Softball rankings: Six newcomers jump into the polls

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This week's softball rankings feature six new teams: Lakewood, Rocky Mountain, Pueblo Central, Pueblo County, Limon and Platte Valley.

The rankings, voted upon by coaches and select media members, are the official polls of the Association. Polls are released each Monday during the regular season.

Complete rankings for each class are below.

CHSAANow.com Softball Polls

Voted upon by coaches and select media members around the state. New voters can sign up by emailing rcasey@chsaa.org. These rankings have no bearing on postseason seeding.

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Chatfield (6) 12-0-0 112 1 2-0-0
2 Rock Canyon (3) 8-1-0 91 3 3-0-0
3 Broomfield (1) 9-1-0 79 2 1-0-0
4 Loveland (1) 10-1-0 64 4 2-0-0
5 Legacy 7-1-0 55 6 2-0-0
6 Columbine (1) 9-0-0 50 8 3-0-0
7 Prairie View 9-0-0 49 7 1-0-0
8 Lakewood 9-0-0 27 - 2-0-0
9 Rocky Mountain 9-1-0 26 - 2-0-0
10 Arapahoe 8-2-0 20 5 0-2-0
Others receiving votes:
Cherokee Trail 15, Smoky Hill 15, Fossil Ridge 11, Castle View 10, Hinkley 8, Monarch 8, Brighton 7, Grand Junction Central 3, Rampart 3, Fountain-Fort Carson 2, Douglas County 1, Legend 1, Liberty 1, Mountain Vista 1, Regis Jesuit 1.
Dropped out
Cherokee Trail (9), Fossil Ridge (10).
Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Holy Family (8) 4-0-0 107 1 0-0-0
2 Golden (1) 11-0-0 83 3 5-0-0
3 Erie (1) 9-0-0 79 2 1-0-0
4 Wheat Ridge 9-1-0 59 4 2-0-0
5 Pueblo South 7-0-0 57 5 1-0-0
6 Silver Creek 8-4-0 49 6 4-1-0
7 Pueblo Central (1) 4-0-0 43 - 3-0-0
8 Pueblo West 5-1-0 37 8 0-0-0
9 Pueblo Centennial 8-0-0 20 9 2-0-0
10 Pueblo County 3-1-0 16 - 0-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Rifle 14, Niwot 8, Mead 7, Coronado 5, Mountain View 5, Berthoud 4, Roosevelt 4, Mullen 2, Pueblo East 2, Frederick 1, Green Mountain 1, Longmont 1, Ponderosa 1.
Dropped out
Berthoud (7), Green Mountain (10).
Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 University (12) 11-0-0 138 1 2-0-0
2 Sterling 6-1-0 95 5 1-0-0
3 Eaton 7-2-0 94 3 0-1-0
4 Lyons 6-3-0 71 10 4-1-0
5 Basalt (2) 6-0-0 70 6 2-0-0
6 Strasburg 5-4-0 60 2 2-3-0
7 Riverdale Ridge 6-1-0 58 9 4-0-0
8 Brush 5-2-0 50 4 0-1-0
9 Limon 4-3-0 28 - 3-1-0
10 Platte Valley 7-2-0 27 - 2-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Rocky Ford 18, Fort Lupton 17, Montezuma-Cortez 13, Lamar 10, Peak to Peak 6, La Junta 5, The Academy 3, Cedaredge 2, Delta 2, Valley 1.
Dropped out
Peak to Peak (7), Montezuma-Cortez (8).