1. Pleasant Valley (17-1, LW: 1)
The Spartans rebounded from a road loss against North Scott that snapped a 16-game win streak with a 78-15 trouncing of Davenport West. PV has had only three games decided by fewer than 10 points. Coach Jennifer Goetz's team ranks second in point differential (plus-32) in Class 5A.
Next up: Friday vs. Davenport North; Tuesday vs. Bettendorf
2. Rock Island (19-7, LW: 2)
Ever since the loss to PV in the IHMVCU Shootout, the Rocks have been dialed in. They've won four straight by an average of 30.5 points. Coach Thad Hoover's team collected a Big Six record 28th straight conference win Monday at Galesburg. The Rocks can clinch outright title with a win tonight.
Next up: Today at Alleman
3. North Scott (16-2, LW: 3)
The Lancers haven't lost since mid-December and garnered a top seed in their Class 4A region. Presley Case scored a career-high 25 points in the 60-54 win over Pleasant Valley, and Grace Boffeli collected 17 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's road triumph against Bettendorf.
Next up: Friday at Davenport West; Tuesday at Davenport Central
4. Bettendorf (14-4, LW: 4)
Senior Emily Ivory surpassed 1,000 points for her career in Tuesday's game against North Scott. The 48-39 loss snapped a six-game win streak for the Bulldogs, who have committed the fewest turnovers of any MAC team. Bettendorf closes the regular season with three straight road games.
Next up: Friday at Muscatine; Tuesday at Pleasant Valley
5. Davenport North (11-6, LW: 5)
Thanks to a Paige Bradford 3-pointer at end of the regulation, the Wildcats won an overtime game at Muscatine on Friday. North used a 23-point third quarter Tuesday to get past Clinton. The Wildcats face a rugged stretch to close the regular season, playing three ranked foes in the final four games.
Next up: Friday at Pleasant Valley; Saturday vs. Cedar Rapids Prairie