Girls basketball rankings: Sterling new No. 1 in 3A

Sterling (18-0) jumped St. Mary's in Class 3A to become the new No. 1 in 3A.

Sterling beat then-No. 8 Eaton 49-27 in its only game last week. Eaton fell to No. 10.

The top five teams in 5A stayed the same with Grandview posting a 3-0 record to remain No. 1. The top five went 12-1 overall last week.

In 4A, Pueblo West moved from No. 3 to No. 2 after a 2-0 week. Elsewhere in 4A, Valor Christian received one first place vote despite a No. 9 rank.

Haxtun is on the rise in 2A. The Fightin' Bulldogs come in at No. 7, up from No. 9 last week.

Kit Carson stayed at No. 1 in 1A, as the top five teams remained the same.

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

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.

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Grandview (14) 20-1 158 1 3-0
2 Highlands Ranch (2) 20-2 138 2 2-0
3 Ralston Valley 20-1 132 3 3-0
4 Horizon 18-3 112 4 1-1
5 Doherty 21-1 88 5 3-0
6 Fossil Ridge 16-5 60 7 1-0
7 Cherry Creek 15-6 53 8 2-1
8 Fruita Monument 19-2 45 6 1-1
9 Lakewood 16-5 38 9 3-0
10 Fairview 11-10 26 10 -4-5
Others receiving votes:
Regis Jesuit 19, Pine Creek 5, Monarch 3, Denver East 2, Rocky Mountain 1.
Dropped out
None.

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Pueblo South (14) 19-2 209 1 1-1
2 Pueblo West (6) 18-3 188 3 2-0
3 Evergreen (1) 19-2 179 2 1-1
4 Air Academy 18-3 124 4 1-1
5 Mesa Ridge 17-4 103 5 3-1
6 Holy Family 16-5 78 8 3-0
7 Pueblo East 16-5 76 6 2-1
8 Golden 18-3 74 7 2-0
9 Valor Christian (1) 13-8 70 10 2-0
10 George Washington 18-2 39 9 3-0
Others receiving votes:
Windsor 19, D'Evelyn 15, Mullen 14, Falcon 7, Rifle 6, Palisade 4, Thomas Jefferson 3, Discovery Canyon 1, Kennedy 1.
Dropped out
None.

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Sterling (13) 18-0 156 2 1-0
2 St. Mary's (2) 16-1 126 1 1-1
3 Lamar 17-1 115 3 2-0
4 Centauri 18-1 114 5 2-0
5 Liberty Common (1) 16-1 106 4 3-0
6 Colorado Springs Christian 16-2 101 6 1-0
7 Pagosa Springs 14-3 55 7 2-1
8 Manitou Springs 12-7 29 9 3-0
9 Faith Christian 13-5 17 10 2-0
10 Eaton 13-4 15 8 0-1
Others receiving votes:
Moffat County 13, Cedaredge 12, Grand Valley 9, The Academy 7, SkyView Academy 3, Colorado Academy 2.
Dropped out
None.

Class 2A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Paonia (15) 17-0 168 1 1-0
2 Del Norte (2) 15-2 138 2 2-0
3 Wray 13-4 114 4 3-0
4 Yuma 14-3 102 3 1-1
5 Swink 16-2 79 5 2-0
6 Soroco 16-2 70 6 2-0
7 Haxtun 14-3 66 9 2-0
8 Lyons 16-2 46 7 2-0
9 Simla 15-2 45 8 3-0
10 Highland 13-4 21 10 1-0
Others receiving votes:
Evangelical Christian 12, Clear Creek 9, Limon 9, Holyoke 7, Rangley 7, Sargent 7, Center 6, Dawson 6, Meeker 6, Sanford 6, Ellicott 4, West Grand 4, Akron 2, Ignacio 1.
Dropped out
None.

Class 1A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Kit Carson (10) 17-0 114 1 2-0
2 Heritage Christian (1) 17-0 95 2 1-0
3 Antonito (1) 17-0 92 3 3-0
4 Fleming 16-1 91 4 2-0
5 Kim/Branson 15-1 74 5 1-0
6 Kiowa 15-2 46 7 2-0
7 South Baca 13-3 39 6 0-1
8 La Veta 14-3 38 9 2-0
9 Jim Elliot 15-3 19 10 2-0
10 Briggsdale 13-4 18 8 1-0
Others receiving votes:
Holly 9, Creede/Lake City 7, Sierra Grande 5, Granada 4, Springfield 3, Eads 2, McClave 2, Cheyenne Wells 1, Idalia 1.
Dropped out
None.