Top teams in girls soccer's preseason: Mountain Vista, Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Academy

Mountain Vista won last season's 5A girls soccer title. (CHSAA file photo)

Mountain Vista won last season's 5A girls soccer title. (CHSAA file photo)

Mountain Vista, coming off of its second championship in three years, leads the preseason CHSAANow.com girls soccer poll in 5A.

The Golden Eagles return a number of key pieces, including leading scorer Megan Massey (17 goals, nine assists) and sophomore Mallory Pugh (10 goals, three assists).

They are followed by No. 2 Rock Canyon, last season's runner-up, No. 3 Fossil Ridge and No. 4 Legacy. No. 5 Fairview rounds out the top five.

Cheyenne Mountain celebrates winning last season's 4A title. (CHSAA file photo)

Cheyenne Mountain celebrates winning last season's 4A title. (CHSAA file photo)

Another defending champion, Cheyenne Mountain, heads the 4A poll. The Indians received 10 of the 12 first-place votes. They return their leading scorer, as well, in junior Hannah Gerdin. Starting goalie Hunter Peifer is also back.

Broomfield is No. 2 in the 4A ranking, and is followed by No. 3 Palmer Ridge, No. 4 Valor Christian and No. 5 Air Academy.

Colorado Academy is the preseason No. 1 in 3A.

Complete rankings for all classes are below. A state semifinals last season, the Mustangs return their two two scorers from last season, as well as their keeper.

The Classical Academy, last season's runner-up, is No. 2. Defending champion Peak to Peak comes in at No. 3, Kent Denver is No. 4 and Holy Family is No. 5.

Complete polls for all classes are below.

CHSAANow.com Girls Soccer 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 Mountain Vista (8) 0-0 98 - 0-0
2 Rock Canyon (2) 0-0 90 - 0-0
3 Fossil Ridge 0-0 67 - 0-0
4 Legacy 0-0 66 - 0-0
5 Fairview 0-0 59 - 0-0
6 Cherry Creek 0-0 50 - 0-0
7 Fort Collins 0-0 34 - 0-0
8 Liberty 0-0 17 - 0-0
9 Pine Creek 0-0 13 - 0-0
10 Ralston Valley 0-0 10 - 0-0
Others receiving votes:
Smoky Hill 8, Boulder 6, Highlands Ranch 6, Eaglecrest 5, Chaparral 4, Denver East 4, Grandview 4, Arapahoe 3, Arvada West 3, Chatfield 1, Doherty 1, Rocky Mountain 1.

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Cheyenne Mountain (10) 0-0 118 - 0-0
2 Broomfield 0-0 102 - 0-0
3 Palmer Ridge 0-0 80 - 0-0
4 Valor Christian (1) 0-0 77 - 0-0
5 Air Academy (1) 0-0 64 - 0-0
6 Wheat Ridge 0-0 29 - 0-0
7 Mullen 0-0 28 - 0-0
8 Centaurus 0-0 27 - 0-0
9 Lewis-Palmer 0-0 26 - 0-0
10 Green Mountain 0-0 15 - 0-0
Others receiving votes:
Evergreen 13, Sand Creek 13, Ponderosa 11, Windsor 11, Battle Mountain 7, Mountain View 7, Montrose 6, D'Evelyn 5, Niwot 5, Greeley Central 4, Silver Creek 4, Steamboat Springs 3, Skyview 2, Thompson Valley 2, Durango 1, Mead 1, Pueblo South 1.

Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Colorado Academy (7) 0-0 89 - 0-0
2 The Classical Academy 0-0 74 - 0-0
3 Peak to Peak (3) 0-0 73 - 0-0
4 Kent Denver 0-0 54 - 0-0
5 Holy Family 0-0 52 - 0-0
6 St. Mary's 0-0 44 - 0-0
7 Frontier Academy 0-0 39 - 0-0
8 Coal Ridge 0-0 38 - 0-0
9 Manitou Springs 0-0 23 - 0-0
10 Faith Christian 0-0 13 - 0-0
Others receiving votes:
Liberty Common 11, Grand Valley 9, Jefferson Academy 9, The Academy 9, St. Mary's Academy 6, Roaring Fork 4, Front Range Christian 3, Lutheran 1.