Arvada West, Paonia among preseason No. 1 in wrestling rankings

Lakewood Arvada West wrestling

Arvada West is the preseason No. 1 in Class 5A. (Mark Adams)

Defending champions Arvada West and Paonia are preseason No. 1 teams in On The Mat's wrestling rankings.

A-West won Class 5A last season, while Paonia captured 2A. 4A's defending champion Broomfield moved up to 5A — it's not ranked — and Thompson Valley is the preseason No. 1 in that classification.

In 3A, Brush is the preseason No. 1. Valley, the defending champion, opens at No. 2.

Complete team rankings for all classes are below.

On The Mat Wrestling Rankings

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Go to: 5A | 4A | 3A | 2A

Class 5A
1 Arvada West
2 Pomona
3 Pine Creek
4 Grand Junction
5 Rocky Mountain
6 Ponderosa
7 Coronado
8 Mountain Range
9 Adams City
10 Cherry Creek

Class 4A
1 Thompson Valley
2 Pueblo County
3 Windsor
4 Pueblo Soiuth
5 Mountain View
6 Pueblo East
7 Air Academy
8 Discovery Canyon
9 Pueblo Centennial
10 Mesa Ridge

Class 3A
1 Brush
2 Valley
3 Lamar
4 Dolores Huerta
5 Fort Lupton
6 La Junta
7 Sterling
8 Delta
9 Holy Family
10 Platte Valley

Class 2A
1 Paonia
2 Centauri
3 Rocky Ford
4 Meeker
5 Norwood/Nucla
6 Monte Vista
7 Buena Vista
8 Swink
9 Wray
10 Cedaredge