Softball rankings: Three teams join the polls this week

Horizon Rocky Mountain softball

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This week's softball rankings added three newcomers: Horizon (5A), Pueblo South (4A) and Fort Lupton (3A).

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 PVS LW
1 Rock Canyon (13) 13-1-0 181 1 4-0-0
2 Broomfield (1) 13-1-0 139 2 1-1-0
3 Chatfield (1) 12-3-0 137 5 2-0-0
4 Fossil Ridge 11-3-0 130 3 1-1-0
5 Smoky Hill (3) 13-0-0 97 6 4-0-0
6 Lakewood (1) 10-3-0 80 4 0-2-0
7 Horizon 13-1-0 68 - 3-0-0
8 Legend 9-4-0 58 7 2-2-0
9 Grand Junction Central 10-3-0 51 10 3-0-0
10 Legacy (2) 9-4-0 47 9 1-1-0
Others receiving votes:
Cherokee Trail 35, Columbine 25, Douglas County 21, Rocky Mountain 16, Ralston Valley 11, Dakota Ridge 9, Castle View 8, Regis Jesuit 8, Brighton 6, Grand Junction 6, Fountain-Fort Carson 5, Pomona 4, Rampart 3, Chaparral 2, Eaglecrest 2, Fort Collins 2, Prairie View 2, Arvada West 1, ThunderRidge 1.
Dropped out
Cherokee Trail (8).
Class 4A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Wheat Ridge (9) 13-1-0 148 1 3-0-0
2 Mead (6) 14-0-0 146 2 2-0-0
3 D'Evelyn 14-1-0 113 3 2-1-0
4 Holy Family 11-2-0 102 4 3-0-0
5 Riverdale Ridge 13-1-0 64 7 2-0-0
6 Conifer 12-2-0 62 6 2-1-0
7 Silver Creek 9-4-0 50 5 2-0-0
8 Roosevelt 12-2-0 36 10 2-0-0
9 Frederick 9-5-0 32 9 0-2-0
10 Pueblo South (1) 10-3-0 28 - 2-0-0
Others receiving votes:
Erie 21, Pueblo West 9, Northfield 9, Air Academy 8, Elizabeth 8, Bear Creek 7, Mesa Ridge 7, Mullen 7, Northridge 5, Pueblo Centennial 5, Palisade 4, Windsor 4, Discovery Canyon 3, Coronado 1, Pueblo County 1.
Dropped out
Erie (8).
Class 3A
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Eaton (8) 11-2-0 122 1 1-1-0
2 University (1) 11-2-0 107 2 3-0-0
3 Rocky Ford 13-1-0 78 3 4-1-0
4 Lyons (1) 8-3-0 68 4 2-1-0
5 Lutheran (2) 12-1-0 66 5 3-0-0
6 Limon 11-3-0 53 6 3-1-0
7 Fort Lupton 12-1-0 40 - 4-0-0
8 Burlington 7-3-0 38 9 2-0-0
9 Strasburg 7-6-0 34 7 2-1-0
10 Sterling 7-6-0 22 8 1-2-0
Others receiving votes:
La Junta 21, Brush 17, Delta 17, Basalt 9, Montezuma-Cortez 6, Cedaredge 5, Lamar 4, The Academy 4, Weld Central 4.
Dropped out
La Junta (10).