New Arkansas Sports Media Basketball Polls released (1/11/21)

New Arkansas Sports Media Basketball Polls released (1/11/21)

Following is the Overall Top 10 boys high school basketball teams in Arkansas and the top five in Classes 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A as voted by a panel of sports media from around the state for the week ending January 9. Ranking is given with first-place votes received, records, total points and last week’s rankings:

OVERALL

1. Magnolia (10) 9-0 159 2

2. LR Central (1) 11-3 151 3

3. North Little Rock (2) 7-1 141 1

4. Marion 9-1 135 4

5. Bryant (5) 10-0 108 7

6. Bentonville 8-1 64 8

7. Fayetteville 11-2 59 9

8. LR Parkview 6-2 58 5

9. LR Mills 7-2 41 6

10. Maumelle 10-2 28 NR

Others receiving votes: Springdale 17, Jonesboro 11, Sylvan Hills 9, LR Christian 8, Viola 1.

CLASS 6A

1. LR Central (9) 11-3 81 2

2. North Little Rock (4) 7-1 66 1

3. Bryant (5) 10-0 56 3

4. Bentonville 8-1 34 4

5. Fayetteville 11-2 25 5

Others receiving votes: Springdale 8.

CLASS 5A

1. Marion (18) 9-1 90 1

2. LR Parkview 6-2 63 2

3. Maumelle 10-2 47 4

4. Jonesboro 6-3 29 3

5. Sylvan Hills 10-2 22 5

Others receiving votes: LR Christian 19.

CLASS 4A

1. Magnolia (18) 9-0 90 1

2. LR Mills 7-2 68 2

3. Blytheville 13-2 58 3

4. Southside Batesville 9-0 19 5

5. Ozark 12-2 9 NR

Others receiving votes: Brookland 8, Morrilton 8, Monticello 8, Dardanelle 2..

CLASS 3A

1. Dumas (14) 7-1 86 2

2. Mayflower (4) 9-1 64 1

3. Manila 10-3 54 3

4. Osceola 6-3 41 5

5. Pangburn 14-6 12 4

Others receiving votes: Bergman 5, Clinton 3, Rivercrest 3, Corning 1, Valley Springs 1..

CLASS 2A

1. Marianna (14) 4-0 84 1

2. Caddo Hills (3) 16-2 72 2

3. England (1) 2-1 46 3

4. Flippin 15-4 38 5

5. Earle 2-0 15 NR

Others receiving votes: Tuckerman 10, Dierks 4, Acorn 1, Melbourne 1.

CLASS 1A

1. Viola (18) 20-2 90 1

2. Nevada 9-3 57 4

3. West Side Greers Ferry 12-4 47 3

4. Izard County 13-4 44 2

5. Bradley10-1 18 5

Others receiving votes: New School 7, Ridgefield Christian 4, Clarendon 3.

Following is the Overall Top 10 girls high school basketball teams in Arkansas and the top five in Classes 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A as voted by a panel of sports media from around the state for the week ending January 9. Ranking is given with first-place votes received, records, total points and previous rankings:

OVERALL

1. Bentonville (7) 7-2 161 1

2. Conway (1) 10-2 152 2

3. FS Northside (7) 12-1 144 3

4. Batesville (3) 12-0 129 4

5. Melbourne 13-1 116 5

6. Greenwood 7-3 101  6

7. LR Christian 10-1 72 7

8. Vilonia 12-1 43 10

9. North Little Rock  8-4 28 8

10. Harrison 9-0 22 NR

Others receiving votes: Farmington 7, Fayetteville 5, Lake Hamilton 5, Jonesboro 2, Bergman 2, Viola 1.

CLASS 6A

1. Bentonville (8)  7-2  76 1

2. FS Northside (8)  12-1 70 3

(tie) Conway (2)  10-2 70 2

4. North Little Rock 8-4 32 4

5. Fayetteville 6-5 18 NR

Others receiving votes: Rogers 3, Bryant 1.

CLASS 5A

1. Batesville (15) 12-0 87 1

2. Greenwood (3) 7-3 73 2

3. LR Christian 10-1 52 3

4. Vilonia 12-1 34  4

5. Lake Hamilton 9-3 15 5

Others receiving votes: Jonesboro 7, Paragould 1, Greenbrier 1

CLASS 4A

1. Harrison (13)  9-0 84  2

2. Farmington (2) 9-3 70 1

3. Star City (3) 12-3 46 3

4. Mena 9-0 27 5

5. Nashville 11-3 20 4

Others receiving votes: Shiloh Christian 12, Southside Batesville 5, Fountain Lake 3, Pea Ridge 3

CLASS 3A

1. Bergman (9) 21-1 76 2

2. Mountain View (5) 7-2 59 3

3. Valley Springs (2) 14-5  50 1

4. Dover (1) 12-0 42 4

5. Lamar (1) 7-1 26 4

Others receiving votes: Central Arkansas Christian 6, Atkins 5, Cossatot River 4, Hoxie 2.

CLASS 2A

1. Melbourne (18) 13-1  90 1

2. Tuckerman 15-1 68 2

3. Des Arc  8-0 62 3

4. Marmaduke 15-4 23  4

5. Acorn 13-3 16  5

Others receiving votes: Salem 6, Flippin 5, Cotter 4.

CLASS 1A

1. Viola (18) 18-2 90 1

2. Mount Vernon-Enola 14-2 68 2

3. Emerson 10-2 40 3

4. Kirby 9-4 38 4

5. Norfork 13-5 15 NR

Others receiving votes: Wonderview 11, West Side Greers Ferry 6, Ouachita 2.

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