With their winning streak snapped last Friday, the Booneville Bearcats slipped one spot to number 3 in Class 3A.

The Bearcats are also no longer mentioned in the overall Arkansas Sports Media Boys High School Basketball Poll.

CLASS 3A

1. Baptist Prep (14) 24-3 70 1

2. Ashdown 20-1 49 3

3. Booneville 24-2 31 2

4. Valley Springs 29-3 28 4

5. Harding Academy 21-4 13 5t

Others receiving votes: Manila 11, Tuckerman 5, Elkins 2, Drew Central 1.

Trading places with Eureka Springs, Lavaca has moved up one spot, to number 3 in Class 2A.

CLASS 2A

1. White County Central (12) 27-6 66 1

2. Marked Tree (1) 18-3 46 2

3. Lavaca 22-4 28 4

4. Eureka Springs (1) 28-5 27 3

5. England 21-5 19 5

Others receiving votes: Earle 9, Bay 5, Dierks 5, Lafayette County 3, Quitman 2.

County Line, the team responsible for stopping the Bearcat winning streak actually dropped in the Class 1A poll, from tied for number 4 to number 5.

CLASS 1A

1. Izard County (14) 33-4 70 1

2. Dermott 29-3 55 2

3. Kirby 29-5 39 3

4. Nevada 24-4 20 4t

5. County Line 25-5 15 4t

Others receiving votes: Calico Rock 4, Hillcrest 3, Ridgefield Christian 2, Timbo 1, New School 1.

The sportswriters still have Charleston number 1 in the girls 3A poll and the Lady Tigers received 3 points in the overall poll, good enough for 14th.

CLASS 3A

1. Charleston (11) 23-1 66 1

2. Hoxie (2) 23-2 52 3

3. Mountain View 21-4 44 2

4. Valley Springs (1) 26-7 14 4

5. Riverview 20-5 10 5

Others receiving votes: Two Rivers 9, Atkins 7, Lamar 3, Trumann 3, Harding Academy 1, Helena-West Helena 1.

In class 2A Danville got one first place vote and moved up one spot to number 3.

CLASS 2A

1. Melbourne (9) 21-4 62 1t

2. Bigelow (4) 25-2 51 1t

3. Danville (1) 24-2 34 4

4. Quitman 22-6 28 3

5. Riverside 29-5 17 –

Others receiving votes: Earle 15, Junction City 2, Marmaduke 1.