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Week 8 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll

01/17/2023, 2:45pm CST
By Norbert Durst


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Week 8 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll
Week 7 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll
Week 6 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll
Week 5 (no poll due to holiday break) 
Week 4 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll
Week 3 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll
Week 2 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll
Week 1 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll

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Division 1

Top-ranked Kettle Moraine (12-1) defeated Catholic Memorial, 53-31, in its lone game last week. The Lasers have contests against New Berlin Eisenhower (1/18, away) and Mukwonago (1/20, home). Hortonville (14-1) moves up one spot to No. 2 in the WSN Coaches Poll. The Polar Bears earned wins over Appleton North (73-33) and Oshkosh West (58-29) last week. Their only game this week is on Friday at Kimberly. Third-ranked Brookfield East (14-1) posted wins over Wauwatosa West (58-19), DSHA (59-21), and Shorewood (63-43) since the last coaches poll. The Spartans' lone contest this week is at Wauwatosa East on Friday. No. 4 Neenah (14-1) defeated Kaukauna (last week's fifth-ranked team), 69-41, and Fond du Lac (74-31) last week. The Rockets host Marshfield (1/17) and travel to Appleton East (1/20) this week. Germantown (12-3) joins the top five with Kaukauna (12-3) dropping to No. 8 this week. The Warhawks posted wins over Brookfield Central (94-63) and West Allis Hale (84-49) last week and have games this week versus Kettle Moraine Lutheran (1/17, away) and Menomonee Falls (1/20, home).  

Division 2

The top seven of the Division 2 Coaches Poll is the same as last week. Top-ranked Notre Dame (12-1) cruised to wins over Sheboygan South (89-16) and Green Bay Southwest (87-37) last week. The Tritons have road contests at Ashwaubenon (1/17) and Sheboygan North (1/19) this week. Second-ranked Pewaukee (13-1) notched wins over Milton (77-35) and New Berlin West (#8 last week), 87-64. The Pirates' lone game this week is at home versus Greendale on Friday. No. 3 Beaver Dam (14-1) posted victories against Waunakee (70-42) and Edgewood (49-39) last week. The Golden Beavers have games versus Stoughton (1/17, home) and Monona Grove (1/19, away) this week. Union Grove, ranked No. 4, defeated South Milwaukee (62-21) and Delavan-Darien (72-39) last week. The Broncos (11-1) host No. 9 New Berlin West (1/17) and also have contests against Westosha Central (1/20, away) and Martin Luther (1/21, home).  Fifth-ranked Waukesha West (14-2) earned wins over Greenfield (56-39) and Waukesha North (76-22) last week. The Wolverines' lone contest this week is at Muskego on Friday. Wisconsin Lutheran (13-3) rejoins the rankings while DeForest (12-4) dropped out of the top 10. 

Division 3

There were no changes in the top three of the Division 3 WSN Coaches Poll. Top-ranked Dominican (13-1) posted wins over Kenosha St. Joseph (62-18), Brown Deer (81-40), and Racine St. Catherine's  (59-32) last week. The Knights' only game this week is a Metro Conference showdown at home against D4 No. 5 The Prairie School on Thursday. Dominican won the first meeting, 40-38, on December 2. Second-ranked Freedom (12-1) earned wins over Kewaskum (52-43) and Oconto Falls (66-25) last week. The Irish have contests against Clintonville (1/17, home) and Wrightstown (1/20, away) this week. No. 4 Lake Mills (13-2) defeated Lakeside Lutheran (45-31) and Lodi (65-43) last week. The L-Cats have road contests at Deerfield (1/17) and No. 9 Columbus (1/19) this week. Edgerton (14-1) moves up one spot to No. 4 in the coaches poll. The Crimson Tide have posted victories over Brodhead (46-38) and Deerfield (58-31) since last week's rankings were released, and their next game is at home against Clinton on Thursday. Waupun, ranked No. 5, fell to Sussex Hamilton (58-51) and defeated Plymouth (48-40) last week. The Warriors (12-4) host D4 No. 8 Randolph on Tuesday and Winneconne on Thursday. 

Division 4

The Division 4 WSN Coaches Poll had just one change in the top 10, and the top nine are the same as last week. Top-ranked Aquinas (13-1) defeated Bangor (80-40) at the Midwest Players Classic in its lone game last week. The Blugolds have games against La Crosse Central (1/17, away) and Tomah (1/20, home) this week. Second-ranked Laconia (14-1) was off last week. The Spartans have road contests against Lomira (1/17) and North Fond du Lac (1/20) before hosting Edgewood (1/21) to close out the week. Third-ranked Cuba City (14-0) beat Mineral Point (55-49) and Fennimore (79-50) last week. The Cubans' lone game this week is at home against Darlington on Thursday. Westfield, ranked No. 4, picked up wins over Wisconsin Dells (50-30) and Amherst (56-32) last week. The Pioneers (15-1) have contests against Tomah (1/17, home) and Adams-Friendship (1/20, away) this week. Fifth-ranked The Prairie School (11-2) earned wins over Racine Lutheran (70-29) and Racine Case (79-13) last week. The Hawks host Kenosha St. Joseph on Tuesday before a Metro Conference showdown at D3 No. 1 Dominican on Thursday. Joining the rankings for the first time this season is Crandon (12-0) while Cadott dropped out after losing a pair of games since last week's rankings were released. 

Division 5

The top five of the D5 WSN Coaches Poll are the same as last week. Top-ranked Blair-Taylor (12-0) cruised to wins over Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran (86-27) and Brookwood (74-32). The Wildcats have games against Augusta (1/17, away), Alma Center Lincoln (1/19, home), and Plum City/Elmwood (1/21, home). Second-ranked Assumption (12-1) earned a win over Stratford (51-36) since the last coaches poll was released. The Royals host games against Newman Catholic (1/17), Auburndale (1/19), and Prentice (1/20) this week. No. 3 Prairie Farm (13-0) picked up wins over New Auburn (79-25) and Colfax (64-53 on 1/16) in the last week. The Panthers finish the week with home games versus Lake Holcombe (1/17) and Winter (1/20). Fourth-ranked Albany (16-0) picked up wins over Monticello (71-38) and Black Hawk (54-20) since last week's rankings were published. The Comets travel to Barneveld on Thursday for their lone game of the week. No. 5 Athens's last win was against Prentice (60-42). The Fighting Bluejays have road games versus Abbotsford (1/17) and Marathon (1/20) this week. Rejoining the top 10 rankings is McDonell Central (12-3); they are tied for the No. 10 spot with Lourdes Academy (11-2). 

Notable Games to Watch on Tuesday, January 17 (full schedule)
Prairie du Chien at West Salem, Hillsboro at Royall, New Berlin West at Union Grove, Eau Claire Memorial at Wausau West, Germantown at Kettle Moraine Lutheran, Lourdes Academy at St. Mary Catholic, Randolph at Waupun, Prescott at Hudson, Marshfield at Neenah 

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