Louisville area softball teams ranked

The Ballard,  Butler, Collins, Holy Cross, Male, Mercy, Oldham County and Spencer County softball teams are ranked in this week’s Kentucky Prep Softball Top 25 Coaches Poll.

Male is No. 3 and is 2-3 going 1-3 over Spring Break with a win over Tate (Fla.) and losses to Powell (Tenn.), Milton (Fla.), and Niceville (Fla.).

Mercy is No. 6 and is 4-1 and is coming off a solid Spring Week in Florida and picked up wins over Boyle County, Eastern, Navarre (Fla.), and West Florida (Pensecola) and lost to Milton (Fla.). The Jaguars return to action Tuesday at Assumption.

Ballard is N0. 7 and is 5-1 and is coming off a terrific Spring Break trip where they went 5-0 with wins over No. 24 North Laurel, Edgewood (Ohio), No. 10 Apollo, Springboro (Ohio), and Elyria (Ohio).

Holy Cross is No. 16, four spots lower from last week and is 5-2 after going 1-2 during Spring Break with a win over No. 19 Boyle County and losses to Floyd Central (Ind.) and Bourbon County.

Oldham County is No. 17 and is 8-1 and went 6-0 over Spring Break with wins over Palm Bay (Fla.), Mosley (Fla.) twice, Arnold (Fla.), and Taylor County.

Butler is No. 21 and is 4-2 and went 1-1 over Spring Break with a loss to Floyd Central and a win over Collins.

Spencer County is No. 22 and is 4-0 and went 2-0 over Spring Break with wins over Henry County and Bullitt Central.

Collins is No. 23 and is 1-1 and played their first game Monday in 21 days and lost 9-2 to No. 21 Butler.

Eastern received the most votes of any team not in the poll and was only 10 points away from being ranked Assumption received the second most votes and 14 points away. Manual also received a vote.

  • 1. Scott County – (12) – 385 – 1
  • 2. East Carter – (1) – 354 – 4
  • 3. Male – (1) – 350 – 3
  • 4. McCracken County – 323 – 5
  • 5. Madisonville – (1) – 322 – 8
  • 6. Mercy – 294 – 8
  • 7. Ballard – 292 – 6
  • 8. Christian County 271 – 7
  • 9. Central Hardin – 233 – 10
  • T-10. Apollo – 196 – 13
  • T-10. Warren East – 196 – 16
  • 12. South Warren – 176 – 11
  • 13. Daviess County – 173 – 13
  • 14. Owensboro Catholic – 168 – 15
  • 15. Woodford County – 167 – 9
  • 16. Holy Cross – 161 – 12
  • 17. Oldham County – 137 – 18
  • 18. Marshall County – 108 – 19
  • 19. Boyle County – 103 – 17
  • 20. East Jessamine – 87 – 22
  • 21. Butler – 85 – 21
  • 22. Spencer County – 60 – 24
  • 23. Collins – 58 – 20
  • T-24. Hancock County – 48 – NR
  • T-24. North Laurel – 48 – 24
  • T-24. Ohio County (1) – 48 –NR

Others receiving votes: Eastern 38, Assumption 34, Pulaski County 27, Madison Central 25, Webster County 22, South Laurel 22, Pikeville 20, Barren County 19, Ryle 16, Caldwell County 14, Garrard County 14, Green County 10, Lawrence County 10, Anderson County 7, Raceland 7, Boyd County 7, Lexington Christian 6, Lafayette 2, Perry Central 2, Bourbon County 1, Manual 1, Meade County 1, Taylor County 1