Monday, December 5, 2011
Girls basketball poll: Dec. 5
By Matt Ehalt
After a hectic first week, the action slowed down this week with not as many upsets. Nazareth and Christ the King will both start their seasons this weekend and officially get all the teams underway in the city. We have some great matchups between top 10 teams this week.
1. Nazareth (0-0)/(LW: 1): Nazareth has a great game to open its season as it will host Mary Louis Academy on Saturday.
2. Christ the King (0-0)/(LW: 2): CK starts its season Monday as it heads to Bishop Ford for a showdown of two top 10 teams.
3. South Shore (3-1)/(LW: 3): South Shore is 3-1 with three league wins and one loss to a nationally ranked foe. It has a huge game at home against Bergtraum on Friday night.
4. Mary Louis Academy (1-1)/(LW: 4): Mary Louis had this week off from action and gets back to it with a road game against Bishop Loughlin on Monday night.
5. Molloy (2-0)/(LW: 5): Molloy picked up a quality win against a non-conference foe this weekend and takes on Holy Trinity this week.
6. Moore Catholic (1-0)/(LW: 6): Moore Catholic got its season started off with an impressive win at JFK on Saturday as it easily handled the Knights.
7. Bishop Ford (2-1)/(LW: 8): Bishop Ford moves up the rankings after defeating Sachem East on Saturday and hosts Christ the King on Monday.
8. Bishop Loughlin (1-0)/(LW: 7): Bishop Louglin had the week off and moves a spot down in the rankings with Bishop Ford winning. It gets to host Christ the King on Monday.
9. Benjamin Banneker (3-0)/(LW: 9): Banneker is now 3-0 on the season after wins against Midwood and Grand Street Campus.
10. Murry Bergtraum (2-2)/(LW: 10): Bergtraum picked up two wins this week to even its record heading into its big game against South Shore on Friday.