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B-E boys, Ethan girls ranked No. 1 in preseason media basketball poll

Bridgewater-Emery's Jamin Arend (2) drives to the basket against Gregory last season at the Corn Palace. The Huskies are No. 1 in the preseason South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll. (Ryan Deal / Republic)

Preseason South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll

Teams are ranked by points received. First-place votes are listed in parentheses.

Boys

Class AA

1. Yankton (16)—95

2. O'Gorman (4)—71

3. Brandon Valley—43

4. Stevens—33

5. Lincoln—32

Receiving votes: Washington 8, Huron 7, Harrisburg 6, Roosevelt 4, Aberdeen Central 1.

Class A

1. Tea Area (19)—99

2. SF Christian (1)—79

3. Pine Ridge—46

4. Red Cloud—23

5. St. Thomas More—21

Receiving votes: Sioux Valley 13, Parker 8, Madison 4, Dell Rapids 3, Canton 2, Miller 1, Lennox 1.

Class B

1. Bridgewater-Emery (16)—92

2. Clark/Willow Lake (2)—73

3. White River—57

4. Sully Buttes (2)—41

5. Timber Lake—30

Receiving votes: De Smet 2, Colome 1, Irene-Wakonda 1, Aberdeen Christian 1, Kimball/White Lake 1, Dell Rapids St. Mary 1

Girls

Class AA

1. O'Gorman (13)—89

2. Brandon Valley (2)—61

3. Lincoln (1)—44

4. Harrisburg—42

5. Stevens (1)—30

Receiving votes: Aberdeen Central (3) 26, Washington 4, Rapid City Central 3, Brookings 1.

Class A

1. St. Thomas More (17)—93

2. Lennox (3)—63

3. Winner—45

4. SF Christian—31

5. Miller—23

Receiving votes: Aberdeen Roncalli 21, Hamlin 9, Dell Rapids 5, Vermillion 5, Crow Creek 2, McCook Central/Montrose 2, Pine Ridge 1.

Class B

1. Ethan (6)—78

2. Warner (7)—77

3. Castlewood (6)—69

4. Tripp-Delmont/Armour (1)—33

5. Avon—12

Receiving votes: De Smet 9, Sully Buttes 6, White River 5, Corsica-Stickney 4, Faith 3, Hanson 2, Irene-Wakonda 2.