The Colorado High School Activities Association released its latest fall sports rankings Tuesday on the website.


La Junta High School remained the third-ranked team in the Class 2A football poll. Another Tri-Peaks League team, The Classical Academy, is ranked fourth.

Kent Denver is still the top-ranked team, followed by Bayfield, La Junta, TCA, Sterling, Delta, Faith Christian, Platte Valley, Alamosa (the Tigers' opponent this week) and Eaton.

Salida and Manitou Springs are listed as "others receiving votes" as are D'Evelyn, Basalt, Aspen, Bishop Machebeuf, Elizabeth and Resurrection Christian.

Despite a 2-0 start, Crowley County slipped a position in the Class 1A poll, falling from sixth to seventh.

Strasburg remained at the top of the rankings, followed by Bennett, Meeker, Peyton, Centauri, Limon, Crowley County, Monte Vista, Paonia and Grand Valley.

Mentioned as "others receiving votes" are Platte Canyon, Burlington, Wray, Olathe, Cedaredge, Clear Creek and Colorado Springs Christian.

Hoehne is the only Southern League team in the eight-man poll with the Farmers moving from third to second. Holly is the only Southeast League team in the rankings and it is sixth.

Sedgwick County is ranked first, followed by Hoehne, Dayspring Christian, Sargent, West Grand, Holly, Norwood, Haxtun, Akron and Merino.

Fowler, McClave and Swink are all listed as "others receiving votes" as are Pikes Peak Christian and Springfield.

In the six-man poll, Cheyenne Wells has risen to the top of the rankings and Kit Carson is fourth. The rest of the poll has Stratton/Liberty, Peetz, Kit Carson, Otis, Arickaree/Woodlin, North Park, Fleming, Cotopaxi and La Veta.

Eads is in the "others receiving votes" category along with Genoa-Hugo, Hanover, Prairie, Sierra Grande, Idalia, Flagler and Briggsdale.


Only one local team is listed in the CHSAA volleyball rankings as McClave is the third-ranked team in Class 1A.

Springfield and Holly represent the Arkansas Valley League in the eighth and 10th positions, respectively, and La Veta represents the Fisher's Peak League at No. 6.

Kit Carson also represents the High Plains League and it is the top-ranked team. Following Kit Carson are Fleming, McClave, Flagler, Otis, La Veta, Flagler, Springfield, Statton/Liberty and Holly.

Colorado Springs Christian is the only Tri-Peaks League team in the Class 3A poll as it is ranked seventh.

Eaton is ranked first, followed by Valley, Faith Christian, Sterling, University, Resurrection Christian, Colorado Springs Christian, Middle Park, Bayfield and Lutheran.

Buena Vista, Vanguard and Manitou Springs are listed as "others receiving votes" along with Coal Ridge, Pagosa Springs, Platte Valley, Bishop Machebeuf, Jefferson Academy, Bennett, The Academy, Platte Canyon, Alamosa, Centauri and Delta.

Hoehne is the only Santa Fe League team in the Class 2A rankings as it is in the No. 4 position.

Dayspring Christian is ranked first, followed by Yuma, Paonia, Hoehne, Lyons, Simla, Colorado Springs School, West Grand, Union Colony and Denver Christian.

Fowler and Swink are mentioned as "others receiving votes," as are Ignacio, Dolores, Meeker, Merino and Wray.


Three teams from the Tri-Peaks League continue to be ranked in the Class 3A softball rankings as Rocky Ford is fifth, Lamar is sixth and La Junta is eighth. All dropped in the poll despite good starts.

Strasburg is ranked first, followed by Eaton, Brush, University, Rocky Ford, Lamar, Weld Central, La Junta, Faith Christian and Limon.

Mentioned as "others receiving votes" is St. Mary's along with Cedaredge, The Academy, Sterling, Valley, Fort Lupton, Meeker and Burlington.