Posted On: 01/17/22 9:40 AM

Thanks to a number of postponements, it was a fairly uneventful week around the state which led to very little shakeup in the rankings. Nonetheless, it’s Monday morning, so it’s time to update them. We detail some of the key movement below.

 

Manny Hammonds Manny Hammonds 6'2" | SG Grand View Christian | 2022 State IA and GVC are rolling through the competition and remain #1 in 1A

In Class 1A, the top six teams remain the same, led by Grand View Christian (13-0). The Thunder continue to blast teams, winning games by an average of 39.8 points a game behind the sterling play of senior guards Manny Hammonds Manny Hammonds 6'2" | SG Grand View Christian | 2022 State IA (25.2 points a game) and Josh Baucum Josh Baucum 6'1" | SG Grand View Christian | 2022 State IA (18.6), and junior big man Daniel Tobiloba Daniel Tobiloba 7'0" | C Grand View Christian | 2023 State IA (9.0, 14.7 rebounds, 5.2 blocks). Newman Catholic (10-1) drops a few spots from #7 down to #9 following their loss to Osage.

Central Lyon (11-0) continues to pace Class 2A, averaging 83.2 points a game. They are joined in the top-5 by Aplington-Parkersburg (10-1), Western Christian (11-1), Boyden-Hull (10-1), and Pella Christian (9-3). Mid-Prairie (12-0) joins the rankings this week at #9, giving the River Valley Conference three ranked teams (#7 Monticello, 12-0; #8 Camanche, 11-1).

The top six teams remain the same in Class 3A, led by Little Hawkeye Conference rivals Pella (10-2) and Dallas Center-Grimes (7-2). Clear Creek Amana (9-1) rejoins the rankings after being out for a few weeks. The Clippers check in at #10.

Ames (7-1) didn’t play a game last week and still leads Class 4A. Waukee Northwest (10-1) took care of business, setting up a monster game on Friday night, when the #2 Wolves travel up to #1 Ames for the game of the year. Cedar Falls (7-2) joins the rankings at #8 following their big win at then-#3 Iowa City West (7-2), who fell from #3 all the way down to #10 following a two-loss week.

 

Class 1A

Rank Team Record Last Week
1 Grand View Christian 13-0 1
2 AHSTW 11-0 2
3 St. Mary’s, Remsen 12-0 3
4 North Linn 11-1 4
5 New London 9-0 5
6 Edgewood-Colesburg 10-1 6
7 Lake Mills 11-0 8
8 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 13-0 9
9 Newman Catholic 10-1 7
10 Dunkerton 11-2 10

 

Class 2A

Rank Team Record Last Week
1 Central Lyon 11-0 1
2 Aplington-Parkersburg 10-1 2
3 Western Christian 11-1 3
4 Boyden-Hull 10-1 4
5 Pella Christian 9-3 6
6 Van Meter 11-0 8
7 Monticello 12-0 9
8 Camanche 11-1 7
9 Mid-Prairie 12-0 NR
10 Estherville Lincoln Central 9-3 5

 

Dropped out: Williamsburg (10)

Class 3A

Rank Team Record Last Week
1 Pella 10-2 1
2 Dallas Center-Grimes 7-2 2
3 Harlan 10-0 3
4 Central DeWitt 9-1 4
5 Fort Madison 10-0 5
6 Washington 10-1 6
7 Decorah 10-1 8
8 Spencer 9-2 9
9 Humboldt 11-0 10
10 Clear Creek Amana 9-1 NR

 

Dropped out: Ballard (7)

Class 4A

Rank Team Record Last Week
1 Ames 7-1 1
2 Waukee Northwest 10-1 2
3 Council Bluffs Lincoln 8-2 5
4 Pleasant Valley 10-0 6
5 Prairie 9-1 7
6 Ankeny 8-2 9
7 Kennedy 8-2 10
8 Cedar Falls 7-2 NR
9 Johnston 9-2 4
10 Iowa City West 7-2 3

 

Dropped out: Sioux City East (8)