espnW 25 Power Rankings: Week 7


Hopkins (MN) continues to display its dominance and stays at No. 1 for Week 7 of the espnW 25 Power Rankings.

In a battle between two top-10 powers, Mount Notre Dame (OH) stays at No. 5 after a one-point win over No. 10 Winston-Salem Christian (NC).

No. 4 Sierra Canyon (CA) beat No. 22 Long Beach Poly 62-56 thanks to 32 points from Duke-bound guard Vanessa DeJesus. -- Dan Olson

espnW 25 Power Rankings: Week 7
1Hopkins (15-0)
Minnetonka, MN

Last Week: 1
In two wins for the week, sophomore center Maya Nnaji averaged 20.5 points and seven rebounds per game.
2La Jolla Country Day School (21-1)
La Jolla, CA

Last Week: 3
Behind Oregon signee Te-Hina Paopao and star freshman Breya Cunningham, La Jolla Country Day won two games at the MLK Bishop O'Dowd Showcase, beating Salesian College Prep (CA) 71-51 and St. Joseph Notre Dame 71-43.
3Detroit Edison Academy (8-0)
Detroit, MI

Last Week: 2
Detroit Edison was idle this week due to weather and game cancellations.
4Sierra Canyon (18-3)
Chatsworth, CA

Last Week: 4
Sierra Canyon beat No. 22 Long Beach Poly (CA) 62-56 as Vanessa DeJesus scored 32 points on 12-of-18 shooting from the field.
5Mount Notre Dame (18-0)
Cincinnati, OH

Last Week: 5
Mount Notre Dame beat No. 10 Winston-Salem Christian (NC) 49-48 at the Classic in the Country Challenge. Laila Phelia's three-point play with 8.5 seconds remaining kept Mount Notre Dame perfect.
6Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (18-1)
Chattanooga, TN

Last Week: 6
Hamilton Heights won two games in New York City, beating Crestwood Prep (Canada) 56-36 and St. Laurent (Canada) 55-41 in the Rose Classic. Treasure Hunt and Kamilla Cardoso starred in both games.
7Mater Dei (19-2)
Santa Ana, CA

Last Week: 7
Junior forward Brooke Demetre and junior guard Alyssa Frescas helped Mater Dei beat Junipero Serra (CA) 75-56.
8Duncanville (26-3)
Duncanville, TX

Last Week: 8
Duncanville beat Pearce (TX) 98-15 and White (TX) 98-8. Deja Kelly and Nyah Wilson form a dynamic backcourt for Duncanville. Kelly is closing in on 3,000 points in her career.
9DeSoto (23-2)
DeSoto, TX

Last Week: 9
DeSoto added three more wins, beating Lake Ridge (TX) 68-37, Mansfield (TX) 80-47 and Grand Prairie (TX) 97-14. Sophomore center Tionna Herron had 20 points, seven boards and three blocks vs. Mansfield.
10Winston-Salem Prep (15-1)
Winston-Salem, NC

Last Week: 10
Winston-Salem Christian lost to No. 5 Mount Notre Dame (OH) 49-48 at the Classic in the Country Challenge. Sandrine Clesca's 3-point shot rimmed out as time expired. Junior forward Kiandra Browne scored 22 points in defeat.
11St. Frances Academy (16-1)
Baltimore, MD

Last Week: 11
St. Frances Academy beat Oakland Catholic (PA) 67-34 and Imhotep Charter (PA) 58-40 in the Stand Against Violence Showcase. Head Coach Jerome Shelton earned his 600th victory. On a 13-game winning streak, St. Frances' only loss is to No. 16 Riverdale Baptist (MD) on Dec. 12.
12Bishop McNamara (16-3)
Forestville, MD

Last Week: 12
Madison Scott averaged 18 points in three wins for the week. Freshman Sahnya Jah added 16 points and eight rebounds vs. St. Mary's-Ryken (MD).
13Westlake (19-2)
Atlanta, GA

Last Week: 13
Westlake beat Pebblebrook (GA) 73-44 and is on a four-game winning streak. Raven Johnson and Brianna Turnage combine for one of the nation's best backcourts.
14Northwestern (20-0)
Kokomo, IN

Last Week: 14
Northwestern beat Maine West (IL) 61-58 as Madison Layden scored 22 points and Kendall Bostic added 19 in the win. Northwestern has won 27 straight games.
15Southeast Raleigh (15-1)
Raleigh, NC

Last Week: 15
Jamia Hazell scored 13 points as Southeast Raleigh beat Millbrook (NC) 74-37.
16Riverdale Baptist (15-3)
Upper Marlboro, MD

Last Week: 17
Riverdale Baptist beat National Christian (MD) 76-59.
17South Grand Prairie (27-2)
Grand Prairie, TX

Last Week: 18
South Grand Prairie beat Mansfield Summit (TX) 51-44 and Cedar Hill (TX) 44-35.
18Ensworth (15-0)
Nashville, TN

Last Week: 19
Dontavia Waggoner, Kaiya Wynn and Jaloni Cambridge combined for 48 points in the backcourt to defeat Pope John Paul II (TN) in a league win. Coach Mary Taylor-Cowles earned her 100th win in five years at Ensworth (100-25).
19Princess Anne (13-1)
Virginia Beach, VA

Last Week: 20
Princess Anne beat Lake Taylor (VA) 70-45 in the STAT VA Classic as two of the state's best clashed for the second time in a month. Junior guard Aziaha James had 26 points and 15 rebounds in the win.
20Archbishop Mitty (15-3)
San Jose, CA

Last Week: 21
Archbishop Mitty added two league wins this week as Ashley Hiraki scored 16 points and grabbed eight boards in a 70-25 victory over Valley Christian (CA). Sue Phillips earned win No. 705, becoming the fourth-winningest coach in California basketball history. Archbishop Mitty also beat Carondelet (CA).
21Saint John Vianney (10-0)
Holmdel, NJ

Last Week: 22
Sophomore guard Madison St. Rose scored 20 points and had 10 steals to lead St. John Vianney to a 62-19 victory over Neptune (NJ). St. John Vianney forced 25 turnovers in the win.
22Long Beach Polytechnic (17-3)
Long Beach, CA

Last Week: 24
Long Beach Poly lost to No. 4 Sierra Canyon (CA) 62-56. The Jackrabbits' only three losses are to No. 4 Sierra Canyon, No. 16 Riverdale Baptist (MD) and unranked New Hope Academy (MD).
23Lake Highland Prep (18-2)
Orlando, FL

Last Week: 25
Lake Highland Prep beat The Bolles School (FL) 70-49 for its fifth straight win. Sophomore forward Nyla Harris scored 16 points and grabbed nine boards in the win.
24Cypress Creek (28-0)
Houston, TX

Last Week: --
Junior guards Rori Harmon and Kyndall Hunter form a dynamic backcourt for Cypress Creek, which has been perfect all season.
25Paul VI (17-3)
Fairfax, VA

Last Week: 16
Paul VI lost to Bishop O'Connell (VA) 45-39. Junior guard Lee Volker averaged 15 points during the week.
On the bubble: Trenton Catholic (NJ), St. John's College (DC), Benet Academy (IL), Sacred Heart Academy (KY), Bentonville (AR), Norman (OK), Classen SAS (OK), Valor Christian (CO)
Dropped out: Tampa Bay Tech (FL)