3-0 loss to Hebron Christian Academy. Fourth-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian heads into their region tournament with a 3-3 record in the region. They’ll have their hands full facing off against Westminster who served the Spartans a 2-0 loss earlier in the season.

Westside and Armuchee switched spots in the rankings after Armuchee collected two losses against Rome and Pepperell. The Indians will get a chance to rebound with their upcoming match against Cedartown, a team they swept 2-0 earlier this season. Rabun County defeated Oglethorpe County 2-0 to give the Wildcats their fifth region win. Fourth-ranked Harlem racked up its eighth region win with a 2-0 sweep over Butler.

Top-ranked Mt. Paran Christian defended their spot at the top of class A-private with two solid wins against class AAAAAAA second-ranked Lassiter and class AAAAAA second-ranked Pope. The Eagles continued to role and defeated Allatoona 2-1 before grabbing their seventh region win against Mt. Bethel Christian. Savannah Christian jumped up to the two-spot after previous second-ranked Hebron Christian lost 2-0 to North Gwinnett. Walker advanced to the four-spot as a result of their 2-0 win over North Cobb Christian.


1. Walton

2. Lassiter

3. South Forsyth

4. Lambert

5. North Gwinnett

6. Kennesaw Mountain

7. Etowah

8. East Coweta

9. Newnan

10. Hillgrove


1. Alpharetta

2. Apalachee

3. Pope

4. Allatoona

5. Harrison

6. Greenbrier

7. Lakeside-Evans

8. Sequoyah

9. Centennial

10. Creekview


1. McIntosh

2. Chamblee

3. Union

4. Whitewater

5. Riverwood

6. Buford

7. Veterans

8. Starr’s Mill

9. Locust Grove

10. Decatur

Class AAAA

1. St. Pius X

2. Columbus

3. Blessed Trinity

4. Marist

5. Northside-Columbus

6. Northwest Whitfield

7. LaFayette

8. Heritage-Ringgold

9. Flowery Branch

10. Cartersville

Class AAA

1. Westminster

2. Pace Academy

3. Lovett

4. Greater Atlanta Christian

5. Calhoun

6. Sonoraville

7. Morgan County

8. North Hall

9. Jackson County

10. East Hall

Class AA/A-Public

1. Coosa

2. Pepperell

3. Gordon Lee

4. Harlem

5. Jordan

6. Rabun County

7. Westside-Augusta

8. Armuchee

9. Chattooga

10. Model

Class A-Private

1. Mt. Paran

2. Savannah Christian

3. Hebron Christian

4. Walker

5. Calvary Day

6. North Cobb Christian

7. Lakeview Academy

8. Trinity Christian

9. Eagle’s Landing Christian

10. Athens Academy


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