USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2017 – 18 Week 14

Girls Basketball Rankings

1

Mitty

San Jose, CA 27 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous ranking (PR): 1. Results: Haley Jones had 20 points in a 76-62 defeat of Pinewood (Los Altos Hills) in the championship of the Central Coast Section Open Division. Jones had 26 points in a 72-45 defeat of Eastside College Prep (East Palo Alto) in the division semifinal.

2

Christ the King

Middle Village, NY 26 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Results: Won the Catholic High Schools Athletic Association Brooklyn-Queens AA title, holding St. Francis Prep (Fresh Meadows) to 13 first-half points in a 53-43 win. Defeated Archbishop Molloy (Queens) 55-39 in a Brooklyn-Queens semifinal.

3

Saint Mary's-Stockton

Stockton, CA 27 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Results: Ariel Johnson had 26 points in a 71-48 defeat of Folsom in the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I championship. Aquira DeCosta had 30 points in a 92-42 defeat of Edison (Stockton) in a Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I semifinal.

4

Riverdale

Murfreesboro, TN 33 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Results: Brinae Alexander had 17 points in a 78-38 defeat of East Hamilton (Ooltewah) in a AAA sectional. Alasia Hayes had 22 points in a 70-47 defeat of Blackman (Murfreesboro) in the Region 4AAA championship.

5

Saint John's

Washington, DC 32 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Results: Azzi Fudd had 22 points in a 65-40 defeat of Georgetown Visitation (Washington) in the District of Columbia State Athletic Association championship. Fudd had 31 points in an 83-66 defeat of Anacostia in a DCSAA semifinal. Fudd had 20 points in a 66-28 defeat of Washington Latin (Washington) in a DCSAA quarterfinal.

6

Centennial

Las Vegas, NV 29 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 6. Result: Four-time defending 4A champion.

7

Paul VI

Fairfax, VA 31 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 8. Results: Mimi Collins had 18 points in a 51-50 defeat of Bishop Ireton (Alexandria) in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Div. I championship. Collins had 24 points in a 53-35 defeat of Bishop O’Connell (Arlington) in a VISAA Div. I semifinal. Elizabeth Thibodeau had 10 points in an 81-44 defeat of St. Catherine’s School (Richmond) in a VISAA Div. I quarterfinal.

8

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy

Chattanooga, TN 25 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Result: National Association of Christian Athletes national champion.

9

Central Valley

Veradale, WA 27 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 12. Results: Lacie Hull had 19 points in a 70-39 defeat of Woodinville in the 4A state championship. Lacie Hull had 13 points in a 51-33 defeat of Moses Lake in a 4A semifinal. Lexie Hull had 18 points in a 61-16 defeat of Kentlake in state 4A quarterfinal.

10

Riverdale Baptist

Upper Marlboro, MD 23 - 5 - 0

Result: PR: 10. Result: National Independent School champion.

11

Holy Innocents

Atlanta, GA 29 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 11. Results: Jillian Hollingshead had 18 points and nine rebounds in a 51-32 defeat of Stratford Academy (Macon) in a Class A semifinal. Kennedy Suttle had 18 points in an 86-49 defeat of Christian Heritage (Dalton) in a Class A quarterfinal.

12

Southeast Raleigh

Raleigh, NC 30 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 13. Results: Anya Poole had 16 points and 18 rebounds in a 55-39 defeat of Laney (Wilmington) in a 4A semifinal. Tamia Davis had 19 points in a 77-53 defeat of Green Hope (Cary) in a 4A quarterfinal.

13

Princess Anne

Virginia Beach, VA 24 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 14. Result: Brianna Jackson had 26 points and 18 rebounds in a 73-49 defeat of Bird (Chesterfield) in a Class 5 quarterfinal.

14

Eastview

Apple Valley, MN 28 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Results: Mariah Alipate had 19 points in a 61-39 defeat of Hastings in a Section 3-AAAA semifinal. Alipate and Megan Walstad each had 15 points in a 63-24 defeat of Eagan in a section quarterfinal.

15

Winter Haven

Winter Haven, FL 32 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 18. Results: Zakiyah Franklin had 20 points in a 56-45 defeat of Nova (Davie) in the 8A state championship. It was the Blue Devils’ third consecutive state title. Franklin had 19 points in a 54-29 defeat of Lincoln (Tallahassee) in an 8A semifinal.

16

Montverde Academy

Montverde, FL 19 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 16. Result: Idle.

17

Southridge

Beaverton, OR 25 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Results: Natalie Hoff had 26 points in a 70-54 defeat of Canby in a 6A second-round tournament game. Cameron Brink had 29 points in an 84-23 defeat of Douglas (Portland) in the first round of the 6A state tournament.

18

North Allegheny

Wexford, PA 25 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 20. Results: Lizzy Groetsch and Piper Morningstar each had 18 points in a 79-48 defeat of Peters Township (McMurray) in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League 6A championship. Madelyn Fischer had eight points and seven rebounds in a 34-20 defeat of Mount Lebanon (Pittsburgh) in a WPIAL 6A semifinal.

19

Amarillo

Amarillo, TX 40 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Ashlyn Milton had 17 points in a 59-54 defeat of then-No. 22 Mansfield Timberview (Arlington) in the 5A state championship.

20

Manasquan

Manasquan, NJ 27 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 21. Results: Lola Mullaney had 23 points, passing 1,000 for her career, in a 70-42 defeat of Holmdel in a Central Jersey Group II semifinal. Dara Mabrey had 29 points, passing 2,000 for her career, in a 79-23 defeat of Matawan (Aberdeen) in a Central Jersey Group II quarterfinal. Faith Masonius had 17 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in a 79-26 defeat of Bordentown in a Central Jersey Group II first-round playoff.

21

Westridge Academy

Kernersville, NC 29 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 23. Result: Idle.

22

Geneva

Geneva, IL 31 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Maddy Yelle had 10 points and Stephanie Hart hit a jump shot to give her team a 28-26 defeat of Montini Catholic (Lombard) in the 4A state championship. It was the Vikings’ second consecutive state title.

23

Timberview

Arlington, TX 40 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 22. Results: Lost 59-54 to Amarillo in the 5A state championship. Lauryn Thompson had 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 62-43 defeat of Tivy (Kerrville) in 5A semifinal.

24

Regis Jesuit

Aurora, CO 23 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Avery Vansickle had 12 points in a 57-43 defeat of Horizon (Thornton) in a 5A quarterfinal.

25

Strafford

Strafford, MO 30 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Kayley Frank had 25 points in an 85-40 defeat of Licking in a Class 3 quarterfinal. The Indians have won 80 consecutive games.

The Super 25 rankings are compiled by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley, based on results, tradition, quality of players and strength of schedule. Next rankings: March 13. Results are through March 5 games. Dropped out: No. 7 Edwardsville, Ill.; No. 19 Mesquite, Gilbert, Ariz.; No. 24 St. John Vianney, Holmdel, N.J.; No. 25 Bartlesville, Okla.