City High No. 1 in Class 5A Preseason Girls Basketball Rankings

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The girls basketball season officially opens next week and a trio of Your Prep Sports teams will start the season ranked in the top-15.

City High, West High and West Branch were all ranked in the preseason rankings released by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union on Friday.

City High opens the season ranked number one in Class 5A after going 19-3 and advancing to the state quarterfinals last season while West High is No. 12 in the 5A rankings following a 17-4 season a year ago.

West Branch is eighth in the Class 2A rankings after posting a 15-5 record last season.

Other top-ranked teams include North Scott (4A), Sioux City Heelan (3A), Cascade (2A) and Montezuma (1A).

IGHSAU Girls Basketball Rankings

Class 5A

1. City High

2. West Des Moines Dowling

3. Johnston

4. Cedar Falls

5. West Des Moines Valley

6. Southeast Polk

7. Ankeny Centennial

8. Waukee

9. Urbandale

10. Cedar Rapids Prairie

11. Ames

12. West High

13. Cedar Rapids Washington

14. Waterloo West

15. Bettendorf

Class 4A

1. North Scott

2. Marion

3. Center Point-Urbana

4. Ballard

5. Cedar Rapids Xavier

6. Glenwood

7. Gilbert

8. Waverly-Shell Rock

9. Dallas Center-Grimes

10. Council Bluffs Lewis Central

11. Central DeWitt

12. Maquoketa

13. Mason City

14. Bondurant-Farrar

15. Boone

Class 3A

1. Sioux City Heelan

2. North Polk

3. Dike-New Hartford

4. Clear Lake

5. Red Oak

6. Roland-Story

7. Algona

8. Crestwood

9. Okoboji

10. Unity Christian

11. Estherville-Lincoln Central

12. Des Moines Christian

13. West Burlington

14. Monticello

15. Centerville

Class 2A

1. Cascade

2. North Linn

3. West Hancock

4. Osage

5. Aplington-Parkersburg

6. Van Buren

7. MFL Mar-Mac

8. West Branch

9. Treynor

10. Mount Ayr

11. West Sioux

12. Emmetsburg

13. South O’Brien

14. Mediapolis

15. Saint Ansgar

Class 1A

1. Montezuma

2. Newell-Fonda

3. Sigourney

4. North Mahaska

5. Bellevue Marquette

6. Kingsley-Pierson

7. Clarksville

8. Algona Garrigan

9. East Buchanan

10. Lynnville-Sully

11. MMCRU

12. Springville

13. Exira-EHK

14. Colo-Nesco

15. AGWSR

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