Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


January 22, 2014

Lady Shoes stay in fourth

EFFINGHAM — The Teutopolis Lady Shoes are the only area team to receive an AP Top 10 ranking after the latest set of polls were released Wednesday.

Teutopolis remained in fourth place in Class 2A after moving to 15-3 last week wins over Flora and St. Joseph-Ogden.

Their counterparts on the boys' side slid out of the poll, after Teutopolis lost twice last week to Mattoon and St. Joseph-Ogden. The Wooden Shoes (10-5) received 10 votes in Class 2A for an unofficial 13th.

Newton also joined them in the 2A poll with one vote, for an unofficial 24th. The Altamont boys received one vote in Class 1A, tied for an unofficial 25th.

Despite moving to 20-0 Tuesday night, the Effingham girls still are unranked, receiving just one vote in Class 3A. That put the Lady Hearts into an unofficial 19th place, tied with two other teams.

Lastly, in Class 1A, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City's Lady Hornerts received one vote, despite a 2-13 record this season.

Class 3A Girls

School     W-L     Pts     Prv

1. Montini (10)     21-1     136     1

2. Joliet Catholic (4)     20-0     130     3

3. Quincy Notre Dame     19-2     93     2

4. Springfield     19-1     92     4

5. Morgan Park     14-2     81     5

6. Morton     17-3     73     8

7. Washington     15-2     36     6

8. Bishop McNamara     14-3     35     7

9. Normal University     15-2     23     9

10. Vernon Hills     13-5     17     NR

Others receiving votes: Champaign Centennial 11. Burlington Central 10. Richwoods 8. Hillcrest 7. Fairbury Prairie Central 5. Breese Mater Dei 5. Coal City 3. Rockford Lutheran 2. Mendota 1. Rochester 1. Effingham 1.

Class 2A Girls

School     W-L     Pts     Prv

1. Champaign St. Thomas More (12)     21-2     138     1

2. Breese Central (2)     21-0     123     2

3. Nashville     18-2     109     3

4. Teutopolis     15-3     94     4

5. Sherrard     21-2     67     5

6. Byron     21-3     47     9

7. Prophetstown     21-2     45     8

8. El Paso-Gridley     12-3     23     6

9. Piasa Southwestern     19-1     21     NR

10. Mt. Carmel     16-4     15     NR

Others receiving votes: Watseka 14. Illini West (Carthage) 13. Carterville 12. Marshall 10. Sullivan 10. Litchfield 8. Clinton 7. Westminster Christian 4. Pana 4. Riverdale 2. Havana 2. Oregon 1.

Class 1A Girls

School     W-L     Pts     Prv

1. Annawan (10)     14-4     109     1

2. Moweaqua Central A&M     16-4     88     3

3. Gilman Iroquois West     18-2     67     2

4. Putnam County     19-1     65     4

5. Brimfield     21-2     59     5

6. Lanark Eastland     17-3     42     7

7. Arcola     15-3     29     9

8. Shiloh     19-3     26     10

9. Calhoun     15-2     23     NR

10. Danville Schlarman     11-7     22     8

Others receiving votes: South Fulton 14. River Ridge 12. Aquin 12. Carrollton 12. Illini Bluffs 8. Goreville 6. Mt. Pulaski 5. Wethersfield 3. Cissna Park 1. Stark County 1. Cowden-Herrick 1.

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