Brighton regains No. 1 ranking in 5A softball poll

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Brighton is No. 1 in 5A softball this week. (Matt Mathewes/MVPSportsPics.com)

Brighton has returned to the top spot in CHSAANow.com's Class 5A softball rankings.

The Bulldogs, 15-1 to this point, received seven of the 12 first-place votes and had 92 total points to claim the No. 1 spot. Fossil Ridge got the other five first-place votes and is No. 2.

Brighton was last No. 1 in the Sept. 8 poll. A week later, Dakota Ridge supplanted the Bulldogs, though Brighton has remained No. 2 for the ensuing three weeks.

Dakota Ridge was upset by Ralston Valley last week, and is now No. 4.

Prairie View (No. 8) and Denver East (No. 9) joined the 5A ranking this week.

Frederick (4A) and Strasburg (3A) stayed atop their respective rankings this week.

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 each class are below.

CHSAANow.com Softball 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

Brighton has returned to the top spot in CHSAANow.com's Class 5A softball rankings.

The Bulldogs, 15-1 to this point, received seven of the 12 first-place votes and had 92 total points to claim the No. 1 spot. Fossil Ridge got the other five first-place votes and is No. 2.

Brighton was last No. 1 in the Sept. 8 poll. A week later, Dakota Ridge supplanted the Bulldogs, though Brighton has remained No. 2 for the ensuing three weeks.

Dakota Ridge was upset by Ralston Valley last week, and is now No. 4.

Prairie View (No. 8) and Denver East (No. 9) joined the 5A ranking this week.

Frederick (4A) and Strasburg (3A) stayed atop their respective rankings this week.

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 each class are below.

CHSAANow.com Softball 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 Brighton (7) 14-1-0 92 2 4-0-0
2 Fossil Ridge (5) 15-1-0 89 3 3-0-0
3 Dakota Ridge 13-3-0 73 1 1-1-0
4 Castle View 14-2-0 66 4 3-0-0
5 Legacy 13-4-0 61 7 3-0-0
6 Legend 14-3-0 54 5 2-0-0
7 Mountain Range 14-3-0 39 6 2-1-0
8 Prairie View 15-2-0 25 - 3-0-0
9 Denver East 14-3-0 18 - 2-1-0
10 Grandview 11-6-0 9 9 2-1-0
Others receiving votes:
Broomfield 6, Douglas County 5, Eaglecrest 5, Grand Junction Central 5, Ralston Valley 4, Pomona 1.
Dropped out
Chaparral (8), Grand Junction Central (10).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Frederick (8) 18-0-0 80 1 3-0-0
2 Wheat Ridge 12-4-0 69 3 2-1-0
3 Discovery Canyon 14-2-0 53 4 2-1-0
4 Valor Christian 14-1-0 49 5 3-0-0
5 Vista Ridge 15-3-0 42 7 2-0-0
6 Pueblo West 13-3-0 36 6 2-0-0
7 Mountain View 15-2-0 34 2 2-2-0
8 Berthoud 11-6-0 23 8 1-1-0
9 Niwot 12-4-1 17 - 2-1-0
10 Woodland Park 15-2-0 14 - 2-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Silver Creek 7, Erie 5, Evergreen 3, Pueblo East 3, D'Evelyn 2, Falcon 2, Ponderosa 1.
Dropped out
Windsor (9), Erie (10).

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Strasburg (7) 17-0-0 70 1 3-0-0
2 Valley 14-3-0 62 2 3-0-0
3 Sterling 13-4-0 57 3 3-0-0
4 Lamar 11-5-0 46 6 1-0-0
5 Eaton 12-4-0 45 4 2-2-0
6 La Junta 14-2-0 34 5 0-1-0
7 Cedaredge 11-5-0 22 10 3-1-0
8 Skyline 13-4-0 18 - 2-1-0
9 Rocky Ford 11-4-0 12 9 2-0-0
10 Brush 9-8-0 11 8 1-2-0
Others receiving votes:
The Academy 4, Burlington 3, Basalt 2, Gunnison 1.
Dropped out
Basalt (7).