espnW 25 Power Rankings: Week 13


No. 1 Miami Country Day cruised to its sixth consecutive Florida state championship. No. 2 St. John's College won its fourth straight District of Columbia title. No. 4 Centennial won its fifth straight Nevada state title. No. 19 Amarillo repeated in Texas.

Champs held tight to their crowns and held their ground in the espnW 25 Power Rankings for Week 13.

State tournaments continue in several states, including California, where the high school career of No. 1 prospect Haley Jones came to an end when Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, California) fell to Salesian (Richmond, California) in the CIF NorCal regional semifinals. Jones, a McDonald's All American, had 19 points and 12 rebounds in her final game. The Stanford recruit had 2,126 career points and 1,058 career rebounds in her Mitty career.

-- Dan Olson

espnW 25 Power Rankings: Week 13
1Country Day School (26-1)
Miami, FL

Last Week: 1
Koi Love had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Miami Country Day beat Carrollwood Day (Tampa, Florida) in the final of the Miami state championships. It was the sixth consecutive state title for Miami Country Day. Miami Country Day's lone loss was to Tampa Bay Tech, 58-57, in December. The top-ranked team is hoping for an invitation to the GEICO Nationals in April in New York.
2St. John's College (35-1)
Washington, DC

Last Week: 2
Azzi Fudd scored 38 points and led St. John's College to a 63-38 victory over Georgetown Visitation for the District of Columbia State Athletic Association championship. St. John's lone blemish was a 44-41 loss to No. 1 Miami Country Day at the Nike Tournament of Champions in December.
3Africentric (24-0)
Columbus, OH

Last Week: 3
Jordan Horston averaged 19.5 points as Africentric cruised to a district title. Next up is Margaretta (Castalia, Ohio) on Wednesday in the regional semifinals.
4Centennial (31-1)
Las Vegas, NV

Last Week: 5
Melanie Isbell scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as Centennial beat Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) 78-47 to win its fifth straight Nevada state championship. Centennial, which fell to Salesian (Richmond, California) in December at the Nike Tournament of Champions, is hoping for an invitation to the GEICO Nationals in April in New York.
5Detroit Edison Academy (20-1)
Detroit, MI

Last Week: 6
Rickea Jackson is looking to close her high school career with a third straight state championship at Edison Academy, which rolled by South Lake (St. Clair Shores) in its district opener.
6Christ the King (22-4)
Middle Village, NY

Last Week: 7
Christ the King beat St. Francis Prep (Fresh Meadows, New York) 52-34 to claim the Brooklyn Queens Girls' High School Athletic Association championship.
7New Hope Academy (37-3)
Landover, MD

Last Week: 8
New Hope Academy won three times, including a 56-43 victory over Bishop McNamara (Forestville, Maryland) in the final, to claim the Bishop Walsh Invitational. Kylie Kornegay-Lucas (Virginia) and Jada Walker earned all-tournament honors. New Hope is hoping for an invitation to the GEICO Nationals in New York in April.
8Bishop McNamara (31-4)
Forestville, MD

Last Week: 4
Former No. 1 Bishop McNamara fell to New Hope Academy, 56-43, in the final of the Bishop Walsh Invitational.
9Sierra Canyon (31-1)
Chatsworth, CA

Last Week: 12
Vanessa DeJesus scored 13 points to lead Sierra Canyon past Windward (Los Angeles), 49-36, in the CIF Southern Section Open Division regional semifinals. The teams had split two previous games this season. Next up is the regional final against Clovis West (Fresno, California).
10Westridge Academy (30-0)
Kernersville, NC

Last Week: 9
Cincinnati signee Jordan Tuff and Westridge Academy closed with four wins at the National Christian School Athletic Association championship to complete an undefeated season.
11Judson (38-5)
Converse, TX

Last Week: --
Win a Texas state title and debut with a bang. Judson became the first girls' basketball team from San Antonio to win a state championship when it beat DeSoto 49-46. New Mexico recruit Corina Carter, who scored 20 points in the final including back-to-back baskets down the stretch, was named MVP.
12Hopkins (28-0)
Minnetonka, MN

