Here is this week's Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) basketball poll.

The third rankings of the season feature 12 teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa.

The highest-rated area team is Grundy Center (4-0), which is No. 1 in Class 2A following a second-place finish at the state tournament last season. Ranked behind the Spartans are Dike-New Hartford (No. 9) and Jesup (No. 14).

Other area squads in the survey are AGWSR, Clarksville, Janesville (Class 1A), Center Point-Urbana, defending state champion Crestwood, Iowa Falls-Alden, Waukon (Class 3A), Waverly-Shell Rock (Class 4A) and Cedar Falls (Class 5A).

The latest poll was released by the IGHSAU Thursday afternoon (Dec. 6, 2018).


School Record LW
1 Newell-Fonda 4-0 1
2 West Hancock 4-0 2
3 Montezuma 5-1 3
4 CAM 4-0 6
5 Seymour 3-0 8
6 Janesville 3-0 9
7 Lynnville-Sully 5-1 14
8 North Mahaska 4-1 3
9 AGWSR 2-1 5
10 Colo-Nesco 3-0 10
11 Clarksville 3-1 11
12 Marquette Catholic 6-1 15
13 Kingsley-Pierson 5-0 NR
14 Westwood 3-1 7
15 Glidden-Ralston 3-0 NR

Dropped Out: Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton (12), Gehlen Catholic (13)

School Record LW
1 Grundy Center 4-0 1
2 Treynor 4-0 2
3 Central Decatur 3-0 3
4 Cherokee 5-0 4
5 South Central Calhoun 6-0 7
6 Panorama 3-0 9
7 Bellevue 5-0 11
8 Cascade 3-1 5
9 Dike-New Hartford 2-1 6
10 North Lynn 4-0 10
11 Van Buren 4-1 8
12 Mediapolis 5-0 13
13 Martensdale-St. Marys 6-0 14
14 Jesup 5-0 NR
15 Van Meter 4-0 NR

Dropped Out: Iowa City Regina (12), Maquoketa Valley (15)

School Record LW
1 North Polk 4-1 1
2 Clear Lake 3-0 2
3 Osage 3-0 5
4 Red Oak 2-1 3
5 Center Point-Urbana 3-1 4
6 Algona 3-0 6
7 Waukon 2-0 7
8 Roland-Story 3-0 8
9 Okoboji 5-0 9
10 Shenandoah 4-1 10
11 Crestwood 3-1 11
12 Central Lee 5-1 12
13 Iowa Falls-Alden 5-0 15
14 Des Moines Christian 3-2 NR
15 Carroll 4-0 NR

Dropped Out: South Tama (12), Davenport Assumption (14)

School
Record
LW
1
Marion
4-0
1
2
North Scott
5-0
2
3
Mason City
3-1
3
4
Grinnell
3-0
4
5
Cedar Rapids Xavier
4-0
5
6
Le Mars
3-0
7
7
Boone
4-0
8
8
Western Dubuque
2-3
6
9
Bishop Heelan
3-0
10
10
Lewis Central
3-0
11
11
Fairfield
3-2
9
12
Knoxville
4-0
12
13
Central Dewitt
4-0
14
14
Waverly-Shell Rock
3-1
15
15
Dallas Center-Grimes
4-1
NR
Dropped Out: Denison-Schleswig (13)
School
Record
LW
1
West Des Moines Valley
5-0
4
2
Iowa City High
2-0
3
3
Johnston
5-1
5
4
Waukee
2-1
2
5
Cedar Falls
3-0
6
6
Iowa City West
3-0
7
7
Dowling Catholic
3-2
8
8
Southeast Polk
4-1
1
9
Cedar Rapids Prairie
1-2
9
10
Ankeny Centennial
3-2
10
11
Cedar Rapids Washington
3-0
13
12
Pleasant Valley
5-0
NR
13
Ankeny
4-1
NR
14
Des Moines
3-2
14
15
Ames
3-2
15
Dropped Out: Dubuque Hempstead (11), Ottumwa (12)