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Althoff and Okawville remain second in new boys state basketball rankings; Central is third in 2A

Althoff and Okawville remained second in the state in their respective classes Tuesday when the Associated Press released its new boys state basketball rankings.

Althoff (23-2) remains second behind Morgan Park in Class 3A, while Okawville (24-3) was second behind Colfax Ridgeview in Class 1A, Central (24-4) remained third in the Class 2A boys state rankings and Edwardsville (19-4) moved up a spot from sixth to fifth in Class 4A.

Metro-East Lutheran (22-4) dropped to 11th in the Class 1A state rankings and Gibault ((18-9) was 12th.

In the final girls state rankings, Edwardsville (26-1) was third in Class 4A. In the final 3A state rankings, Highland (25-4) moved up from seventh to sixth while Triad (22-3) moved up from ninth to eighth. Both Mississippi Valley Conference rivals are in the Class 3A Triad Regional and could meet in the regional final on Thursday.

Norm Sanders: 618-239-2454, @NormSanders

Illinois High School Boys Basketball State Rankings

The Associated Press

Here are the boys prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, record and total points.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simeon (11)

21-3

119

1

2. Curie (1)

20-4

109

2

3. Evanston Township

21-2

91

4

4. Kenwood

18-3

86

5

5. Edwardsville

19-4

67

6

6. Benet Academy

23-3

54

7

7. Harvey Thornton

19-2

49

3

8. Marian Catholic

18-5

24

T8

9. Homewood-Flossmoor

18-5

21

T8

10. Riverside-Brookfield

18-4

18

NR

Others receiving votes: Quincy 6. Glenbard West 4. Rock Island 2. Bradley-Bourbonnais 2. Deerfield 2. East Moline United 2. Hononegah 1. Whitney Young 1. Naperville North 1. Lincoln Way Central 1.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Morgan Park (11)

21-2

145

1

2. Althoff (4)

23-2

137

2

3. Fenwick

23-2

117

3

4. Galesburg

27-1

96

4

5. Peoria Manual

19-3

82

5

6. Rockford Boylan

25-2

63

6

7. Bogan

17-7

35

7

8. LaSalle-Peru

20-1

33

NR

9. Centralia

22-3

32

8

10. Metamora

21-1

16

NR

Others receiving votes: North Lawndale 15. Dixon 14. Westchester St. Joseph 13. Springfield Lanphier 9. Jacksonville 6. Normal University 4. Washington 3. Bloomington 3. Hyde Park 2.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Orr (11)

18-5

146

1

2. Warrensburg-Latham (4)

21-0

138

2

3. Central

24-4

113

3

4. Rockridge

20-4

95

4

5. Lawrenceville

22-2

66

9

6. Seton Academy

18-8

57

5

7. Sterling Newman

23-3

42

10

8. Teutopolis

21-6

41

T7

9. Quincy Notre Dame

21-4

35

NR

10. Pleasant Plains

21-3

27

6

Others receiving votes: Bismarck-Henning 18. Reed-Custer 17. Bloomington Central Catholic 13. Winnebago 7. Monticello 4. Kewanee 2. Aurora Christian 2. Williamsville 2.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Colfax Ridgeview (10)

23-2

140

1

2. Okawville (2)

24-3

128

2

3. Leo (3)

17-6

114

4

4. Brimfield

24-2

97

3

5. Newark

22-2

90

5

6. Flanagan

20-4

64

NR

7. Payson Seymour

22-2

63

7

8. Woodlawn

22-3

33

6

9. Liberty

24-3

31

9

10. Arcola

20-3

28

10

Others receiving votes: Metro-East Lutheran 20. Gibault 10. Christopher 4. Polo 2. Nokomis 1.

Illinois High School Girls Basketball State Rankings

Here are the girls prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, record and total points.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Fremd (4)

24-2

111

1

2. Whitney Young (4)

22-5

100

2

3. Edwardsville (3)

26-1

97

3

4. Montini (1)

27-2

85

4

5. River Forest Trinity

23-5

72

6

6. Benet

25-3

55

5

7. Rock Island

26-3

54

7

8. Huntley

26-3

32

8

9. New Trier

24-4

22

9

10. Homewood-Flossmoor

20-3

18

10

Others receiving votes: Hononegah 7. Batavia 4. Geneva 2. Bradley-Bourbonnais 1

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