121716-Central-RI-007

Davenport Central's Ray Miller gets the put-back dunk against Rock Island's Ben Ellis on Saturday at the Genesis Shootout. The Blue Devils are 5-1 and ranked ninth in Quad-City Times reporter Matt Coss' Class 4A ballot. 

Quad-City Times prep sports editor Matt Coss votes weekly in the Iowa high school Associated Press boys basketball poll. Here is his ballot for this week, the final poll until Jan. 9 because of the holiday break.

Next to each team is its season record and where Coss had them on his ballot last week. 

Class 4A

1. Iowa City West (5-0, Last week: 1)

2. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (5-0, LW: 6)

3. Dubuque Senior (4-1, LW: 4)

4. Sioux City East (5-0, LW: 7)

5. Dowling Catholic (4-1, LW: not ranked)

6. Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln (5-0, LW: not ranked)

7. Ames (5-1, LW: 2)

8. Lewis Central (6-0, LW: not ranked)

9. Davenport Central (5-1, LW: not ranked)

10. Waukee (4-2, LW: 8)

Next five teams (in order): West Des Moines Valley (5-2); Bettendorf (4-2); Ankeny Centennial (4-2); North Scott (4-2); Waterloo West (2-1)

Class 3A

1. Waverly-Shell Rock (5-0, Last week: 1)

2. West Delaware (6-0, LW: 2)

3. Pella (4-1, LW: 3)

4. Atlantic (6-0, LW: 5)

5. Dallas Center-Grimes (6-0, LW: 6)

6. Spirit Lake (5-0, LW: not ranked)

7. Cedar Rapids Xavier (2-3, LW: 4)

8. Mount Pleasant (2-1, LW: 7)

9. Oskaloosa (5-1, LW: not ranked)

10. Glenwood (3-2, LW: 8)

Next five teams (in order): Charles City (5-0); Sergeant Bluff-Luton (3-3); Mount Vernon (5-1); Norwalk (4-2); Grinnell (3-2)

Class 2A

1. Hinton (6-0, Last week: 1)

2. Pella Christian (3-1, LW: 2)

3. Western Christian (3-1, LW: 3)

4. Carroll Kuemper (4-1, LW: 4)

5. Des Moines Christian (6-0, LW: 5)

6. West Lyon (6-0, LW: 7)

7. South Hamilton (5-0, LW: 8)

8. Cascade (6-0, LW: 9)

9. Camanche (6-1, LW: 10)

10. Northeast (7-1, LW: 6)

Next five teams (in order): Rock Valley (4-0); Osage (5-0); Sheldon (5-1); Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (5-1); Southeast Valley (6-0)

Class 1A

1. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (4-0, Last week: 1)

2. North Linn (6-0, LW: 2)

3. Lone Tree (5-0, LW: 4)

4. New London (5-0, LW: 6)

5. Remsen St. Mary's (5-0, LW: not ranked)

6. Boyden-Hull (3-2, LW: 3)

7. Ar-We-Va, Westside (6-0, LW: 7)

8. Lake Mills (6-0, LW: 10)

9. Montezuma (5-1, LW: 8)

10. West Fork (5-1, LW: not ranked)

Next five teams (in order): Clinton Prince of Peace (6-1); AGWSR (4-0); Woodbury Central (4-1); Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto (4-1); Des Moines Grand View Christian (5-1)

0
0
0
0
0

Sports Editor

Prep sports editor, with emphasis on covering the Mississippi Athletic Conference and Iowa area high schools. I've been in sports journalism for 17 years, the last five at the Quad-City Times.