Softball rankings: Castle View, Smoky Hill and Rifle join the polls

Three new team jumped into this week's softball rankings, with Castle View (5A), Smoky Hill (5A) and Rifle (4A) joining the fray.

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.

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Chatfield (10) 15-0-0 134 1 3-0-0
2 Rock Canyon (3) 11-1-0 119 2 3-0-0
3 Broomfield (1) 11-1-0 109 3 2-0-0
4 Columbine 14-0-0 100 6 5-0-0
5 Loveland (1) 11-1-0 77 4 1-0-0
6 Rocky Mountain 12-1-0 58 9 3-0-0
7 Prairie View 11-1-0 35 7 2-1-0
8 Legacy 7-3-0 34 5 0-2-0
9 Castle View 9-2-0 33 - 4-1-0
10 Smoky Hill 12-2-0 23 - 3-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Arapahoe 21, Grand Junction Central 18, Cherokee Trail 15, Brighton 13, Fossil Ridge 13, Lakewood 13, Hinkley 8, Douglas County 1, Grandview 1.
Dropped out
Lakewood (8), Arapahoe (10).
Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Holy Family (4) 9-1-0 130 1 5-1-0
2 Erie (6) 12-0-0 129 3 3-0-0
3 Golden (3) 13-0-0 113 2 2-0-0
4 Pueblo South (1) 9-0-0 82 5 2-0-0
5 Wheat Ridge 10-2-0 71 4 1-1-0
6 Silver Creek 10-4-0 60 6 2-0-0
7 Pueblo Central (1) 7-3-0 58 7 3-3-0
8 Pueblo County 8-1-0 36 10 5-0-0
9 Pueblo West 5-4-0 23 8 0-3-0
10 Rifle 8-2-0 19 - 1-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Mountain View 17, Pueblo Centennial 15, Niwot 14, Mead 13, Berthoud 7, D'Evelyn 6, Northridge 6, Windsor 6, Longmont 4, Mullen 4, Pueblo East 4, Mesa Ridge 2, Roosevelt 2, Weld Central 2, Frederick 1, Skyline 1.
Dropped out
Pueblo Centennial (9).
Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 University (12) 12-0-0 120 1 1-0-0
2 Eaton 10-2-0 101 3 3-0-0
3 Sterling 9-3-0 76 2 3-2-0
4 Riverdale Ridge 8-1-0 65 7 2-0-0
5 Brush 9-3-0 60 8 4-1-0
6 Basalt 8-1-0 57 5 2-1-0
7 Lyons 6-4-0 51 4 0-1-0
8 Strasburg 6-5-0 47 6 1-1-0
9 Limon 8-4-0 35 9 4-1-0
10 Platte Valley 7-4-0 12 10 0-2-0
Others receiving votes:
Fort Lupton 11, Rocky Ford 7, Lamar 6, Montezuma-Cortez 5, Cedaredge 2, Delta 2, Peak to Peak 2, Valley 1.
Dropped out
None.