Iowa Sports Spotlight Top Ten

DES MOINES, Iowa – Listed below are how the Iowa Sports Spotlight Top-10 in each of the five Iowa high school softball classes have fared during the state tournament run.  Those teams in bold remain alive in their drive to Harlan Rodgers Park in Fort Dodge and hopes of bringing home a state championship.

The state championship tournament will be played from July 21-25 in Fort Dodge.  Following the state tournament look for the Iowa Sports Spotlight 2014 Iowa High School Softball All-State Teams which once again will include each of the five classes Player, Pitcher and Coach of the Year and all based on the regular season performances.

Iowa Sports Spotlight Iowa High School Softball Rankings
Updated: Thursday, July 24th

Class 5A 
1-Johnston (Beat #10 Waukee, 12-6 in State Quarterfinals)
2-Dowling Catholic (Beat #7 Pleasant Valley, 4-1 in State Quarterfinals)

​3-Cedar Rapids Jefferson (Beat #10 Waukee, 2-0 in 7th Place Consolations)
4-Muscatine (Beat #7 Pleasant Valley, 8-0 in 5th Place Consolations)
5-West Des Moines Valley (Beat #4 Muscatine, 3-0 in State Quarterfinals)
6-Southeast Polk (Beat #3 Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 2-0 in State Quarterfinals)

7-Pleasant Valley (Lost to #4 Muscatine, 8-0 in 5th Place Consolations)
8-Iowa City West (Lost to Davenport West, 7-1 in Regional Semifinals)
9-Ottumwa (Lost to #4 Muscaitne, 11-0 in Regional Finals)
10-Waukee (Lost to #3 Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 2-0 in 7th Place Consolations)
10-Cedar Rapids Prairie (Lost to #7 Pleasant Valley, 9-8 in Regional Semifinals)

Class 4A 
1-Dallas Center-Grimes (Beat #10 Norwalk, 9-0 in State Semifinals)
2-Solon (Beat Clear Creek-Amana, 15-4 in State Quarterfinals)
3-Carlisle (Beat #7 Oskaloosa, 7-2 in State Quarterfinals)

4-Cedar Rapids Xavier (Lost to Clear Creek-Amana, 2-0 in Regional Semifinals)
5-Fort Dodge (Lost to LeMars, 3-2 in Regional Finals)
6-Ballard (Huxley) (Lost to #10 Norwlak, 7-3 in Regional Finals)
7-Oskaloosa (Beat #8 West Delaware, Manchester, 7-2 in 5th Place Consolations)
8-West Delaware (Manchester) (Lost to #7 Oskaloosa, 7-2 in 5th Place Consolations)
9-Davenport Assumption (Lost to Washington, 6-2 in Regional Semifinals)
10-Fairfield (Lost to #7 Oskaloosa, 6-0 in Regional Finals)
10-Norwalk (Lost to #1 Dallas Center-Grimes, 9-0 in State Semifinals)

Class 3A
1-East Marshall (LeGrand) (Beat Mid-Prairie, Wellman, 4-3 in State Quarterfinals)
2-Benton Community (Van Horne) (Lost to Mid-Prairie, Wellman, 6-5 in Regional Finals)
3-Clarke (Osceola) (Beat Spirit Lake, 13-0 in State Quarterfinals)
4-Sioux Center (Lost to Grrene County, 12-3 in Regional Finals)
5-Interstate 35 (Truro) (Lost to PCM-Monroe, 11-1 Regional Semifinals)
6-Bondurant-Farrar (Beat West Burlington/Notre Dame, 9-4 in State Quarterfinals)
7-Mount Vernon (Lost to #8 Center Point-Urbana, 8-5 Regional Finals)
8-Center Point-Urbana (Lost to Mid-Prairie, Wellman, 7-5 in 5th Place Consolations)
9-Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (Lost to Spirit Lake, 3-2 in Regional Semifinals)
10-A-D-M (Adel) (Lost to #3 Clarke, Osceola, 4-3 Regional Finals)
Unranked-Greene County (Beat #8 Center Point-Urbana, 2-0 in State Quarterfinals)

Class 2A 
1-Highland (Riverside) (Lost to #5 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 6-2 in State Semifinals)
2-Woodbury Central (Moville) (Lost to #3 Earlham, 3-2 in State Semifinals)
3-Earlham (Beat #2 Woodbury Central, Moville 3-2 in State Semifinals)
4-St. Edmond (Fort Dodge) (Lost to #3 Earlham, 5-2 in Regional Finals)
5-Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (Beat #1 Highland, Riverside, 6-2 in State Semifinals)
6-Durant (Lost to North Cedar, Stanwood, 3-0 in Regional Semifinals)
7-North Union (Lost to Belmond-Klermme, 2-1 in Regional Quarterfinals)
8-Central Springs (Manly) (Lost to North Butler, Greene, 1-0 in Regional Semifinals)
9-Alta/Aurelia (Lost to Emmetsburg, 1-0 in Regional Quarterfinals)
10-BCLUW (Conrad) (Lost to #5 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 10-2 in Regional Finals)

Class 1A 
1-Akron-Westfield (Beat #4 Martensdale-St. Marys, 3-2 in State Semifinals)
2-New London (Lost to #10 Marquette Catholic, Bellevue, 3-0 in Regional Finals)
3-Lynnville-Sully (Beat #7 Wayne, Corydon, 2-1 in 9 innings in in 5th Place Consolations)
4-Martensdale-St. Marys (Lost to #1 Akron-Westfield, 3-2 in State Semifinals)
5-AGWSR (Ackley) (Lost to Kee, Lansing, 3-1 in State Semifinals)
6-Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton (Lost to #4 Martensdale-St. Marys in Regional Finals)
7-Wayne (Corydon) (Lost to #3 Lynnville-Sully, 2-1 in 9 innings in 5th Place Consolations)
8-Newman Catholic (Mason City) (Lost to Kee, Lansing, 12-0 in Regional Finals)
9-Charter Oak-Ute (Lost to Glidden-Ralston, 4-0 in Regional Quarterfinals)
10-Marquette Catholic (Bellevue) (Beat Glidden-Ralston, 13-0 in 7th Place Consolations)
Unranked-Kee (Lansing) (Beat #5 AGWSR, Ackley, 3-1 in State Semifinals)