2017 – 18 Week 15
Girls Basketball Rankings
San Jose, CA 28 - 0 - 0
Result: Previous ranking (PR): 1. Result: Haley Jones had 25 points and 20 rebounds in a 62-25 defeat of Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland) in the first round of the state Open Division playoffs.
Christ the King
Middle Village, NY 28 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 2. Results: Kaelynn Satterfield had 25 points in a 74-48 defeat of Cardinal O’Hara (Tonawanda) winner in the state Catholic High School Athletic Association AA championship. Defeated Cardinal Spellman (Bronx) 60-34 in a CHSAA AA semifinal.
Stockton, CA 27 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 3. Result: Aquira DeCosta had 15 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and three steals in a 66-37 defeat of Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) in the first round of the state Open Division playoffs.
Murfreesboro, TN 36 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: 4. Results: Aislynn Hayes had 19 points in a 77-50 defeat of Houston (Germantown) in the AAA state championship. It was the Warriors’ third consecutive state title. Amanda Whittington had 20 points in a 77-59 defeat of Bearden (Knoxville) in a AAA semifinal. Brinae Alexander had 22 points in a 77-50 AAA quarterfinal defeat of Ravenwood (Brentwood).
Washington, DC 32 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 5. Result: District of Columbia State Athletic Association and Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champions.
Las Vegas, NV 29 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: 6. Result: Four-time defending 4A champion.
Fairfax, VA 31 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: 8. Result: Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Div. I champion.
Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
Chattanooga, TN 25 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 9. Result: National Association of Christian Athletes national champion.
Veradale, WA 27 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 12. Result: 4A state champion.
Upper Marlboro, MD 23 - 5 - 0
Result: PR: 10. Result: National Independent School champion.
Virginia Beach, VA 26 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: 13. Results: Jasha Clinton had 17 points in a 61-45 defeat of Edison (Alexandria) in the Class 5 championship. It is the Cavaliers’ fifth consecutive state title. Brianna Jackson had 20 points and 14 rebounds in a 79-48 defeat of Highland Springs in a Class 5 semifinal.
Apple Valley, MN 29 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 14. Result: Macy Guebert had 14 points in a 40-25 defeat of Apple Valley in the Section 3, 4A championship.
Winter Haven, FL 32 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: 15. Result: Three-time consecutive 8A state champion.
Montverde, FL 19 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: 16. Result: Idle.
Beaverton, OR 28 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: 17. Results: Maggie Freeman had 12 points in a 46-27 defeat of Benson Tech (Portland)-Beaverton winner in the 6A state championship. It was the Skyhawks’ second consecutive state title. Cameron Brink had 16 points in a 54-38 defeat of West Linn in a 6A semifinal. Brink had 14 rebounds and nine points in a 57-42 defeat of Clackamas in a 6A quarterfinal.
Wexford, PA 26 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 18. Result: Piper Moringstar had 18 points in a 46-21 defeat of Upper St. Clair in the PIAA 6A playoffs.
Amarillo, TX 40 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 19. Result: 5A state champion.
Manasquan, NJ 30 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 20. Results: Dara Mabrey had 35 points in a 95-79 defeat of Newark Tech in the Group 2 state championship. Mabrey had 21 points in a 63-41 defeat of Manchester Township (Manchester) in the state Group 2 semifinals.
Kernersville, NC 29 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 21. Result: Idle.
Geneva, IL 31 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: 22. Result: Two-time consecutive 4A state champion.
Arlington, TX 40 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 23. Result: 5A state runner-up.
Harrodsburg, KY 36 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Emma Davis and Lexy Lake each had 17 points in a 74-34 defeat of Mercy Academy (Louisville) in the state Sweet 16 championship. It was the Titans’ second consecutive state title.
Atlanta, GA 30 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Anastasia Warren had 22 points in a 60-45 defeat of Newton (Covington) in the state AAAAAAA championship.
Los Angeles, CA 24 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Charisma Osborne had 24 points in a 67-47 defeat of Fairfax (Los Angeles) in a Open Division first-round playoff game.
Strafford, MO 32 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 25. Results: Hayley Frank had 22 points in a 77-36 defeat of California in the Class 3 championship. It was the Indians’ third consecutive state title and 82nd consecutive win. Frank had 32 points in a 67-50 defeat of Whitfield (St. Louis) in a Class 3 semifinal.
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 20. Results are through March 12 games. Dropped out: No. 11 Holy Innocents, Atlanta; No. 12 Southeast Raleigh, Raleigh, N.C.; No. 24 Regis Jesuit, Aurora, Colo.