espnW 25 Power Rankings: Week 10


As district and state playoffs begin in many states, the top teams remain intact. Six teams remain perfect in the power rankings, led by No. 1 Hopkins and superstar Paige Bueckers.

Sierra Canyon (CA) dropped in the rankings after falling to Rutgers Prep in the Metro Classic in New Jersey.

Speaking of New Jersey, St. John Vianney continues to dominate. And the Lancers are joined inside the top 25 by Trenton Catholic, who is led by budding star Aalyah Del Rosario.

Duncanville guard Deja Kelly, who is headed to Chapel Hill next season, reached the 3,000-point mark with a 45-point explosion vs. Lake Highland (TX).

Here are the complete rankings for Week 10. -- Dan Olson

espnW 25 Power Rankings: Week 10
1Hopkins (20-0)
Minnetonka, MN

Last Week: 1
Paige Bueckers, the No. 1 prospect who could help revive the UConn dynasty, and Maya Nnaji keep Hopkins at No. 1 after a win over Buffalo (MN).
2La Jolla Country Day School (26-1)
La Jolla, CA

Last Week: 2
Freshman center Breya Cunningham averaged 18.5 points and 23.5 rebounds in two wins for the Torreys.
3Detroit Edison Academy (13-0)
Detroit, MI

Last Week: 3
Senior guard Gabrielle Elliott scored 21 points and grabbed seven boards as Edison remains perfect for the season.
4Mount Notre Dame (23-0)
Cincinnati, OH

Last Week: 5
Mount Notre Dame, which was idle this week, is led by the trio of KK Bransford, Laila Phelia and Dayton-bound senior Makira Cook.
5Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (22-1)
Chattanooga, TN

Last Week: 6
Hamilton Heights beat Legacy Early College (SC) 62-47 in its only game of the week. Kamilla Cardoso was dominant with 21 points, 14 boards and four blocks.
6Mater Dei (26-2)
Santa Ana, CA

Last Week: 7
Alyssa Frescas scored 28 points and Brooke Demetre added 21 in an 84-51 victory over JSerra Catholic, giving coach Kevin Kiernan win No. 801 and the school's 29th league title in a row.
7Duncanville (31-3)
Duncanville, TX

Last Week: 8
McDonald's All-American Deja Kelly surpassed the 3,000-point plateau by scoring 45 points vs. Lake Highland (TX), then dropped 27 more vs. JJ Pearce (TX).
8DeSoto (29-2)
DeSoto, TX

Last Week: 9
Sophomore guard Michayla Gatewood scored 21 points and dished out seven assists while senior forward Ash'a Thompson added 16 points and eight boards in two dominant wins for the Eagles.
9Sierra Canyon (24-4)
Chatsworth, CA

Last Week: 4
Sierra Canyon lost to unranked Rutgers Prep (NJ) 54-29 in the Metro Classic in New Jersey. Senior forward Alexis Mark scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds, while Vanessa DeJesus had 13 points and four assists in the loss.
10Westlake (25-2)
Atlanta, GA

Last Week: 11
Raven Johnson, who was voted Georgia's Class 7A, Region 2 Player of the Year, scored 20 points in Westlake's 68-46 win over Campbell (GA).
11Southeast Raleigh (19-1)
Raleigh, NC

Last Week: 12
Southeast Raleigh crushed two opponents, beating Broughton (NC) 61-7 and Enloe (NC) 95-7. Jamia Hazell and Anya Poole have been dominant.
12Riverdale Baptist (20-3)
Upper Marlboro, MD

Last Week: 13
Junior center Kayla Thomas averaged 13.5 points per game as Riverdale Baptist notched two more wins this week.
13Ensworth (22-0)
Nashville, TN

Last Week: 14
Guards Dontavia Waggoner and Kaiya Wynn scored 18 points each in two separate wins to keep Ensworth undefeated going into tournament play.
14Winston-Salem Prep (19-2)
Winston-Salem, NC

Last Week: 15
Junior forward Kiandra Browne scored 21 points in a 68-49 win over St. Anne's-Belfield (VA).
15Paul VI (25-3)
Fairfax, VA

Last Week: 24
Paul VI beat No. 16 Bishop McNamara (MD) 54-29. Lee Volker and Jaelyn Talley scored 18 points each in the win.
16Bishop McNamara (22-4)
Forestville, MD

Last Week: 10
Though Liatu King had 10 points and six rebounds, Bishop McNamara fell down the rankings with a 54-29 loss to Paul VI (VA).
17Princess Anne (19-1)
Virginia Beach, VA

Last Week: 16
Aziaha James averaged 24 points and 8.5 rebounds in two wins as she continues to dominate for Princess Anne.
18Archbishop Mitty (19-3)
San Jose, CA

Last Week: 18
Ashley Hiraki averaged 14.5 points and 4.5 steals in two victories to help Archbishop Mitty extend its winning streak to 12 games.
19Lake Highland Prep (24-2)
Orlando, FL

Last Week: 19
Lake Highland Prep beat Bishop Moore (FL) 65-26 as Nyla Harris had 13 points and six boards.
20Northwestern (26-0)
Kokomo, IN

Last Week: 17
Freshman McKenna Layden scored 20 points in a 70-38 state playoff win over McCutheon (IN).
21Cypress Creek (34-0)
Houston, TX

Last Week: 20
Cypress Creek picked up two wins, defeating Northbrook (TX) 83-20 and Cypress Ridge (TX) 72-16. Kyndall Hunter and Rori Harmon form a dynamic backcourt.
22Long Island Lutheran (18-1)
Brookville, NY

Last Week: 21
Long Island Lutheran beat Brooklyn Law and Tech (NY) 69-43. Paris Clark scored 16 points and had five steals, while Kaylene Smikle added 22 points.
23South Grand Prairie (32-3)
Grand Prairie, TX

Last Week: 23
Kiara Jackson averaged 12.5 points in two state playoff wins for the Warriors.
24Saint John Vianney (18-1)
Holmdel, NJ

Last Week: 25
Madison St. Rose scored 25 points and added seven steals to help St. John Vianney beat Christ the King (NY) 65-39..
25Trenton Catholic (19-1)
Trenton, NJ

Last Week: --
Trenton Catholic beat Westampton Tech (NJ) 88-33 as freshman center Aalyah Del Rosario scored 13 points.
On the bubble: Norman (OK), Sacred Heart Academy (KY), Valor Christian (CO), Bentonville (AR), Benet Academy (IL), St. Joseph Central (WV), Centennial (NV)
Dropped out: St. Frances Academy (MD)