The Minnesota Basketball News latest girls rankings have five Big 9 Conference teams among the elite in the state.  Four of them in Class 3A and one in Class 4A.  Red Wing is now #1 in Class 3A with Waseca #2.  Mankato West is #15, Austin #16 and Northfield #20.  Rochester John Marshall has the #20 spot in Class 4A.

Six teams in the South Suburban Conference are in the top 19 in Class 4A.  Unbeaten Hopkins and Wayzata are #1 and #2.  Farmington is #3, Eastview #8, Apple Valley #15, Lakeville North #16, Shakopee #17 and Prior Lake #19.  There are also five teams out of the Hiawatha Valley League ranked.  In Class 1A Goodhue is #3.  In Class 2A Rochester Lourdes is #6, Lake City #17, Stewartville #18 and Zumbrota-Mazeppa #20.

Sauk Centre tops the Class 2A rankings with Roseau #2.  Minnesota River representative Norwood-Young America is #9.  Unbeaten Medford is still in the #10 spot.  Caledonia is #13, Winona Cotter #16.

Undefeated Minneota and Menahga are #1 and #2 in Class 1A.

KDHL will be broadcasting a game Friday that will undoutedly determine the top seed in the Section 1A Tournament.  The Goodhue Wildcats travel to Grand Meadow.  The Super Larks are unbeaten and rated #4 in 1A with Goodhue ranked #3.  Varsity coverage begins 7:00 p.m.

We will also have the Goodhue game Tuesday against Class 2A #20 ranked Zumbrota-Mazeppa on KDHL.  Coverage begins 7:00 p.m.

Goodhue Hoists Section 1A Championship Trophy in 2017.  Photo by Gordy Kosfeld