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SBLive Florida Softball Rankings: Bartow, yet to allow a run, moves up to No. 2

Check out SBLive's statewide Florida high school softball rankings

Here are SBLive's statewide Florida high school softball rankings, which span all classifications. SBLive’s Florida softball rankings are compiled by Ross Van De Griek and will be released weekly during the 2022 season.

SBLIVE FLORIDA SOFTBALL RANKINGS

1. Lakewood Ranch (9-0)

Previous Rank: 1

Last Week: Defeated Fort Myers 13-0, Defeated Calvary Christian (Clearwater) 6-0, Defeated Windermere 3-1, Defeated Gulf Coast 16-1

This Week: No games scheduled

The Lady Mustangs showed why they're No. 1 in the state of Florida. Compiled four wins in four days, outscoring their opponents 38-2.

2. Bartow (6-0)

Previous Rank: 4

Last Week: Defeated Auburndale 8-0

This Week: vs East Lake (Fri.) (Tournament of Champions), vs Eau Gallie (Fri.) (Tournament of Champions), vs TBD (Sat.), vs TBD (Sat.)

The Yellow Jackets have yet to allow a run all season through their first six games of the season.

3. Parrish Community (6-0)

Previous Rank: 5

Last Week: Defeated Sarasota Riverview 11-0, Defeated Hardee 3-2 (9 innings)

This Week: No games scheduled

The Lady Bulls are on their spring break and move up to No. 3 in our SBLive Florida softball rankings.

4. Wellington (7-0)

Previous Rank: Not Ranked

Last Week: Defeated South Fork 11-7, Defeated Suncoast 16-1, Defeated Doral Academy 3-2

This Week: No games scheduled

The Lady Wolverines are off to a 7-0 start and are averaging 10.5 runs per game so far this season.

5. Windermere (6-1)

Previous Rank: 3

Last Week: Defeated Lake Nona 10-0, Lost to Lakewood Ranch 3-1

This Week: No games scheduled

The Wolverines round out the Top 5, dropping two spots after losing to No. 1 Lakewood Ranch in their last game.

6. Doral Academy (4-1)

Previous Rank: 2

Last Week: Defeated SLAM Academy (Miami) 6-2, Lost to Wellington 3-2

This Week: at Coral Reef (Tues.), vs Westminster Christian (Thu.)

The Lady Firebirds are coming off their first loss of the season to No. 4 Wellington in their last game. Freshman infielder Megan Villazon is leading the team with a .538 batting average and has drove in five runs on the young season.

7. West Nassau (4-0)

Previous Rank: 11

Last Week: No games scheduled

This Week: vs Providence School (Thu.) (Tournament of Champions), vs University Christian (Fri.) (Tournament of Champions), vs Ridgeview (Sat.) (Tournament of Champions)

The Lady Warriors were vamped by mother nature last week, forcing a cancellation with their scheduled matchup against Keystone Heights.

8. Berkeley Prep (9-0)

Previous Rank: Not Ranked

Last Week: Defeated Wesley Chapel 7-5, Defeated West Orange 6-4, Defeated Montverde Academy 5-2

This Week: vs Inspiration Academy (Tues.), vs Tampa Catholic (Thu.)

The Lady Buccaneers make their season debut in the SBLive Florida softball rankings, checking in at No. 8.

9. Palatka (7-0)

Previous Rank: 10

Last Week: Defeated Nease 3-1, at Menendez (Postponed)

This Week: at Santa Fe (Tues.)

The Lady Panthers move up one spot from No. 10 to No. 9 in this week’s SBLive Florida softball rankings.

10. Venice (8-0)

Previous Rank: 13

Last Week: Defeated Sarasota 6-1, Defeated Treasure Coast 1-0

This Week: No games scheduled

The Lady Indians round out the SBLive Florida softball Top 10 in this week’s rankings.

11. Cooper City (5-0)

Previous Rank: 15

Last Week: Defeated West Broward 10-0

This Week: at American Heritage Plantation (Tues.), vs Pembroke Pines Charter (Thu.)

The Cowgirls move four spots in this week’s rankings, after a commanding 10-0 win over West Broward in their last game.

12. Lake Brantley (6-0)

Previous Rank: 12

Last Week: Defeated Oviedo 6-1, Defeated Viera 1-0

This Week: No games scheduled

The Lady Patriots have been on a tear to begin the season, coming in at No. 12 in this week’s rankings.

13. Union County (6-0)

Previous Rank: Not Ranked

Last Week: Defeated Santa Fe 4-2

This Week: at Newberry (Mon.), at Williston (Thu.), at Buchholz (Gainesville) (Fri.)

The Lady Tigers have had a couple of marquee wins this season, defeating 2-time defending state champion Trenton 13-12 back on March 4.

14. Florida State University High (Tallahassee) (8-0)

Previous Rank: Not Ranked

Last Week: Defeated Lincoln (Tallahassee) 4-1, Defeated Taylor County 8-5

This Week: vs Santa Fe (Fri.)

The Lady Seminoles enter the SBLive Florida softball rankings for the first time this season, checking in at No. 14

15. Oxbridge Academy (7-0-1)

Previous Rank: Not Ranked

Last Week: Tied American Heritage-Plantation 2-2 (9 innings) (Game called due to darkness), Defeated Miami Country Day 13-1, Defeated Palm Beach Central 7-0

This Week: No games scheduled

The Lady Wolves have allowed a total of just six runs through their first seven games this season. Senior pitcher Luna Curran has been lights out in the circle, striking out 98 batters out of 158 faced.

On The Bubble: Baldwin, Bartram Trail, East Lake, Hagerty, Hernando, Lake Region, Montverde Academy, Newsome, Niceville, Pace, Palm Harbor University, Park Vista, Winter Springs, Williston