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Northeastern, York Suburban each now No. 1 in latest boys' volleyball state rankings

STEVE HEISER
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  • York County is now home to two teams ranked No. 1 in the state.
  • The Northeastern Bobcats are No. 1 in the Class 3-A state rankings.
  • The York Suburban Trojans are No. 1 in the Class 2-A state rankings.
  • The rankings are according to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association.
York Suburban's Nate Bowman (13) and John Doll block a shot by Central York during volleyball action at Suburban Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Central won the match 3-1. Bill Kalina photo

York County is now home to two teams ranked No. 1 in the state.

The Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association has released its latest high school boys' rankings.

The Northeastern Bobcats are No. 1 in the PVCA Class 3-A state rankings, while the York Suburban Trojans are No. 1 in 2-A.

In addition, Central York is slated No. 2 in 3-A.

The Panthers and Trojans squared off in a York-Adams League regular-season match on Tuesday, with Central rallying for a 3-1 victory.

Suburban moved up from No. 3 to No. 1 in the 2-A state rankings after finishing second in the Bobcat Invitational over the weekend at Northeastern.

Northeastern also moved up from No. 3 to No. 1 in 3-A after beating the Trojans in the Bobcat Invitational title match.

Central dropped from No. 1 to No. 2 in 3-A after falling in the quarterfinals of the Bobcat Invitational to Northeastern.

The week before, the Panthers had assumed the top spot in the 3-A rankings after beating Northeastern in the championship match of the North Allegheny Tournament.

Here are the updated 3-A state rankings: 1. Northeastern. 2. Central York. 3. North Allegheny. 4. Exeter. 5. Cumberland Valley. 6. Warwick. 7. Bethel Park. 8. Hempfield (Lancaster County). 9. Central Bucks East. 10. Whitehall.

Here are the updated 2-A state rankings: 1. York Suburban. 2. Meadville Area. 3. Derry. 4. Saegertown. 5. Ambridge Area. 6. Manheim Central. 7. Lower Dauphin. 8. Lancaster Mennonite. 9. Maplewood. 10. Seton LaSalle.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.