Basketballs (generic)

The Aquinas and Bangor high school basketball programs still have teams ranked first in the by The Associated Press.

The Blugolds have the No. 1 Division 4 girls team, and the Cardinals have the No. 1 Division 5 boys team in polls released Monday evening.

Aquinas (14-0) cemented its spot ahead of No. 2 Melrose-Mindoro (14-0) with a 69-41 win over Division 3 Madison Edgewood. The Blugolds received eight first-place votes to the Mustangs' one.

Bangor's boys (10-0) received all eight first-place votes after winning its last two games by a combined 89 points.

Onalaska's boys (11-1) moved up one spot to No. 5 in Division 2 after beating Central 81-69 last week, and the Red Raiders (11-2) dropped to No. 6. Tomah (9-4) received votes in Division 2, Black River Falls (9-4) received votes in Division 3, and Melrose-Mindoro (8-3) received votes in Division 4.

Onalaska's girls (13-2) remained at No. 5 in Division 2, and Bangor (12-3) fell from No. 5 to No. 6 in Division 5. G-E-T (13-2) received votes in Division 3, and Brookwood (13-0) received votes in Division 4.


Assistant Sports Editor

Todd Sommerfeldt has covered sports for the La Crosse Tribune since 2003 after doing the same previously in the Fox Cities and Rock County.