Prep Softball- The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released their final rankings for the season for Class 1A and 2A and here’s some of the rankings.
In Class 1A, Martensdale-St. Marys moved up one spot from the preseason rankings to finish as the top team with a 22-4 record. North Linn catapulted up three spots to 2nd with Southeast Warren, the preseason favorite coming in at 3rd. Five teams fell out of the top 15: Collins-Maxwell, Woodbine, Highland, West Central Valley, and St. Ansgar. Collins-Maxwell had the biggest fall as they started the season ranked 7th. The new teams in the top 15 were Wayne, Logan-Magnolia, Earlham, Griswold, and Exira-EHK. Wayne started the year unranked but finished as the 5th best team in Class 1A with an 18-8 record. Logan-Magnolia was in Class 2A last season.
Iowa City Regina started the year as the top team and remained as the top team finishing with a 24-7 record. Van Meter jumped up two spots from 4th to finish in 2nd. Central Springs stayed locked in 3rd from season’s start to end. Class 2A also had four teams drop out of the top 15: Logan-Magnolia (classification change), Cardinal, Akron-Westfield, and South Hardin. Entering the top 15 was Missouri Valley (8th), Sioux-Central (11th), Waterloo Columbus Catholic (14th), and Waspie Valley (15th).
The postseason gets underway tomorrow, June 30th, for Class 1A and 2A.