The Homestead girls fell to No. 5 in the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association poll after suffering their second loss of the season at the Hall of Fame Classic final Friday. The Spartans (16-2) were ranked No. 1 in the state before losing twice during the holiday break.
Warren Central (13-1) returned to the No. 1 spot.
Undefeated Central Noble (15-0) crept up from No. 15 to No. 13. The Cougars will resume their schedule at Garrett on Saturday and play their first game of the NECC tournament on Jan. 9.