Rock Island girls up one spot in AP poll


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Originally Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 11:48 pm
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The Rock Island girls' basketball team rose one spot in this week's Associated Press Class 4A poll. The Rocks (21-2) now are tied with Peoria Richwoods for the sixth spot. Rocky and Richwoods both are in next month's Richwoods Regional.

Other local girls' teams in the poll are Sherrard (No. 9, 2A), Annawan (No. 2, 1A), Prophetstown (No. 6, 1A) and Wethersfield (No. 10, 1A). Rockridge is the highest-rated local boys' team as it earned the fourth spot in Class 2A. Monmouth-Roseville (No. 10, 2A) and Wethersfield (No. 8, 1A) also are ranked.

Receiving votes on the girls' side is Riverdale (2A). On the boys' side, Rock Island (4A) dropped into the receiving votes category along with Kewanee (2A).

Chicago Whitney Young (4A), Chicago Morgan Park (3A), Harrisburg (2A) and Woodlawn (1A) are the No. 1-ranked boys' teams. Whitney Young (4A), Lombard Montini (3A), Champaign St. Thomas More (2A) and Freeport Aquin (1A) are the top-rated girls' squads.



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Associated Press prep basketball state rankings -- Week 4, 2013


ILLINOIS BOYS:

Here are this season's fourth set of rankings of Illinois high school boys' basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press statewide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. The poll now is weekly until the start of the postseason. This poll was taken Jan. 22. The next poll is taken Jan. 29.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Whitney Young (9) 17-1 108 1
2. Chicago Simeon (2) 15-2 101 2
3. Proviso East 14-3 85 3
4. Edwardsville 17-1 75 5
5. Belleville East 17-2 54 6
6. Lisle Benet 19-2 52 8
7. Chicago Heights Marian 21-2 42 4
8. Chicago Curie 12-5 29 10
9. Oswego 16-3 15 NR
10. Aurora West 14-3 11 9
-- Others receiving votes: Naperville Neuqua Valley 8. Rock Island 7. Rockford East 5. Quincy 5. Niles Notre Dame 3. Chicago Heights Bloom 2. Belleville West 2. Chicago St. Rita 1.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Morgan Park (10) 17-2 109 1
2. North Chicago (1) 20-1 95 2
3. Cahokia 20-2 82 3
4. Washington 18-1 67 4
5. Chicago Orr 15-2 66 5
6. East St. Louis 13-6 46 7
7. Lincoln 18-3 36 9
8. Champaign Centennial 15-5 28 6
9. Peoria Manual 13-5 26 8
10. Springfield Southeast 14-4 10 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Metamora 9. Hillcrest 8. Quincy Notre Dame 7. Springfield Lanphier 3. Rockford Lutheran 3. Chicago Farragut 3. Normal University 3. Belvidere 2. Chicago North Lawndale 1. Alton Marquette 1.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Harrisburg (13) 20-1 157 1
2. Pleasant Plains (1) 20-0 134 2
3. Winnebago 19-0 99 6
4. Rockridge 17-2 98 4
5. Teutopolis 17-3 83 5
6. Providence-St. Mel 14-4 81 3
7. Chicago Seton Academy (2) 13-8 74 7
8. Robinson 18-2 59 8
9. St. Joseph-Ogden 17-2 36 9
10. Monmouth-Roseville 14-4 20 10
-- Others receiving votes: Riverton 10. Monticello 9. Westville 9. Breese Central 5. Hamilton West Hancock 1. Elgin St. Edward 1. Nashville 1. Newton 1. Kankakee Bishop McNamara 1. Kewanee 1.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Woodlawn (11) 16-2 142 2
2. Illini Central (4) 13-5 128 1
(tie) Gallatin County 16-2 128 3
4. Waterloo Gibault 17-4 93 4
5. Freeport Aquin 13-1 80 6
6. Okawville (1) 17-4 52 10
(tie) Salt Fork 17-3 52 5
8. Kewanee Wethersfield 16-3 44 T8
9. Mounds Meridian 17-4 34 7
10. Goreville 15-3 30 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Madison 25. Moweaqua Central A&M 20. Hinckley-Big Rock 19. Payson-Seymour 9. Elmwood 6. Lanark Eastland 6. Cissna Park 5. Nokomis 3. St. Anne 2. Decatur Lutheran LSA 1. Henry-Senachwine 1.

