Prep Polls: De Smet's basketball teams, Sioux Valley's boys remain ranked this week

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De Smet's Damon Wilkinson dunks the basketball Saturday during a win over White River in the Hanson Corn Palace Classic at Mitchell. The top-rated Bulldogs beat No. 2 White River and both teams held their same positions in Class B in this week's South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll.
De Smet's Damon Wilkinson dunks the basketball Saturday during a win over White River in the Hanson Corn Palace Classic at Mitchell. The top-rated Bulldogs beat No. 2 White River and both teams held their same positions in Class B in this week's South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll.

De Smet’s boys and girls and Sioux Valley’s boys continued to be ranked in this week’s South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll.

De Smet (11-1) is still the unanimous No. 1 team in Class B boys. Sioux Valley (9-2) moved up a spot to No. 4 in Class A boys this week.

De Smet’s girls (12-1) remain No. 5 in Class B.

Hamlin’s girls (7-2) also received votes this week in Class A

High School Basketball

The South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll for the week of Jan. 24 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are listed in parentheses.

Class AA Boys

1. SF Roosevelt (21) 9-0 105 1

2. SF O’Gorman 10-2 84 2

3. Mitchell 9-2 60 3

4. SF Washington 5-3 31 RV

5. SF Jefferson 6-5 18 NR

Receiving votes: Aberdeen Central 8, Harrisburg 5, Sioux Falls Lincoln 3, Brandon Valley 1.

Class A Boys

1. Dakota Valley (20) 11-0 104 1

2. St. Thomas More 9-1 73 2

3. Winner 10-0 65 3

4. Sioux Valley 9-2 40 5

5. Flandreau (1) 11-1 24 RV

Receiving votes: Tea Area 9.

Class B Boys

1. De Smet (21) 11-1 105 1

2. White River 7-2 74 2

3. Lower Brule 8-1 72 3

4. Aberdeen Christian 9-2 43 4

5. Platte-Geddes 5-3 7 5

Receiving votes: Potter County 6, Viborg-Hurley 4, Timber Lake 4.

Class AA Girls

1. SF O’Gorman (20) 9-1 104 1

2. SF Washington 9-1 82 2

3. Brandon Valley (1) 9-1 63 3

4. RC Stevens 10-1 41 4

5. RC Central 9-1 25 5

Class A Girls

1. Wagner (20) 10-0 104 1

2. West Central (1) 12-1 83 2

3. Flandreau 9-1 57 3

4. Dakota Valley 11-1 34 4

5. St. Thomas More 8-3 13 5

Receiving votes: Lakota Tech 11, Parkston 6, Red Cloud 6, Hamlin (7-2) 1.

Class B Girls

1. Roncalli (20) 10-0 104 1

2. Corsica-Stickney (1) 11-2 84 2

3. Aberdeen Christian 10-0 60 3

4. White River 8-2 38 4

5. De Smet 12-1 17 5

Receiving votes: Viborg-Hurley 9, Colman-Egan 2, Wall 1.

This article originally appeared on Watertown Public Opinion: Prep Polls: De Smet's basketball teams, Sioux Valley's boys remain ranked this week

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