Area girls' basketball Super Ten: Prairie climbs into top 5

Only one minor change this week

Marion’s Kayba Laube (24) puts pressure on South Tama’s Sadie Smith (left) during the Indians’ 68-34 victory Tuesday at Marion. The Indians are 12-0 and remain at No. 3 in the Gazette’s Super Ten. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Marion’s Kayba Laube (24) puts pressure on South Tama’s Sadie Smith (left) during the Indians’ 68-34 victory Tuesday at Marion. The Indians are 12-0 and remain at No. 3 in the Gazette’s Super Ten. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

Area girls basketball Super Ten, through games played Tuesday, Jan. 9:

 

1.

Iowa City High

12-0 (6-0 MVC)

Offensive average: 76.3 Defensive average: 40.5
Streak: Won 12 Previous: 1st
Last week: Beat United Township (Ill.), 91-56, Dec. 22; beat Waterloo West, 76-36, Friday; beat Keokuk, 73-22, Saturday; beat Cedar Rapids Washington, 83-46, Tuesday
Coming up: At Cedar Rapids Xavier, Friday
 
2.

Iowa City West

9-2 (7-0 MVC)

Offensive average: 62.1 Defensive average: 44.8
Streak: Won 5 Previous: 2nd
Last week: Beat Dubuque Hempstead, 73-47, Dec. 21; beat Dubuque Wahlert, 76-28, Friday; beat Linn-Mar, 54-33, Tuesday
Coming up: Cedar Rapids Washington, Friday; Bolingbrook (Ill.) Saturday
 
3.

Marion

12-0 (6-0 Wamac West)

Offensive average: 66.9 Defensive average: 25.3
Streak: Won 12 Previous: 3rd
Last week: Beat Independence, 81-24, Dec. 21; beat Western Dubuque, 55-21, Friday; beat Indianola, 52-36, Saturday; beat South Tama, 68-34, Tuesday
Coming up: At Clear Creek Amana, Friday; Independence, Tuesday
 
4.

North Linn

15-0 (13-0 Tri-Rivers)

Offensive average: 73.1 Defensive average: 27.1
Streak: Won 15 Previous: 4th
Last week: Beat Lisbon, 85-24, Dec. 22; beat Alburnett, 74-21, Jan. 2; beat Easton Valley, 76-26, Friday; beat Monticello; 68-58, Saturday; beat Calamus-Wheatland, 99-23, Tuesday
Coming up: Clinton Prince of Peace, Friday
 
5.

Cedar Rapids Prairie

7-4 (4-3 MVC)

Offensive average: 57.9 Defensive average: 47.9
Streak: Won 2 Previous: 6th
Last weekBeat Cedar Rapids Xavier, 56-30, Friday; beat Dubuque Senior, 70-33, Tuesday
Coming up: At Waterloo East, Friday; Mount Pleasant, Tuesday
 
6.

Center Point-Urbana

11-2 (5-1 Wamac West)

Offensive average: 57.4 Defensive average: 32.9
Streak: Won 2 Previous: 5th
Last week: Lost to Grinnell, 69-45, Dec. 21; beat Dyersville Beckman, 59-19, Friday; beat Williamsburg, 72-22, Tuesday
Coming up: At Vinton-Shellsburg, Friday; South Tama, Tuesday
 
7.

Cascade

12-2 (10-0 River Valley)

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Offensive average: 54.6 Defensive average: 39.4
Streak: Won 4 Previous: 7th
Last week: Beat Tipton, 53-46, Friday; beat Dyersville Beckman, 60-30, Saturday; beat Northeast, 53-22, Tuesday
Coming up: North Cedar, Friday; at Bellevue, Tuesday
     
8.

Springville

12-2 (11-1 Tri-Rivers)

Offensive average: 57.8 Defensive average: 32.5
Streak: Won 5 Previous: 8th
Last week: Beat Bellevue Marquette, 38-34, Dec. 22; beat Central City, 64-14, Jan. 2; beat Midland, 67-37, Friday; beat Lisbon, 67-31, Tuesday
Coming up: At Calamus-Wheatland, Thursday; Easton Valley, Friday; at Maquoketa Valley, Tuesday
 
9.

Cedar Rapids Washington

7-4 (4-2 MVC)

Offensive average: 66.0 Defensive average: 61.0
Streak: Lost 1 Previous: 9th
Last week: Beat Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 80-61, Friday; lost to Iowa City High, 83-46, Tuesday.
Coming up: At Iowa City West, Friday
 
10.

Cedar Rapids Kennedy

6-5 (3-3 MVC)

Offensive average: 53.5 Defensive average: 48.5
Streak: Lost 1 Previous: 10th
Last week: Beat Linn-Mar, 48-31, Friday; lost to Dubuque Hempstead, 52-51, Tuesday
Coming up: Dubuque Wahlert, Friday
   

Dropped out: None

Area class rankings

Class 5A — 1. Iowa City High (12-0), 2. Iowa City West (9-2), 3. C.R. Prairie (7-4), 4. C.R. Washington (7-4), 5. C.R. Kennedy (6-5).

