(Previous poll position in parentheses)
Records through Wednesday
1. Homewood-Flossmoor 8-2 (1)
The Vikings won two games in Cincinnati last weekend and are gearing up for Southwest Suburban Blue play.
2. Marian Catholic 12-3 (2)
The Spartans lost to host Montini at its tournament and are back on the road tonight against North Lawndale Prep in Lake Zurich.
3. Crete-Monee 11-4 (3)
The Warriors had a rough go in the Motor City and play at Mother McAuley on Saturday.
4. T.F. South 10-2 (4)
The Rebels dropped a game at the Bradley-Bourbonnais tourney, but are ready for the second half of the season as they host Ag Science tonight.
5. Beecher 9-4 (5)
The Ladycats have had a long layoff. How will it affect them?
1. Marian Catholic 10-1 (1)
A big win over Thornton for the McDipper title as Tyler Ulis proves he is one of the best guards in the country. They now make a trip up Lake Michigan on Saturday to play Detroit Country Day in Muskegon, Mich.
2. Thornwood 9-4 (2)
The Thunderbirds split at the State Fram Classic and are off until Jan. 10, when they face Andrew.
3. Mount Carmel 10-5 (3)
The Caravan played tough at the Pekin tourney. David Nichols is becoming hard to stop.
4. Thornton 7-4 (NR)
Thornton looked good at the McDipper and seems to be playing together.
5. Bloom Township 8-5 (5)
A venture to Pontiac pushed the Blazing Trojans. Ron Ashlaw's team got a chance to see teams from around the state.