The Aquinas girls and Bangor boys basketball teams are still in the top spots of this week’s state rankings released by The Associated Press.

Bangor's Garrett Krueger

Bangor's Garrett Krueger drives against Cashton's Brett Butzler during the first half of a Scenic Bluffs Conference game this season. The Cardinals are ranked first in Division 5 by The Associated Press.

The Blugolds (15-0) are holding off No. 2 Melrose-Mindoro (16-0) in Division 4, while the Cardinals (12-0) maintained their advantage on No. 2 Marshfield Columbus (12-2) in Division 5 heading into Monday’s matchup with G-E-T (8-5).

Onalaska (13-1) is still fourth and Central (13-2) fifth in the Division 2 boys poll. The Red Raiders, who lost to the Hilltoppers this season, play a big game at Division 2 Stoughton (received votes) on Tuesday.

Black River Falls (12-4) just missed out on the top 10 in Division 3 boys and received five voting points.

Onalaska’s girls (14-2), who play at Aquinas on Friday, are still fifth in Division 2, and G-E-T (14-2) made its debut in Division 3 at the No. 10 spot. West Salem (13-5) also received votes in Division 3, and Brookwood (14-0) received votes in Division 4.

Bangor’s girls (13-3) moved up from No. 6 to No. 5 in Division 5.

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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.