The Plant Panthers will enter the girls region playoffs as the top-ranked team in Hillsborough County as they remained No.1 in the final Hillsborough County Coaches Poll of the season when it was released on Monday morning.
The Panthers defeated No.3 Bloomingdale 1-0 for the Class 6A-District 8 title on Friday, and will host Countryside in the Class 6A-Region 2 quarterfinals on Thursday evening.
Berkeley Prep finished in the No.2 slot after winning the Class 3A-District 10 title. The Buccaneers will host Frostproof on Thursday night.
The remainder of the top five remained the same, with Newsome at No.4 and Steinbrenner at No.5. Freedom jumped into the No.6 slot after their 5-0 victory in the 5A-9 final against Hillsborough, and Tampa Prep is ranked No.8 entering the Class 2A-Region 3 playoffs.
The full poll can be found below:
1. Plant (20-1-1)
2. Berkeley Prep (17-4-2)
3. Bloomingdale (13-5-3)
4. Newsome (14-3-4)
5. Steinbrenner (15-0-2)
6. Freedom (12-3-4)
7. East Bay (12-4-2)
8. Tampa Prep (15-5-4)
9. Wharton (9-7-4)
10. Hillsborough (12-3-1)