Denver East, Coal Ridge new No. 1 teams in boys soccer rankings

Denver East toppled Pine Creek last week. This week, the Angels took Pine Creek's spot atop the Class 5A boys soccer rankings.

Denver East received six of the 13 first-place votes and garnered 111 over points in moving up three places to No. 1 in this week's CHSAANow.com ranking. Pine Creek, which still got three first-place votes, dropped to No. 2.

Smoky Hilll moved up six places to No. 3 this week following wins over Rangeview and Heritage last week. The Buffaloes' lone loss is to Denver East this season.

The 5A poll also got three new teams this week: No. 8 Adams City, No. 9 Fossil Ridge and No. 10 Chatfield.

There's also a new No. 1 team in 3A, where Coal Ridge takes over for Salida. That poll added four new teams: No. 5 Pagosa Springs (which knocked off Salida), No. 8 Peak to Peak, No. 9 Arrupe Jesuit and No. 10 Crested Butte.

Coal Ridge and Salida play on Saturday.

Air Academy, 4A's top team, stayed put this week. But that class also has three newcomers: No. 8 Niwot, No. 9 Montrose and No. 10 Littleton.

The rankings, voted upon by coaches and select media members, are the official polls of the Association. Polls are released each Monday.

Complete rankings for are below.

CHSAANow.com Boys Soccer Polls

Voted upon by coaches and select media members around the state. New voters can sign up by emailing rcasey@chsaa.org. These rankings have no bearing on postseason seeding.

Go to: 5A | 4A | 3A

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Denver East (6) 2-1-0 111 4 1-0-0
2 Pine Creek (3) 2-1-1 95 1 0-1-0
3 Smoky Hill (2) 3-1-0 94 9 2-0-0
4 Rock Canyon (2) 2-1-1 84 2 1-1-0
5 Heritage 3-1-1 71 3 1-1-0
6 Fort Collins 3-0-1 56 7 1-0-0
7 Boulder 1-1-2 51 6 1-0-1
8 Adams City 3-1-0 32 - 1-1-0
9 Fossil Ridge 2-1-1 29 - 1-1-0
10 Chatfield 3-0-1 22 - 2-0-1
Others receiving votes:
Cherry Creek 18, Fairview 17, Legacy 9, Highlands Ranch 5, Fountain-Fort Carson 4, Regis Jesuit 4, Doherty 3, Arapahoe 2, Broomfield 2, Castle View 1, Rampart 1.
Dropped out
Fairview (5), Broomfield (8), Rocky Mountain (10).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Air Academy (11) 5-0-0 127 1 4-0-0
2 The Classical Academy (2) 4-0-0 118 2 2-0-0
3 Cheyenne Mountain 2-1-0 81 4 2-0-0
4 Ponderosa 5-1-0 68 6 3-0-0
5 Pueblo Centennial 3-0-0 60 7 0-0-0
6 Wheat Ridge 2-0-1 45 10 0-0-1
7 D'Evelyn 3-1-0 36 5 1-1-0
8 Niwot 2-0-1 29 - 1-0-0
9 Montrose 4-1-0 23 - 2-1-0
10 Littleton 4-1-0 22 - 2-1-0
Others receiving votes:
Windsor 17, Battle Mountain 15, Denver North 13, Evergreen 13, Durango 12, Vista Ridge 7, Golden 6, Denver West 5, Standley Lake 5, Steamboat Springs 3, Summit 3, Fort Morgan 2, Greeley West 2, Skyline 2, John F. Kennedy 1, Vista PEAK 1.
Dropped out
Battle Mountain (3), Denver North (8), Evergreen (9).

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Coal Ridge (6) 3-0-0 64 3 2-0-0
2 Colorado Academy (1) 2-1-0 63 2 1-1-0
3 Salida 2-1-0 54 1 1-1-0
4 Faith Christian 3-0-1 40 9 2-0-1
5 Pagosa Springs 3-0-0 37 - 1-0-0
6 Fountain Valley 1-1-1 27 4 1-1-1
7 Sheridan 2-0-1 25 7 2-0-1
8 Peak to Peak 2-2-0 23 - 1-1-0
9 Arrupe Jesuit 4-1-0 13 - 2-0-0
10 Crested Butte 3-1-0 10 - 1-1-0
Others receiving votes:
Frontier Academy 8, Kent Denver 7, Bruce Randolph 5, Manitou Springs 4, Aspen 3, DSST-Stapleton 3, Roaring Fork 2, Colorado Springs Christian 1.
Dropped out
Denver Christian (5), Frontier Academy (6), Kent Denver (8), Manitou Springs (10).