Girls basketball rankings: Kit Carson new No. 1 in 1A

By the slimmest of margins, Kit Carson is the new No. 1 team in the Class 1A CHSAANow.com girls basketball rankings.

The Wildcats registered 95 points, only one point better than former No. 1 Sangre De Cristo, which falls to No. 2.

Kim jumped from No. 10 to No. 7 this week, but there were no new teams added to the 1A poll.

Highlands Ranch maintains the No. 1 spot in the 5A rankings, taking 13 of 15 first-place votes. In fact, the top seven teams in the 5A poll maintained their position from last week.

Rocky Mountain did join the rankings, landing at No. 10.

The 4A rankings also saw few changes as Sand Creek is still the top team with Mesa Ridge still nipping at the Scorpions' heels.

Montrose girls basketball

Montrose is No. 10 in 4A this week. (Tom Hoganson)

The Western Slope got some love from the votes as Montrose breaks into the 4A poll, coming in at No. 10.

The two remaining unbeaten teams in 3A continue to sit atop their rankings. Pages Springs and Manitou Springs remain entrenched at No. 1 and No. 2 respectively. St. Mary's moved up to No. 4 and have a looming showdown with Manitou on Tuesday.

Liberty Common joins the 3A poll at No. 10.

No new teams were added to the 2A poll, which still has Yuma as the No. 1 overall team.

Kiowa did make a two-spot jump from last week, coming in at No. 7.

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

Complete rankings are below.

CHSAANow.com Girls Basketball Polls

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

First-place votes are in parentheses.

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

Go to: 5A | 4A | 3A | 2A | 1A

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Highlands Ranch (13) 19-1 148 1 2-0
2 Grandview (2) 18-0 136 2 2-0
3 ThunderRidge 16-3 113 3 2-0
4 Lakewood 16-3 101 4 2-0
5 Broomfield 17-2 88 5 3-0
6 Ralston Valley 16-2 74 6 2-0
7 Horizon 15-5 49 7 2-0
8 Pine Creek 15-3 34 9 1-0
9 Cherry Creek 13-6 31 8 1-1
10 Rocky Mountain 16-4 15 - 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Poudre 9, Regis Jesuit 8, Fruita Monument 6, Fairview 5, Fossil Ridge 3, George Washington 3, Doherty 2.
Dropped out
Regis Jesuit (10).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Sand Creek (11) 14-1 136 1 2-0
2 Mesa Ridge (3) 17-1 120 2 1-0
3 Valor Christian 17-1 109 3 2-0
4 Longmont 17-1 105 4 2-0
5 Holy Family 14-5 66 5 2-1
6 Pueblo East 14-4 58 7 2-0
7 Evergreen 17-2 55 8 2-0
8 Pueblo West 14-5 27 6 0-2
9 Windsor 16-2 26 9 2-0
10 Montrose 12-5 19 - 1-1
Others receiving votes:
Pueblo South 16, Berthoud 8, Golden 8, Durango 5, Centaurus 4, D'Evelyn 4, Palisade 2, Mullen 1, Thomas Jefferson 1.
Dropped out
Centaurus (10).

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Pagosa Springs (9) 15-0 122 1 2-0
2 Manitou Springs (4) 16-0 117 2 1-0
3 Sterling 14-1 96 3 1-0
4 St. Mary's 15-1 84 5 1-0
5 Eaton 15-1 82 4 2-0
6 Centauri 14-2 64 6 2-0
7 Lutheran 12-4 56 7 1-0
8 Lamar 12-4 24 9 1-1
9 Moffat County 12-3 19 8 1-1
10 Liberty Common 12-3 12 - 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Grand Valley 11, La Junta 11, Trinidad 9, Monte Vista 6, Faith Christian 2.
Dropped out
La Junta (10).

Class 2A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Yuma (12) 14-1 128 1 1-0
2 Paonia (1) 14-2 102 2 2-1
3 Cedaredge 15-1 99 3 2-0
4 Wray 11-3 93 4 2-0
5 Haxtun 12-3 58 5 1-1
6 Soroco 15-2 49 7 2-0
7 Kiowa 13-2 48 9 2-0
8 Akron 12-4 43 6 1-1
9 Ignacio 12-3 35 8 3-0
10 West Grand 14-2 24 10 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Swink 13, Evangelical Christian 7, Simla 7, Del Norte 3, Vail Christian 2, Clear Creek 1, Ellicott 1, Highland 1, Rye 1, Sanford 1.
Dropped out
None.

Class 1A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Kit Carson (5) 16-0 95 2 2-0
2 Sangre De Cristo (5) 13-0 94 1 3-0
3 Idalia 13-2 62 3 1-1
4 Jim Elliot 16-0 56 6 4-0
5 Briggsdale 14-2 52 8 2-0
6 Heritage Christian 14-1 47 5 1-1
7 Kim 13-2 46 10 2-0
8 Fleming 14-1 38 7 2-0
9 Norwood 13-1 24 9 1-0
10 South Baca 12-3 20 4 0-2
Others receiving votes:
McClave 7, Eads 3, Antonito 2, Prairie 2, Genoa-Hugo 1, Otis 1.
Dropped out
None.