Class 4A — 1. Marion (12-0), 2. Center Point-Urbana (11-2), 3. C.R. Xavier (7-6), 4. Western Dubuque (7-3), 5. Clear Creek Amana (7-4).

Class 3A — 1. Mount Vernon (8-4), 2. Monticello (8-4), 3. Anamosa (9-3), 4. Mid-Prairie (9-2), 5. Waukon (8-4).

Class 2A — 1. North Linn (15-0), 2. Cascade (12-2), 3. Iowa City Regina (9-3), 4. Maquoketa Valley (13-2), 5. MFL MarMac (13-2).

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Class 1A — 1. Springville (12-2), 2. Montezuma (11-2), 3. Lansing Kee (11-1), 4. Turkey Valley (8-6), 5. English Valleys (7-5).

Area conference standings

MVC MISSISSIPPI DIVISION Conf. All

Iowa City West 7-0 9-2

Cedar Rapids Xavier 4-2 7-6

Waterloo West 2-4 7-6

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 2-4 3-9

Linn-Mar 2-4 2-10

Waterloo East 0-6 4-9

Dubuque Wahlert 0-6 3-9

MVC VALLEY DIVISION Conf. All

Iowa City High 6-0 12-0

Cedar Falls 5-1 11-1

Cedar Rapids Washington 4-2 7-4

Cedar Rapids Prairie 4-3 7-4

Dubuque Hempstead 3-3 10-3

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 3-3 6-5

Dubuque Senior 1-5 4-8

WAMAC EAST DIVISION Div. All

Anamosa 5-1 9-3

Mount Vernon 5-1 8-4

Western Dubuque 4-2 7-3

Maquoketa 3-3 7-5

Dyersville Beckman 3-3 7-6

DeWitt Central 3-3 5-6

Solon 1-5 5-8

West Delaware 0-6 2-9

WAMAC WEST DIVISION Div. All

Marion 6-0 12-0

Center Point-Urbana 5-1 11-2

Clear Creek Amana 5-1 7-4

South Tama 3-3 5-6

Benton Community 2-4 2-9

Williamsburg 2-4 2-11

Independence 1-5 1-11

Vinton-Shellsburg 0-6 0-10

RIVER VALLEY NORTH DIVISION Conf. All

Cascade 10-0 12-2

Camanche 7-3 9-3

Bellevue 6-3 9-3

Monticello 6-3 8-4

North Cedar 3-6 5-6

Northeast 1-8 3-10

RIVER VALLEY SOUTH DIVISION Conf. All

Mid-Prairie 8-2 9-2

Iowa City Regina 8-2 9-3

West Branch 7-5 8-5

Wilton 6-5 9-5

Tipton 2-8 3-8

West Liberty 1-8 2-9

Durant 0-12 0-15

TRI-RIVERS EAST DIVISION Conf. All

Bellevue Marquette 9-4 10-6

Cedar Valley Christian 6-7 7-7

Easton Valley 6-7 6-7

Midland 5-8 6-10

Lisbon 3-10 4-10

Calamus-Wheatland 1-10 1-12

Clinton Prince of Peace 0-13 0-15

TRI-RIVERS WEST DIVISION Conf. All

North Linn 13-0 15-0

Springville 11-1 12-2

Maquoketa Valley 11-2 13-2

East Buchanan 9-4 11-4

Alburnett 8-5 9-5

Central City 4-9 5-10

Edgewood-Colesburg 3-9 6-9

NORTHEAST IOWA Conf. All

Crestwood 6-0 12-0

Waukon 5-1 8-4

Waverly-Shell Rock 5-2 8-4

New Hampton 4-3 9-5

Oelwein 1-5 4-8

Decorah 1-5 4-10

Charles City 0-6 0-11

SICL EAST DIVISION Conf. All

Sigourney 9-1 9-2

Belle Plaine 6-4 9-4

Iowa Valley 5-5 6-6

English Valleys 5-5 7-5

Tri-County 1-9 2-10

Keota 1-9 1-13

SICL WEST DIVISION Conf. All

North Mahaska 10-0 13-0

Montezuma 8-2 11-2

Lynnville-Sully 7-3 9-3

BGM 3-7 4-9

Colfax-Mingo 3-7 3-10

HLV 2-8 2-10

UPPER IOWA LARGE DIVISION Conf. All

MFL MarMac 8-0 13-2

South Winneshiek 3-3 4-6

North Fayette Valley 2-3 3-7

Clayton Ridge 2-6 2-10

Starmont 2-7 2-12

UPPER IOWA SMALL DIVISION Conf. All

Lansing Kee 7-0 11-1

Turkey Valley 6-2 8-6

Elkader Central 2-5 4-8

West Central 0-6 0-9

OTHERS All

Highland 9-3

Jesup 7-5

Meskwaki 5-5

Iowa City Liberty 5-7

Washington (Iowa) 4-8

Union Community 2-9

Iowa Mennonite 2-9

Lone Tree 1-10

North Tama 1-10

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