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Fairfield moves up in rankings

Fairfield's Shaylin Drish waits for a throw against Burlington earlier this year. Both Burlington and Fairfield are ranked in the latest poll from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. (Heidi Bowman/Courtesy)
Fairfield's Shaylin Drish waits for a throw against Burlington earlier this year. Both Burlington and Fairfield are ranked in the latest poll from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. (Heidi Bowman/Courtesy)

Fairfield moved up but Winfield-Mt. Union dropped out when the Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union released its rankings Friday. The rankings for Classes 1A and 2A are the final ones. Classes 3A, 4A and 5A will see their final rankings Friday.

Fairfield moved up to sixth in Class 4A and saw fellow Southeast Conference member Burlington enter the Top 15 at 14. Every team placed ahead of Fairfield has more losses than the Trojans, who have just one.

Southeast Iowa Super Conference member Winfield-Mount Union fell out of the Class 1A rankings. League member Louisa-Muscatine is second in Class 2A while West Burlington/Notre Dame is at 13 in 3A.

River Valley Conference member Northeast is fourth in 2A and Wilton is 13th. In 3A, West Liberty is seventh and Anamosa eighth.

South iowa Cedar League member Lynnville-Sully is ranked fourth in Class 1A.

Albia moved up to first in 3A. Its only loss is to Fairfield and Fairfield’s only loss is to Albia.

IGHSAU Rankings

Class 1A

School Record LW

1. Collins-Maxwell 14-1 1

2. Newell-Fonda 12-2 2

3. Clarksville 12-1 3

4. Lynnville-Sully 15-1 4

5. Wayne 13-3 7

6. Algona Bishop Garrigan 10-4 6

7. Akron-Westfield 13-2 5

8. Lisbon 16-3 8

9. Exira-EHK 12-0 11

10. Martensdale-St. Marys 13-4 15

11. Twin Cedars 17-4 12

12. Mason City Newman Catholic 14-2 10

13. Central City 9-4 13

14. AGWSR 8-3 9

15. River Valley 16-2 NR

Dropped Out: Winfield-Mount Union (14)

Class 2A

School Record LW

1. North Linn 20-0 1

2. Louisa-Muscatine 15-3 2

3. Ogden 15-3 3

4. Northeast 15-2 4

5. West Monona 16-1 5

6. Central Springs 12-3 7

7. Jesup 13-3 8

8. West Lyon 9-2 9

9. Earlham 16-4 10

10. Mount Ayr 7-4 6

11. Emmetsburg 10-2 13

12. East Marshall 12-2 NR

13. Wilton 10-3 NR

14. Interstate-35 6-4 11

15. North Union 10-3 14

Dropped Out: Sioux Central (12), Waterloo Columbus Catholic (15)

Class 3A

School Record LW

1. Albia 14-1 3

2. Davenport Assumption 13-4 1

3. Humboldt 15-1 2

4. Williamsburg 18-4 5

5. Mount Vernon 15-4 4

6. Algona 12-1 6

7. West Liberty 11-1 7

8. Anamosa 11-1 9

9. North Polk 14-2 8

10. Spirit Lake 10-2 10

11. Atlantic 14-1 11

12. Crestwood 11-0 12

13. West Burlington/Notre Dame 10-2 14

14. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 9-1 NR

15. Estherville-Lincoln Central 5-3 15

Dropped Out: Solon (13)

Class 4A

School Record LW

1. Carlisle 15-3 1

2. West Delaware 16-4 4

3. North Scott 12-6 2

4. ADM 10-3 3

5. Charles City 10-2 7

6. Fairfield 18-1 9

7. Norwalk 15-5 10

8. Sergeant Bluff-Luton 14-2 6

9. Dallas Center-Grimes 14-7 5

10. Oskaloosa 12-7 8

11. Winterset 9-6 12

12. Western Dubuque 9-3 15

13. Ballard 7-6 NR

14. Burlington 14-4 NR

15. Harlan 12-4 13

Dropped Out: Bondurant-Farrar (11), Clear Creek-Amana (14)

Class 5A

School Record LW

1. Fort Dodge 23-3 1

2. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 17-1 3

3. Iowa City High 14-2 4

4. West Des Moines Valley 17-3 6

5. Waukee 20-2 2

6. Ankeny Centennial 17-8 5

7. Johnston 13-7 7

8. Muscatine 12-2 12

9. Bettendorf 12-2 13

10. Pleasant Valley 11-6 11

11. Ottumwa 12-7 10

12. Indianola 14-4 9

13. Dubuque Hempstead 13-5 8

14. Cedar Rapids Prairie 10-4 NR

15. Ankeny 15-9 15

Dropped Out: Iowa City Liberty (14)