Regis Jesuit, Ponderosa head boys lacrosse's preseason rankings

Regis Jesuit Colorado Academy boys lacrosse

Regis Jesuit begins the year as the No. 1 team in 5A. (Matt Mathewes/MVPSportsPics.com)

Regis Jesuit and Ponderosa, both defending champions, are on top of CHSAANow.com's preseason boys lacrosse rankings this season.

The Raiders are a unanimous pick in Class 5A, getting all 11 first-place votes. Cherry Creek, last season's runner-up is No. 2.

Mountain Vista begins the year at No. 3, Arapahoe is No. 4 and Kent Denver rounds out the top five teams.

Columbine is sixth and is followed by No. 7 Mullen, No. 8 Colorado Academy and No. 9 Rock Canyon. Wheat Ridge, last year's runner-up in 4A, is No. 10 after moving up to 5A this season.

In 4A's preseason poll, Ponderosa got seven of the 10 first-place votes. No. 2 Aspen and No. 3 Valor Christian both received at least one first-place vote.

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

Complete rankings for both classes are below.

CHSAANow.com Boys Lacrosse Polls

Voted upon by coaches and select media members around the state. These rankings have no bearing on postseason seeding.

Coaches and media members looking to vote should email rcasey@chsaa.org.

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Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS
1 Regis Jesuit (11) 0-0 110
2 Cherry Creek 0-0 98
3 Mountain Vista 0-0 69
4 Arapahoe 0-0 67
5 Kent Denver 0-0 62
6 Columbine 0-0 47
7 Mullen 0-0 34
8 Colorado Academy 0-0 29
9 Rock Canyon 0-0 26
10 Wheat Ridge 0-0 25
Others receiving votes:
Palmer 16, Monarch 11, Chaparral 8, Highlands Ranch 2, Denver East 1.

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS
1 Ponderosa (7) 0-0 94
2 Aspen (2) 0-0 86
3 Valor Christian (1) 0-0 70
4 Steamboat Springs 0-0 65
5 Thompson Valley 0-0 62
6 Battle Mountain 0-0 56
7 Dawson School 0-0 40
8 Cheyenne Mountain 0-0 35
9 Windsor 0-0 16
10 Conifer 0-0 10
Others receiving votes:
Summit 6, Air Academy 5, Evergreen 2, Littleton 2.