West High, Regina Open No. 1 in IHSSCA Boys Soccer Rankings

Your Prep Sports

The Your Prep Sports area is well represented in the preseason boys soccer rankings released by the Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association on Wednesday.

Defending state champions West High and Regina both enter the season atop the rankings in their respective classes.

After winning its state-best ninth state title last spring West High starts the season top the Class 3A rankings.

West High finished 13-7 a year ago and is followed by runner-up West Des Moines Valley, Mississippi Valley Conference rivals Cedar Rapids Prairie and defending state semifinalist Bettendorf in the 3A rankings.

Coming off its sixth consecutive state tournament appearance City High opens the season ranked sixth in 3A.

The Little Hawks fell to Ames in the 3A quarterfinals and finished last season 16-4.

Regina went 16-5 a year ago en route to its sixth state title last season and opens the season ranked No. 1 in Class 1A.

Solon went 16-6, reached the state tournament last season and opens the season No. 5 in 1A.

Clear Creek Amana opens No. 16 in Class 2A.

IHSSCA Soccer Rankings

Class 3A

1. West High

2. West Des Moines Valley

3. Cedar Rapids Prairie

4. Bettendorf

5. Ames

6. City High

7. Waukee

8. Urbandale

9. Des Moines Roosevelt

10. Johnston

11. Ankeny Centennial

12. Pleasant Valley

13. Cedar Rapids Washington

14. Des Moines Lincoln

15. Waterloo West

16. Cedar Rapids Kennedy

Class 2A

1. Cedar Rapids Xavier

2. Norwalk

3. Storm Lake

4. Perry

5. Marion

6. Winterset

7. Hudson

8. Sioux City Heelan

9. Waverly-Shell Rock

10. Iowa Falls

11. ADM

12. Pella

13. Dallas Center-Grimes

14. Grinnell

15. Spencer

16. Clear Creek Amana

Class 1A

1. Regina

2. Davenport Assumption

3. Dyersville Beckman

4. Gilbert

5. Solon

6. Council Bluffs St. Albert

7T. Waterloo Columbus

7T. Des Moines Christian

9. Danville

10. West Liberty

11. Gladbrook-Reinbeck

12T. Benton Community

12T. Iowa Mennonite

14. Nevada

15. Williamsburg

16. Garner-Hayfield-Ventura