Paul VI moves to No. 3, No. 17 Homestead leads three new teams in Super 25 girls basketball rankings

Paul VI moves to No. 3, No. 17 Homestead leads three new teams in Super 25 girls basketball rankings

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Paul VI moves to No. 3, No. 17 Homestead leads three new teams in Super 25 girls basketball rankings

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Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.) moved to No. 4 with a 4-0 week. (Photo: Paul VI Girls Basketball).

Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.) moved to No. 3 with a 4-0 week. (Photo: Paul VI Girls Basketball).

Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.) moved up four spots to No. 3 in the Super 25 girls basketball rankings with four wins last week, including three against solid out-of-state competition. Freshman Ashley Owusu had 24 points Tuesday in a 80-49 defeat of O’Connell (Arlington). She also had 21 points in a 65-38 defeat of Sanford (Hockessin, Del.) in the Art Turner Memorial Tipoff Showcase. The Panthers also had a 17-point game from sophomore Amira Collins in a 72-37 defeat of Spring-Ford (Royersford, Pa.) in the Art Turner Memorial Tipoff.

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Homestead (Fort Wayne, Ind.) broke into the rankings at No. 17 as it improved to 6-0 with a 74-62 defeat of Whitney Young (Chicago) as Karissa McLaughlin had 36 points.

The other new teams are No. 23 Elizabethtown, Ky., and No. 25 South Salem (Salem, Ore). Elizabethtown improved to 2-0 as Erin Boley had 31 points and 17 rebounds in a 74-29 defeat of Nelson County (Bardstown) and 28 points in a 70-30 defeat of Marion County (Lebanon).

South Salem improved to 4-0 as Evina Westbrook had 29 points in a 79-77 defeat of Lewis and Clark (Spokane) in the Dan Fitzgerald Memorial Tournament in Spokane.

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