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The second Iowa high school girls basketball poll features 11 teams from the Cedar Valley and Northeast Iowa.  Five are rated among the top five in their respective classes.

Waterloo West and Cedar Falls are among the strongest teams in Class 5A. The Wahawks are ranked No. 2 and the Tigers are ranked No. 3, behind No. 1 Johnston.

Defending state champion Dike-New Hartford (No. 1), Grundy Center (No. 2) and Denver (No. 3) lead the the Class 2A poll. Other area teams ranked in the survey are Jesup at No. 10 and Aplington-Parkersburg at No. 14.

Other teams ranked from the area are East Buchanan (No. 11 in Class 1A), Central Elkader (No. 14 in Class 1A) and Vinton-Shellsburg (No. 11 in Class 3A).

The new survey was released Thursday afternoon by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU), which also compiled and released a pre-season poll prior to Thanksgiving.


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SchoolRecordLW
1Newell-Fonda2-01
2Bishop Garrigan1-12
3Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton1-03
4Springville3-04
5North Linn2-15
6MMCRU1-06
7Burlington Notre Dame3-07
8North Mahaska1-18
9Storm Lake St. Mary's0-09
10Montezuma2-013
11East Buchanan2-0NR
12Stanton1-012
13Central Elkader3-0NR
14CAM1-0NR
15Westwood1-19

Dropped Out: St. Ansgar (11), Maquoketa Valley (12), Kingsley-Pierson (14)

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SchoolRecordLW
1Dike-New Hartford2-01
2Grundy Center1-03
3Denver4-05
4Central Lyon1-14
5Panorama1-06
6Cascade2-07
7Nodaway Valley1-12
8Sibley-Ocheyedan1-18
9West Hancock1-09
10Jesup2-011
11South Central Calhoun2-013
12Treynor1-110
13North Union1-015
14Aplington-Parkersburg2-0NR
15Wilton2-0NR

Dropped Out: West Fork (12), Underwood (14)

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SchoolRecordLW
1Unity Christian2-11
2West Lyon2-03
3Ballard2-12
4Estherville-Lincoln Central3-06
5Center Point-Urbana3-07
6Cherokee2-14
7Sergeant Bluff-Luton1-08
8Clear Lake0-15
9West Liberty2-09
10West Marshall3-010
11Vinton-Shellsburg3-014
12Roland-Story0-111
13Harlan2-0NR
14Okoboji2-0NR
15Davenport Assumption0-213

Dropped Out: Des Moines Christian (12), Nevada (15)

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School
Record
LW
1
Glenwood
1-0
1
2
Indianola
2-0
2
3
Central DeWitt
1-0
3
4
Cedar Rapids Xavier
3-0
4
5
Bishop Heelan
3-0
6
6
North Scott
2-0
7
7
North Polk
2-1
14
8
Dallas Center-Grimes
2-1
5
9
Winterset
1-0
9
10
Grinnell
2-0
10
11
Solon
1-2
8
12
Mason City
1-1
11
13
Spencer
1-1
12
14
Gilbert
2-0
NR
15
Benton Community
2-1
13
Dropped Out: Waverly-Shell Rock (15)
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School
Record
LW
1
Johnston
2-0
1
2
Waterloo West
0-0
2
3
Cedar Falls
1-0
3
4
Iowa City High
0-0
4
5
Des Moines Roosevelt
1-1
6
6
West Des Moines Valley
2-0
7
7
Iowa City West
1-0
8
8
Ankeny Centennial
3-0
9
9
Southeast Polk
1-1
5
10
Cedar Rapids Washington
2-0
10
11
Dowling Catholic
4-0
11
12
Waukee Northwest
2-1
12
13
Sioux City East
1-0
13
14
Pleasant Valley
1-0
14
15
Linn-Mar
2-0
NR
Dropped Out: Bettendorf (15)

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