In the latest rankings of Iowa High School volleyball teams, compiled by the
Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union and released last week, no Chronicle Times area schools are ranked among the Top 15 teams in any class, as Galva-Holstein, previously ranked #15 in Class 1A, has dropped out of the rankings.
Several teams from Northwest Iowa are ranked, including # 4 Schaller-Crestland (18-3), #6 Alta (14-3) and #8 Le Mars Gehlen Catholic (15-5) in Class 1A. Three Lakes Conference schools are also ranked, including perennial powerhouse Western Christian (20-3), ranked #2 in Class 2A, and Sheldon (25-0), which is ranked 4th in Class 2A. Storm Lake (12-3) is ranked 14th in Class 3A.
Class 1A Regional volleyball tournaments begin on October 19, with Class 2A starting on October 20. Regional finals will be on November 3, and the State volleyball tournament will be played November 11-14.