Lady Cyclones remain atop their poll, region rival makes debut

Published 3:50 pm Monday, January 19, 2015

Elizabethton remained atop their throne as the number one team in Tennessee Class AA girls basketball as the polls were released on Monday afternoon. They received all 16 first place votes  after their impressive week, which included a victory over crosstown rival Happy Valley 68-38. They topped off the week with victories at Sullivan North 96-26 on Friday and a defeat of conference foe Unicoi County 73-36 on Saturday.

New to the poll this week is Lady Cyclone region rival Grainger. The Lady Grizzlies enter the poll in the tenth spot with a record of 16-3.

One other area team that is ranked is North Greene in Class A at 10th. They compete in the Watauga Valley Conference with Hampton, Unaka and Cloudland. The Lady Huskies remained in the spot despite a loss to Chuckey-Doak 64-55. They had beaten Unaka earlier in the week 40-34.

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Class AA

Record  Pts Prv

 1. Elizabethton (16)               19-0    160 1

2. CPA                                             16-0    144 2

3. East Nashville                          18-1    123 4

4. Martin Luther King                 15-4    86  8

5. Dyersburg                                  18-2    85  3

6. Livingston Academy              17-5    78  9

7. Upperman                                 19-4    50  7

8. Jackson South Side                 16-4    46  6

9. Murfreesboro Central            16-4    42  5

10. Grainger                                   16-3    27  NR


Those who voted for this week’s poll are: Chattanooga Times Free Press; Cookeville Herald-Citizen; State Gazette (Dyersburg); Elizabethton Star; The Jackson Sun; Johnson City Press; The Knoxville News Sentinel; Marshall County Tribune (Lewisburg); The Tomahawk (Mountain City); The Commercial Appeal (Memphis); Citizen Tribune (Morristown); The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro); The Tennessean (Nashville); The Mountain Press (Sevierville); Union City Daily Messenger; WCMT, Martin.