Rick Armstrong’s Aurora-Elgin area boys basketball rankings and player of the week

Despite suffering its first loss of the season, Waubonsie Valley holds onto the top spot, while Geneva moves into the rankings. Burlington Central’s Myles Lowe is the player of the week.

Top 10

With records through Monday and previous rankings in parentheses.

1. Waubonsie Valley 23-1 (1)

Despite career-high 31 points from Tyreek Coleman, Warriors’ record streak ends vs. Bolingbrook.

2. Oswego East 16-9 (4)

Noah Mason scores 17 points as Wolves return to top spot in the Southwest Prairie West.

3. Metea Valley 17-9 (5)

Alex Danehl scores 18 points in big road win at Neuqua Valley, followed by OT loss to Romeoville.

4. Yorkville 16-10 (2)

Busy week for Foxes, who split four games and fall into battle for third place in conference.

5. West Aurora 17-9 (3)

Senior guard Jordan Brooks stays hot, scores 31 points in 75-51 win over Plainfield South.

6. Kaneland 20-4 (7)

Freddy Hassan tallies 28 points in 70-41 rout of Morris. Knights take half-game lead in conference.

7. Batavia 16-8 (6)

Jax Abalos hits seven 3-pointers and scores 28 points in 54-51 win over Wheaton North in OT.

8. Burlington Central 18-9 (8)

Wins over McHenry and Oswego sandwich tough 73-68 loss to Huntley in triple overtime.

9. Aurora Christian 17-6 (9)

Cameron Morel picks up NCAA Division III offer from St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota.

10. Geneva 13-12 (NR)

Vikings’ 46-36 win avenges earlier loss to Batavia, highlights resounding 2-0 weekend.

Player of the Week

Myles Lowe, a 6-foot-7 senior forward, averaged 16 points and 5.3 rebounds in three games for Burlington Central. That included scoring a team-high 24 points in a 73-68 Fox Valley Conference loss to Huntley.