Posted: 11:07 am Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Volleyball: Wellington stays in national rankings 

By Anthony Chiang

As Wellington prepares for its big match against Jupiter on Thursday night, the district title won’t be the only thing on the line. The Wolverines will also likely be playing to keep their national ranking.

Wellington (26-0) came in at No. 15 for the second straight week in the MaxPreps national high school volleyball rankings.

Here’s the full Top 25:

1. (1 ) The Woodlands (Texas), 34-0
2. (2) St. James Academy (Lenexa, Kan.), 38-0
3. (4) Carroll (Southlake, Texas), 38-1
4. (5) East Troy (Wis.), 38-0
5. (6) St. Ursula Academy (Toledo, Ohio), 24-0
6. (7) Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma, Wash.), 23-0
7. (8) Cardinal Gibbons (Raleigh, N.C.), 23-0
8. (9) Mercy (Louisville, Ky.), 31-1
9. (NR) Granite Bay (Calif.), 27-0
10. (12) Carmel (Ind.), 31-1
11. (14) Torrey Pines (San Diego), 22-1
12. (13) Lafayette (Wildwood, Mo.), 24-1-1
13. (NR) Santiago (Corona, Calif.), 28-0
14. (16) Veterans Memorial (Mission, Texas), 35-0
15. (15) Wellington (Fla.), 25-0
16. (3) Dakota (Macomb, Mich.), 33-1
17. (21) P.K. Yonge (Gainesville, Fla.), 24-1
18. (18) Mother McAuley (Chicago), 30-2
19. (19) Fossil Ridge (Fort Collins, Colo.), 17-0
20. (11) Horizon (Scottsdale, Ariz.), 30-2
21. (23) Churchill (San Antonio), 38-2
22. (NR) Barnstable (Hyannis, Mass.), 15-0
23. (23) St. Francis (Wheaton, Ill.), 29-3
24. (25) Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), 24-4
25. (10) Kamehameha (Honolulu), 27-2