October 01, 2023

Creston softball ranked 12th in 4A

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released its second softball rankings Thursday, showing the Panthers holding steady at 12th in 4A.

After falling 4-7 in their season opener against Ames, the Panthers have since outscored their opponents 39-4.

Ames is ranked 14th in Class 5A.

Having defeated their only Hawkeye 10 opponent, Red Oak, the Panthers will look to continue their conference success Monday in Atlantic.

Today, the Panthers face Ankeny Centennial, a team ranked seventh in Class 5A.

Class 4A Rankings

1. Dallas Center- Grimes (3-0)

2. Fort Dodge (5-1)

3. Norwalk (4-0)

4. Cedar Rapids Xavier (6-1)

5. Indianola (6-1)

6. Carlisle (5-1)

7. North Scott (4-1)

8. Norh Polk (7-0)

9. Burlington (5-1)

10. Western Dubuque (6-2)

11. Clear Creek-Amana (6-1)

12. Creston (3-1)

13. Winterset (4-4)

14. ADM (4-4)

15. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (6-2)

Cheyenne Roche


Originally from Wisconsin, Cheyenne has a journalism and political science degree from UW-Eau Claire and a passion for reading and learning. She lives in Creston with her husband and their two little dogs.