USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2017 – 18 Week 8

Girls Basketball Rankings

1

Mitty

San Jose, CA 17 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous ranking (PR): 1. Result: Haley Jones had 28 points in a 93-47 defeat of Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep (San Francisco).

2

Saint John's

Washington, DC 15 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Result: Asha Scott had 13 points in a 72-51 win at Good Counsel (Olney, Md.).

3

Duncanville

Duncanville, TX 30 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Results: Zarielle Green had 19 points in a 91-12 defeat of Grand Prairie. Green had 20 points in a 55-40 defeat of MacArthur (Irving).

4

Saint Mary's-Stockton

Stockton, CA 18 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 4. Result: Neenah Young had 17 points in a 71-29 defeat of Modesto Christian (Modesto).

5

Riverdale

Murfreesboro, TN 20 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Results: Brinae Alexander had 20 points in a 74-63 defeat of Male (Louisville). Won 82-11 at LaVergne as Aislynn Hayes had 15 points.

6

Christ the King

Middle Village, NY 13 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 6. Results: Defeated St. Francis Prep (Fresh Meadows) 63-48.

7

Winter Haven

Winter Haven, FL 21 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 7. Results: Zakiyah Franklin had 19 points in a 56-48 defeat of Melbourne in the championship of the LeDawn Gibson Honorary Homecoming. Diamond Battles had 19 points in an 80-55 defeat of Lakewood (St. Petersburg). Battles had nine points, seven rebounds, seven assists and three steals in a 64-15 win at Lakeland. Battles had 20 points in a 60-44 defeat of Bartow.

8

Centennial

Las Vegas, NV 19 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 8. Results: Melanie Isbell had 14 points in a 64-31 defeat of Cimarron-Memorial (Las Vegas). Justice Ethridge had 21 points in an 82-21 defeat of Arbor View (Las Vegas).

9

Paul VI

Fairfax, VA 17 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Results: Kate Klimkiewicz had 15 points in a 73-42 defeat of Bishop Ireton (Alexandria). Ashley Owusu had 22 points in a 63-54 defeat of Elizabeth Seton (Bladensburg, Md.).

10

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy

Chattanooga, TN 18 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 10. Result: Elizabeth Balogun had 19 points in a 75-45 defeat of Mercy (Louisville) in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic in Louisville. Treasure Hunt had 18 points in a 71-39 defeat of Miami Country Day (Miami) in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic.

11

Westridge Academy

Kernersville, NC 19 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 11. Results: Defeated DME Academy (Daytona Beach, Fla.) 53-41 and T. Wingate Andrews (High Point) 62-16.

12

Holy Innocents

Atlanta, GA 17 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 12. Result: Defeated Southwest Atlanta Christian (Atlanta) 87-25.

13

Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL 19 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 13. Result: Quierra Love had 19 points in a 51-43 defeat of St. Joseph, Mo.

14

Riverdale Baptist

Upper Marlboro, MD 13 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 14. Results: Shakira Austin had 16 points and 12 rebounds in a 58-51 win at King’s Fork (Suffolk, Va.). Austin had 27 points in an 88-47 win at Capitol Christian (Upper Marlboro).

15

Central Valley

Veradale, WA 16 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Results: Lexie Hull had 18 points in a 62-35 defeat of University (Spokane Valley). Hull had 14 points in a 57-5 defeat of Shadle Park (Spokane).

16

Southeast Raleigh

Raleigh, NC 17 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 16. Results: Idle.

17

Hoover

Hoover, AL 23 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Results: Joiya Maddox had 13 points in a 54-31 defeat of Thompson (Alabaster). Maddox had 18 points in a 71-27 defeat of Vestavia Hills.

18

Manasquan

Manasquan, NJ 11 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 19. Results: Faith Masonius had 26 points in an 80-48 defeat of Marlboro. Dara Mabrey had 22 points in a 65-22 defeat of Ocean Township (Oakhurst). Mabrey had 24 points in a 74-42 defeat of Monmouth (Tinton Falls).

19

Long Island Lutheran

Brookville, NY 10 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Celeste Taylor had 25 points in a 50-43 defeat of Imhotep Charter (Philadelphia).

20

Princess Anne

Virginia Beach, VA 14 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 20. Results: Brianna Jackson had 23 points and 19 rebounds in a 78-66 defeat of Lake Taylor (Norfolk). Defeated Bayside (Virginia Beach) 116-28.

21

Eastview

Apple Valley, MN 15 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 21. Results: Megan Walstad had 24 points and 10 rebounds in a 59-22 defeat of Eagan. Emma Carpenter had 13 points in a 69-54 defeat of Shakopee.

22

Mercer County

Harrodsburg, KY 19 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 22. Results: Emma Souder had 16 points in a 67-55 defeat of Miami Country Day (Miami) in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic. Souder had 17 points in a 63-60 defeat of Incarnate Word Academy (St. Louis) in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic.

23

Newton South

Newton, MA 13 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 24. Results: Veronica Burton had 29 points in a 54-46 defeat of Westford Academy (Westford). Defeated Wayland 48-24.

24

Southridge

Beaverton, OR 15 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 25. Results: Maggie Freeman had xx points in a 69-35 defeat of Century (Hillsboro). Cameron Brink had 22 points in a 54-45 defeat of Beaverton.

25

Eagle

Eagle, ID 19 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Army commit Kaelynn Murray is averaging 13.2 points a game for the Mustangs, who defeated Timberline (Boise) 74-60 and Kuna 55-28.

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: Jan. 30. Results are through Jan. 22 games. Dropped out: No. 18 Rock Creek Christian, Upper Marlboro, Md.; No. 23 Bishop McNamara, Forestville, Md.