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

Nine teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa are featured in the poll and two of them lead their respective classes. Independence takes over the No. 1 spot in Class 4A, while two-time defending state champion Kee High sits on top of the 1A survey.

AGWSR and Clarksville are also ranked among the top-10 Class 1A squads, while Charles City and Waverly-Shell Rock are featured in the 3A ratings.

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


School
Record
LW
1
Lansing, Kee
21-4
1
2
Collins-Maxwell
17-1
2
3
Akron-Westfield
17-2
4
4
AGWSR
16-4
5
5
North Union
14-3
6
6
Clarksville
15-4
3
7
Mason City Newman
17-4
8
8
Lisbon
22-5
9
9
Sigourney
15-8
7
10
Westwood
16-6
12
11
Fort Dodge St. Edmond
14-6
14
12
Lynnville-Suly
14-9
NR
13
Martensdale-St. Marys
14-11
10
14
West Monona
17-7
11
15
Wayne
16-6
NR
Dropped Out: Newell-Fonda (13), Calamus-Wheatland (15)
1
Durant
20-2
1
2
IKM-Manning
16-1
2
3
Alta-Aurelia
15-0
4
4
Louisa-Muscatine
22-4
5
5
Des Moines Christian
22-5
3
6
Central Springs
17-2
6
7
Treynor
15-2
8
8
Iowa City Regina
14-10
7
9
Logan-Magnolia
18-5
9
10
West Sioux
15-5
6
11
North Linn
26-4
11
12
Van Meter
17-4
12
13
East Marshall
17-5
13
14
Jesup
17-10
14
15
Ogden
13-5
NR
Dropped Out: BCLUW (15)
1
Davenport Assumption
20-3
1
2
Albia
22-2
2
3
Columbus Catholic
18-2
3
4
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont
24-5
5
5
Humboldt
19-2
4
6
North Polk
14-5
6
7
Atlantic
17-5
8
8
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
20-2
7
9
Roland-Story
15-3
9
10
Solon
14-5
10
11
Spirit Lake
21-3
14
12
West Liberty
15-6
12
13
Camanche
14-9
11
14
Crestwood
14-9
13
15
Clarke
14-6
NR
Dropped Out: New Hampton (15)
1
Independence
23-2
2
2
Carlisle
22-4
3
3
Charles City
24-2
1
4
ADM
25-4
4
5
Winterset
20-7
5
6
Oskaloosa
20-4
6
7
Denison-Schleswig
19-2
7
8
North Scott
18-8
8
9
Newton
15-3
13
10
Lewis Central
18-7
12
11
Cedar Rapids Xavier
13-12
9
12
Norwalk
12-10
11
13
Ballard
14-9
14
14
Western Dubuque
17-6
10
15
Waverly-Shell Rock
15-8
NR
Dropped Out: Glenwood (15)
1
Cedar Rapids Kennedy
30-3
1
2
Pleasant Valley
19-6
2
3
Dubuque Hempstead
20-4
3
4
Indianola
21-2
4
5
Cedar Rapids Jefferson
23-4
5
6
Johnston
18-7
9
7
Fort Dodge
21-4
10
8
Ankeny
18-6
11
9
West Des Moines Valley
16-8
6
10
Urbandale
18-5
13
11
Waukee
15-6
7
12
Burlington
24-3
14
13
Southeast Polk
16-7
12
14
Dowling Catholic
11-9
8
15
Muscatine
12-7
12
Dropped Out: Iowa City High (15)