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MOC-Floyd Valley preseason No. 1 in volleyball poll; IGHSAU Rankings

MOC-Floyd Valley returns 10 starters this season. MOC-Floyd Valley returns 10 starters this season.

After capturing it's first state championship, MOC-Floyd Valley enters the year as the number one team in the class 3A preseason volleyball poll.

The Dutch finished with a 33-8 record en route to the championship and return 10 starters from last season, including Iowa State recruit Alex Conaway who led 3A with 489 kills.

As a whole, MOC-Floyd Valley won 90 of their 111 sets played, including 25 sweeps.

"This year, we're working on just fine tuning the little things," senior Alexis Conaway said.  "You can always pass better. We're focusing on serving harder  just being precise in everything we do."

"We have everyone back and everyone is going to want to try to beat the state champions from last year," senior Shelby Schouten said.  "But, we're not worried about that. We're just focused playing our games and playing our best."

IGHSAU Preseason Top 25 Poll

Class 1A

1 Holy Trinity Catholic
2 Janesville
3 Tripoli
4 LeMars Gehlen Catholic
5 Grandview Park Baptist
6 New London
7 Lisbon
8 Belle Plaine
9 Winfield-Mount Union
10 Stanton
11 East Union
12 Harris-Lake Park
13 Murray
14 Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton    
15 Don Bosco

Class 2A

1 Dike-New Hartford
2 Western Christian
3 Council Bluffs St. Albert    
4 Hinton    
5 South Central Calhoun
6 Sumner-Fredericksburg
7 Eddyville-Blakesburg
8 Treynor
9 Edgewood-Colesburg
10 Grundy Center    
11 Boyden-Hull
12 Lake Mills
13 Ridge View
14 West Branch
15 North Butler
Class 3A
1 MOC-Floyd Valley    
2 Union        
3 Kuemper Catholic
4 Red Oak
5 Mount Vernon    
6 Nevada    
7 Sheldon
8 Bondurant-Farrar
9 Algona    
10 Davis County
11 East Sac County
12 Sioux Center    
13 Unity Christian    
14 Mediapolis
15 Center Point-Urbana
Class 4A

1 Harlan    
2 Solon        
3 Sioux City Bishop Heelan    
4 West Delaware    
5 Charles City    
6 Davenport Assumption    
7 Waverly-Shell Rock    
8 Indianola        
9 Cedar Rapids Xavier    
10 ADM        
11 Dubuque Wahlert    
12 Newton        
13 Webster City        
14 Marion        
15 Fairfield        
Class 5A

1 Bettendorf    
2 Johnston        
3 Dubuque Hempstead    
4 Urbandale    
5 Pleasant Valley        
6 Dowling Catholic        
7 West Des Moines Valley    
8 Ankeny        
9 Cedar Falls        
10 Iowa City West        
Next set of rankings will be posted on Thursday, Sept. 5

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