Perennial volleyball power Billings Senior tops the initial Class AA Coaches Poll, which was released Tuesday.
The Broncs, who are 12-3 on the season, are coming off a win at the Great Falls Volleyball Invite, where they defeated Helena Capital 25-17, 25-14 in the championship match. The Bruins (10-1 overall) are ranked second in the poll. Those teams took all 11 first-place votes, with Senior leading the way with eight first-place votes.
Helena High, which placed third at the Great Falls Volleyball Invite, is ranked third. Two-time defending State AA champion Missoula Sentinel is fourth, and Kalispell Glacier fifth.
Kalispell Flathead, Bozeman and Billings West also received votes.
Class AA Volleyball Coaches Poll
Ratings are based upon five points for each first-place vote, four points for second-place votes, etc. First-place votes as of Sept. 10 are in parentheses, followed by the total points.
1. Billings Senior (8) 51 points
2. Helena Capital (3) 46 points
3. Helena High 33 points
4. Missoula Sentinel 18 points
5. Kalispell Glacier 10 points
Also receiving votes, in order: Kalispell Flathead, Bozeman, Billings West.