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Bettendorf's D.J. Carton drives against Davenport Central's Zachary Taylor during last year's game at Central. Carton had 24 points and nine rebounds in the Bulldogs' season-opening win.

We've reached the final week of the regular season for large-school boys basketball in Iowa. The Class 1A and 2A schools begin the postseason trek this week. 

Here is a look at how Quad-City Times prep writer Matt Coss voted in this week's Iowa Associated Press boys basketball poll. The new poll will be out Monday afternoon.

Class 4A

1. Iowa City West (16-2, Last week: 1)

2. Waukee (17-3, LW: 2)

3. Dubuque Senior (16-3, LW: 3)

4. West Des Moines Valley (15-4, LW; 6)

5. Des Moines Hoover (15-4, LW: 4)

6. Sioux City East (17-2, LW: 7)

7. Dubuque Hempstead (15-4, LW: 5)

8. Dowling Catholic (15-4, LW: 9)

9. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (14-5, LW: 10)

10. Bettendorf (14-5, LW: 8)

Next five teams (in order): Des Moines North 14-5; Davenport Central 14-4; North Scott 14-5; Ames 13-6; Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln 14-3

Class 3A

1. West Delaware (19-0, Last week: 1)

2. Waverly-Shell Rock (18-1, LW: 2)

3. Pella (19-2, LW: 3)

4. Mount Pleasant (18-2, LW: 4)

5. Mount Vernon (16-4, LW: 6)

6. Sioux City Heelan (13-5, LW: 7)

7. Spirit Lake (16-4, LW: 5)

8. LeMars (14-6, LW: 8)

9. Atlantic (15-5, LW: 9)

10. Davenport Assumption (11-8, LW: not ranked)

Next five teams (in order): Dallas Center-Grimes 12-7; Cedar Rapids Xavier 9-10; Glenwood 15-5; Sergeant Bluff-Luton 11-8; Boone 14-5

Class 2A

1. Carroll Kuemper (19-2, Last week: 2)

2. Western Christian (18-2, LW: 1)

3. Pella Christian (17-4, LW: 3)

4. Camanche (19-2, LW: 6)

5. Dyersville Beckman (16-5, LW: 4)

6. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (20-1, LW: 7)

7. Cascade (19-2, LW: 5)

8. Van Meter (20-1, LW: 8)

9. Osage (20-1, LW: 9)

10. Dike-New Hartford (19-3, LW: not ranked)

Next five teams (in order): South Hamilton 19-2; Northeast 17-4; West Lyon 17-4; Des Moines Christian 17-4; Jesup 17-4

Class 1A

1. North Linn (21-0, Last week: 1)

2. Remsen St. Mary's (20-0, LW: 2)

3. Des Moines Grand View Christian (20-1, LW: 3)

4. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (20-2, LW: 4)

5. Ar-We-Va, Westside (21-0, LW: 5)

6. Lynnville-Sully (20-1, LW: 6)

7. Boyden-Hull (14-7, LW: 8)

8. Don Bosco (20-1, LW: 9)

9. Siouxland Christian (18-3, LW: 7)

10. Clinton Prince of Peace (16-5, LW: not ranked)

Next five teams (in order): West Fork 16-5; Council Bluffs St. Albert 9-11; Danville 16-5; Calamus-Wheatland 17-4; New London 17-3

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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.