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Gazette area girls' basketball Super 10: Cedar Rapids Prairie continues to climb

Hawks move to No. 2; City High remains on top; Maquoketa Valley jumps in

Cedar Rapids Prairie's Kamryn Grissel (left) and Hailey Cooper defend against Linn-Mar's Carly Printy during their game
Cedar Rapids Prairie’s Kamryn Grissel (left) and Hailey Cooper defend against Linn-Mar’s Carly Printy during their game Dec. 17. Prairie won the game, 61-30, and takes a 6-0 record into the holiday break. The Hawks are No. 2 in this week’s area girls’ basketball Super Ten. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

The Gazette’s area girls’ basketball Super 10 rankings, through games played Saturday, Dec. 21:

1.

Iowa City High

6-0 (3-0 MVC)

Offensive average: 74.3
Defensive average: 41.8
Streak: Won 6
Previous: No. 1
Last week: Beat Iowa City West, 75-56, Dec. 13; beat Dubuque Wahlert, 60-48, Tuesday; beat Iowa City Liberty, 87-31, Friday; beat Muscatine, 65-41, Saturday
Coming up: Waterloo East, Jan. 3; at Western Dubuque, Jan. 7
 
2.

Cedar Rapids Prairie

6-0 (3-0 MVC)

Offensive average: 64.5
Defensive average: 41.2
Streak: Won 6
Previous: No. 4
Last week: Beat Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 68-56, Dec. 13; beat Linn-Mar, 61-30, Tuesday; beat Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 71-29, Friday
Coming up: Dubuque Senior, Jan. 3; at Cedar Falls, Jan. 7
   
3.

Marion

6-0 (6-0 Wamac)

Offensive average: 73.0
Defensive average: 35.7
Streak: Won 6
Previous: No. 2
Last week: Beat Clear Creek Amana, 59-30, Dec. 13; beat Vinton-Shellsburg, 73-43, Tuesday; beat Maquoketa, 72-60, Friday
Coming up: Solon, Jan. 3; at West Delaware, Jan. 7
 
4.

Center Point-Urbana

6-0 (5-0 Wamac)

Offensive average: 55.8
Defensive average: 31.8
Streak: Won 15
Previous: No. 3
Last week: Beat West Delaware, 59-26, Dec. 13; beat South Tama, 57-13, Tuesday; beat Clear Creek Amana, 60-46, Friday
Coming up: At Benton Community, Jan. 3; Grinnell, Jan. 4; Williamsburg, Jan. 7
 
5.

Cascade

8-0 (7-0 River Valley)

Offensive average: 66.4
Defensive average: 34.8
Streak: Won 8
Previous: No. 5
Last week: Beat West Branch, 61-50, Dec. 13; beat North Cedar, 74-21, Tuesday; beat Mid-Prairie, 76-34, Thursday; beat Dyersville Beckman, 60-48, Saturday
Coming up: At West Liberty, Jan. 3; Iowa City Regina, Jan. 7
 
6.

Cedar Rapids Xavier

4-3 (3-0 MVC)

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Offensive average: 53.7
Defensive average: 47.9
Streak: Lost 1
Previous: No. 7
Last week: Beat Linn-Mar, 44-37, Dec. 13; beat Dubuque Hempstead, 70-64, Tuesday; lost to Cedar Falls, 52-32, Friday
Coming up: At Iowa City West, Jan. 4; at Dubuque Senior, Jan. 7
 
7.

Montezuma

8-0 (6-0 South Iowa Cedar)

Offensive average: 64.4
Defensive average: 34.1
Streak: Won 8
Previous: No. 9
Last week: Beat BGM, 78-43, Dec. 13; beat Lynnville-Sully, 79-47, Tuesday; beat Sigourney, 67-35, Thursday
Coming up: At BGM, Friday; Lynnville-Sully, Tuesday; Sigourney, Dec. 19
 
8.

Maquoketa Valley

8-0 (2-0 Tri-Rivers West)

Offensive average: 50.6
Defensive average: 30.9
Streak: Won 8
Previous: NR
Last week: Beat Cedar Valley Christian, 58-15, Dec. 13; beat Lisbon, 62-26, Tuesday; beat East Buchanan, 39-35, Friday
Coming up: At North Linn, Jan. 3; Central City, Jan. 7
 
9.

North Linn

6-1 (2-0 Tri-Rivers West)

Offensive average: 67.1
Defensive average: 33.1
Streak: Won 2
Previous: No. 6
Last week: Lost to Bellevue Marquette, 60-40, Dec. 13; beat Cedar Valley Christian, 114-11, Tuesday; beat Starmont, 59-18, Friday
Coming up: Maquoketa Valley, Jan. 3; at Aplington-Parkersburg, Jan. 6; at Edgewood-Colesburg, Jan. 7
 
10.

Cedar Rapids Kennedy

4-3 (2-1 MVC)

Offensive average: 56.7
Defensive average: 58.7
Streak: Won 2
Previous: No. 10
Last week: Lost to Cedar Rapids Prairie, 68-58, Jan. 13; beat Waterloo East, 59-38, Tuesday; beat Cedar Rapids Washington, 74-65, Friday
Coming up: At Cedar Rapids Prairie, Friday; at Waterloo East, Tuesday, Cedar Rapids Washington, Dec. 20
 
 

Dropped out: Iowa City West (8).

