These small-school players are the best in the nation as the 2016 season draws near.
After climbing 23 rungs over last year's 45th-ranked Crimson Pride club, Omaha Roncalli rode improved play into the postseason in 2016.
Arlington makes postseason after struggling to a 7-11 record a year ago, and rises 22 spots in computer rankings.
Team: Girls Soccer ( Columbus Telegram - 4/13/2014)
Team: Basketball ( JRSportsUSA - 1/23/2013)
Team: Basketball ( Journal Star - 2/16/2008)
Team: Basketball ( Journal Star - 2/9/2008)