Preseason High School Basketball Polls

The preseason basketball polls for this years boys and girls basketball season has officially been released. The Pierre Govs and Lady Govs will get their season started on Friday night as the boys will be at home and the girls on the road. The Sully Buttes Chargers girls team will get their start on Friday night as well at home against Eureka/Bowdle at 7:30 pm.

Boys

Class AA

  1. Aberdeen Central (17)—109
  2. Sioux Falls Lincoln (3)—84
  3. Sioux Falls O’Gorman (3)—62
  4. Harrisburg (1)—52
  5. Sioux Falls Washington—17

Receiving votes: Huron 13, Brandon Valley (1) 10, Rapid City Stevens 7, Yankton 7, Pierre 6, Sturgis 4, Brookings 3, Rapid City Central 1.

Class A

  1. Tea Area (25)—125
  2. Madison—93
  3. Sioux Falls Christian—56
  4. Sioux Valley—35
  5. Tri-Valley—31

Receiving votes: Vermillion 13, St. Thomas More 10, Dell Rapids 8, Chamberlain 2, Pine Ridge 1.

Class B

  1. Bridgewater-Emery (24)—124
  2. Clark/Willow Lake (1)—90
  3. Sully Buttes—57
  4. Irene-Wakonda—39

T-5. Canistota—16

T-5. Langford Area—16

Receiving votes: Colman-Egan 11, Corsica-Stickney 5, Wolsey-Wessington 5, Harding County 3, White River 3, Potter County 2, Warner 1, Arlington 1, Aberdeen Christian 1, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 1.

Girls

Class AA

  1. Aberdeen Central (13)—107
  2. Harrisburg (10)—104
  3. Sioux Falls O’Gorman (2)—52
  4. Sioux Falls Lincoln—47
  5. Brandon Valley—31

Receiving votes: Sioux Falls Roosevelt 16, Rapid City Stevens 11, Pierre 4, Sioux Falls Washington 3.

Class A

  1. St. Thomas More (23)—118
  2. Lennox (1)—89
  3. Hamlin—49
  4. Vermillion—42
  5. Dell Rapids—24

Receiving votes: McCook Central/Montrose 22, Sioux Falls Christian (1) 14, Aberdeen Roncalli7, Madison 5, Flandreau 4, Belle Fourche 1.

Class B

  1. Sully Buttes (15)—92
  2. Warner (7)—79
  3. Avon (1)—63
  4. De Smet—50
  5. Ethan (2)—47

Receiving votes: Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 27, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 6, Hanson 5, New Underwood 5, Deubrook Area 1.