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Lakewood volleyball moves to No. 1 in Class B

See which six area teams are listed in the latest state volleyball rankings.

See which six area teams are listed in the latest state volleyball rankings.

A couple of days after winning the East Kentwood Volleyball Classic, Lakewood has found itself on top of another mountain.

The Vikings (21-3) moved one spot up to No. 1 in the latest Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association rankings after being No. 2 for the first two weeks.

DeWitt, which is led by Michigan Miss Volleyball finalist Lexi Nordmann, dropped a spot in Class A and are now the eight-ranked team in the state.

Another area Miss Volleyball finalist, Meredith Norris, has helped the Corunna Cavaliers (13-1) maintain the No. 8 spot in Class B.

Central Michigan Athletic Conference representatives Laingsburg and Bath remain ranked in Class C. The Wolfpack (13-4-1) are still No. 7 and the Fighting Bees (15-2) remain at No. 9.

The Lansing Christian Pilgrims (21-2-2) are the only area team ranked in Class D and stay at No. 6.

The complete polls are below.

1. Portage Central

2. Novi

3. Clarkston

4. Mercy

5. Northville

6. Grand Haven

7. Rockford

8. DeWitt

9. Grand Rapids Christian

10. Mattawan

Honorable mention: East Grand Rapids, Caledonia, Macomb Dakota, Marian, Lake Orion, Stoney Creek, Forest Hills Northern, Forest Hills Central, Anchor Bay, Saline, Romeo, Gull Lake

DeWitt senior a finalist for Miss Volleyball

CLASS B

1. Lakewood

2. North Branch

3. Buchanan

4. Notre Dame Preparatory

5. Grand Rapids South Christian

6. Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard

7. Cadillac

8. Corunna

9. Harper Creek

10. Zeeland West

Honorable mention: Grant, Montague, Swan Valley, Frankenmuth, Goodrich, Coopersville, Fruitport, Holland Christian, Whitehall

CLASS C

1. Monroe St. Mary’s Catholic Central

2. Bronson

3. Kalamazoo Christian

4. Traverse City St. Francis

5. Brown City

6. Kent City

7. Laingsburg

8. Schoolcraft

9. Bath

10. New Lothrop

CLASS D

1. Plymouth Christian Academy

2. Mendon

3. Leland

4. Onaway

5. Pittsford

6. Lansing Christian

7. Cardinal Mooney

8. Sutton’s Bay

9. North Adams Jerome

10. Muskegon Catholic Central

Honorable mention: Crystal Falls Forest Park, Battle Creek St. Phillips, Charges Stockwell, Wyoming Tri-Unity

Contact James L. Edwards III at jledwards@lsj.com. Follow him on Twitter @JLEdwardsIII.

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