Fifteen of the SCNext Top 25 programs have claimed their respective state championships.
We are just over a week away from GEICO Nationals and the following week we will see the State Champions Invitational, both which will be aired on ESPN networks.
GEICO announced their field here and will play March 31-April 1 in Ft. Myers, Forida. The State Champions Invitational field can be found here. They will play April 6-8 in Washington, D.C.
Incarnate Word won its 100th game in a row and its sixth championship in a row with a decisive 57-30 victory in the MSHSAA Class 6 championship game. That is now 12 total championships for coach Dan Rolfes. Junior forward Kaylynn Janes led Incarnate Word with 19 points including hitting five 3s and Nebraska signee Natalie Potts had 17 points and nine rebounds.
Hopkins was defeated by St. Michael-Albertville in the MSHSL 4A state championship game. South Carolina signee Tessa Johnson scored 27 points and had 10 rebounds for SMA.
Outside the Top 25
No. 1 sophomore Jazz Davidson and her Clackamas squad won the 6A OSAA state championship in Oregon. Portland bound Rhyan Mogel led the way with 18 points and despite foul trouble, Davidson had 12.
No. 5 sophomore Sienna Betts was dominant in every facet of the game in Grandview's (CO) win over Monarch. Betts loaded the stat sheet with 22 points and 22 rebounds.
This week's SCNext Top 25:
1. Sierra Canyon (Calif.) 31-1
2. Sidwell Friends (D.C.) 28-3
3. Montverde Academy (Fla.) 24-1
4. Etiwanda (Calif.) 32-3
5. Long Island Lutheran (N.Y.) 19-2
6. Archbishop Mitty (Calif.) 27-2
7. St. John Vianney (N.J.) 32-1
8. La Jolla Country Day (Calif.) 29-4
9. Lone Peak (Utah) 23-3
10. South Bend Washington (Ind.) 27-1
11. Incarnate Word Academy (Mo.) 32-0
12. Sacred Heart (Ky.) 37-3
13. The Webb School (Tenn.) 32-4
14. Hoover (Ala.) 35-1
15. Hazel Green (Ala.) 36-1
16. Conway (Ark.) 28-5
17. San Antonio Clark (Texas) 34-3
18. Desert Vista (Ariz.) 28-3
19. Hopkins HS (Minn.) 28-3
20. DeSoto HS (Texas) 28-6
21. Centennial (Nev.) 24-1
22. Paul VI (N.J.) 21-3
23. Morris Catholic (N.J.) 27-3
24. Purcell Marian (Ohio) 27-2
25. Bedford North Lawrence (Ind.) 27-3