Fossil Ridge Boys Rank First In 3rd Colorado HS Rankings has released their third Colorado boys’ high school state rankings of 2017, and the top teams in both Class 4A (small schools) and 5A (big schools) have been dominant early in the season.

2016 State Champions Cheyenne Mountain High School continues to look good with the top spot in the 4A team rankings.   The team sits a 332 points, over 150 points ahead of second place, Thompson Valley.  In the last rankings, Thompson Valley sat at 7th place, but took a jump to 2nd. Thompson sits just 80 points ahead between 2nd and 9th.


RThe two-time defending state 5A champions (2015, 2016) Fossil Ridge, continues to look very comfortable sitting in first in the Class 5A rankings with 332 points.  Fossil Ridge has been consistently at the top the last three rankings.  Following in second is Cherry Creek with 226 points and Regis in third with 221.

The team rankings are calculated like a championship swim meet, with adjustments for athletes ranked in more than two events so that the results are not skewed too much by one athlete or pool. Top 16 in each event score, and times are pulled from MaxPreps. Rob Nasser, the creator of and head coach of Mountain Vista High School (and formerly of Valor Christian High School), maintains the rankings. The 2017 Colorado Boy’s State Championship meet runs from May 19th and 20th. Class 4A will be held at USAFA, Colorado Springs, and Class 5A will be held at VMAC, Thornton.

4A Team Rankings

  1. Cheyenne Mountain-332
  2. Thompson Valley-180
  3. Golden-161
  4. Windsor-151
  5. Coronado-150
  6. Pueblo Country-146
  7. Evergreen-134
  8. Valor Christian-128
  9. Discovery Canyon-100
  10. Pine Creek-93
  11. George Washington-87
  12. Silver Creek-79
  13. Loveland-66
  14. Montrose-65
  15. D’Evelyn-60
  16. Air Academy-55
  17. Mullen-53
  18. Estes Park-48
  19. Green Mountain-38
  20. Wheat Ridge-35

5A Team Rankings

  1. Fossil Ridge-322
  2. Cherry Creek-236
  3. Regis-221
  4. Highlands Ranch-161
  5. Ponderosa-146
  6. Broomfield-115
  7. Fairview-114
  8. Arapahoe-109
  9. Ft. Collins-104
  10. Lewis-Palmer-93
  11. Legacy-88
  12. Smoky Hill-87
  13. Denver South-73
  14. Greeley West-58
  15. Boulder-55
  16. Grandview-45
  17. Lakewood-43
  18. Columbine-40
  19. Liberty-35
  20. Rocky Mountain-33


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CO Prep Swim Fan

The dual meet between Fossil and Creek today should be a really good one!!

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My name is Olivia McLain and I was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri.  I am currently a junior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where I am also on the UNO Women's Swim Team. I specialize in the 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle, and now that its allowed …

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