Ladies’s basketball prime 20: Losses abound, however not for Paul VI or McNamara | Techi Chicken


For many who had been underwhelmed by a lot of the chalk outcomes and rankings final week, congratulations, parity is again in enterprise. Sidwell Buddies, Georgetown Visitation and Shabach Christian, all top-three groups final week, misplaced by double-digit margins.

In probably the most turbulent week in ladies’s basketball, 11 different groups ranked within the last Prime 20 — together with each crew ranked between No. 9 and No. 16 — had a minimum of one loss.

Solely the survivors profit because of this.

Paul VI and Bishop McNamara, each on seven-game profitable streaks, leap into two of the highest three spots. Robinson, undefeated towards public colleges, moved up from No. 17 to No. 13, and Osbourn Park joined because the second-ranked Northern Virginia public faculty at No. 15. Sensible additionally got here in at No. 19 after a 9-1 begin.

Bullis seems within the Prime 20 for the primary time because the preseason, rising to No. 10 spot after Maryland commit Riley Nelson led a 73-56 upset over Georgetown Visitation. Howard and Glen Burnie, ranked No. 7 and No. 8 spots, have an opportunity to leapfrog the established powers subsequent week, after they handle enterprise within the “Public vs. Non-public Problem” in Owings Mill, Md.

Data by Sunday video games.

1. Buddies of Sidwell (9-2) Remaining rating: 1

The Quakers dropped their solely sport final week, 67-55, to Sierra Canyon (Calif.).

The Panthers are on a seven-game profitable streak and have jumped to No. 2 spot after a 54-45 win over Morris Catholic (NJ), top-of-the-line groups within the Mid-Atlantic.

3. Bishop McNamara (10-5) LR: 5

Three spectacular wins, together with a 67-31 shellacking of IMG Academy (Fla.), put the Mustangs within the prime three.

4. Shabach Christian (16-5) LR: 3

The Eagles went 2-1 final week, together with a 64-46 takedown of No. 17 Mount Zion Prep.

5. Visiting Georgetown (11-4) LR: 2

The 73-56 loss to No. 10 Bullis dropped the Cubs three spots.

6. by San Juan (12-5) LR: 6

The Cadets misplaced to IMG Academy, 65-60, earlier than Wednesday’s rematch at No. 3 Bishop McNamara.

The Lions outscored opponents 765 to 368 after a 73-28 win over Oakland Mills and a 78-16 loss at Centennial.

8. Glen Burnie (10-0) LR: 8

The Gophers dispatched Severna Park and Crofton, two powerful Anne Arundel opponents, by double-digit margins on the street.

The Frogs went 1-1, with a 60-33 loss at McDonogh and a 44-40 win over Holy Baby.

10. Bullis (11-5) LR: Not Ranked

Knocking off a top-five opponent, along with two spectacular wins, helped the Bulldogs climb again up the rankings.

11. Bishop Ireton (11-6) LR: 10

After the defeat of No. 3 Bishop McNamara and No. 5 Georgetown Visitation, one other powerful sport towards Paul VI awaits on Friday.

12. Virginia Academy (11-5) LR: 11

The Patriots completed the week with a 12-point loss to nationally ranked Winston-Salem Christian (NC).

13. Robinson (11-2) LR: 17

The Rams had been one in all solely six ranked groups to complete the week unscathed.

14. Pallotti (12-5) LR: 16

The Panthers defeated Mercy and Archbishop Spalding earlier than falling to Baltimore energy Poly.

15. Osbourn Park (13-3) LR: NR

The Yellowjackets re-established themselves as top-of-the-line in Northern Virginia after a 37-33 win over Gainesville.

16. St. Mary’s Annapolis (15-0) LR: 20

The Saints are one in all three undefeated groups left within the rankings.

17. Mount Zion Preparation (14-9) LR: 12

The Warriors have misplaced 4 straight video games, even towards extremely ranked competitors.

18. CH Bulak (9-2) LR: 13

Parkdale shocked the Jaguars, who misplaced three starters of their 56-53 loss.

In only one loss this season – a 34-31 loss to No. 18 CH Flowers – the Pumas made their season debut at No. 19.

20. Clarksburg (10-1) LR: 15

The Coyotes suffered their first common season loss since 2020 however bounced again towards Northwest and Damascus because of the efforts of sophomore London Turner.

Dropped out: No. 14 Woodgrove, No. 18 Gainesville, No. 19 Oakton

In foam: Churchill, Dunbar, Gainesville, Madison, Riverdale Baptist

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