Updated Softball Rankings By Division & Region

Playoffs beckon for almost all of the top teams and No. 1 races should begin to come into focus. Still No. 1 heading into this week are Clovis (Div. I), Foothill (Div. II), Pacifica (Div. III), Brookside Christian (Div. IV) and La Jolla Country Day (Div. V). Note: LJCD lost on Monday of this week, but that result won't be reflected in the rankings until next week.

STATE RANKINGS

BY DIVISION & REGION

(Last week's ranking in parentheses; through games of May 11; divisions based on same used by state CIF for basketball)

Division I

1. (1) Clovis 35-2-1

2. (2) Bonita Vista (Chula Vista) 29-0

3. (3) Poly (Riverside) 24-2

4. (4) Sheldon (Sacramento) 24-3-1

5. (5) Royal (Simi Valley) 23-5-1

6. (6) Canyon (Anaheim) 23-8

7. (nr) Valencia 23-4-2

8. (9) Ceres 22-1

9. (7) La Costa Cyn. (Carlsb.) 21-5

10. (nr) Kennedy (La Palma) 20-5-1

Division II

1. (1) Foothill (Tustin) 27-3

2. (2) Mira Mesa (San Diego) 31-1

3. (5) El Modena (Orange) 23-5

4. (4) California (Whittier) 23-5

5. (6) Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 23-5

6. (7) East Union (Manteca) 24-3

8. (9) Stockdale (Bakersf.) 25-7

9. (10) Edison (Fresno) 25-4

10. (nr) Laguna Hills 23-4

Division III

1. (1) Pacifica (Garden Grove) 25-2-1

2. (2) Vanden (Travis AFB) 26-0

3. (4) College Park (Pleasant Hill) 18-3

4. (3) Campolindo (Moraga) 18-2

5. (5) Atascadero 22-3

6. (6) Mercy (Burlingame) 23-4

7. (7) Burlingame 24-3

8. (9) Petaluma 16-2

9. (10) La Canada 17-4-1

10. (nr) University City (SD) 19-6

Division IV

1. (1) Brookside Christian (Stockton) 29-1

2. (2) Notre Dame (Salinas) 25-3

3. (3) Valley Christian (San Jose) 24-3

4. (4) El Segundo 22-3

5. (5) Taft 26-2

6. (6) St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs) 22-7

7. (8) Justin-Siena (Napa) 22-1

8. (9) Lutheran (Orange) 22-6

9. (nr) Carmel 26-3

10. (10) John Swett (Crockett) 17-1

Division V

1. (1) La Jolla Country Day 19-3-1

2. (2) East Nicolaus 17-2

3. (3) Arrowhead Chr. Acad. (Redl.) 22-2-1

4. (4) Templeton 25-5

5. (5) St. Vincent (Petaluma) 19-3

6. (6) Boron 17-5

7. (7) Ferndale 17-2

8. (8) Berean Chr. (Waln. Creek) 16-1-1

9. (9) Biggs 16-3

10. (10) Orestimba (Newman) 19-8

Northern California

Overall Top 10

1. (1) Clovis 35-2-1

2. (2) Sheldon (Sacramento) 24-3-1

3. (3) Brookside Chr. (Stockton) 29-1

4. (5) Ceres 22-1

5. (4) Notre Dame (Salinas) 25-3

6. (6) Valley Christian (San Jose) 24-3

7. (7) Vanden (Travis AFB) 26-0

8. (nr) East Union (Manteca) 24-3

9. (nr) College Park (Pleas. Hill) 18-3

10. (10) Freedom (Oakley) 17-4

Southern California

Overall Top 10

1. (1) Bonita Vista (Chula Vista) 29-0

2. (2) Pacifica (Garden Grove) 25-2-1

3. (3) Foothill (Tustin) 27-3

4. (4) Mira Mesa (San Diego) 31-1

5. (5) Poly (Riverside) 24-2

6. (9) El Modena (Orange) 23-5

7. (8) Royal (Simi Valley) 23-5-1

8. (7) California (Whittier) 23-5

9. (10) Canyon (Anaheim) 23-8

10. (nr) Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 23-5


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