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Super 10: Big changes in Gazette area girls' basketball rankings

4 new teams hop aboard

North Linn's Ella Ries races Springville's Grace Matus and Savannah Nealman to a loose ball Jan. 8. The Lynx have won si
North Linn’s Ella Ries races Springville’s Grace Matus and Savannah Nealman to a loose ball Jan. 8. The Lynx have won six straight games heading into Friday’s rematch with Maquoketa Valley, and rejoin the area girls basketball Super Ten at No. 7. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

This week’s Gazette area girls' basketball Super 10 rankings, including games played Tuesday, Jan. 19.

1.

Cedar Rapids Washington

9-1 (5-1 MVC)

Offensive average: 64.8
Defensive average: 51.6
Streak: Won 2
Previous: No. 1
Last week: Beat Dubuque Hempstead, 65-40, Friday; beat Dubuque Senior, 65-48, Tuesday
Coming up: At Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Friday; Burlington, Monday; Western Dubuque, Tuesday
 
2.

Maquoketa Valley

15-0 (9-0 Tri-Rivers West)

Offensive average: 54.1
Defensive average: 27.9
Streak: Won 15
Previous: No. 2
Last week: Beat Monticello, 39-24, Thursday; beat Edgewood-Colesburg, 59-34, Friday; beat East Buchanan, 49-23, Tuesday
Next week: At North Linn, Friday; Central City, Tuesday
 
3.

West Branch

9-1 (9-1 River Valley)

Offensive average: 60.9
Defensive average: 38.0
Streak: Won 6
Previous: No. 3
Last week: Did not play
Coming up: At Tipton, Tuesday
 
4.

Iowa City West

5-3 (4-1 MVC)

Offensive average: 61.3
Defensive average: 54.5
Streak: Won 3
Previous: No. 5
Last week: Beat Cedar Falls, 86-76, Friday; beat Cedar Rapids Prairie, 60-45, Tuesday
Coming up: At Iowa City High, Friday; Waterloo East, Tuesday
 
5.

Iowa City High

7-2 (5-1 MVC)

Offensive average: 63.3
Defensive average: 49.3
Streak: Won 4
Previous: No. 6
Last week: Beat Cedar Rapids Xavier, 68-48, Friday; beat Dubuque Hempstead, 76-42, Saturday; beat Waterloo East, 79-42, Tuesday
Coming up: Iowa City West, Friday; at West Des Moines Valley, Saturday; Cedar Rapids Prairie, Tuesday
 
6.

Vinton-Shellsburg

13-2 (11-2 Wamac)

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Offensive average: 54.6
Defensive average: 38.4
Streak: Won 2
Previous: NR
Last week: Beat Center Point-Urbana, 38-34, Friday; beat South Tama, 70-18, Tuesday
Coming up: Williamsburg, Monday; at Clear Creek Amana, Tuesday
 
7.

North Linn

12-1 (7-1 Tri-Rivers West)

Offensive average: 64.2
Defensive average: 34.3
Streak: Won 6
Previous: NR
Last week: Beat Alburnett, 67-42, Friday; beat Starmont, 66-16, Tuesday
Coming up: Maquoketa Valley, Friday; at Alburnett, Monday; at Edgewood-Colesburg, Tuesday
 
8.

Montezuma

15-1 (12-0 South Iowa Cedar)

Offensive average: 64.9
Defensive average: 28.4
Streak: Won 15
Previous: NR
Last week: Beat Keota, 90-17, Friday; beat North Mahaska, 55-40, Tuesday
Coming up: Colfax-Mingo, Friday; at HLV, Tuesday
 
9.

Marion

8-4 (8-2 Wamac)

Offensive average: 54.1
Defensive average: 49.5
Streak: Won 6
Previous: NR
Last week: Beat West Delaware, 50-33, Friday; beat Solon, 62-53, Tuesday
Coming up: Dyersville Beckman, Friday; Mount Vernon, Tuesday
 
10.

Cedar Rapids Xavier

6-5 (3-4 MVC)

Offensive average: 48.2
Defensive average: 49.3
Streak: Lost 2
Previous: No. 4
Last week: Lost to Iowa City High, 68-48, Friday; lost to Cedar Falls, 78-48, Tuesday
Coming up: At Waterloo East, Friday; Waterloo West, Tuesday
 

 

Dropped out: Clear Creek Amana (7), Solon (8), Center Point-Urbana (9), Cedar Rapids Prairie (10)

 

Area class rankings

Class 5A — 1. Cedar Rapids Washington (9-1), 2. Iowa City West (5-3), 3. Iowa City High (7-2), 4. Cedar Rapids Prairie (5-4), 5. Linn-Mar (5-4)

Class 4A — 1. Marion (8-4), 2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (6-5), 3. Benton Community (9-4), 4. Clear Creek Amana (9-3), 5. Decorah (8-4)

