(1-15-18) This week’s SSN National Public HS Girls Basketball Rankings sees a few changes, next week could see more after today’s MLK tournament games.

Mercer County remains at #1 and faces a tough  challenge at the Music City Classic today when they play Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, also at the Classic is #4 Riverdale who will take on Winder-Barrow.

#2 Hoover in a match-up last week with nationally ranked Holy Innocents Episcopal (Ga)  lost their first game of the season 53-48, but still remains in the Top 10 at #10. #6 Las Cruces lost its perfect season last week in a 39-37 lost to Carlsbad and drops out of the Top 10.

Moving up to the #2 spot this week is Edwardsville, the Tigers have won 87 straight games at home, dating back to Feb. 6, 2010, and 35  conference games in a row. Eastview and Riverdale both move up a spot to #3 and #4.

Four teams move up two spots, Eagle is #5, North Allegheny to #6, Newark at #7 and Winter Haven checks in at #9.

Making their first entry into the Top 10 for the first time this season is Central Valley at #9, they face a very tough Kentridge in their MLK game today.

SSN National Public HS Girls Basketball Rankings- 1-15-18- Week 6

  1. (1) Mercer County (Harrodsburg, Ky.) (17-1)
  2. (3) Edwardsville (Ill.) (18-0)
  3. (4) Eastview (Apple Valley, Minn) 13-0
  4. (5) Riverdale (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) (17-1)
  5. (7) Eagle (Idaho) (17-0)
  6. (8) North Allegheny (Wexford, Pa.) (11-0)
  7. (9) Newark (Ohio) (13-0)
  8. (10) Winter Haven (Fla) (17-0) –
  9. (NR) Central Valley (Wash) (13-0)
  10. (2) Hoover (Ala) (18-1)

Dropped Out-
(6) Las Cruces (New Mexico) (16-1)- lost to Carlsbad 39-37