Top-ranked Memphis East, No. 2 Montverde Academy rolling in Super 25 rankings

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Top-ranked Memphis East, No. 2 Montverde Academy rolling in Super 25 rankings

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Top-ranked Memphis East, No. 2 Montverde Academy rolling in Super 25 rankings

Memphis East, the No. 1 team in the Super 25 boys basketball rankings, solidified its spot with an impressive 80-54 defeat of then-No. 12 Prolific Prep of Napa Christian (Napa, Calif.) in the Memphis vs. Atlanta Classic in Memphis. The Mustangs (7-0) also defeated Covenant Christian Academy (Loganville, Ga.) 84-66 in the event as James Wiseman had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

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Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) traveled to China, took in the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City and also went to work, going 4-0 for the week at the International Youth Basketball Spectacular in Beijing to improve to 9-0.

Makhi Mitchell had 20 points and 16 rebounds in the Eagles’ 85-50 defeat of Providence Day (Charlotte) in the championship of the International Youth Basketball Spectacular.

There are three new teams in the Super 25 this week: No. 9 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.); No. 12 Oak Ridge (Orlando); and No. 21 Richland, Wash.

IMG’s Ascenders are 6-0 after a 2-0 week. Silvio DeSousa had 28 points and 11 rebounds in a 72-65 defeat of St. John’s College (Washington, D.C.) in the ARS Rescue Rooter Hoopfest in Hyattsville, Md. Jahmius Ramsey had 33 points in a 96-60 defeat of Bishop McNamara (Forestville, Md.) in the ARS Rescue Rooter Hoopfest.

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Oak Ridge is 6-0 as Kaleb Coleman had 21 points in a 73-70 win Sunday vs. then-No. 11 Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.) in the ARS Rescue Rooter Hoopfest.

Richland improved to 5-0, defeating then-No. 15 Wastach Academy (Mount Pleasant, Utah) 67-66 Saturday in the championship of the Vivint Great Western Shootout in Orem, Utah as Cole Northrup had 31 points.

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