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Class 3A — 1. Vinton-Shellsburg (13-2), 2. Solon (10-4), 3. West Liberty (8-3), 4. Center Point-Urbana (10-4), 5. Waukon (9-3)

Class 2A — 1. Maquoketa Valley (15-0), 2. West Branch (9-1), 3. North Linn (12-1), 4. Cascade (12-4), 5. Jesup (12-2)

Class 1A — 1. Montezuma (15-1), 2. Springville (14-2), 3. Turkey Valley (10-5), 4. Sigourney (12-3), 5. Elkader Central (8-6)

 

Area conference standings

MVC MISSISSIPPI DIVISION Conf. All

Cedar Falls 6-1 10-2

Cedar Rapids Washington 5-1 9-1

Iowa City High 5-1 7-2

Linn-Mar 4-3 5-4

Cedar Rapids Prairie 3-3 5-4

Dubuque Wahlert 3-4 6-5

Iowa City Liberty 2-3 2-5

Western Dubuque 2-5 3-11

MVC VALLEY DIVISION Conf. All

Waterloo West 7-1 11-1

Iowa City West 4-1 5-3

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 4-2 6-6

Cedar Rapids Xavier 3-4 6-5

Dubuque Hempstead 2-5 2-9

Cedar Rapids Jefferson 1-5 1-7

Dubuque Senior 0-5 5-5

Waterloo East 0-7 2-10

 

WAMAC EAST DIVISION Conf. All

Solon 10-2 10-4

Marion 8-2 8-4

Dyersville Beckman 5-7 5-8

Maquoketa 4-7 6-10

West Delaware 2-8 3-9

Mount Vernon 1-9 1-11

WAMAC WEST DIVISION Conf. All

Vinton-Shellsburg 11-2 13-2

Clear Creek Amana 9-2 9-3

Benton Community 8-3 9-4

Center Point-Urbana 7-4 10-4

Williamsburg 5-6 6-7

Independence 1-11 2-12

South Tama 0-8 0-10

 

RIVER VALLEY NORTH DIVISION Conf. All

Bellevue 12-1 13-1

Cascade 11-3 12-4

Monticello 9-4 9-5

Northeast 3-7 3-8

Anamosa 2-9 2-11

Camanche 2-11 3-12

North Cedar 0-13 0-13

RIVER VALLEY SOUTH DIVISION Conf. All

West Branch 9-1 9-1

West Liberty 8-2 8-3

Iowa City Regina 6-2 6-2

Wilton 6-4 8-4

Mid-Prairie 8-6 8-7

Durant 3-10 3-11

Tipton 2-8 4-9

 

TRI-RIVERS EAST DIVISION Div. All

Clinton Prince of Peace 7-0 9-4

Lisbon 4-2 5-7

Bellevue Marquette 5-3 7-7

Calamus-Wheatland 4-4 8-7

Easton Valley 3-5 7-8

Midland 2-5 2-11

Cedar Valley Christian 0-6 0-11

TRI-RIVERS WEST DIVISION Div. All

Maquoketa Valley 9-0 15-0

North Linn 7-1 12-1

Springville 6-2 14-2

Alburnett 4-4 8-5

Central City 4-5 7-6

East Buchanan 3-6 7-6

Edgewood-Colesburg 1-7 1-13

Starmont 0-9 3-12

 

NORTHEAST IOWA Conf. All

Waverly-Shell Rock 7-0 11-2

Waukon 6-2 9-3

Decorah 5-2 8-4

New Hampton 3-3 4-7

Crestwood 2-5 2-10

Charles City 1-5 2-11

Oelwein 0-7 1-12

 

SICL EAST DIVISION Conf. All

Sigourney 8-2 12-3

Belle Plaine 7-4 10-5

Iowa Valley 7-5 8-6

English Valleys 5-6 7-7

Keota 2-8 2-9

Tri-County 0-11 0-14

SICL WEST DIVISION Conf. All

Montezuma 12-0 15-1

Lynnville-Sully 8-2 12-2

North Mahaska 7-2 8-2

HLV 5-7 6-7

Colfax-Mingo 4-8 4-10

BGM 1-11 1-15

 

UPPER IOWA Conf. All

North Fayette Valley 9-0 12-1

MFL MarMac 8-2 9-4

Turkey Valley 7-3 10-5

Elkader Central 7-4 8-6

Lansing Kee 6-4 7-6

Clayton Ridge 3-7 5-7

West Central 2-7 4-8

South Winneshiek 2-9 2-11

Postville 0-8 0-11

 

OTHERS All

Jesup 12-2

North Tama 5-8

Lone Tree 3-5

Meskwaki 4-8

Highland 1-7

Union Community 1-11

Washington (Iowa) 1-12

 

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