Softball rankings: Polls add four new teams this week

Four new teams joined this week's softball rankings: Castle View (5A), Smoky Hill (5A), Mead (4A), Pueblo West (4A).

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 Rock Canyon (11) 16-1-0 143 1 2-0-0
2 Columbine 17-2-0 115 5 3-0-0
3 Loveland (2) 17-1-0 114 3 2-0-0
4 Chatfield 17-2-0 81 2 1-1-0
5 Broomfield (1) 16-3-0 76 4 2-1-0
6 Grand Junction Central 15-2-0 64 7 5-0-0
7 Rocky Mountain 15-3-0 58 6 2-0-0
8 Castle View 14-4-0 28 - 3-1-0
9 Brighton 13-4-1 22 8 3-0-0
10 Smoky Hill 15-3-0 21 - 2-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Fossil Ridge 18, Legacy 18, Arapahoe 14, Lakewood 13, Hinkley 9, ThunderRidge 6, Cherry Creek 5, Prairie View 4, Cherokee Trail 3, Dakota Ridge 3, Fruita Monument 3, Pomona 2, Rampart 2, Arvada West 1, Douglas County 1, Liberty 1.
Dropped out
Lakewood (9), Legacy (10).
Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Holy Family (6) 16-1-0 113 1 4-0-0
2 Golden (3) 17-1-0 95 2 3-0-0
3 Pueblo South (2) 15-1-0 93 3 3-0-0
4 Erie (1) 14-3-0 77 5 1-1-0
5 Wheat Ridge 14-4-0 63 4 1-2-0
6 Silver Creek 14-5-0 48 6 1-1-0
7 Pueblo Central 12-5-0 38 8 4-0-0
8 Pueblo County 14-4-0 36 7 3-2-0
9 Mead 12-6-0 11 - 5-1-0
10 Pueblo West 11-5-0 10 - 5-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Coronado 8, Greeley Central 8, Longmont 8, Rifle 7, D'Evelyn 6, Niwot 5, Pueblo Centennial 5, Roosevelt 4, Windsor 3, Evergreen 2, Mullen 2, Mountain View 1.
Dropped out
Rifle (9), D'Evelyn (10).
Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 University (14) 17-1-0 140 1 3-0-0
2 Brush 14-4-0 111 3 3-0-0
3 Eaton 13-5-0 105 2 1-2-0
4 Strasburg 10-7-0 80 6 2-1-0
5 Riverdale Ridge 14-2-0 79 5 3-1-0
6 Basalt 16-2-0 67 4 4-1-0
7 Sterling 12-6-0 64 8 2-1-0
8 Lyons 10-7-0 57 7 1-3-0
9 Limon 12-4-0 31 9 2-0-0
10 Fort Lupton 15-4-0 22 10 2-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Platte Valley 4, Cedaredge 3, Rocky Ford 3, Montezuma-Cortez 2, Lamar 1, The Academy 1.
Dropped out
None.