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SBLive Iowa Top 25 high school softball rankings: Teams make moves to top 10 in first week

The Top 25 rankings after the first week of the Iowa prep softball season

Some new teams surged into the top 10 after a busy opening week of softball in Iowa.

A look at the Top 25 after the first week:

1. Davenport Assumption (3-0) 

The preseason No. 1 in Class 3A routed Western Dubuque in the opener.

2. Mount Vernon (5-0)

The Mustangs recorded doubleheader sweeps of Vinton-Shellsburg and Maquoketa.

3. North Linn (7-0)

NL outscored their opponents 66-6 during the week.

4. Waukee Northwest (4-0)

The first-year program swept Ankeny and Des Moines East.

5. Johnston (4-0)

A big opening week, with two wins over Ottumwa and single wins over Ankeny Centennial and Bettendorf.

6. Iowa City Liberty (6-0)

Mischa Reiners hit .500 for the week.

7. Winterset (3-0)

The preseason No. 1 in Class 4A defeated North Polk, I-35 and Earlham.

8. ADM (5-0)

The Tigers averaged more than nine runs a game during the week.

9. Ankeny Centennial (3-1)

The only loss of the week was to Johnston.

10. Fort Dodge (3-1)

Last year’s state champion stumbled to West Des Moines Valley in the second game of a doubleheader.

11. Clear Creek-Amana (4-0)

The Clippers swept Marion and Vinton-Shellsburg.

12. Muscatine (2-0)

The Muskies’ opening week included a win over Oskaloosa.

13. Southeast Polk (2-0)

The Rams get Johnston on Tuesday.

14. Central Springs (3-0)

Cooper Klaahsen pitched shutouts against Saint Ansgar and North Butler.

15. North Union (4-0)

North Union outscored its four opponents 39-3.

16. Sigourney (4-0)

Outscored its opponents 53-4. Carly Goodwin struck out 45 in the four games.

17. Waukee (2-1)

Waukee swept Des Moines Hoover in the opener, and lost to Dallas Center-Grimes.

18. Lisbon (2-1)

Lisbon lost to Mount Vernon in the opener, then posted shutouts of Columbus and Louisa-Muscatine.

19. Williamsburg (5-1)

Lost the opener to Center Point-Urbana, then won five consecutive games.

20. Wayne (3-0)

The opening week included a win over Twin Cedars.

21. West Des Moines Valley (3-1)

The week included a split with highly regarded Fort Dodge.

22. West Burlington-Notre Dame (4-0)

The Falcons posted three shutouts in the opening week.

23. Newell-Fonda (5-2)

A busy week concluded with three wins in the Kingsley-Pierson tournament.

24. Southeast Warren (3-1)

The only loss of the week was to ADM.

25. Twin Cedars (2-1)

Lost to Wayne in the opener.