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HS BASKETBALL: Preseason State Rankings

December 7, 2018

BOYS HS BASKETBALL PRESEASON STATE RANKINGS By Sunbury Daily Item CLASS 6A 2017-18 1. Roman Catholic (12) 24-6 2. Kennedy Catholic (10) 23-4 3. Abington (1) 24-6 4. Plymouth Whitemarsh (1) 28-2 5. La Salle College (12) 15-8 6. Lower Merion (1) 24-6 7. Manheim Twp (3) 19-9 8. Allderdice (8) 26-3 9. Norristown (1) 18-10 10. Emmaus (11) 15-13 Others to watch: Abraham Lincoln (12) 24-7; Butler (7) 18-5; Chester (1) 19-9; Central York (3) 18-7; Chambersburg (3) 19-6; Coatesville (1) 22-7; Downingtown East (1) 17-9; Harrisburg (3) 17-10; Hazleton Area (2) 26-2; Latrobe (7) 16-8; McDowell (10) 19-5; Methacton (1) 18-8; Pennridge (1) 19-9; Pine-Richland (7) 23-7; Reading (3) 25-5; Upper Darby (1) 17-11. CLASS 5A 2017-18 1. Abington Heights (2) 29-3 2. York (3) 17-11 3. Mastery Charter North (12) 17-7 4. Archbishop Wood (12) 13-10 5. Bayard Rustin (1) 16-12 6. Sun Valley (1) 19-8 7. Mars (7) 25-5 8. Lower Dauphin (3) 19-8 9. Moon (7) 18-6 10. Crestwood (2) 16-8 Others to watch: Archbishop Ryan (12) 11-12; Blue Mountain (11) 20-6; Dover (3) 19-6; Elizabethtown (3) 10-12; Martin Luther King (12) 18-11; Milton Hershey (3) 26-6; New Oxford (3) 20-9; Penncrest (1) 26-4; Unionville (1) 12-10. CLASS 4A 2017-18 1. Imhotep Charter (12) 31-2 2. Bonner-Prendergast (12) 25-5 3. Bethlehem Catholic (11) 28-4 4. Lancaster Catholic (3) 24-5 5. Scranton Prep (2) 21-6 6. Allentown Central Catholic (11) 25-5 7. Quaker Valley (7) 26-2 8. Berks Catholic (3) 28-3 9. Danville (4) 22-6 10. Huntingdon (6) 23-3 Others to watch: Ambridge (7) 13-10; elle Vernon (7) 18-7; Bishop McDevitt (3) 15-13; Grove City (10) 18-8; Hickory (10) 21-6; Highlands (7) 20-6; John Bartram (12) 13-12; Littlestown (3) 15-9; Lower Moreland (1) 20-9; Nanticoke (2) 20-6; New Castle (7) 23-5; Overbrook (12) 14-9; Shamokin (4) 11-12; Susquehanna Twp. (3) 12-11; Valley View (2) 17-10. CLASS 3A 2017-18 1. Neumann-Goretti (12) 23-6 2. Loyalsock (4) 22-8 3. Trinity (3) 23-6 4. Lincoln Park (7) 20-7 5. Notre Dame-Green Pond (11) 19-9 6. Sharon (10) 27-3 7. Ligonier Valley (6) 21-5 8. Bishop McDevitt (12) 16-11 9. Aliquippa (7) 17-8 10. Wyoming Seminary (2) 22-5 Others to watch: Camp Hill (3) 11-12; Fairview (10) 24-4; Holy Redeemer (2) 18-8; Mercyhurst Prep (10) 15-12; Mid Valley (2) 15-9; Mount Carmel (4) 17-7; North Catholic (7) 13-13; Richland (6) 25-5; Southern Columbia (4) 15-11; Washington (7) 18-6; West Catholic (12) 8-14. CLASS 2A 2017-18 1. Constitution (12) 21-11 2. Our Lady Sacred Heart (7) 26-4 3. Sewickley Academy (7) 24-5 4. Holy Cross (2) 23-7 5. Math, Civics & Sciences (12) 16-14 6. Moravian Academy (11) 21-7 7. Jeannette (7) 21-5 8. Dock Mennonite (1) 24-6 9. Serra Catholic (7) 18-5 10. Delco Christian (1) 17-10 Others to watch: Antietam (3) 8-14; Bishop McCort (6) 17-10; Conemaugh Twp (5) 16-10; Coudersport (9) 23-4; Delone Catholic (3) 10-12; Farrell (10) 7-15; Millville (4) 22-4; Muncy (4) 17-8; Northeast Bradford (4) 12-14; Northwest (2) 11-16; Purchase Line (6) 20-6; Steelton-Highspire (3) 16-9; Susquehanna (2) 19-10; West Middlesex (10) 21-7. CLASS 6A 2017-18 1. Sankofa Freedom (12) 18-8 2. Bishop Carroll (6) 20-9 3. Shade (5) 24-4 4. Lourdes Regional (4) 26-5 5. Vincentian (7) 19-8 6. Shanksville-Stonycreek (5) 20-8 7. Halifax (3) 24-3 8. Sullivan County (4) 20-7 9. Lancaster Country Day (3) 19-9 10. Cornell (7) 18-8 Others to watch: Berlin Brothersvalley (5) 20-5; Blacklick Valley (6) 21-6; Cameron County (9) 17-8; Clarion-Limestone (9) 17-7; Elk County Catholic (9) 22-7; Faith Christian (1) 28-3; Greenwood (3) 16-11; Juniata Valley (6) 16-8; Nativity (11) 14-12; North Clarion (9) 21-5; Phil-Mont Christian (1) 13-13; Southern Fulton (5) 17-7; St. John Neumann (4) 15-8; St. Joseph’s Catholic (6) 20-8.

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