(Area) Five area boys basketball teams are ranked in the top ten in their class this week while six area girls teams find themselves in the top ten. In the Class 3A boys rankings, Atlantic (7) and ADM (9) are ranked while Carroll, Dallas Center-Grimes, and Harlan are listed as teams to watch. Clarinda breaks into the Class 2A rankings this week at #9. Area teams to watch in Class 2A include IKM-Manning and Kuemper Catholic. In Class 1A boys, Nodaway Valley and Treynor stay put at #4 and #7 respectively. Exira-EHK and Riverside are two of the area teams in the boys watch list for Class 1A.
In the girls rankings, three Hawkeye 10 Conference teams are ranked this week starting with Lewis Central at #10 in Class 4A. Glenwood remains in the #5 spot in Class 3A. Class 3A teams on the watch list from this area are Dallas Center-Grimes, Denison-Schleswig, and Winterset. In Class 2A, IKM-Manning (3) and Kuemper Catholic (7) are both ranked while Nodaway Valley, Missouri Valley, and Panorama are listed as teams to watch. In the Class 1A girls rankings, Bedford stays put at #2 while Ar-We-VA remains at #3. Adair-Casey, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Exira-EHK, and Villisca all find themselves on the watch list in Class 1A.