Beginning this week, many teams will have some key additions after the basketball season ended this past weekend in Hot Springs. With the exception of one class, all of the top teams from last week are still the same with plenty of other movements across the board as we start digging into conference play for some of them.
Here are the SBLive Arkansas Super 7 softball rankings for March 14-21.
1. Bentonville (2-0)
2. Cabot (3-0)
3. Bentonville West (3-0)
4. Rogers (3-0)
5. North Little Rock (3-0)
6. Bryant (1-0)
7. Conway (1-2)
-Bentonville got the season rolling last Saturday in Shreveport with big victories over Calvary Baptist (La.) and Hallsville (Texas). The Lady Tigers open conference play this week against Har-Ber and Fort Smith Southside.
-Cabot has done just about everything asked of it so far beginning undefeated while only allowing two runs in three games.
-West has the offense rolling scoring 31 runs in its three wins so far.
-Rogers is undefeated and faces a conference slate this week in a single game with Fort Smith Southside and a series with Fayetteville to close the week.
-North Little Rock has started off hot, most recently clinching a victory over top-ranked 3A Baptist Prep.
-Bryant has a dominating 15-1 victory to its credit and will open the week with a double-header against Northside.
-Conway began the season with a victory but has since dropped its past two games with series against Little Rock Southwest and North Little Rock coming up this week.
1. Benton (3-0)
3. Greene County Tech (4-0)
4. Marion (2-1)
5. Mountain Home (2-1)
6. Searcy (3-2)
7. White Hall (2-2)
-Benton has been good as great as advertised so far through three games defeating quality competition and gets this week rolling at Pleasant Grove (Texas).
-Greenwood gets the season rolling this week with a series at Russellville.
-Greene County Tech moves up following a 4-0 start with a series against Nettleton on the schedule this week.
-Marion fell to a solid Hernando (Miss.) team in the opening game but rebounded against 2A No. 3 Tuckerman and Wynne. They travel to Searcy for a series this week.
-Mountain Home dropped a game against Harrison following a 2-0 start but will have plenty of chances to get back on track this week.
-Searcy is coming off a shutout loss to Valley View and faces a tough series against 5A No. 4 Marion Tuesday.
-White Hall got shut out by juggernaut Benton last week but bounced back strong with a 9-2 victory over Vilonia.
1. Morrilton (5-1)
2. Farmington (3-1)
3. Nashville (4-1)
4. Stuttgart (2-1)
5. Prairie Grove (5-2)
6. Gravette (6-3)
7. Valley View (3-1)
-Morrilton fell to Greene County Tech, but other than that has lived up to expectations so far in the early season.
-Farmington had a tough time against 6A No. 4 Rogers enduring its first loss of the year. Dardanelle, Huntsville, and a series with Bentonville West await this week.
-Outside of an 11-2 loss to Benton, the Scrapperettes have looked good so far and begin this week playing at Magnolia.
-Stuttgart was one of many affected by the cancellation of the Central Arkansas Shootout missing out on almost a handful of games. The Lady Ricebirds face conference foes Lonoke and Beebe Thursday before playing in the Brookland Tournament.
-Prairie Grove moves up a spot after defeating Northside, conference foe Pea Ridge, and Russellville.
- Gravette makes its season debut in the Super 7 despite coming off back-to-back losses due to the body of work winning six of its first seven.