Mount de Sales debuts at No. 19; remainder of the poll remains largely intact


With most teams not having played more than one match thus far, the Week 1 VSN Volleyball Top 20 remains largely intact heading into the second full week of the season, including the entire Top 5 of No. 1 Atholton, No. 2 Arundel, No. 3 Howard, No. 4 South River and No. 5 Centennial.

One team making its 2017 debut this week is No. 19 Mount de Sales, which upset then No. 7 Notre Dame Prep, 3-2, last week.

Here is the entire VSN Volleyball Top 20 for Week 1:

VSN VOLLEYBALL TOP 20 – WEEK 1

1. ATHOLTON RAIDERS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 1

LAST WEEK: def. No. 19 Reservoir, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: vs. No. 10 Severna Park, 9/12

2. ARUNDEL WILDCATS

Current Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Rank: 2

LAST WEEK: Did not play

NEXT MATCH: vs. No. 15 Towson, 9/11.

3. HOWARD LIONS

Current Record: 2-0
Last Week’s Rank: 3

LAST WEEK: def. Marriotts Ridge, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: vs. No. 2 Arundel, 9/12

4. SOUTH RIVER SEAHAWKS

Current Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Rank: 4

LAST WEEK: Did not play

NEXT MATCH: vs. No. 5 Centennial, 9/12

5. CENTENNIAL EAGLES

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 5

LAST WEEK: def. Wilde Lake, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: at No. 12 South River, 9/12

6. SAINT PAUL’S SCHOOL GATORS

Current Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Rank: 6

LAST WEEK: Did not play

NEXT MATCH: vs. McDonogh, 9/12

7. WESTMINSTER OWLS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 9

LAST WEEK: def. Linganore, 3-2

NEXT MATCH: vs. Manchester Valley, 9/12

8. RISING SUN TIGERS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 10

LAST WEEK: def. Patterson Mill, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: at North East, 9/12

9. NOTRE DAME PREP BLAZERS

Current Record: 0-1
Last Week’s Rank: 7

LAST WEEK: lost to Mount de Sales, 3-2

NEXT MATCH: at John Carroll, 9/12

10. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING CAVALIERS


Current Record: 5-0
Last Week’s Rank: 14

LAST WEEK: def. McDonogh, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: vs. Mount de Sales, 9/12

11. BROADNECK BRUINS

Current Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Rank: 11

LAST WEEK: Did not play

NEXT MATCH: vs. No. 12 Mount Hebron, 9/12

12. MOUNT HEBRON VIKINGS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 12

LAST WEEK: def. Long Reach, 3-2

NEXT MATCH: at No. 11 Broadneck, 9/12

13. DULANEY LIONS

Current Record: 2-0
Last Week’s Rank: 13

LAST WEEK: def. Franklin, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: vs. Easter Tech, 9/13

 

14. SEVERNA PARK FALCONS

Current Record: 0-1
Last Week’s Rank: 8

LAST WEEK: lost to then No. 14 Archbishop Spalding, 3-1

NEXT MATCH: at No. 1 Atholton, 9/12

15. TOWSON GENERALS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 15

LAST WEEK: def. Western Tech, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: at No. 1 Atholton, 9/12

16. CENTURY KNIGHTS

Current Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Rank: 16

LAST WEEK: Did not play

NEXT MATCH: at No. 7 Westminster, 9/18

17. HEREFORD BULLS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 17

LAST WEEK: def. Randallstown, 3-0

NEXT MATCH: at Loch Raven, 9/13

18. PERRYVILLE PANTHERS

Final 2016 rank: #14

2016 record: 15-3

Player to watch: Hailey Jones, Sr., libero

Side-out: Jones, an inspirational leader and her Panther mates hope to get back to the 1A final and their tough UCBAC schedule only enhances that chance.

19. MOUNT DE SALES SAILORS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: Not ranked

LAST WEEK: def. then No. 7 Notre Dame Prep, 3-2

NEXT MATCH: at No. 10 Archbishop Spalding, 9/12

20t. LIBERTY LIONS

Current Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Rank: 20

LAST WEEK: Did not play

NEXT MATCH: vs. Winters Mill, 9/12

20t.RESERVOIR GATORS

Current Record: 0-1
Last Week’s Rank: 19

LAST WEEK: lost to No. 1 Atholton, 3-1

NEXT MATCH: vs. North County, 9/12