Lady Shoes #2 in State in Opening Poll


Published on November 20 2013 9:25 am
Last Updated on November 20 2013 9:25 am
Written by Greg Sapp

The Teutopolis Lady Shoes have lofty expectations after advancing to the super-sectional last season and returning the entire roster this season.

The pollsters agree, making the Lady Shoes the #2 Class 2A rated team in the state in the first poll of the season.  Champaign St. Thomas More is the #1 rated 2A team and received 10 of the 11 first place votes.  Nashville, ranked #4, got the other first place vote.  Breese Central is the #6 team in 2A.

In Class 4A, Edwardsville is the #5 seed.  The Tigers' girls and boys team are perennial favorites.

In Class 3A, Effingham received 11 votes to land as the #13 rated team.  Breese Mater Dei also got votes in the 3A poll.  Lombard Montini is the top-rated 3A team.

In Class 1A, Nokomis is the #2 rated team and Central A&M is the #6 rated squad.  Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran and Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City also got votes in the 1A poll.