After games ending Saturday, Dec. 24
Three undefeated squads make their debut in this week's hoop rankings. Bellarmine Prep has emerged as one of the state's premier squads with an impressive 6-0 start that includes wins over Lincoln and previously ranked Lakes. Snohomish is 8-0 and has four double-digit victories, while University is the pride of Spokane with six consecutive wins. Rainier Beach remains at the top and is trying to hold off fast-charging Skyline. O'Dea and Seattle Prep, who will clash in a few weeks, hold down the four and five spots.
1. Rainier Beach (5-0) Last week: 1
2. Skyline (7-0) Last week: 7
3. Bellarmine Prep (6-0) Last week: NR