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HS girls bball: Soda still atop 2A, D-backs drop

December 15, 2016 GMT

Soda Springs remained the No. 1 team in 2A, but Century dropped a spot in 4A in this week’s girls basketball state media poll, which was released Wednesday.

The Cardinals (7-1) earned five of 10 first-place votes and defeated district foe Aberdeen on Wednesday. The Tigers (7-2) garnered two first-place votes and are ranked fourth.

The No. 2 Diamondbacks (7-3) suffered their first loss in seven games Tuesday against crosstown and district rival Pocatello. The Indians (4-6) received three points in the poll but did not crack the top five. Preston (6-3) also tallied three points in the 4A poll.

Snake River (4-3) remained the No. 3 squad in 3A. Marsh Valley (5-4) earned three points but did not make the top five.

Eagle, Minico, Timberlake, Lapwai and Nezperce are the top-ranked teams in 5A, 4A, 3A, 1A DI and 1A DII, respectively.

Week 2 Girls Basketball State Media Poll

Records are through Dec. 13, 2016

Class 5A

Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Eagle (6) 8-1 44 1

2. Boise (3) 9-0 34 T-5

3. Mountain View (1) 9-1 24 2

4. Post Falls 7-0 18 T-5

5. Centennial 8-1 14 4

Others receiving votes: Lake City 13, Bonneville 3

Class 4A

Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Minico (5) 7-1 45 2

2. Century (5) 7-3 43 1

3. Bishop Kelly 6-4 27 3

4. Jerome 6-1 15 -

5. Middleton 3-5 9 4

Others receiving votes: Caldwell 5, Preston 3, Pocatello 3

Class 3A

Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Timberlake (7) 7-2 46 1

2. Teton (3) 7-0 43 2

3. Sugar-Salem 7-1 29 3

4. Snake River 4-3 18 4

5. Parma 4-3 6 5

Others receiving votes: Kellogg 3, Marsh Valley 3, Weiser 1

Class 2A

Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Soda Springs (5) 6-1 44 1

2. Cole Valley Christian (2) 9-1 37 2

3. Ririe (1) 7-1 29 4

4. Aberdeen (2) 7-1 19 3

5. St. Maries 4-1 17 5

Others receiving votes: Melba 3, Marsing 1

Class 1A Division I

Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Lapwai (10) 9-0 50 1

2. Prairie 10-0 40 2

T-3. Oakley 9-0 23 4

T-3. Valley 9-1 23 3

5. Troy 7-2 12 T-5

Others receiving votes: Horseshoe Bend 1, Shoshone 1

Class 1A Division II

Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Nezperce (7) 8-0 47 1

2. Council (1) 7-0 33 3

3. Butte County (2) 6-0 23 5

4. Salmon River 4-2 22 2

5. Lakeside 4-0 15 4

Others receiving votes: Castleford 5, Genesis Prep 3, Tri-Valley 2

Voters:

Matt Harris, IdahoSports.com

Mark Nelke, Coeur d’Alene Press

Greg Lee, Spokesman-Review

Fred Davis, Blackfoot Morning News

Michael Guise, Idaho State Journal

Brandon Walton, Idaho Press-Tribune

Rachel Roberts, Idaho Statesman

Marlowe Hereford, Post Register

Matt Baney, Lewiston Tribune

Paul Kingsbury, IdahoSports.com