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State Divisional Girls BB Rankings

February, 9, 2012
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No. 1 teams collide Saturday in Stockton when Bishop O’Dowd (Div. III) plays St. Mary’s (Div. II). New No. 2 Lynwood (D2) and new No. 3 Santiago of Corona (D1) among those climbing.

Two No. 1 teams as ranked by Cal-Hi Sports from different CIF divisions met last weekend when Windward of Los Angeles (D4) topped Mater Dei of Santa Ana (D1). This week, it will happen again when St. Mary’s of Stockton (D2) hosts Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland (D4).

All four teams continue to be No. 1 in this week’s divisional state rankings. The other No. 1 is Mission Prep of San Luis Obispo in D5.

Here is the second listing of girls teams this season with analysis and bubble teams for each division (records listed after games of Feb. 4 with some teams that have results included for this week; previous ranking in parentheses):

CIF Division I
1. (1) Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 21-3
2. (2) Long Beach Poly (Long Beach) 22-2
3. (5) Santiago (Corona) 25-0
4. (6) Summit (Fontana) 19-3
5. (8) Berkeley 17-2
6. (3) Edison (Huntington Beach) 19-3
7. (4) Brea Olinda (Brea) 18-5
8. (9) Etiwanda 19-3
9. (NR) Huntington Beach 19-4
10. (10) Narbonne (Harbor City) 20-6
11. (12) El Toro (Lake Forest) 22-2
12. (7) Troy (Fullerton) 15-7
13. (13) San Diego 19-5
14. (NR) Rialto 21-1
15. (15) Lincoln (Stockton) 18-3
Drops: Previous No. 11 Centennial (Corona); No. 14 Poly (Riverside).
Bubble: Centennial (Corona) 20-5; Deer Valley (Antioch) 15-6, Eastlake (Chula Vista) 21-3, Hanford 18-4, Heritage (Brentwood) 18-4, Poly (Riverside) 17-7, Stockdale (Bakersfield) 20-3, Wilcox (Santa Clara) 16-2.
Comments: We couldn’t really drop Mater Dei at all in this division after its loss to D4 No. 1 Windward at the Nike Extravaganza. The defeat does have rankings ramifications, though, as it could prevent the Monarchs from a State Team of the Year three-peat. Edison’s loss to Huntington Beach did cause some changes as the Chargers had to fall behind three teams. It also pushed the victorious Oilers past several teams as a newcomer in this week’s rankings all the way up to No. 9.

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