HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS RANKINGS
Sport:    
Softball
5A
RankSchoolComment
1Riverton SilverwolvesBehind six seniors, the Silverwolves have outscored three opponents, 30-3, to start the season.
2Lehi PioneersThe two-time defending champions appear to be correcting the ship after struggling out-of-state.
3Herriman MustangsThe Mustangs' record is deceptive, with the six-game losing streak reflective of the quality of competition they've faced out-of-state.
4Taylorsville WarriorsSmall sample size has been too impressive to ignore. The Warriors outscored Cyprus and Copper Hills, 32-1.
5Fremont SilverwolvesThe 'Wolves rebounded with three straight wins after surprising setbacks in consecutive outings against Maple Mountain and Box Elder.
4A
RankSchoolComment
1Spanish Fork DonsThe lone loss occurred against a California-based program. The Dons have handled every local team fairly easily.
2Springville Red DevilsThe Devils have won six straight games while already scoring 100 runs on the season.
3Bountiful BravesBalanced mixture of offense and defense has the Braves undefeated.
4Box Elder BeesAfter narrowly winning in three consecutive games, the Bees enjoyed a blowout decision against Grantsville.
5Wasatch WaspsThe Wasps have scored more runs than any program in the state, but suspect schedule is preventing a higher ranking.
3A
RankSchoolComment
1Juab WaspsAfter stumbling out of the gates on Opening Night, the Wasps have slaughtered eight straight opponents.
2Bear River BearsThe Bears challenged Spanish Fork, which is a strong indication of the skillset they're advertising.
3Stansbury StallionsThe three-time defending champs will be in the mix the entire season.
4Snow Canyon WarriorsAs the lone representative from the south in the rankings, the Warriors already have registered wins against three Class 5A foes.
5Tooele BuffaloesThe Buffaloes are the only team to top Juab this season.
2A
RankSchoolComment
1South Summit WildcatsThe Wildcats have won six straight, including a shootout against Wasatch.
2Gunnison Valley BulldogsDespite the head-to-head win against South Summit, Gunnison checks in at No. 2.
3Enterprise WolvesOnly loss is against Class 4A's Wasatch.
4Manti TemplarsThe Templars only two losses were against Tooele and Salem Hills, two programs in higher classifications.
5Duchesne EaglesThe Eagles will look to recover against North Summit after deflating loss against Pine View.
Published for the week of Thursday, March 24, 2016