5A boys basketball ranking adds Grand Junction at No. 9

Grand Junction started the 2013-14 campaign 7-0. The Tigers then lost two straight just prior to the winter break. However, since that break, GJ is 9-0.

This week, the Tigers cracked the top-10. They are ranked No. 9 in CHSAANow.com's 5A poll.

Elsewhere in 5A, Denver East extended its stay at No. 1. Fossil Ridge remained at No. 2, and Mountain Vista at No. 3.

Regis Jesuit moved back up to the No. 4 spot after a 2-0 week. Eaglecrest dropped one place, and rounds out the top 5.

Arapahoe is sixth, Overland is seventh and Chatfield is eighth. Highlands Ranch rounds out the ranking at No. 10.

The 4A poll added Golden at No. 10. Other newcomers included No. 8 Centauri in 3A, No. 10 Denver Christian in 2A and No. 8 Shining Mountain in 1A.

Valor Christian (4A), Holy Family (3A), Ignacio (2A) and Caliche (1A) held firm atop their respective polls.

Complete polls 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 (12) 15-3 200 1 0-0
2 Fossil Ridge (9) 19-0 198 2 2-0
3 Mountain Vista 18-1 162 3 2-0
4 Regis Jesuit 16-3 139 5 2-0
5 Eaglecrest 14-4 111 4 0-1
6 Arapahoe 14-4 98 6 1-1
7 Overland 13-6 65 8 2-0
8 Chatfield 16-3 45 10 3-0
9 Grand Junction 16-2 29 - 2-0
10 Highlands Ranch 13-6 25 9 1-1
Others receiving votes:
Rangeview 20, Grandview 19, Cherry Creek 14, Monarch 13, Legend 7, Chaparral 6, Fort Collins 3, Dakota Ridge 1.
Dropped out
Monarch (7).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Valor Christian (16) 16-3 160 1 2-0
2 Thompson Valley 18-1 140 2 2-0
3 Pueblo South 18-2 124 3 3-0
4 D'Evelyn 15-3 98 4 2-1
5 Sand Creek 15-3 88 7 3-0
6 Pueblo East 16-4 60 6 2-0
7 Longmont 16-3 55 8 3-0
8 Denver South 14-7 50 10 2-0
9 Air Academy 13-4 43 5 0-1
10 Golden 16-3 31 - 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Denver West 17, Cheyenne Mountain 6, Glenwood Springs 5, Vista Peak 3.
Dropped out
Thomas Jefferson (9).

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Holy Family (14) 16-0 140 1 1-0
2 Colorado Academy 14-1 125 2 1-1
3 Faith Christian 11-5 107 4 1-0
4 Colorado Springs Christian 11-3 94 5 2-0
5 Jefferson Academy 14-3 87 3 1-1
6 Brush 11-4 50 8 2-0
7 Aspen 13-2 46 7 3-0
8 Centauri 13-4 30 - 2-0
9 Moffat County 11-2 25 9 2-0
10 The Pinnacle 12-3 19 6 2-1
Others receiving votes:
Denver Science & Tech 18, St. Mary's 11, Bishop Machebeuf 8, Monte Vista 8, Kent Denver 1, Platte Valley 1.
Dropped out
Denver Science & Tech (10).

Class 2A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Ignacio (11) 13-0 135 1 1-0
2 Sanford 14-1 115 2 2-0
3 Akron 13-1 106 3 2-0
4 Lutheran (2) 9-6 102 4 1-1
5 Resurrection Christian (1) 14-2 82 6 1-0
6 Yuma 12-3 74 5 1-1
7 Peyton 13-2 52 7 2-0
8 Simla 13-2 40 9 2-0
9 Rye 14-3 24 8 1-1
10 Denver Christian 10-4 12 - 2-0
Others receiving votes:
Holyoke 10, Haxtun 5, Meeker 4, Paonia 3, Telluride 3, Sedgwick County 2, Crowley County 1.
Dropped out
Crowley County (10).

Class 1A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Caliche (10) 14-0 100 1 2-0
2 Hi-Plains 13-1 88 2 2-0
3 Holly 12-3 75 4 2-0
4 Cheyenne Wells 11-3 67 6 2-1
5 McClave 12-3 62 3 1-1
6 Vail Christian 11-4 47 5 1-2
7 South Baca 11-4 40 7 2-0
8 Shining Mountain 12-4 23 - 2-0
9 Primero 11-1 13 9 0-0
10 Norwood 9-5 12 8 1-1
Others receiving votes:
Briggsdale 7, Cheraw 3, Jim Elliot Christian 3, Liberty/Stratton 3, Arickaree 2, Denver Jewish Day 2, Walsh 2, Peetz 1.
Dropped out
Briggsdale (10).