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Week 9 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll

01/24/2023, 2:00pm CST
By Norbert Durst


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Week 9 Girls Basketball Coaches Poll
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Division 1

There was very little movement in the Division 1 Coaches Poll as the top seven are the same as last week. Top-ranked Kettle Moraine (14-1) has games against DSHA (Tuesday) and Oak Creek (Saturday at Pius XI Catholic Invitational). Second-ranked Hortonville (15-1) defeated Kimberly, 73-60, in its last contest and has games versus Appleton North (Tuesday) and Oshkosh North (Friday) this week. No. 3 Brookfield East (15-1) hosts No. 5 Germantown on Tuesday in a Greater Metro showdown; the Spartans cruised to a win in the first meeting. Brookfield East also has a non-conference game versus D1 No. 2 Pewaukee on Saturday at Pius XI Catholic. Fourth-ranked Neenah (16-1) picked up wins over Marshfield and Appleton east last week; the Polar Bears host No. 10 Kaukauna on Tuesday and Appleton North on Friday. No. 6 Verona travels to Sun Prairie West on Tuesday in a Big Eight showdown. The Wildcats won the first meeting, 50-46, in late November. Verona welcomes in D2 No. 4 Beaver Dam for a non-conference game on Thursday. 

Division 2

Top-ranked Notre Dame (14-1) has won its last 14 games and has scored at least 80 points in each of its last six games. The Tritons have FRCC contests against Pulaski (away, Tuesday) and Green Bay Preble (home, Friday). No. 2 Pewaukee (14-1) has notable games against New Berlin Eisenhower (Tuesday) and D1 No. 3 Brookfield East (Pius XI Classic Invitational on Saturday). Union Grove (14-1) moved up one spot to No. 3 this week. The Broncos are coming off a 58-36 win over Martin Luther.  Beaver Dam (15-2) dropped one spot to No. 4 this week. The Golden Beavers were knocked off by Monona Grove, 58-56 in overtime, on Thursday which was their first loss against a Wisconsin opponent this season. Beaver Dam has a big non-conference matchup at D1 No. 6 Verona on Thursday. Sixth-ranked McFarland has a Rock Valley clash at home against Edgerton on Tuesday; the winner takes over sole possession of first place in the league. Monona Grove joins the top 10 after defeating Beaver Dam last week. Other notable games this week include: Pius XI Catholic at Wisconsin Lutheran on Thursday, Monona Grove at DeForest on Tuesday, Grafton at Cedarburg on Friday, New Berlin West at New Berlin Eisenhower on Friday. 

Division 3

Freedom takes over the top spot in the Division 3 Coaches Poll. The Irish (14-1) are coming off a 73-43 win over North Eastern rival Wrightstown. Lake Mills moved up to No. 2 in the rankings after cruising to a 67-37 win over Columbus (#9 last week). Third-ranked Edgerton (15-1) has a Rock Valley showdown at D2 No. 6 McFarland on Tuesday; the winner takes over sole possession of first place in the conference. Dominican drops three spots to No. 4 after losing to D4 No. 5 The Prairie School on Thursday, 46-42. Oostburg moved up one spot to No. 7 after defeating Brillion, 52-47, on Monday. Prescott (10-2) joins the top 10 while Columbus dropped out. The Cardinals host Somerset on Tuesday in a matchup of the top two teams in the Middle Border and then travel to St. Croix Falls (state qualifier last season) on Thursday in a non-conference game. Another notable game this week has D3 No. 6 Prairie du Chien playing host to Platteville on Friday in a SWC contest; PDC won the first meeting and holds a one-game lead in the league. 

Division 4

Aquinas continues to hold down the top spot in the Division 4 WSN Coaches Poll. The Blugolds (15-1) travel to Platteville on Tuesday and are home against Holmen on Friday. Cuba City (15-0) moves up to No. 2 this week; the Cubans have a big non-conference game on Thursday when they travel to Oregon. Laconia (16-2) fell one spot to No. 3 this week after dropping a 59-51 contest against Edgewood on Saturday. Westfield (17-1) picked up a pair of wins last week and remains at No. 4 in the rankings. Fifth-ranked The Prairie School knocked off Dominican (D3 #1 last week) last Thursday, 46-42, to move into a tie atop the Metro Classic standings with Dominican. No. 6 New Glarus (16-0) plays Cambridge twice this week; they are both unbeaten in the Capitol South. Neillsville is also unbeaten (15-0) so far this season and remains at No. 7 in the coaches poll. Joining the rankings for the first time this season is Sheboygan Lutheran (14-3). 

Division 5

The top seven of the D5 WSN Coaches Poll are the same as last week. Top-ranked Blair-Taylor moved to 14-0 after a pair of victories last week. Second-ranked Assumption (14-1) travels to Edgar on Thursday for a Marawood South contest. No. 3 Prairie Farm sits at 15-0 on the season after a pair of blowout victories since the last coaches poll. Fourth-ranked Albany (17-0) cruised to a win over Barneveld (49-25) in its lone game last week. 

Notable Games to Watch on Tuesday, January 24 (full schedule)
D1 #6 Verona at Sun Prairie West
D1 #5 Germantown at D1 #3 Brookfield East
D1 #10 Kaukauna at D1 #4 Neenah
Oak Creek at Kenosha Bradford
D2 #2 Pewaukee at New Berlin Eisenhower
Catholic Memorial at D2 #5 Waukesha West
D2 #8 Monona Grove at DeForest
Oregon at Reedsburg
Somerset at D3 #10 Prescott
D4 #6 New Glarus at Cambridge
Durand-Arkansaw at Colfax
Menominee Indian at Bonduel
Winnebago Lutheran at Kewaskum
D5 #10 McDonell Central at Fall Creek
Almond-Bancroft at Wild Rose

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