High Girls Basketball Rankings: Top Spots Remain Unchanged

High School Basketball- The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union release their second regular season rankings for the season and for Class 1A it remains unchanged for the top 9 with Algona Bishop Garrigan holding the top spots. However, East Mills and Earlham dropped out of the top 15 with Montezuma going from unranked to 10th and Clarksville taking the last spot. Burlington Notre Dame and Winfield-Mt. Union remain undefeated, and each moved up one spot to 13th and 14th, respectively.

Class 2A is almost a mirror image of Class 1A with the top 10 remaining unchanged with Dike-New Hartford on top. Mediapolis moved one spot up from 12th to 11th as they remain undefeated. Logan-Magnolia, Hinton, and Bellevue all dropped out of the top 15, with Aplington-Parkersburg, Beckman Catholic, and Panorama claiming the final three spots, respectively.

There was a shake-up in Class 3A as Unity Christian fell from 2nd to 5th with West Marshall taking their spot at second. Estherville Lincoln Central remains on top of the rankings. Davenport Assumption and Grinnell both fell out of the top 15 with Roland-Story and Spirit Lake taking the last two spots of the rankings for the week at 14th and 15th, respectively.

We saw another second ranked team fall to fifth in Class 4A with Sioux City Bishop Heelan starting the year 1-2. Cedar Rapids Xavier and Ballard hold the top two spots. North Scott fell two spots in the rankings after a .500 start to the season as they are now ranked 8th. ADM, ranked 13th, replaces Mason City, who dropped out of the top 15 with Marion rounding out the rankings.

Class 5A saw the highest jump in the rankings as Waukee Northwest went from unranked to fifth, thanks to a 3-1 start to the season. Ankeny Centennial fell from 3rd to 6th after their first loss of the season. Waterloo West and Johnston still hold the top two spots from last week. Des Moines Roosevelt is the only team that fell out of the top 15 rankings with Linn-Marr holding the 15th ranking.