Yakima men and Lane women top initial 2010-11 basketball polls

12/01/2010 17:30

Vancouver, WA -- Here are the latest rankings in the Horizon Air / Coaches Poll. The Yakima Valley Yaks (4-0) have made the biggest impression on conference coaches collecting five of eight first place votes to top the men's rankings. The Whatcom Orcas followed at #2, 13 pts behind the Yaks while the Tacoma Titans and Spokane Sasquatch also shared the final three first place votes to enter the poll at #3 & #4.

On the women's side, the Lane Titans were selected by seven of the eight voters to top Southern Region rival #2 Clackamas Cougars by a distant 25 pts. East Region rivals Walla Walla Warriors and Columbia Basin Hawks round out the top four. The Warriors, defending league champions, took the final top vote from the women's pollsters.

Men's Basketball (prev poll)
1. Yakima Valley (-)
2. Whatcom (-)
3. Tacoma (-)|
4 . Spokane (-)
Complete poll

Women's Basketball (prev poll)
1. Lane (-)
2. Clackamas (-)
3. Walla Walla (-)
4. Columbia Basin (-)
Complete poll