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No preseason love from the IGHSAU for CCA or Liberty

North Scott and City High are No.1 in preseason basketball rankings

NORTH LIBERTY– The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) released its 2019-20 preseason girls basketball rankings on Friday, Nov. 22, for all five classes.
Neither Class 4A Clear Creek Amana (CCA), nor 5A Liberty High made it into the listing of the top-15 teams across the state.
North Scott (22-3 last season) took the top spot in 4A with WaMaC Conference foes Marion and Center Point-Urbana (CPU) in at second and third respectively (23-2, 24-2). The Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC)’s CR Xavier took the fifth spot with a 14-9 record from last season. The Creek Girls finished at 11-8.
Iowa City High was given the top spot in 5A with a 19-3 showing last season, followed by West Des Moines Dowling Catholic (17-9), and Johnston (22-3). MVC foe Cedar Falls took the No. 4 spot with a 19-2 showing while the Iowa City West High Women of Troy were in the 12th spot carrying a 7-4 record into the season.
The Bolts finished at 3-17.
The IGHSAU’s first regular season rankings will be released on Thursday, Dec. 5, and then weekly thereafter throughout the season.

Class 4A
Ranking School 2018-2019 record
1 North Scott 22-3
2 Marion 23-2
3 Center Point-Urbana 24-2
4 Ballard 20-3
5 Cedar Rapids Xavier Catholic 14-9
6 Glenwood 18-5
7 Gilbert 16-6
8 Waverly-Shell Rock 20-3
9 Dallas Center-Grimes 16-7
10 Lewis Central 17-4
11 Central DeWitt 16-5
12 Maquoketa 14-8
13 Mason City 16-9
14 Bondurant-Farrar 12-10
15 Boone 13-0

Class 5A
Ranking School 2018-2019
1 Iowa City, City High 19-3
2 West Des Moines Dowling Catholic 17-8
3 Johnston 22-3
4 Cedar Falls 19-2
5 West Des Moines Valley 20-5
6 Southeast Polk 21-4
7 Ankeny Centennial 15-8
8 Waukee 18-5
9 Urbandale 13-10
10 Cedar Rapids Prairie 18-4
11 Ames 11-11
12 Iowa City West High 17-4
13 Cedar Rapids Washington 16-6
14 Waterloo West 13-9
15 Bettendorf 16-7