Cherry Creek takes over as No. 1 in 5A boys lacrosse rankings

Cherry Creek has taken over atop this week's Class 5A boys lacrosse rankings.

The Bruins are 2-0 to start this season, including a win over then-No. 6 Columbine. They got 10 of the 13 first-place votes from CHSAANow.com's panel this week.

Former No. 1 Regis Jesuit fell to No. 4 after dropping a game to Arapahoe last week. Arapahoe is now No. 2, moving up two spots, and got two first-place votes

Mountain Vista got the other first-place vote, and is ranked third. Kent Denver rounds out 5A's top five.

Monarch (No. 6) and Grandview (No. 10) are newcomers to this week's 5A poll.

In 4A, Pondersa held on top the top spot, but a total of six team received first-place votes, including No. 2 Valor Christian, No. 3 Aspen, No. 4 Cheyenne Mountain, No. 5 Steamboat Springs and No. 6 Battle Mountain.

Air Academy is the 4A poll's lone newcomer, joining at No. 7.

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 PVS LW
1 Cherry Creek (10) 2-0 126 2 2-0
2 Arapahoe (2) 2-0 113 4 2-0
3 Mountain Vista (1) 3-0 99 3 3-0
4 Regis Jesuit 1-1 88 1 1-1
5 Kent Denver 0-0 87 5 0-0
6 Monarch 3-0 41 - 3-0
7 Columbine 1-1 38 6 1-1
8 Colorado Academy 2-0 37 8 2-0
9 Wheat Ridge 1-1 36 10 1-1
10 Grandview 3-0 10 - 3-0
Others receiving votes:
Mullen 9, Chatfield 8, Denver East 6, Rock Canyon 6, Eaglecrest 5, Highlands Ranch 4, Boulder 2, Fort Collins 2.
Dropped out
Mullen (7), Rock Canyon (9).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Ponderosa (4) 2-1 79 1 2-1
2 Valor Christian (2) 3-0 71 3 3-0
3 Aspen (1) 2-1 69 2 2-1
4 Cheyenne Mountain (1) 3-1 66 8 3-1
5 Steamboat Springs (1) 1-0 65 4 1-0
6 Battle Mountain (1) 2-0 62 6 2-0
7 Air Academy 3-0 41 - 3-0
8 Dawson School 1-1 33 7 1-1
9 Thompson Valley 1-2 19 5 1-2
10 Conifer 2-1 13 10 2-1
Others receiving votes:
Windsor 9, Denver North 6, Evergreen 5, Pueblo West 5, Englewood 4, Denver South 1, Golden 1, St. Mary's 1.
Dropped out
Windsor (9).