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The new Iowa high school girls basketball rankings feature 12 teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa.

Three squads from the region are at the top of the Class 2A poll for a second-straight week. Defending state champion Dike-New Hartford (No. 1), Grundy Center (No. 2) and Denver (No. 3) lead the survey. Denver kept its ranking despite last week's 53-35 loss to the top-ranked Wolverines at home.

Two other North Iowa Cedar League teams are ranked behind their conference competitors. Jesup fell three spots to No. 13 after suffering its first loss of the season. Aplington-Parkersburg is No. 14, the same position it held last week.

In Class 5A, metro rivals Waterloo West and Cedar Falls are both ranked among the top 10. West remained at No. 2 after recording three decisive wins over the week, one of which was a 68-46 victory at Johnsburg, Ill., in suburban Chicago. The Tigers fell six spots from No.3 to No. 9 following an loss to unranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy.

Other area teams ranked from the region are East Buchanan (No. 11 in Class 1A), Central Elkader (No. 13 in Class 1A), Center Point-Urbana (No. 5 in Class 3A), Vinton-Shellsburg (No. 11 in Class 3A) and Waverly-Shell Rock (No. 10 in Class 4A).

The new survey was released Thursday afternoon by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU).


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SchoolRecordLW
1Newell-Fonda4-01
2Bishop Garrigan3-22
3Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton3-03
4Springville6-04
5North Linn5-15
6MMCRU2-06
7Burlington Notre Dame5-07
8North Mahaska3-18
9Storm Lake St. Mary's2-09
10Montezuma5-010
11East Buchanan4-011
12Stanton3-012
13Central Elkader5-113
14Westwood4-115
15Woodbine4-0NR

Dropped Out: CAM (14)

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SchoolRecordLW
1Dike-New Hartford4-01
2Grundy Center3-02
3Denver5-13
4Central Lyon3-14
5Panorama4-05
6Cascade4-06
7Sibley-Ocheyedan4-18
8West Hancock3-19
9South Central Calhoun5-011
10Nodaway Valley3-27
11Treynor3-112
12North Union3-013
13Jesup3-110
14Aplington-Parkersburg3-114
15Hinton4-0NR

Dropped Out: Wilton (15)

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SchoolRecordLW
1Unity Christian4-11
2West Lyon5-02
3Ballard4-13
4Estherville-Lincoln Central5-04
5Center Point-Urbana5-05
6Cherokee3-16
7Sergeant Bluff-Luton3-07
8Clear Lake2-18
9West Liberty3-19
10West Marshall5-010
11Vinton-Shellsburg5-011
12Roland-Story2-112
13Davenport Assumption3-215
14Shenandoah4-1NR
15Harlan3-113

Dropped Out: Okoboji (14)

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

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