Last Week: 11
Paige Bueckers scored 32 points to lead Hopkins past St. Louis Park (Minnesota), 81-51, in the regional semifinals. Next up is Wayzata (Minnesota).
13Beaver Dam (25-1)
Beaver Dam, WI

Last Week: 13
Matyson Wilke averaged 16 points in two wins to put Beaver Dam into the Wisconsin state semifinals against Hortonville (Wisconsin) on Friday. The championship is set for Saturday. Beaver Dam's loss is to No. 1 Miami Country Day, 52-43, in December.
14Windward (26-6)
Los Angeles, CA

Last Week: 10
Windward fell to No. 10 Sierra Canyon, 59-36, in the CIF Southern Section Open Division regional semifinals. McDonald's All American Charisma Osborne suffered an injury in the first quarter and returned in the fourth. McKayla Williams had 15 points in the loss.
15Southridge (23-3)
Beaverton, OR

Last Week: 14
Cameron Brink scored 29 points, and McKell Meek had 16 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Southridge past West Salem (Oregon) and into the state quarterfinals against South Medford.
16Mount Notre Dame (23-2)
Cincinnati, OH

Last Week: 16
Gabbie Marshall scored 24 points to lead Mount Notre Dame past Fairmont (Kettering, Ohio) and into the regional semifinals against Mercy McAuley (Cincinnati).
17Maine West (35-0)
Des Plaines, IL

Last Week: 17
Maine West beat Mother McAuley (Chicago), 58-46, to cap a perfect season with its first state championship in 31 years. Rachel Kent had 19 points, Dylan VanFleet scored 17, and Angela Dugalic had 14 points and a game-high 11 rebounds.
18Lovejoy (29-3)
Lovejoy, GA

Last Week: 18
Led by Anaya Boyd, who joined the 1,000-point club, and Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy beat Valdosta (Georgia), 69-46, in the state semifinals. Only Lanier (Sugar Hill, Georgia) stands in the way of a state title. The final is set for Saturday.
19Amarillo (37-4)
Amarillo, TX

Last Week: 20
Amarillo repeated as Texas state champion, and senior Ashlyn Milton repeated as MVP. Milton, who finished with 16 points, sparked a fourth-quarter spurt that enabled Amarillo to rally by Liberty (Frisco, Texas), 47-42.
20Princess Anne (24-1)
Virginia Beach, VA

Last Week: 24
Brianna Jackson had three straight double-doubles to put Princess Anne in the Virginia state finals on Wednesday against Thomas Edison (Alexandria, Virginia).
21Riverdale (30-1)
Murfreesboro, TN

Last Week: 25
Riverdale beat Stone Memorial (Crossville, Tennessee) 65-45. Next up is Arlington (Tennessee) on Wednesday in the state quarterfinals.
22Hamilton Southeastern (27-1)
Fishers, IN

Last Week: --
A week after winning an Indiana state title, Sydney Parrish and Hamilton Southeastern crack into the rankings.
23Hoover (34-1)
Birmingham, AL

Last Week: --
Led by Skyla Knight and Joiya Maddox, Hoover beat Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Alabama), 47-33, to win the Alabama state title. Hoover, which suffered its lone loss to Hazel Green (Alabama) in November, finished the season on a 32-game winning streak.
24Riverdale Baptist (32-7)
Upper Marlboro, MD

Last Week: 19
Riverdale Baptist ended its season with two consecutive losses, to Bishop McNamara (Forestville, Maryland) and St. Frances Academy (Baltimore, Maryland), but stays in the rankings due to its strength of schedule.
25Incarnate Word Academy (25-2)
Saint Louis, MO

Last Week: 23
Incarnate Word takes on St. Francis Borgia (Washington, Missouri) in the first round of the MSHSAA state tournament.
On the bubble:
Westlake (Georgia)
DeSoto (Texas)
Clovis West (California)
Dropped out:
Allen (Texas)
Archbishop Mitty (California)
Hamilton Heights Christian (Tennessee)