The Colorado High School Activities Association announced its weekly fall sports polls on Monday. The rankings are posted on the web site.


The La Junta High School football team remained in the No. 1 position on the Class 2A poll. The Tigers received six of 12 first-place votes.

Following La Junta are Platte Valley, Resurrection Christian, Basalt, Bayfield, Salida, Rifle, Kent Denver, Eaton and Aspen.

Listed as "others receiving votes" are D'Evelyn, Faith Christian, Delta, Berthoud and Pagosa Springs.

In Class 1A, Crowley County stayed in the ninth position. Another Santa Fe League team, Peyton, rose from third to second.

Limon is ranked first, followed by Peyton, Strasburg, Centauri, Meeker, Colorado Springs Christian, Burlington, Holyoke, Crowley County and Florence.

On the "others receiving votes" list are Wray, Paonia and Highland.

Two Arkansas Valley League teams are on the eight-man Top 10 as Hoehne stayed at No. 3, while Holly dropped from ninth to 10th.

There are no teams from the Southern League in the Top 10.

Sedgwick County is ranked first, followed by West Grand, Hoehne, Caliche, Mancos, Rangely, Sanford, Sargent, Akron and Holly.

Fowler, Pikes Peak Christian and Simla are listed as "others receiving votes," as are Norwood and Vail Christian.

Kit Carson continues to be second on the six-man poll. Another Southeast League team, Granada, is still ninth, and Cheyenne Wells returned to the rankings in the eighth position.

There are no South Central League teams in the Top 10.

Stratton/Liberty is still first, followed by Kit Carson, Peetz, Otis, Prairie, Arickaree/Woodlin, Mountain Valley, Cheyenne Wells, Granada and Idalia.

Manzanola is mentioned as "others receiving votes," along with Fleming, Briggsdale, Flagler/Hi-Plains, Cotopaxi and Genoa-Hugo.


Swink is the only local team listed on any of the volleyball polls. The Lady Lions remained at No. 5 in Class 2A.

Another Santa Fe League team, Rye, rose from eighth to seventh.

Yuma is ranked first, followed by Meeker, Denver Christian, Wiggins, Swink, Del Norte, Rye, Union Colony, Vail Mountain and Simla.

Hoehne is mentioned as "others receiving votes," along with Highland, Dayspring Christian, Akron and Lyons.

Kit Carson continues to be ranked first on the Class 1A poll. The Lady Wildcats are the only High Plains League team in the Top 10.

La Veta represents the Fisher's Peak League as it stayed at No. 3, and Walsh represents the Arkansas Valley League as it rose from seventh to sixth.

Following Kit Carson are Otis, La Veta, Weldon Valley, Merino, Walsh, De Beque, Briggsdale, Stratton/Liberty and Dove Creek.

McClave and Springfield are listed as "others receiving votes." Also in this category are Fleming, Flagler/Hi-Plains, Elbert, Haxtun and Pikes Peak Christian.

Two Tri-Peaks League teams are ranked in Class 3A as Colorado Springs Christian stayed at No. 6 and Manitou Springs remained at No. 7.

Lutheran is the top-ranked team, followed by Platte Valley, University, Eaton, Alamosa, Colorado Springs Christian, Manitou Springs, Cedaredge, Faith Christian and Valley.

On the "others receiving votes" list are Englewood, Coal Ridge, Middle Park, Bennett, Sterling, Denver Science and Tech-Green Valley Ranch and Eagle Ridge Academy.