Watertown entered last week as the top team in Class AA boys but suffered a loss to Sioux Falls Washington. Is it enough to move the Arrows out of the top spot?

Class AA boys continues to balance out and become a little more difficult to judge. Watertown has now lost two games this year against Pierre and Washington. The team with the best record, Huron, sits at 10-2 with both losses to Watertown. Pierre, O'Gorman, Aberdeen Central, and Washington continue to sit just shy of the top three spots.

Class AA Boys
(Rank, School, First Place Votes, Record, Points, Previous Ranking)

1. Watertown (4) 9-2 30 1
2. Huron (1) 10-2 28 2
3. Pierre (1) 9-2 21 3
4. Sioux Falls O’Gorman 9-4 10 4
T5. Aberdeen Central 8-3 8 5
T5. Sioux Falls Washington (1) 8-4 8 NR
Receiving votes: None

Sioux Falls Washington continues to hang on to the top spot for Class AA girls in this week's rankings. The Warriors sit at 10-1 and are right in front of Aberdeen Central at 12-0. The top five has remained pretty steady but the Roosevelt Rough Riders have made an appearance for the first time this season.

Class AA Girls
(Rank, School, First Place Votes, Record, Points, Previous Ranking)

1. Sioux Falls Washington (4) 10-1 31 1
2. Aberdeen Central (1) 12-0 28 2
3. Sioux Falls O’Gorman (2) 11-0 25 3
4. Sioux Falls Lincoln 7-3 14 5
5. Sioux Falls Roosevelt 6-6 3 NR
Receiving votes: Harrisburg 2, Brandon Valley 1, Rapid City Central 1.

Class A boys experienced the biggest changes of the week in the rankings, but not in the teams selected for the top five. Sioux Falls Christian and Dell Rapids have found themselves tied for the top spot after being ranked two and three respectively last week. Sioux Valley has moved to fourth following two losses this past week to Chester Area and Maple River, Minnesota.

Class A Boys
(Rank, School, First Place Votes, Record, Points, Previous Ranking)

T1. Sioux Falls Christian (2) 10-3 26 2
T1. Dell Rapids (1) 9-1 26 3
3. Dakota Valley (3) 11-0 24 4
4. Sioux Valley (1) 10-3 14 1
5. St. Thomas More 9-2 9 5
Receiving votes: Clark-Willow Lake 3, Red Cloud 1.

Nothing has changed this week in regards to Class A girls. The five teams from last week are still ranked the same this week, however Webster Area and Dakota Valley received some votes from the outside looking in.

Class A Girls
(Rank, School, First Place Votes, Record, Points, Previous Ranking)

1. St. Thomas More (7) 9-2 35 1
2. Mt. Vernon-Plankinton 9-1 26 2
3. Sioux Valley 12-0 22 3
4. Elk Point-Jefferson 8-3 10 4
5. McCook Central-Montrose 9-2 7 5
Receiving votes: Webster Area 4, Dakota Valley 1.

Warner holds a unanimous hold over Class B boys in this week's Sportswriters poll with a 11-0 record. There is a bit of a shake-up in this week's poll as Wolsey-Wessington has entered the top five after being unranked last week. White River moved back to third following a loss to Warner.

Class B Boys
(Rank, School, First Place Votes, Record, Points, Previous Ranking)

1. Warner (7) 11-0 35 1
2. Canistota 11-1 23 3
T3. White River 10-2 16 2
T3. Wolsey-Wessington 11-1 16 NR
5. Langford Area 10-1 12 5
Receiving votes: Chester Area 2, De Smet 1.

There are no changes to this week's Class B girls poll as Sully Buttes continues to be the unanimous favorite. Viborg-Hurley, Sanborn Central-Woonsocket, and Freeman all received votes from the outside of the top five.

Class B Girls
(Rank, School, First Place Votes, Record, Points, Previous Ranking)

1. Sully Buttes (7) 11-0 35 1
2. Hanson 9-3 28 2
3. Ethan 9-2 21 3
4. Warner 9-2 8 4
5. Castlewood 9-0 7 5
Receiving votes: Viborg-Hurley 4, Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 1, Freeman 1.


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