Five Whatcom County volleyball teams were ranked among the top 10 in their respective classifications in the first poll of the year released Monday by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association.
Coaches from around the state selected Lynden Christian (4-0, 3-0 Northwest Conference) No. 3 in Class 1A, Lynden (2-2, 1-2) No. 4 and Blaine (4-0, 3-0) No. 10 in Class 2A, and Squalicum (4-0, 3-0) No. 4 and Ferndale (4-0, 3-0) No. 5 in Class 3A.
Topping the lists were Auburn Riverside (4A), Mount Spokane (3A), Archbishop Murphy (2A), Nine Mile Falls Lakeside (1A) and Mossy Rock (2B).