Colorado High School Coaches Association/MaxPreps Polls
About the CHSCA/MaxPreps polls: Head coaches in each sport are invited to vote on the top teams in their classification. Five points are awarded for a first-place vote, four for a second-place vote, etc., to determine the rankings.
Football rankings are posted each Monday.
4. Highlands Ranch
Others receiving votes: Cherry Creek, Grandview, Rampart, Regis Jesuit, Doherty, Mountain Vista, Lakewood, Fort Collins.
Top games this week: Mountain Vista at Cherry Creek (Wednesday); Eaglecrest at Ponderosa (Thursday), Chaparral at Arapahoe (Thursday).
4. Cheyenne Mountain
Others receiving votes: Skyline, Sterling, Rock Canyon, D'Evelyn.
Top games this week: Fort Morgan at Skyline (Tuesday), Mullen at Chatfield (Thursday).
1. Colorado Springs Christian
3. Faith Christian
Others receiving votes: The Classical Academy, Colorado Academy, Holy Family, Middle Park, Platte Valley, University.
Top games this week: Manitou Springs at The Classical Academy (Tuesday).
2. Sangre de Cristo
Others receiving votes: Merino, Resurrection Christian, Kiowa, Colorado Springs School, Nederland, Limon.
Top games this week: Colorado Springs School at Pikes Peak Christian (Tuesday), McClave at Swink (Friday).
3. Liberty (Joes)
Others receiving votes: Pawnee, Weldon Valley.
Top games this week: Otis at Peetz (Friday).
2. Mountain Vista
3. Ralston Valley
4. Standley Lake
Others receiving votes: Bear Creek, Arvada West, Ponderosa, Chatfield, Dakota Ridge, Brighton, Grand Junction Central.
Top games this week: Chaparral at Cherokee Trail (Wednesday), Brighton at Standley Lake (Wednesday), Arvada West at Ponderosa (Thursday).
2. Wheat Ridge
4. Mountain View
Others receiving votes: Frederick, Pueblo East, Lewis-Palmer.
Top games this week: Pueblo Central at Pueblo East.
2. Holy Family
3. Faith Christian
5. Platte Canyon
Others receiving votes: Burlington, Limon, Middle Park, Rocky Ford, Strasburg, Platte Valley.
Top games this week: Erie at Eaton (Tuesday), Platte Valley at Strasburg (Tuesday).
1. Denver East
3. Cherry Creek
Others receiving votes: Arapahoe, Heritage, Regis Jesuit, Grandview, Liberty, Fort Collins, Fairview Smoky Hill, Rocky Mountain, Pine Creek.
Top games this week: Chatfield at Fort Collins (Tuesday), Boulder at Denver East (Wednesday), Smoky Hill at Liberty (Saturday), Cherry Creek at Fairview (Saturday).
3. Rock Canyon
5. Wheat Ridge
Others receiving votes: Cheyenne Mountain, Pueblo West, Mullen, D'Evelyn, Battle Mountain, Fossil Ridge, Glenwood Springs, Pueblo Centennial, Silver Creek.
Top games this week: Rock Canyon at Wheat Ridge (Tuesday), Cheyenne Mountain at Niwot (Saturday).
1. Kent Denver
2. Colorado Springs Christian
3. Colorado Academy
4. Denver Christian
5. The Classical Academy
Others receiving votes: Faith Christian, St. Mary's, Holy Family, Aspen, Basalt, Bruce Randolph, Fountain Valley.
Top games this week: Manual at Bruce Randolph (Wednesday), Denver Christian at Colorado Springs Christian (Thursday).
1. Kent Denver
2. Smoky Hill
3. St. Mary's Academy
4. Mountain Vista
5. Cherry Creek
Top games this week: Cherry Creek at Kent Denver (Tuesday), Poudre at Cherry Creek (Thursday), St. Mary's Academy at Smoky Hill (Saturday).
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