MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley takes top spot from JC

The Shelby Valley Wildcats swept three opponents this past week in the Hi-Tech Signs/Graphix Tournament played at Prestonsburg, vaulting Coach Jim Hicks’ squad into the No. 1 spot in the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 boys basketball poll released on Monday.

Johnson Central, now 4-2, is second, followed by Chapmanville (3-1) in the No. 3 position.

Prestonsburg, with a 6-1 record, is fourth while Mingo Central (3-0) is fifth, followed by Man (3-0) at No. 6.

Lawrence County (6-4) rounds out the poll at No. 7.

Teams receiving votes this week include Betsy Layne (5-2).

Super 7 boys basketball poll

  1. Shelby Valley (7-2)
  2. Johnson Central (4-2)
  3. Chapmanville (3-1)
  4. Prestonsburg (6-1)
  5. Mingo Central (3-0)
  6. Man (3-0)
  7. Lawrence County (6-4)

Receiving votes: Betsy Layne (5-3).