Defending Class 3A state champ Lakeside is ranked No. 2 and Archbishop Murphy tops the Class 2A poll.
Auburn Riverside won the state volleyball title last year in its first year playing in the 4A classification.
Apparently the volleyball coaches around the state think the Ravens have a good shot to do it again as they ranked them No. 1 among Class 4A teams in the first state poll of the season, released Monday.
Lakeside, which won its first Class 3A state title last season. checks in at No. 2 behind Mount Spokane and just ahead Of Mercer Island. Lakeside beat Mount Spokane for the state title.
Archbishop Murphy, which finished third last year, is ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, two spots ahead of defending state champs Tumwater.