Softball coaches polls

Softball coaches polls:
by OSAAtoday Staff

6A

1. Tualatin (14) [1] 2-0 160

2. Barlow (2) [8] 3-0 115

3. Clackamas (1) [3] 2-1 101

4. McMinnville [4] 2-1 97

5. Tigard [nr] 2-1 79

6. Jesuit [5] 2-1 71

7. Grants Pass (1) [5] 2-0 56

8. Westview (1) [7] 2-1 55

9. McNary [nr] 3-1 39

9. Sunset [nr] 2-2 39

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Monday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: North Medford (35); Mountainside (32); Glencoe (22); West Salem (21)

Notes: Jesuit rallied in the bottom of the seventh to beat visiting Clackamas 9-8 on Monday, giving coach Jim Speciale his 400th career win. … McNary won at home over Sunset 4-3 on Monday. … Tualatin played its first two games on its new artificial turf field, beating Dallas 8-3 and Roseburg 2-1. … Barlow defeated Jesuit 7-6 on Wednesday. … McMinnville beat Westview 4-2 on Friday and fell to Sunset 6-2 on Saturday.

5A

1. West Albany (6) [1] 4-0 78

2. Dallas [3] 1-1 46

3. Central [7] 2-1 44

4. Pendleton (1) [2] 1-1 42

5. Eagle Point [5] 2-0 34

6. Putnam [4] 2-0 32

7. Crater [nr] 3-0 30

8. Hood River Valley [5] 1-0 26

9. The Dalles / Dufur / Sherman / South Wasco County [nr] 2-0 24

10. Hillsboro (1) [8] 3-0 21

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Monday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: La Salle Prep (18); Thurston (13)

Notes: Hillsboro routed host Central 13-2 in five innings Monday. … Pendleton split a doubleheader at La Salle Prep on Friday, losing 2-1 and winning 8-4. … Dallas fell at reigning 6A champion Tualatin 8-3 in its opener. … Hood River Valley plays at La Salle Prep on Tuesday. … Pendleton plays host to 4A La Grande on Tuesday.

4A

1. Marist Catholic (1) [4] 1-0 56

2. Junction City (1) [3] 1-0 51

2. La Grande (3) [1] 0-0 51

4. Henley (1) [2] 0-0 42

5. Elmira (2) [8] 2-0 39

6. Sweet Home [9] 1-0 34

7. McLoughlin / Griswold [6] 0-0 27

8. Philomath / Alsea [7] 2-2 26

9. Cascade [nr] 2-1 15

9. Stayton [nr] 1-1 15

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Monday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: Banks (12); Newport (12)

Notes: Sweet Home beat visiting Banks 2-0 on Friday. … La Grande opens with three tough road games this week, facing 5A Pendleton on Tuesday, Banks on Friday and Philomath on Saturday. … Henley meets Marist Catholic on Tuesday in Medford. The Hornets also play host to Junction City in a doubleheader Saturday.

3A

1. Dayton (1) [3] 3-1 47

2. Scio [5] 4-0 43

3. Harrisburg (2) [8] 5-0 41

3. Rainier (2) [1] 1-0 41

5. South Umpqua (1) [2] 3-1 35

6. Taft [6] 1-1 24

7. Santiam Christian (1) [nr] 2-1 23

8. Clatskanie [4] 3-0 21

9. Cascade Christian [7] 1-0 17

10. Blanchet Catholic [8] 2-1 16

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Monday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: None

Notes: Rainier goes to Dayton on Thursday in a rematch of last year’s state final, won by Dayton 3-2. The teams have met in the last four state finals and five of the last six. … Host South Umpqua defeated Dayton 8-1 on Monday. … South Umpqua lost to 4A Elmira 6-5 last week.

2A/1A

1. Central Linn (1) [2] 1-0 110

2. Kennedy (5) [1] 0-2 100

3. Toledo (3) [7] 3-0 98

4. Pilot Rock / Nixyaawii (2) [3] 0-0 88

5. Grant Union / Prairie City (2) [5] 2-0 77

5. North Douglas (2) [4] 1-0 77

7. Oakland (1) [nr] 2-0 60

8. Monroe [9] 1-1 44

9. Union / Cove [8] 0-0 37

10. Bandon (1) [nr] 3-0 36

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Monday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: St. Paul (29); Santiam (26); Waldport (24)

Notes: Kennedy falls from the top spot after losing to two 3A schools, Dayton 7-6 and Scio 15-5. … Toledo defeated 3A Taft 6-3. … Toledo plays host to Central Linn on Saturday.

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