Southeast Minnesota continues to show off its softball talent, with a total of five teams ranked in the Top 10 of their respective classes in the latest state softball rankings.

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The Minnesota Fastpitch Coaches Association released its latest rankings Sunday and southeast Minnesota and Section 1 were well represented.

Randolph (Section 4) jumped up to #4 in Class A, while St. Charles and Chatfield remained in the Top 5 in Class AA. The Three Rivers Conference rivals each have just one loss on the season, coming against each other. Chatfield won the first meeting 3-2, while St. Charles took the second meeting 10-1.

Winona stayed put at #4 while Byron slid down a spot to #5 in Class AAA.

Check out the full rankings below:

Class A Minnesota High School Softball Rankings

Rank (Previous) School (Section) - (Points)

1.(3) Nicollet (S2)-(51)
2.(3) New Ulm Cathedral (S2)-(43)
3.(1) Badger/GB-MR (S8)-(38)
4.(8) Randolph (S4)-(36)
5.(5) Edgerton/SW MN Christian (S3)-(35)
5.(6) Cherry (S7)-(35)
7.(2) Browerville (S6)-(26)
8.(19) Mille Lacs (S5)-(22)
9.(9) Upsala (S6)-(21)
10.(7) Springfield (S2)-(16)

Receiving Votes: Sleepy Eye Saint Mary's (S2)-(15), Hancock (S6)-(15), Moose Lake/Willow River (S7)-(10), Red Lake Falls (S8)-(10), Bethlehem Academy (S1)-(7), United South Central (S1)-(6), Sebeka (S5)-(2), Lac qui Parle Valley (S3)-(1), Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley (S6)-(1)

Class AA Minnesota High School Softball Rankings

1.(1) Le Sueur-Henderson (S2)-(94)
2.(2) Maple Lake (S5)-(84)
3.(3) St. Charles (S1)-(75)
4.(5) Chatfield (S1)-(71)
5.(4) Mounds Park Academy (S4)-(56)
6.(6) Rockford (S5)-(46)
7.(7) Luverne (S3)-(43)
8.(8) Hawley (S8)-(25)
9.(11) Pierz (S6)-(24)
10.(14) Proctor (S7)-(20)

Receiving Votes:  Pipestone Area (S3)-(17), St. Croix Lutheran Academy (S4)-(15), New Ulm (S2)-(15), Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta (S3)-(10), Cotter Schools/Hope Lutheran (S1)-(9), Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial (S2)-(7), Annandale (S5)-(6), Maranatha Christian Academy (S5)-(2), Pequot Lakes (S6)-(2), Rush City (S7)-(2), Melrose Area (S6)-(1)

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Class AAA Minnesota High School Softball Rankings

1.(1) Mankato West (S2)-(72)
2.(2) Chisago Lakes (S7)-(66)
3.(3) Winona (S1)-(60)
4.(5) St. Anthony Village (S4)-(51)
5.(4) Byron (S1)-(37)
6.(8) Mankato East (S2)-(33)
7.(6) Delano (S6)-(32)
8.(7) Big Lake (S5)-(31)
9.(9) Academy of Holy Angels (S3)-(19)
10.(10) Hill-Murray School (S4)-(15)

Receiving Votes: Becker (S5)-(13), Benilde-St. Margaret's School (S6)-(10), North Branch Area (S7)-(9), Rocori (S8)-(8), Kasson-Mantorville (S1)-(3), Red Wing (S1)-(1), Hermantown (S7)-(1)

Class AAAA Minnesota High School Softball Rankings

1.(1) Rosemount (S3)-(94)
2.(3) Stillwater Area (S4)-(87)
3.(2) Chanhassen (S2)-(70)
4.(4) Forest Lake (S7)-(69)
5.(5) White Bear Lake Area (S4)-(61)
6.(7) Centennial (S5)-(41)
7.(21) Shakopee (S2)-(36)
8.(11) Blaine (S7)-(34)
9.(10) Eden Prairie (S2)-(31)
10.(6) Maple Grove (S5)-(30)

Champlin Park (S5)-(16), Prior Lake (S2)-(15), Farmington (S1)-(14), Rogers (S8)-(7), Lakeville South (S1)-(5), Hopkins (S6)-(4), Brainerd (S8)-(3), Hastings (S3)-(3), East Ridge (S3)-(2), St. Michael-Albertville H.S. (S8)-(1), Sartell (S8)-(1)

 

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