Boys lacrosse rankings: Dawson new No. 1 in 4A

Dawson boys lacrosse team

(Lance Wendt/LanceWendt.com)

Dawson received 10 first-place votes to jump Valor Christian into the No. 1 spot in this week's Class 4A boys lacrosse rankings.

The Mustangs were ranked second in the CHSAANow.com boys lacrosse preseason poll.

Golden and Cheyenne Mountain moved in behind Dawson and Valor Christian. Golden jumped from No. 8 to No. 4.

There are five new teams to the 4A poll: No. 6 Thompson Valley, No. 7 Green Mountain, No. 8 Aspen, No. 9 Littleton and No. 10 Thomas Jefferson.

Arapahoe was a big mover in 5A as the Warriors came in at the No. 2 spot behind Regis Jesuit.

Cherry Creek and Mountain Vista each moved down a spot to No. 3 and No. 4.

Wheat Ridge and Highlands Ranch joined the poll at No. 9 and No. 10, while Kent Denver rose four spots from No. 10 to No. 6. 

Monarch and Mullen dropped out of the rankings.

The rankings, voted upon by coaches and select media members, are the official polls of the Association.

During the regular season, new polls are released each Monday.

Complete rankings for all classes are below.

CHSAANow.com Boys Lacrosse Polls

Voted upon by coaches and select 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.

Go to: 5A | 4A

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Regis Jesuit (13) 2-0 130 1 2-0
2 Arapahoe 1-0 112 4 1-0
3 Cherry Creek 2-1 105 2 2-1
4 Mountain Vista 3-1 91 3 3-1
5 Columbine 2-0 69 5 2-0
6 Kent Denver 2-0 55 10 2-0
7 Rock Canyon 4-0 45 6 4-0
8 Colorado Academy 2-0 41 8 2-0
9 Wheat Ridge 2-1 33 - 2-1
10 Highlands Ranch 3-1 12 - 3-1
Others receiving votes:
Dakota Ridge 8, Lewis-Palmer 5, Monarch 5, Chaparral 2, Mullen 2.
Dropped out:
Monarch (7), Mullen (9).

Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Dawson (10) 2-0 100 2 2-0
2 Valor Christian 2-1 90 1 2-1
3 Cheyenne Mountain 3-0 72 4 3-0
4 Golden 3-0 65 8 3-0
5 Conifer 1-2 51 3 1-2
6 Thompson Valley 3-0 48 - 3-0
7 Green Mountain 4-0 36 - 4-0
8 Aspen 3-1 22 - 3-1
9 Littleton 2-2 15 - 2-2
10 Thomas Jefferson 3-0 12 - 3-0
Others receiving votes:
Vail Mountain 10, Air Academy 8, Evergreen 6, Windsor 6, Durango 4, Machebeuf 3, Ponderosa 1, Steamboat Springs 1.
Dropped out:
Windsor (5), Air Academy (6), Battle Mountain (7), Steamboat Springs (9), Ponderosa (10).