Wyoming High School Boys Basketball Rankings: January 22nd, 2014
A good portion of teams ranked by the coaches and media at the beginning of the season, are still in the top 5, entering the second half of the season.
In the 4A ranks, there is some confusion on what team is ranked where behind the top 2, heading into conference play. Kelly Walsh and Gillette remain on top. East and Sheridan tie for #3 and Riverton and Rock Springs tie for #5. The latter 2 will resolve that issue this Friday in Rock Springs. There was a schedule change for this weekend. Originally KW and Natrona were scheduled to be home vs. Green River and Evanston, but now things have been reversed and both Casper teams will be on the road to southwest Wyoming.
A couple of spots were changed around in 3A. Cody is the unanimous #1, heading into this weekend's game home vs. arch-rival Powell. Rawlins jumps over Lander for #2, by 2 votes, thus bumping the Tigers to #3. Wheatland takes the #4 ranking away from Douglas, which moves the Bearcats to #5. Not much excitement is on the schedule this weekend, as far as ranked team vs. ranked team is concerned.
The top 5 in 2A are in tact, with one change. Wyoming Indian remains the unanimous #1, and #5 Big Piney is looking forward to hosting the Chiefs this weekend. It's a chance for the Punchers to prove if they are for real. Meanwhile, Lusk moves up #2 ahead of Greybull, who is now at #3, and Moorcroft remains at #4.
One new team has entered the 1A top 5. Cokeville claims the #4 ranking, after an impressive win at former #5 Encampment last week. The Panthers are on the road again this weekend at #5 Little Snake River. Elsewhere, Burlington is the unanimous #1, Guernsey-Sunrise is the unanimous #2, and Upton holds at #3. Unranked Kaycee has a great chance to prove themselves this weekend, because they have #3 and #2 back-to-back at home.