There's plenty of area representation in this week's softball coaches' poll, including two local teams checking in at #1.
Division 1: Sun Prairie stayed at #3 this week, still undefeated at 16-0. DeForest and Verona exited the polls, both previously receiving honorable mention.
Division 2: Beloit Turner, at 15-0, is #1 in D2 again this week. Badger South leader Monroe is 18-1 and moves up to #3 from #4. Another Rock Valley team, McFarland, is at #10 with an 11-3 record after being #9 last week. Portage received honorable mention with a 13-3 record after being unranked last week.
Division 3: Poynette (13-1) is #1 this week after being #2 last week, and coming off of hosting the 33rd Poynette Fastpitch Jamboree. Dodgeville enters the top ten at #8 with an 8-1 record after receiving honorable mention a week ago. Last week's #1, Marshall, is #10 this week at 10-3. River Valley (7-3) enters the poll in the honorable mention category. Last week's #10, Columbus, is out of the rankings, as is Lake Mills, which placed in honorable mention a week ago.
Division 4: Defending champ and #3 Juda/Albany (12-2) stays at #3 this week behind a pair of undefeated teams. Johnson Creek at 16-1 also remains in place at #7. #9 Parkview (11-2) and #10 Wisconsin Heights (6-1) traded places in this week's poll. In the honorable mention ranks, Boscobel (8-2) and Mineral Point (7-4) enter.
Division 5: Last week's #1, Belmont, slides down to #4 at 14-3. #5 Ithaca (7-0) moves up from #7. #7 Oakfield arrives in the poll at 9-2 after not being ranked last week. #8 Highland (11-4) bumps up from honorable mention. #9 Southwestern is up a spot (8-4), and #10 Seneca (6-2) also moves into the polls from honorable mention. Black Hawk (7-4) is honorable mention this week after being unranked a week ago, and last week's #8 Potosi falls into honorable mention (6-4).
Last week's poll: