QC Prep Basketball Power Poll -- How they fared, Week 10-2013/14

Posted Online: March 06, 2014, 12:45 am
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By Steve Tappa, stappa@qconline.com
-- These local media rankings are determined on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a second-place vote receiving 9 points, and so on. Presented by The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, WQAD-TV 8, Mediacom's MC22, WFXN-AM 1230's Quad Cities Radio Group, Aledo's WRMJ-FM 102.3, Kewanee-based Regional Media, the Kewanee Star-Courier and QCSportsNet. Records through Thursday. The final girls' rankings were released Feb. 20.

Rank. Team (Rec.): Fared

1. Rockridge (28-0): Beat No. 9 Kewanee, 75-57 Wednesday in the 2A Sherrard Regional championship; Beat No. 6 Monmouth-Roseville, 76-51 in the 2A Stanford Olympia Sectional semifinals.

2. Bettendorf (22-1): Beat Davenport West, 62-24 Friday (semifinals) and Beat Davenport Central, 59-38 Tuesday (finals) in Iowa's 4A Substate 5.

3. North Scott (21-2): Beat Pleasant Valley, 60-31 Friday (semifinals) and Lost to Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 46-43 Tuesday (finals) in Iowa 4A's Substate 4; SEASON OVER.

4. Rock Island (18-8): Beat No. 10 Moline, 64-56 Friday; Beat No. 10 Moline, 62-42 Wednesday in the 4A Rock Island Regional semifinals.

5. Wethersfield (30-2): Beat Galva, 61-51 Friday in the 1A Abingdon-Avon Regional championship; Beat state-rated Brimfield, 48-45 Tuesday in the 1A Brimfield Sectional semifinals.

6. Monmouth-Roseville (22-5): Beat Macomb, 62-61 (overtime) Friday in the 2A Macomb Regional championship; Lost to No. 1 Rockridge, 76-51 in the 2A Stanford Olympia Sectional semifinals; SEASON OVER.

7. Sterling Newman (28-2): Beat No. 11 Fulton, 67-54 Friday in the 2A Morrison Regional championship; Beat Seneca, 54-39 Wednesday in the 2A Bureau Valley Sectional semifinals.

8. Central DeWitt (21-3): Beat Benton Community, 58-47 Monday in Iowa 3A's Substate 5 championship.

9. Kewanee (21-7): Lost to No. 1 Rockridge, 75-57 Wednesday in the 2A Sherrard Regional championship; SEASON OVER.

10. Moline (16-14): Lost at No. 4 Rock Island, 64-56 Friday; Lost to No. 4 Rock Island, 62-42 Wednesday in the 4A Rock Island Regional semifinals; SEASON OVER.


11. Fulton (21-10): Lost to No. 7 Sterling Newman, 67-54 Friday in the 2A Morrison Regional championship; SEASON OVER.

12. Galesburg (22-10): Beat United Township, 68-58 Friday; Beat Geneseo, 66-45 Tuesday in the 3A Geneseo Regional semifinals.

13. Ridgewood (16-12): SEASON OVER.

14. Bureau Valley (20-12): Lost Seneca, 59-54 Friday in the 2A Princeton Regional championship; SEASON OVER.


NR. Pleasant Valley (14-9): Lost at No. 3 North Scott, 60-31 Friday in Iowa 4A's Substate 4 semifinals; SEASON OVER.

NR. Davenport Central (13-10): Beat Muscatine, 68-62 Friday (semis) but lost to No. 1 Bettendorf, 59-38 Tuesday in Iowa 4A's Substate 5 semifinals; SEASON OVER.

NR. Clinton (13-9): SEASON OVER.


Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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