The Colorado High School Activities Association announced its preseason basketball polls Monday on the CHSAANow.com website. Four local teams are mentioned in their respective Top 10s, while several more teams received votes.

Girls' basketball

Swink High School's girls' basketball team is the highest ranked local team as the Lady Lions are listed fourth in the Class 2A poll.

Yuma is the top-ranked team in Class 2A followed by Del Norte, Wray, Swink, Paonia, Haxtun, Limon, Simla, Ignacio and Lyons.

Mentioned as "others receiving votes" are Evangelical Christian, Holyoke, Akron, Denver Christian, Ellicott, Sanford, Clear Creek, Burlington, Highland, Soroco and Center.

In Class 1A, Kim/Branson is ranked fifth.

Two High Plain League teams are in the Top 10 as defending state champion Kit Carson is ranked first and Eads is sixth. Three other Arkansas Valley League teams are also ranked as Holly, Wiley and Springfield are eighth, ninth and 10th respectively. La Veta represents the Fisher's Peak League in the sixth position.

Following Kit Carson are Fleming, Briggsdale, Antonito, Kim/Branson, Eads, La Veta, Holly, Wiley and Springfield.

Cheraw, McClave, South Baca and Cheyenne Wells are listed as "others receiving votes," as are Genoa-Hugo/Karval, Heritage Christian, Sangre de Cristo, Nucla and Edison.

Four teams from the Tri-Peaks League are in the Class 3A Top 10, including top-ranked and defending state champion Lamar, third-ranked St. Mary's, fourth-ranked Colorado Springs Christian and eighth-ranked Manitou Springs.

After Lamar are Centauri, St. Mary's, Colorado Springs Christian, Pagosa Springs, Sterling, Lutheran, Manitou Springs, Moffat County and Faith Christian.

La Junta, Salida and Trinidad are mentioned as "others receiving votes," along with Resurrection Christian, Liberty Common, Colorado Academy, Bennett, Grand Valley, Jefferson Academy, Kent Denver, The Academy, Bishop Machebeuf, Brush and Eaton.

Boys' basketball

Two local teams are in the Class 2A boys' basketball Top 10 as Fowler is ranked sixth and Crowley County is ninth.

Sedgwick County is the top-ranked team, followed by Holyoke, Del Norte, Highland, Paonia, Fowler, Sanford, Akron, Crowley County and Ignacio.

In the "others receiving votes" category are Yuma, Peyton, Burlington, Meeker, Merino, Vail Christian, Byers, Dawson, Limon, Haxtun, Hotchkiss, Evangelical Christian and Calhan.

Two teams from the Arkansas Valley League are in the Class 1A Top 10 including top-ranked and defending state champion Holly and 10th-ranked South Baca. From the High Plains League are second-ranked Cheyenne Wells and seventh-ranked Kit Carson. There are no teams from the Fisher's Peak League in the Top 10.

Following Holly are Cheyenne Wells, Fleming, Creede, Front Range Baptist, Peetz, Kit Carson, Longmont Christian, Sierra Grande and South Baca.

Cheraw and Walsh are listed in the "others receiving votes" category as are Heritage Christian, Ouray, Stratton/Liberty, Sangre de Cristo, Flagler, Shining Mountain, Debeque, Cornerstone Chrisian and Weldon Valley.

Colorado Springs Christian is the only Tri-Peaks League team in the Class 3A rankings as it is in the sixth position.

Defending champion Sterling is ranked first, followed by Faith Christian, Kent Denver, Resurrection Christian, Denver Science and Tech-Stapleton, Colorado Springs Christian, Alamosa, Lutheran, Bayfield and Strasburg.

La Junta, Manitou Springs, Buena Vista and Vanguard are mentioned as "others receiving votes," along with Coal Ridge, Manual, Denver Science and Tech-Green Valley Ranch, Basalt, Grand Valley, The Academy, Colorado Academy, Platte Valley, Roaring fork, Arrupe Jesuit and Bishop Machebeuf.