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Preseason Rankings & League Prediction Review

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Preseason Predictions & League Prediction Reviews

I look back at how I did on my preseason predictions and my Preseason League Predictions.  It is always great to go back and look to see how the season turned out.

Class 2A

Preseason Rankings and Preseason League Predictions

Overall Record: 102-27

In my Preseason Rankings I ranked who I thought would be the top 16 teams and make the playoffs.  Of the 16 teams ranked 11 of them made the playoffs.  The 5 teams that missed the playoffs were; (Preseason Rankings) #5 Aspen, #10 D’Evelyn, #12 Salida, #14 Machebeuf, #16 Kent Denver.  Three of the teams that made the playoffs were in my teams to watch for and they were: Pagosa Springs, Bennett, and Basalt.  I did not have Elizabeth and Moffat County mentioned in my preseason rankings.

Looking at the Top 10 my preseason rankings were as follow: La Junta, Faith Christian, Delta, Platte Valley, Aspen, Resurrection Christian, Rifle, Englewood, Lamar, and D’Evelyn.  The 2A top 10 seeded teams were as follows: Rifle, Sterling, Resurrection Christian, Delta, Faith Christian, Platte Valley, Lamar, Classical Academy, Basalt, Eaton.

My Preseason Predicted League Champions were:

League Team
Colorado League Englewood
Flatirons League Faith Christian
Intermountain League Salida
Patriot East Platte Valley
Patriot West Resurrection Christian
Tri-Peaks La Junta
Western Slope Delta

The Actual League Champions were:

League Team Where my predicted team finished
Colorado League Englewood 1st
Flatirons League Faith Christian 1st
Intermountain League Pagosa Springs 4th
Patriot East Sterling 2nd
Patriot West Resurrection Christian 1st
Tri-Peaks Classical Academy 4th
Western Slope Rifle 2nd

Class 1A

Preseason Rankings and Preseason League Predictions

In my Preseason Rankings I ranked who I thought would be the top 16 teams and make the playoffs.  Of the 16 teams ranked 11 of them made the playoffs.  The 5 teams that missed the playoffs were; (Preseason Rankings) #7 Monte Vista, #8 Paonia, #10 Peyton, #12 St. Mary’s, #13 Crowley County.  Three of the teams that made the playoffs were in my teams to watch for and they were: Flatirons Academy, Rye, and Hotchkiss.  I did not have Yuma and Manual mentioned in my preseason rankings.

Looking at my preseason Top 10 it was as follow: C.S Christian, Holyoke, Limon, Meeker, Centauri, Strasburg, Monte Vista, Paonia, Wray, Peyton. The 1A Bracket was seeded as follows: Strasburg, Holyoke, Limon, Meeker, Centauri, Florence, C.S Christian, Highland, Hotchkiss, and Yuma.

My Preseason Predicted League Champions were:

League Team
Foothills League Clear Creek
North Central League Holyoke
Northern League Strasburg
Santa Fe League Crowley County
Southern Peaks League Centauri
Tri-Peaks League C.S Christian
Western Slope Meeker

The Actual League Champions were:

League Team Where my predicted team finished
Foothills League Manual 3rd
North Central League Holyoke 1st
Northern League Strasburg 1st
Santa Fe League Rocky Ford 2nd
Southern Peaks League Centauri 1st
Tri-Peaks Florence 2nd
Western Slope Meeker 1st

 

Class 8-Man

Preseason Rankings and Preseason League Predictions

In my Preseason Rankings I ranked who I thought would be the top 16 teams and make the playoffs.  Of the 16 teams ranked 14 of them made the playoffs.  The 2 teams that missed the playoffs were; (Preseason Rankings) #6 Hoehne and #13 Front Range Christian.  The other two teams who made the playoffs were in my teams to watch for and they were: Simla and Elbert.  All teams that made the 8-Man playoffs were at least mentioned in the Preseason Rankings.

Looking at my preseason Top 10 it was as follow: Sedgwick County, Mancos, Merino, Fowler, Caliche, Hoehne, Sanford, Pikes Peak Christian, Sargent, and Holly. The 8-Man Bracket was seeded as follows: Sedgwick County, Sanford, Fowler, Vail Christian, Dayspring Christian, Mancos, Pikes Peak Christian, Merino, West Grand, Sargent.

My Preseason Predicted League Champions were:

League Team
Ark Valley League Hoehne
Central League Front Range Christian
Mountain League Mancos
Northwest League West Grand
Plains League Sedgwick County
Southern League Pikes Peak Christian

The Actual League Champions were:

League Team Where my predicted team finished
Ark Valley League Fowler 3rd
Central League Front Range Christian 2nd
Mountain League Sanford 2nd
Northwest League West Grand 2nd
Plains League Sedgwick County 1st
Southern League Pikes Peak Christian 1st

 

Class 6-Man

Preseason Rankings and Preseason League Predictions

In my Preseason Rankings I ranked who I thought would be the top 15 teams and make the playoffs.  Of the 15 teams ranked 12 of them made the playoffs.  The 3 teams that missed the playoffs were; (Preseason Rankings) #7 Idalia, #12 Genoa-Hugo, #13 Otis.  Three of the teams that made the playoffs were in my teams to watch for and they were: Walsh, Deer Trail, and Eads.  I did not have Branson/Kim mentioned in my preseason rankings and they had an amazing turn around this year.

Looking at my preseason Top 10 it was as follow: Stratton/Liberty, Kit Carson, Fleming, Cheyenne Wells, Prairie, Flagler/Hi Plains, Idalia, Cotopaxi, North Park, and Briggsdale. The 6-Man Bracket was seeded as follows: Kit Carson, Stratton/Liberty, Cheyenne Wells, Fleming, Prairie, Granada, Branson/Kim, Flagler/Hi Plains, Eads, and Briggsdale.

My preseason League Champions were: Hanover Central League, Stratton/Liberty East Central, Peetz North League, La Veta South Central, Kit Carson South East, Mountain Valley Southwest.  The actual league champions were: Genoa-Hugo Central League, Stratton/Liberty East Central, Peetz North League, Manzanola South Central, Kit Carson South East, Mountain Valley Southwest.  Overall, I was spot on with my preseason stuff.  The Top 10 orders was the main thing off but getting 13 of 15 is pretty good.

My Preseason Predicted League Champions were:

League Team
Central League Genoa-Hugo
East Central League Stratton/Liberty
North League Fleming
South Central La Veta
South East League Kit Carson
South West League Cotopaxi

The Actual League Champions were:

League Team Where my predicted team finished
Central League Deer Trail 2nd
East Central League Stratton/Liberty 1st
North League Fleming 1st
South Central Branson/Kim 3rd
South East League Kit Carson 1st
South West League Cotopaxi 1st

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