 

Area class rankings

Class 5A — 1. Iowa City High (6-0), 2. Cedar Rapids Prairie (6-0), 3. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (4-3), 4. Iowa City West (3-3), 5. Cedar Rapids Washington (4-4)

Class 4A — 1. Marion (6-0), 2. Center Point-Urbana (6-0), 3. Cedar Rapids Xavier (4-3), 4. Maquoketa (6-2), 5. Clear Creek Amana (5-3)

Class 3A — 1. West Liberty (7-0), 2. Waukon (6-3), 3. Monticello (6-3), 4. Jesup (5-3), 5. Vinton-Shellsburg (4-4)

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Class 2A — 1. Cascade (7-0), 2. Maquoketa Valley (8-0), 3. North Linn (6-1), 4. West Branch (7-2), 5. MFL MarMac (8-2)

Class 1A — 1. Montezuma (8-0), 2. Springville (7-0), 3. East Buchanan (6-2), 4. Turkey Valley (8-1), 5. Elkader Central (8-1)

 

Area conference standings

MVC MISSISSIPPI DIVISION Conf. All

Cedar Rapids Prairie 3-0 6-0

Iowa City High 3-0 6-0

Cedar Rapids Xavier 3-0 4-3

Cedar Falls 2-1 6-2

Dubuque Senior 2-1 4-3

Cedar Rapids Washington 1-2 4-4

Western Dubuque 1-2 3-5

Waterloo East 0-3 0-6

MVC VALLEY DIVISION Conf. All

Waterloo West 2-1 7-1

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 2-1 4-3

Linn-Mar 2-1 2-6

Iowa City West 1-2 3-3

Dubuque Wahlert 1-2 2-5

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 1-2 2-6

Dubuque Hempstead 0-3 3-5

Iowa City Liberty 0-3 1-6

 

WAMAC EAST DIVISION Conf. All

DeWitt Central 7-0 8-0

Marion 6-0 6-0

Maquoketa 5-2 6-2

Dyersville Beckman 5-2 6-3

Solon 3-4 3-5

Mount Vernon 2-4 2-5

West Delaware 1-6 1-7

WAMAC WEST DIVISION Conf. All

Center Point-Urbana 5-0 6-0

Benton Community 4-3 5-3

Clear Creek Amana 4-3 5-3

Vinton-Shellsburg 3-4 4-4

Williamsburg 1-6 1-6

Independence 1-6 1-7

South Tama 0-7 0-8

 

RIVER VALLEY NORTH DIVISION Conf. All

Cascade 7-0 8-0

Monticello 6-1 6-3

Northeast 4-3 5-3

Bellevue 2-4 3-4

Camanche 2-4 2-5

Anamosa 1-7 1-8

North Cedar 0-7 0-7

RIVER VALLEY SOUTH DIVISION Conf. All

West Liberty 6-0 7-0

West Branch 6-1 7-2

Iowa City Regina 5-1 5-1

Wilton 2-3 3-4

Mid-Prairie 2-4 2-4

Durant 2-5 2-7

Tipton 1-6 2-6

 

TRI-RIVERS EAST DIVISION Div. All

Bellevue Marquette 2-0 8-1

Clinton Prince of Peace 2-0 4-3

Easton Valley 1-1 3-5

Lisbon 1-1 2-6

Midland 0-1 1-6

Cedar Valley Christian 0-1 0-8

Calamus-Wheatland 0-2 3-6

TRI-RIVERS WEST DIVISION Div. All

Maquoketa Valley 2-0 8-0

Springville 2-0 7-0

North Linn 2-0 6-1

East Buchanan 1-1 6-2

Alburnett 1-1 3-4

Central City 0-2 4-4

Edgewood-Colesburg 0-2 2-6

Starmont 0-2 2-6

 

NORTHEAST IOWA Conf. All

Waverly-Shell Rock 4-0 6-2

Crestwood 3-0 9-1

Waukon 2-2 6-3

New Hampton 2-2 3-5

Charles City 1-2 3-6

Decorah 1-3 5-3

Oelwein 0-4 0-7

 

SICL EAST DIVISION Conf. All

Sigourney 5-1 6-2

Iowa Valley 4-1 5-2

English Valleys 4-2 7-2

Belle Plaine 2-4 4-5

Keota 1-5 1-8

Tri-County 0-6 0-8

SICL WEST DIVISION Conf. All

Montezuma 6-0 8-0

North Mahaska 5-1 6-2

Lynnville-Sully 4-2 6-3

BGM 2-4 4-5

Colfax-Mingo 2-4 2-5

HLV 0-5 0-7

 

UPPER IOWA Conf. All

MFL MarMac 6-1 8-2

Elkader Central 5-1 8-1

Turkey Valley 5-1 8-1

North Fayette Valley 5-1 5-2

Lansing Kee 3-3 6-3

West Central 2-4 3-5

Postville 1-5 2-6

Clayton Ridge 1-5 1-7

South Winneshiek 0-7 0-8

 

OTHERS All

Meskwaki 7-2

Jesup 5-3

Washington (Iowa) 4-3

Lone Tree 5-4

Highland 2-9

North Tama 1-6

Union Community 1-6

Hillcrest Academy 1-7

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