These are the final softball rankings of the season, which means that they are the last rankings period of the 2015 school year.
Like baseball, there are no major changes at the top. Unlike baseball, there was a major shakeup in the power rankings.
No. 1 Petaluma (21-3) (Last week No. 1) …Hits the twenty win mark for the fifth straight season.  Their record during that time is 113-20.  That is a winning percentage of nearly 85%.
No. 2 Ukiah (20-4) (2) …A 16 game winning streak gives them a twenty win season. It is the first twenty win season during the Max Preps Era.
No. 3 Cloverdale (3) (17-4)….One league game left against Middletown.  A win sets up a league championship playoff game against Clear Lake.
No. 4 Clear Lake (4) (15-5)…Their winning streak is now 13, finishing league play at 13-1.  While waiting to see if they have a NCL I tie-breaker game, they do have a non-league game with St. Vincent to wrap up regular season.
No. 5 Rancho Cotate (18-6) (6)…Takes a six game winning streak into the NBL post season tournament.  In range for its first twenty win season since 2012.
No. 6 Sonoma Valley (5) (15-9)…Take away the games against Petaluma, they have a ten game winning streak.
No. 7 Analy (7) (14-10)…They have a four game winning streak, scoring in double figures in all four.  Split two games with Sonoma Valley.  The rubber match is Wednesday in first round of SCL post season tournament.
No. 8 Montgomery (10) (14-10)… Wins last two league games to get into NBL post season tournament.  First round game is at Rancho Cotate Split two games with the Cougars this season.
No. 9 St. Vincent (9) (13-9)…Takes an eight game winning streak  into their last regular season game at Clear Lake.  They have something in common with Clear Lake as they too are waiting to see if they will have a tie-breaking game for NCL II championship.
No. 10 Lower Lake (NR) (17-6)…One win away from equaling most wins in Max Preps era.  Four of six losses were to Clear Lake and Cloverdale.  The other two were Montgomery and Santa Rosa.
POWER RANKINGS
No. 1 (Last Week No. 2) Ukiah
No. 2 (1) Petaluma
No. 3 (3) Rancho Cotate
No. 4 (4) Cloverdale
No. 5 (6) Montgomery
No. 6 (7) Clear Lake
No. 7 (8) Cardinal Newman
No. 8 (5) Lower Lake
No. 9 (9) Analy
No. 10 (10) Casa Grande
THIS WEEK HEADLINES
NORTH BAY LEAGUE
NBL POST SEASON SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT (ALL GAMES AT 4 PM)
TUESDAY
Maria Carrillo at Ukiah
Montgomery at Rancho Cotate
THURSDAY
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AT SANTA ROSA HIGH SCHOOL
ALL GAMES AT 4 PM
SONOMA COUNTY LEAGUE
SCL SOFTBALL POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT
ALL GAMES AT PETALUMA (4 PM)
TUESDAY
Piner vs. Petaluma
WEDNESDAY
Sonoma Valley vs. Analy
THURSDAY
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
NCL I and II
The two NCL leagues are mixed together, because they are having similar finishes.
The regular season ends with a game between the two league leaders with Clear Lake hosting St. Vincent, in a game that could be called, at the moment anyway, the NCL super bowl of softball.
That can change by the results of games that will be going on at the same time Tuesday.
The NCL I game is Middletown at Cloverdale, while the NCL II is Upper Lake at Calistoga. The NCL II game was originally scheduled for last Friday, but was moved to Tuesday.
If Cloverdale and Calistoga win the NCL I and II would both end in a tie and a tie-breaker game will be played.  In both cases the Sonoma County team would have to travel.  If either loses, the outright championship goes to the current first place team.
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