Baseball rankings: Silver Creek moves up to No. 2 in 4A

Silver Creek is making the right moves at the right time. The Raptors have climbed to the No. 2 spot in the Class 4A CHSAANow.com baseball rankings. 

They sit right behind Valor Christian, who holds on to the No. 1 spot.

Green Mountain also shot up the rankings, gaining three spots to take over the No. 3 position.

(Courtesy of Palisade HS)

Air Academy (No. 7) and Palisade (No. 9) are the two new teams to crack the 4A poll this week.

Three new teams made their way in the 5A rankings as Legend (No. 6), Legacy (No. 8) and Brighton (No. 10) have all impressed voters enough with the postseason right around the corner. 

Cherry Creek remains the No. 1 team in 5A, but Mountain Vista jumped up to the No. 2 spot. Mountain Range is two spots better than a week ago, sitting at No. 4.

Lamar holds on to the No. 1 spot in 3A with Lutheran climbing up to No. 2.

Valley made a three-spot jump to come in at No. 4.

At No. 9 and No. 10 respectively, Delta and Resurrection Christian are the two newcomers to the 3A poll.

Paonia maintained its spot atop the 2A poll while Sedgwick County jumped a spot to get to No. 3.

At No. 8, Hotchkiss is two spots better than last week.

Front Range Christian joins the 2A poll at No. 10.

Holly remains the unanimous No. 1 team in 1A. Eads was able to jump a spot to No. 2, trading places with No. 3 Fleming. 

Kiowa jumped two spots to No. 8 while Granada (No. 9) and Manzanola (No. 10) join the rankings this week.

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

During the regular season, new polls are released each Monday.

Complete rankings for all classes are below.

CHSAANow.com Baseball 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 (8) 12-3 92 1 2-0
2 Mountain Vista 12-3 76 3 2-0
3 Rock Canyon (1) 12-5 66 2 1-1
4 Mountain Range (1) 15-2 61 6 3-1
5 Rocky Mountain 10-5 45 4 1-0
6 Legend 11-5 43 - 3-0
7 Broomfield 12-4 35 9 2-0
8 Legacy 12-4 33 - 1-0
9 Eaglecrest 12-3 25 5 1-1
10 Brighton 12-1 22 - 1-0
Others receiving votes:
Heritage 20, Douglas County 10, Fruita Monument 9, Regis Jesuit 8, Coronado 1, ThunderRidge 1.
Dropped out:
Douglas County (7), Regis Jesuit (8), Heritage (10).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Valor Christian (6) 13-3 96 1 1-0
2 Silver Creek 13-5 68 7 1-0
3 Green Mountain 13-2 66 6 1-0
4 Windsor 13-2 64 3 1-1
5 Denver North (3) 17-0 57 4 2-0
6 Cheyenne Mountain (1) 14-3 49 2 1-2
7 Air Academy 12-4 38 - 3-0
8 Northridge 12-4 32 5 1-1
9 Palisade 15-3 29 - 2-0
10 Pueblo West 13-4 27 10 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Mountain View 15, Canon City 4, Ponderosa 3, Falcon 2.
Dropped out:
Mountain View (8), Summit (9).

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Lamar (9) 17-1 108 1 2-0
2 Lutheran 16-1 82 3 0-0
3 University (1) 12-4 80 2 2-0
4 Valley 13-3 69 7 2-0
5 La Junta (1) 12-5 62 4 0-2
6 Peak to Peak 11-2 52 5 1-0
7 Colorado Academy 14-4 36 6 1-1
8 Manitou Springs 12-4 27 8 2-1
9 Delta 13-4 23 - 2-0
10 Resurrection Christian 9-4 18 - 2-1
Others receiving votes:
Gunnison 16, Eaton 8, Montezuma-Cortez 7, Sterling 5, Bayfield 4, Alamosa 3, St. Mary's 3, Brush 2, Pagosa Springs 1.
Dropped out:
Eaton (9), Gunnison (10).

Class 2A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Paonia (7) 17-0 88 1 2-0
2 Peyton (2) 15-0 72 2 2-0
3 Sedgwick County 14-3 58 4 5-0
4 Holyoke 16-2 53 3 3-1
5 County Line 10-2 41 5 0-0
6 Rocky Ford 12-3 33 7 2-0
7 Lyons 14-1 32 8 1-0
8 Hotchkiss 12-4 28 10 0-2
9 Haxtun 9-4 27 9 2-0
10 Front Range Christian 10-4 20 - 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Burlington 16, Dayspring Christian 13, Meeker 6, Yuma 4, Ignacio 3, Limon 1.
Dropped out:
Yuma (6).

Class 1A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Holly (8) 9-2 80 1 2-0
2 Eads 9-3 67 3 2-1
3 Fleming 10-2 66 2 0-1
4 Cheyenne Wells 8-3 53 4 1-0
5 Nucla 8-8 48 5 1-0
6 Kiowa 7-8 30 8 3-2
7 Granada 6-8 25 - 3-0
8 Stratton/Liberty 6-4 23 9 2-1
9 Cotopaxi 8-5 17 6 0-2
10 Manzanola 6-8 11 - 2-2
Others receiving votes:
Denver Jewish Day 9, Cornerstone Christian 7, Caliche 4.
Dropped out:
Denver Jewish Day (7), Sierra Grande (10).