Basketball

The Mt. Carmel Lady Aces are ranked 9th in the latest Associated Press Class 2A basketball poll.

Mt. Carmel (12-2), received 24 votes from the 13 statewide media members who cast votes. The Lady Aces were not ranked in the pre-season poll, issued in late November.
Champaign St. Thomas More (15-2) is No. 1, missing being a unanimous selection by one vote. Teutopolis (12-2) is second, followed by Breese Central (12-0), Nashville (10-1) and Sherrard (11-1).
Marshall, the team that gave Mt. Carmel its' first loss in November, did receive votes, but not enough to land a spot in the top 10.

In the boys Class 2A poll, Mt. Carmel (8-5) did not receive enough votes to land a spot in the top 10.

Girls
AP Class 2A poll
School                         W-L  PtsPrv
1. St.Th.More (12)       15-2  129   1
2. Teutopolis               12-2      104   2
3. Breese Cent. (1)      12-0        95  6
4. Nashville                 10-1        76  4
5. Sherrard                  11-1   65  --
6. El Paso-Gridley        11-2   44  3
7. Watseka                  13-2   34  5
8. Prophetstown           17-2       31  --
9. Mt. Carmel               12-2       24 --
10. Litchfield              9-2       20  7
  Others receiving votes: Clinton 18, Carterville 16, Piasa Southwestern 11, Illini West 10, Sullivan 10, Bloomington Central Catholic 9, Marshall 7, Havana 5, Oregon 5, Riverton 1, Carlyle 1.

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