(Previous poll position in parentheses)
Records through Wednesday
1. Homewood-Flossmoor 9-2 (1)
The Vikings host Joliet West tonight, then it's a trip to Bolingbrook Tuesday for a homecoming for coach Tony Smith and a few Vikings.
2. Marian Catholic 13-3 (2)
Meet them in St. Louis on Saturday for the Prepcast Showdown against Incarnate Word.
3. Crete-Monee 12-5 (3)
The Warriors are coming off a loss to Mother McAuley and played Rich South on Thursday.
4. T.F. South 11-2 (4)
Ninah Bertrand tied the single-game scoring mark with 41 points against Ag Science. A Monday game at Rich East will be a good one.
5. Beecher 9-4 (5)
The Ladycats have had a long layoff, and now it's right into the River Valley Conference schedule.
1. Marian Catholic 11-1 (1)
A big win over Detroit Country Day in Muskegon, Mich., and they host St. Viator tonight, one of the their four losses last year. Then it's off to Paducah, Ky., to play Lausanne, Tenn.
2. Thornwood 9-4 (2)
The Thunderbirds travel to Andrew tonight.
3. Mount Carmel 10-5 (3)
The Caravan travel north to Loyola Academy, then face T.F. North in the Bob Hambric Shootout.
4. Thornton 7-4 (4)
The Wildcats host Lincoln-Way West tonight as they look to a prosperous 2014.
5. Bloom Township 8-5 (5)
Like everyone else, how will a long layoff affect them. Rich South comes to M'Cann Gym tonight for a Southland showdown.