Field hockey rankings: Denver East returns to poll

Denver East Kent Denver field hockey

Denver East field hockey is ranked No. 5 this week. (Ray Chen/

Denver East has joined the field hockey rankings, coming in at No. 5. They are the only newcomer this week.

Colorado Academy held the top spot after they beat Kent Denver 2-0 Saturday thanks to two second half goals.

Palmer Ridge hangs on to the No. 2 spot while Cherry Creek and Golden each move up a spot from last week to No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

The ranking, voted upon by coaches, is the official poll of the Association. Rankings are released each Monday during the season.

A complete ranking is below. Field Hockey Poll

Voted upon by coaches around the state. New voters can sign up by emailing This ranking has no bearing on postseason seeding.

Field hockey
1 Colorado Academy (4) 8-0-0 27 1 2-0-0
2 Palmer Ridge (1) 6-1-1 22 2 0-0-1
3 Cherry Creek 6-1-0 20 4 3-0-0
4 Golden (1) 5-1-2 9 5 1-0-1
5 Denver East 1-3-3 8 - 0-1-1
Others receiving votes:
Kent Denver 3, Grandview 1.
Dropped out
Kent Denver (3).