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ILLINOIS GIRLS:

Here are this season's fourth set of rankings of Illinois high school boys' basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press statewide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. The poll now is weekly until the start of the postseason. This poll was taken Jan. 22. The next poll is taken Jan. 29.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Whitney Young (9) 17-3 90 1
2. Edwardsville 19-0 79 2
3. Rolling Meadows 19-1 71 3
4. Springfield 19-2 59 4
5. Chicago Heights Marian 19-1 57 5
6. Peoria Richwoods 18-4 28 6
(tie) Rock Island 21-2 28 T7
8. River Forest Trinity 16-3 23 T7
9. DeKalb 17-3 17 9
10. Bolingbrook 14-4 12 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Naperville Neuqua Valley 9. Oak Park Fenwick 8. Belleville West 6. Maine South 4. Evanston 3. Romeoville 1.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Lombard Montini (9) 23-1 90 1
2. Chicago Morgan Park 16-2 72 4
(tie) Quincy Notre Dame 15-0 72 3
4. Champaign Centennial 21-3 58 2
5. Bloomington Central 18-3 48 5
6. Morton 19-4 45 8
7. Joliet Catholic 17-3 38 6
8. Vernon Hills 20-2 21 9
9. Breese Mater Dei 19-3 18 7
10. Hillcrest 16-5 12 10
-- Others receiving votes: Rockford Lutheran 8. Belleville Althoff 6. Springfield Southeast 4. Rich South 1. Plano 1. Galesburg 1.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Champaign St. Thomas More (11) 22-2 136 1
2. Breese Central (2) 24-2 122 3
3. Nashville (1) 22-1 100 2
4. Mt. Carmel 24-0 94 5
5. El Paso-Gridley 22-1 85 4
6. Pana 20-4 65 7
7. Byron 20-2 42 9
8. Teutopolis 19-5 34 6
9. Sherrard 21-3 22 8
10. Marshall 21-1 17 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Clinton 10. Carlyle 9. Riverdale 9. Watseka 8. Oregon 8. St. Joseph-Ogden 5. Piasa Southwestern 3. Peoria Christian 1.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Freeport Aquin (12) 21-3 138 1
2. Annawan (1) 16-2 134 2
3. Illini Bluffs (2) 24-1 119 3
4. Moweaqua Central A&M 22-2 108 4
5. Goreville 23-1 79 5
6. Prophetstown 22-3 78 7
7. Shiloh 20-5 53 8
8. Mt. Pulaski 20-3 32 6
9. Brimfield 21-3 28 10
10. Kewanee Wethersfield 18-4 20 9
-- Others receiving votes: Carrollton 9. Mendon Unity 7. Cowden-Herrick 5. Okawville 5. Newark 4. Arcola 4. Stark County 1. Forreston 1.

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IOWA BOYS:

As of Jan. 21, the Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: According to a statewide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

Class 4A
Record Pts Prv

1. Iowa City West (16) 13-0 160 1
2. Bettendorf 13-0 140 2
3. Dubuque Senior 11-1 119 4
4. Epworth Western Dubuque 14-0 113 3
5. Sioux City, East 14-0 96 5
6. Ankeny 10-2 86 6
7. Sioux City, North 13-1 42 9
8. Des Moines Roosevelt 10-2 31 10
9. Urbandale 11-3 29 8
10. West Des Moines Valley 10-3 27 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Des Moines Hoover 18. Cedar Falls 9. North Scott 9. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 1.

Class 3A
Record Pts Prv

1. Vinton-Shellsburg (13) 14-0 157 1
2. Dallas Center-Grimes (2) 14-0 138 2
3. Davenport Assumption (1) 10-3 124 3
4. Atlantic 14-1 116 4
5. MOC-Floyd Valley 13-2 92 6
6. Sioux City Bishop Heelan 9-5 60 5
7. Centerville 11-1 57 8
8. Creston 12-2 54 9
9. Mount Pleasant 11-3 34 10
10. Crestwood Cresco 12-1 17 7
-- Others receiving votes: Harlan 10. Humboldt 9. Waverly-Shell Rock 4. Norwalk 3. Grinnell 3. Solon 2.

Class 2A
Record Pts Prv

1. West Fork Sheffield (9) 15-0 151 2
2. Western Christian Hull (4) 13-1 132 3
3. Cascade Western Dubuque (1) 14-0 125 4
4. Nodaway Valley (2) 14-1 123 1
5. IKM-Manning 15-1 80 6
(tie) Sheldon 14-1 80 5
7. West Branch 13-1 61 7
8. PCM Monroe 14-1 54 9
9. New Hampton 11-2 23 NR
10. Des Moines Christian 15-2 21 10
-- Others receiving votes: MFL-Mar-Mac 10. Burlington Notre Dame 8. Fort Dodge St. Edmond 6. West Marshall State Center 5. North Cedar Stanwood 1.

Class 1A
Record Pts Prv

1. Danville (13) 15-0 155 1
2. Storm Lake St. Mary's (2) 13-1 143 2
3. Lone Tree 15-0 114 3
4. Lawton-Bronson (1) 17-0 105 5
5. Harris-Lake Park 13-1 79 8
6. Boyden-Hull 12-3 53 6
7. Murray 16-1 47 4
8. Riverside Oakland 13-1 46 9
9. Dunkerton 14-0 37 NR
10. North Tama Traer 15-1 33 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Preston 20. Lamoni 19. Ankeny Christian Academy 15. Woodbury Central Moville 7. North Linn Troy Mills 4. Iowa Mennonite Kalona 2. Treynor 1.

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IOWA GIRLS:

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union releases its eighth coaches poll of the season on Jan. 24.

















 



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