Posted On: 08/6/19 6:38 PM

First official practices of the 2019 high school volleyball season begin a week from yesterday and the first contests are now less than four weeks away. What, exactly, happened to summer?

It feels like I spent my entire summer driving the back roads of the state hitting as many team and individual camps as I could this summer, probably because that’s what I did. With that knowledge in hand, I give you a look at what I consider – right now – to the the top five teams in each class.

I will post the full top 10 in each class the weekend before the start of competition, but for now here is a look at the teams I would rank in the top 5 in Class A right now.

#1 - Papillion-LaVista

Papio won the Creighton Team Camp to kick off the summer despite not having either of its starting middles for that camp. And while the Monarchs didn't win the UNO Team Camp - Millard South did - I still think Papio comes into the season as the most balanced and deepest team in Class A. There is no better outside hitter combination in Class A

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