After a break over the holidays, the South Dakota Prep Basketball Media Poll is back with three new top ranked teams.

The holiday schedules are over and we are approaching the halfway mark of the high school basketball season. A lot of games will be squeezed in over the next month and a half with positions sure to change.

Three teams have jumped into the top spots in their respective classes. Those changes occurred in Class A and B Boys, and Class AA Girls.

Here's the updated South Dakota Prep Basketball Media Poll for 1-8-18

Class AA

  1. Sioux Falls Lincoln (15) 7-1, 107, 1
  2. Harrisburg (8) 6-0, 103, 2
  3. Rapid City Central (1) 9-0, 77, 5
  4. Rapid City Stevens 7-1, 38, RV
  5. Sioux Falls O’Gorman 5-3, 33, 3

Receiving votes: Sioux Falls Washington 1, Brandon Valley 1.

Class A

  1. Madison (22) 7-0, 114, 2
  2. Sioux Falls Christian (2) 6-0, 95, 3
  3. Sioux Valley 9-1, 58, 5
  4. Tea Area: 4-2, 47, 1
  5. Aberdeen Roncalli  6-0, 13, RV

Receiving votes: Dell Rapids 12, Hamlin 12, Dakota Valley 4, Sisseton 2, Red Cloud 2, Crow Creek 1.

Class B

  1. Clark/Willow Lake (12) 6-0, 106, 2
  2. Bridgewater-Emery (10) 6-2, 94, 1
  3. Sully Buttes 5-1, 59, 3
  4. Warner 6-0, 31, RV
  5. White River (2) 7-0 28  RV

Receiving votes: Langford Area 16, Canistota 13, Irene-Wakonda 10, Colome 3.

Girls

Class AA

  1. Rapid City Stevens (18) 8-0, 107, 3
  2. Aberdeen Central (3) 7-1, 90, 1
  3. Harrisburg (3) 6-1, 70, 2
  4. Brandon Valley 5-1, 65, 4
  5. Sioux Falls Lincoln 6-2, 27, 5

Receiving votes: Brookings 1.

Class A

  1. St. Thomas More (23) 8-0, 119,  1
  2. Vermillion 7- 0, 81, 2
  3. Lennox  8-1, 67, 3
  4. Dell Rapids  7-1, 37, 4
  5. Belle Fourche (1) 8-0, 24, RV

Receiving votes: West Central 10, Crow Creek 9, McCook Central/Montrose 8, Hamlin 3, Dakota Valley 2.
Class B

  1. Sully Buttes (22) 6-0, 115, 1
  2. De Smet 7-1, 67, 3
  3. Castlewood (1) 6-0, 63, 5
  4. Warner  6-2, 25, 2
  5. Irene-Wakonda 8-1, 21, NR

Receiving votes: Faith 20, Waubay-Summit (1) 15, Hanson 13, Avon 10, Faulkton 6, Menno 3, Ethan 2.