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 Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.

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