Three Nebraska high school volleyball teams ranked in Top-25 nationally

Omaha Skutt comes in at No. 1, Papillion-La Vista South at No. 9, and Pius X at No. 25.
Pius X Volleyball

We always knew this would be a special season of high school volleyball in the state. We didn’t know just how good.

In a poll conducted by the USA Today, three Nebraska high school volleyball teams have been ranked in the preseason Top-25 nationally.

Defending Class B state champion Omaha Skutt is the top-ranked team in the country, according to the poll. The SkyHawks are led by Nebraska commit Lindsey Krause, who’s the No. 2 prospect in the country for the 2021 class.

Papillion-La Vista South, the defending Class A state champion, is ranked at No. 9. Pius X rounds out the poll at No. 25. The Thunderbolts placed third in the Class A state tournament in 2019.

Full poll:

1. Skutt Catholic (Omaha, Neb.)

2. Lovejoy (Lucas, Texas)

3. Mercy (Louisville, Ky.)

4. Guyer (Denton, Texas)

5. Leon (Tallahassee, Fla.)

6. Assumption (Louisville, Ky.)

7. Valley (West Des Moines, Iowa)

8. St. Thomas Aquinas (Overland Park, Kan.)

9. Papillion-LaVista South (Papillion, Neb.)

10. Appleton North (Appleton, Wisc.)

11. Washburn Rural (Topeka, Kan.)

12. Klein (Texas)

13. Walton (Marietta, Ga.)

14. Willard (Mo.)

15. North Allegheny (Wexford, Penn.)

16. Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati)

17. Flower Mound (Texas)

18. Spring Hill (Kan.)

19. New Castle (Ind.)

20. O’Gorman (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

21. St. James (Lenexa, Kan.)

22. Immaculate Heart (Washington Township, N.J.)

23. Prosper (Prosper, Texas)

24. Briarcrest Christian (Eads, Tenn.)

25. Pius X Catholic (Lincoln, Neb.)

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