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

The fifth rankings of the season feature 13 teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa.

Grundy Center (8-0) is the highest-rated area team once again, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A for the fifth-straight week. Ranked behind the Spartans are two other North Iowa Cedar League teams: Aplington-Parkersburg at No. 10 and Dike-New Hartford at No. 11.

In Class 5A, Waterloo West (5-2) made its debut at No. 14. Cedar Falls (8-0) jumped up two spots to No. 3.

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

The latest poll was released by the IGHSAU Thursday afternoon (Dec. 20, 2018). All 75 squads featured in the survey will begin 2019 with this week's ranking.


SchoolRecordLW
1Newell-Fonda7-01
2West Hancock10-02
3Montezuma9-13
4Seymour8-04
5Lynnville-Sully9-25
6AGWSR5-26
7Janesville7-17
8Clarksville8-18
9CAM7-19
10North Mahaska6-210
11Colo-Nesco6-111
12Marquette Catholic9-212
13Kingsley-Pierson9-114
14Kee7-115
15Ar-We-Va5-1NR

Dropped Out: Glidden-Ralston (13)

SchoolRecordLW
1Grundy Center8-01
2Treynor7-02
3Central Decatur7-03
4Cherokee10-04
5South Central Calhoun10-05
6Panorama7-06
7Bellevue10-07
8Cascade7-18
9North Linn9-09
10Aplington-Parkersburg8-011
11Dike-New Hartford5-212
12Martensdale-St. Marys10-013
13Van Buren8-210
14West Branch8-214
15Wilton8-1NR

Dropped Out: Van Meter (15)

SchoolRecordLW
1North Polk8-11
2Osage7-03
3Center Point-Urbana7-14
4Clear Lake6-22
5Algona6-15
6Des Moines Christian8-29
7Central Lee9-18
8Waukon6-16
9Iowa Falls-Alden8-114
10Okoboji9-110
11Roland-Story6-211
12Shenandoah7-212
13Crestwood5-313
14Monticello6-2NR
15Red Oak4-37

Dropped Out: Mid-Prairie (15)

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