Defending champion: Mt. Carmel
Top seed: Mt. Carmel 32-6
Local leader: No. 2 St. Joseph’s Academy (28-13)
Quick hit: No one has dominated this division in 2017, so expect surprises.
Defending champion: St. Thomas More
Top seed: Teurlings Catholic (39-0)
Local leader: none
Quick hit: Perfection for a season is tough in volleyball, but Teurlings has a real shot at it.
Defending champion: None, Teurlings moved up Division II
Top seed: Vandebilt Catholic (36-5)
Local leader: No. 2 St. Michael the Archangel (29-4).
Quick hit: St. Michael seeks berth in final for the first time in 10 years, but rival No. 3 Parkview looms on horizon.
Defending champion: Pope John Paul II
Top seed: Pope John Paul II (30-2)
Local leader: No. 3 University (34-6)
Quick hit: U-High looks to duplicate the chemistry that led to a 22-match winning streak.
Defending Champion: Country Day
Top seed: Country Day (33-6)
Local leader: No. 5 St. John (21-9)
Quick hit: Country Day has won all but one Division V title since 2010.