The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) has released the fourth softball rankings of the 2018 season.

Nine teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa are featured in the poll and six of them are rated among the top five in their respective classes. Two-time defending state champion Kee High and Charles City are both ranked No. 1.

Kee High leads the Class 1A field, and is followed by third-ranked Clarksville and No. 5 AGWSR. Charles City holds the top position in Class-4A, while Independence is ranked No. 2.

The other rated teams include: Jesup (No. 14, Class 2A), Waterloo Columbus Catholic (No. 3, Class 3A), Crestwood (No. 13, Class 3A) and New Hampton (No. 15, Class 3A).


School
Record
LW
1
Lansing, Kee
15-2
1
2
Collins-Maxwell
16-0
2
3
Clarksville
11-3
3
4
Akron-Westfield
13-2
4
5
AGWSR
14-3
8
6
North Union
12-3
6
7
Sigourney
12-3
5
8
Mason City Newman
15-4
12
9
Lisbon
16-4
7
10
Martensdale-St. Marys
12-6
9
11
West Monona
15-4
NR
12
Westwood
12-6
10
13
Newell-Fonda
14-6
12
14
Fort Dodge St. Edmond
13-5
NR
15
Calamus-Wheatland
11-4
NR
Dropped Out: Woodbury Central (13), Grand View Christian (14), Murray (15)
1
Durant
17-2
1
2
IKM-Manning
12-1
4
3
Des Moines Christian
10-3
2
4
Alta-Aurelia
13-0
5
5
Louisa-Muscatine
18-3
8
6
Central Springs
13-2
3
7
Iowa City Regina
11-7
7
8
Treynor
11-2
9
9
Logan-Magnolia
14-3
10
10
West Sioux
15-5
6
11
North Linn
19-3
14
12
Van Meter
15-4
12
13
East Marshall
13-4
11
14
Jesup
14-7
13
15
BCLUW
10-5
NR
Dropped Out: Earlham (15)
1
Davenport Assumption
18-3
1
2
Albia
18-1
4
3
Columbus Catholic
13-1
2
4
Humboldt
15-1
3
5
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont
19-3
5
6
North Polk
9-4
10
7
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
16-1
6
8
Atlantic
13-3
8
9
Roland-Story
13-2
9
10
Solon
12-5
11
11
Camanche
14-4
15
12
West Liberty
12-5
NR
13
Crestwood
10-7
12
14
Spirit Lake
19-3
7
15
New Hampton
12-5
NR
Dropped Out: Benton (13), Cherokee (14)
1
Charles City
19-1
1
2
Independence
17-2
2
3
Carlisle
15-4
3
4
ADM
20-2
4
5
Winterset
15-5
5
6
Oskaloosa
13-4
6
7
Denison-Schleswig
14-2
7
8
North Scott
15-7
10
9
Cedar Rapids Xavier
11-9
8
10
Western Dubuque
12-3
14
11
Norwalk
10-5
12
12
Lewis Central
13-7
9
13
Newton
11-3
13
14
Ballard
11-6
NR
15
Glenwood
11-1
15
Dropped Out: Sergeant Bluff-Luton (11)
1
Cedar Rapids Kennedy
15-2
1
2
Pleasant Valley
16-5
2
3
Dubuque Hempstead
18-4
5
4
Indianola
16-2
6
5
Cedar Rapids Jefferson
19-4
7
6
West Des Moines Valley
11-7
3
7
Waukee
10-5
4
8
Dowling Catholic
9-5
9
9
Johnston
11-6
14
10
Fort Dodge
16-4
11
11
Ankeny
12-4
NR
12
Southeast Polk
13-3
10
13
Urbandale
9-4
8
14
Burlington
22-3
13
15
Iowa City High
12-7
12
Dropped Out: Muscatine (15)