The Prep Zone Power Poll powered by Anytime Fitness – 2019 Volleyball Poll #10

Trinity Catholic still No. 1 heading into the FHSAA Volleyball state playoffs

GAINESVILLE – Trinity Catholic (Ocala) stayed at the top of The Prep Zone Power Poll for the sixth straight week.

The Celtics (20-6), who will host Providence (Jacksonville) on Thursday in the first round of the FHSAA Class 3A state playoffs, received all 10 first-place votes to remain No. 1.

Trinity Catholic has wins this season against the current No. 2, 3, 4, and 16 teams in the all-classification regional rankings.

Buchholz (Gainesville) (20-5) leaped over Forest (Ocala) for the second spot after beating the Wildcats in the District 4-6A title game. Forest (21-6) dropped to No. 3 following the loss.

Santa Fe (Alachua) (17-9) remains fourth this week and will host Bolles (Jacksonville) on Thursday in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.

Fleming Island (Orange Park) (16-5), which will host Forest on Wednesday in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs, remained fifth.

Ponte Vedra (20-6), Bell (26-1), East Ridge (Clermont) (21-5), Bartram Trail (St. Johns) (19-8), and Lecanto (24-3), round out the top 10.

The biggest drops of the week were Fletcher (Neptune Beach) (20-4), which dropped from No. 9 last week all the way down to No. 18 after not being selected in the Class 6A playoffs, and Eustis (16-6), which dropped from No. 11 to out of the poll after missing the Class 4A playoffs.

Class 7A Mandarin (Jacksonville) (20-6) tumbled from No. 14 to receiving votes after also missing the playoffs.

Yulee (22-4), Christ’s Church Academy (Jacksonville) (21-6), and Seven Rivers Christian (Lecanto) (20-3), all move into the rankings at Nos. 17, 19, & 20, respectively.

The Prep Zone Power Poll ranks the top 20 high school football, volleyball, basketball, baseball and softball teams (regardless of FHSAA Classification) across the 26 counties in North Florida (Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Putnam, Sumter, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, Union and Volusia counties). It is voted on weekly by sportswriters and sportscasters and it is fueled by Anytime Fitness of Gainesville.

The Prep Zone Power Poll – 2019 Volleyball Poll #10
(School, city, classification, first-place votes, record, total voting points)
1. Trinity Catholic (Ocala) (3A) (10) (20-6) – 200
2. Buchholz (Gainesville) (6A) (20-5) – 189
3. Forest (Ocala) (6A) (21-6) – 177
4. Santa Fe (Alachua) (4A) (17-9) – 162
5. Fleming Island (Orange Park) (6A) (16-5) – 160
6. Ponte Vedra (5A) (20-6) – 154
7. Bell (1A) (26-1) – 138
8. East Ridge (Clermont) (7A) (21-5) – 136
9. Bartram Trail (St. Johns) (7A) (19-8) – 119
10. Lecanto (5A) (24-3) – 106
11. Spruce Creek (Port Orange) (7A) (17-10) – 90
12. Ridgeview (Orange Park) (5A) (17-5) – 88
13. Creekside (St Johns) (6A) (14-9) – 78
14. Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville) (4A) (17-10) – 59
15. DeLand (7A) (16-6) – 50
16. Vanguard (Ocala) (5A) (12-10) – 38
17. Yulee (4A) (22-4) – 36
18. Fletcher (Neptune Beach) (6A) (20-4) – 30
19. Christ’s Church Academy (Jacksonville) (2A) (21-6) – 20
T20. New Smyrna Beach (6A) (15-11) – 18
T20. Seven Rivers Christian (Lecanto) (2A) (20-3) – 18
Also Receiving Votes: Eustis (4A) (16-6) – 12, Nature Coast Tech (Brooksville) (4A) (18-9) – 6, Mandarin (Jacksonville) (7A) (20-6) – 5, Branford (1A) (20-5) – 4, Lafayette (Mayo) (1A) (15-9) -2, First Academy-Leesburg (2A) (15-1) – 2, Atlantic (Port Orange) (13-12) – 2.