Empire softball rankings

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:

1. Montgomery (21-2): The Vikings finished regular season by battering final five opponents, 30-1.
2. Rancho Cotate (17-6): The Cougars have gone 12-1 since 5-5 start.
3. Analy (14-8): The Tigers can clinch SCL title with wins in final two regular-season games.
4. Petaluma (14-7): The Trojans entered week with eight wins in past 10 games.
5. Windsor (18-5): P Courtney Lucchesi has logged all 153 innings for Jaguars.

1. Clear Lake (17-4):The Cardinals, winners of nine straight, take over top spot after 8-7 win against Cloverdale.
2. Cloverdale (15-3): Eagles eyeing rematch against Clear Lake on Friday.
3. Tomales (16-2): A league of their own: Braves have outscored opponents 133-8 during 11-game winning streak.
4. Fort Bragg (15-6): The Timberwolves have clinched fourth straight winning season.
5. Calistoga (13-4): The Wildcats are averaging 8.4 runs a game.