Arapahoe, Grand Junction join 5A boys basketball ranking

Thomas Jefferson Pueblo County boys basketball

Thomas Jefferson remained in the No. 3 spot in the 4A poll. (Pam Wagner)

Unbeatens Arapahoe and Grand Junction have joined this week's CHSAANow.com boys basketball rankings in 5A.

The Warriors (3-0) are No. 9, while Grand Junction (5-0) is No. 10. Highlands Ranch, last week's No. 5, and Chaparral, last week's No. 10, both dropped out this week.

Elsewhere, Denver East maintained its grip on the top spot, and Fossil Ridge continued its climb up the poll. The SaberCats are No. 2 this week, moving up two spots from No. 4. Fossil Ridge went 3-0 last week, including a 66-48 win over Highlands Ranch.

Overland fell one spot to No. 3, and is followed by No. 4 Mountain Vista and No. 5 Regis Jesuit. Mountain Vista moved up from eighth; Regis up from No 6.

Eaglecrest is sixth in this week's 5A poll, Legend is seventh and Rangeview fell five spots to eighth.

In addition to Denver East, the other four No. 1 teams remained the same this week: Valor Christian (4A), Holy Family (3A), Sanford (2A) and Caliche (1A).

The 4A poll added Air Academy at No. 10 this week. That ranking also saw Thompson Valley jump from fifth to second following wins over three 5A teams. Thomas Jefferson is third.

Complete rankings for all classes are below.

CHSAANow.com Boys Basketball Polls

Voted upon by coaches and 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 Denver East (22) 5-0 220 1 2-0
2 Fossil Ridge 6-0 186 4 3-0
3 Overland 2-2 155 2 1-0
4 Mountain Vista 4-0 126 8 3-0
5 Regis Jesuit 4-1 125 6 2-1
6 Eaglecrest 6-1 118 7 3-0
7 Legend 4-0 66 9 2-0
8 Rangeview 4-1 60 3 2-1
9 Arapahoe 3-0 31 - 0-0
10 Grand Junction 5-0 23 - 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Fairview 20, Chaparral 16, Grandview 16, Monarch 15, Highlands Ranch 14, Chatfield 6, Cherry Creek 5, Ralston Valley 4, ThunderRidge 4.
Dropped out
Highlands Ranch (5), Chaparral (10).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Valor Christian (16) 6-0 177 1 4-0
2 Thompson Valley (2) 6-0 135 5 3-0
3 Thomas Jefferson 3-0 129 3 3-0
4 Longmont 5-0 109 6 3-0
5 Pueblo East 5-2 99 4 3-1
6 Sand Creek 3-0 85 7 1-0
7 Golden 6-1 55 10 3-1
8 D'Evelyn 4-2 46 9 2-1
9 Cheyenne Mountain 3-1 45 2 2-1
10 Air Academy 6-1 40 - 4-1
Others receiving votes:
Falcon 35, Greeley Central 11, Lewis-Palmer 8, Mountain View 7, Frederick 6, Mesa Ridge 2, Palmer Ridge 2, Glenwood Springs 1, Ponderosa 1, Pueblo South 1.
Dropped out
Denver South (8).

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Holy Family (8) 5-0 98 1 2-0
2 Colorado Academy (1) 4-0 81 3 2-0
3 Brush (1) 2-0 77 2 1-0
4 Jefferson Academy 4-0 69 9 4-0
5 Bishop Machebeuf 4-0 67 6 3-0
6 Faith Christian 4-3 36 4 3-1
7 Moffat County 3-1 29 7 3-1
8 The Pinnacle 3-1 22 - 1-0
9 Kent Denver 3-1 20 10 2-0
10 Colorado Springs Christian 1-2 19 5 1-2
Others receiving votes:
Denver Science & Tech 10, St. Mary's 6, Valley 6, Aspen 4, Monte Vista 4, Cedaredge 2, Sterling 1.
Dropped out
Aspen (8).

Class 2A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Sanford (12) 4-0 155 1 4-0
2 Yuma (3) 3-0 125 2 2-0
3 Akron 2-0 110 4 1-0
4 Lutheran 2-1 106 3 1-0
5 Ignacio (1) 5-0 101 5 2-0
6 Resurrection Christian 4-2 75 6 3-0
7 Limon 3-1 39 9 2-0
8 Simla 3-1 31 10 2-0
9 Rye 4-1 30 - 1-1
10 Denver Christian 1-3 24 7 1-1
Others receiving votes:
Swink 23, Peyton 22, Haxtun 13, Alexander Dawson 11, Sedgwick County 6, Crowley County 3, Front Range Christian 3, Custer County 1, Paonia 1, Rangely 1, Sierra Grande 1.
Dropped out
Peyton (8).

Class 1A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Caliche (6) 4-0 60 1 2-0
2 Hi-Plains 3-1 50 2 1-1
3 McClave 4-0 49 3 2-0
4 Shining Mountain 4-0 42 5 2-0
5 Vail Christian 3-1 37 6 2-0
6 Norwood 2-2 25 4 1-1
7 Prairie 3-1 21 7 2-0
8 Holly 2-1 14 8 1-0
9 Cheyenne Wells 3-0 10 - 1-0
10 Jim Elliot Christian 2-1 8 9 1-1
Others receiving votes:
Fleming 5, Stratton 3, Cheraw 2, Granada 2, Walsh 2.
Dropped out
Granada (10).