Columbine, Holy Family and University lead the preseason softball rankings

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The preseason girls softball rankings were released on Monday morning, and Columbine (5A), Holy Family (4A) and University (3A) lead the polls in their respective classifications.

The polls, voted upon by head coaches around the state, will serve as part of the seeding criteria in softball this season. Polls are released each Monday during the regular season.

Complete rankings for each class are below.

CHSAANow.com Softball Polls

Voted upon by coaches around the state. New voters can sign up by emailing rcasey@chsaa.org. These rankings will factor into postseason seeding. More information is available here.

Class 5A
RK TEAM W-L PTS
1 Columbine (7) 0-0-0 128
2 Rock Canyon (5) 0-0-0 100
3 Fossil Ridge 0-0-0 95
4 Legacy (1) 0-0-0 83
5 Legend (2) 0-0-0 74
6 Smoky Hill (1) 0-0-0 66
7 Broomfield 0-0-0 57
8 Rocky Mountain 0-0-0 51
9 Chatfield 0-0-0 47
10 Ralston Valley 0-0-0 38
Others receiving votes:
Arapahoe 37, Cherokee Trail 29, Grand Junction Central 24, Lakewood 21, Arvada West 17, Brighton 17, Hinkley 10, Valor Christian 10, Castle View 9, Loveland 9, Eaglecrest 8, Fountain-Fort Carson 8, Douglas County 7, Prairie View 7, Rampart 7, Vista Ridge 7, Grandview 5, Pomona 5, Mountain Range 4, Mountain Vista 3, Rangeview 3, Regis Jesuit 2, Cherry Creek 1, ThunderRidge 1.
Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS
1 Holy Family (5) 0-0-0 98
2 Erie (4) 0-0-0 87
3 Silver Creek (1) 0-0-0 85
4 Pueblo South (2) 0-0-0 70
5 Wheat Ridge 0-0-0 48
6 Mead 0-0-0 33
7 Mountain View 0-0-0 29
8 Golden 0-0-0 24
9 Pueblo County 0-0-0 23
10 Mullen 0-0-0 16
Others receiving votes:
Air Academy 12, Elizabeth 12, Pueblo West 11, Pueblo Central 10, Riverdale Ridge 10, Conifer 9, Ponderosa 9, Pueblo East 9, Evergreen 8, Pueblo Centennial 8, Mesa Ridge 7, Roosevelt 7, Windsor 7, Bear Creek 6, Coronado 6, D'Evelyn 5, Niwot 3, Rifle 3, Montrose 2, Northridge 2, Frederick 1.
Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS
1 University (8) 0-0-0 80
2 Eaton 0-0-0 68
3 Strasburg (1) 0-0-0 65
4 Brush 0-0-0 57
5 Limon 0-0-0 40
6 Sterling 0-0-0 39
7 Rocky Ford 0-0-0 33
8 Basalt 0-0-0 27
9 The Academy 0-0-0 24
10 La Junta 0-0-0 16
Others receiving votes:
Lamar 14, Lyons 9, Resurrection Christian 7, Fort Lupton 6, Lutheran 5, Montezuma-Cortez 2, Valley 2, Peak to Peak 1.