Bishop McNamara (Forestville, Md.) is the top new team in the Super 25 girls basketball rankings at No. 6. The Mustangs improved to 4-0, going 3-0 last week.
McNamara’s Jakia Brown-Turner had 29 points in a 71-52 defeat of Bishop O’Connell (Arlington, Va.) on Tuesday. Brown-Turner had 22 points in a 70-61 win Saturday vs. Miami Country Day (Miami) in the She Got Game Classic in Washington, D.C. Brown-Turner also had 29 points in a 71-59 defeat of then-No. 7 St. Frances Academy (Baltimore).
The other five new teams are also unbeaten: No. 10 Winter Haven, Fla., which is 8-0; No. 21 Montverde (Fla.) Academy, which is 8-0; No. 23 Central Valley (Spokane, Wash.), which is 2-0; No. 24 Southeast Raleigh (Raleigh, N.C.), which is 9-0; and No. 25 Edwardsville, Ill., which is 8-0.
Top-ranked Riverdale (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) had little trouble holding onto its ranking as Brinae Alexander had 19 points in a 69-37 win Saturday vs. William Blount (Maryville) to boost her team’s record to 8-0.