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Friday, September 12, 2008
Updated: October 3, 11:34 AM ET
Local Basketball Rankings Greater Philadelphia

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Each month, ESPN RISE will rank the top prep basketball team's in each area. Here are the top five teams for the Greater Philadelphia area.

1. Roman Catholic Senior Maalik Wayns, a Villanova recruit and one of the nation's best players, leads the always dangerous Cahillites.

2. Neumann-Goretti Junior Tony Chenault committed to Wake Forest over the summer. He leads the new guard of talented players for the Saints.

3. Pennsbury Last year's Class AAAA semifinalists return star senior Dalton Pepper for another run at an elusive state championship.

4. Norristown Led by senior Khalif Wyatt, the state runner-up Eagles will again be a very dangerous team in the Class AAAA bracket this season.

5. Chester Superstar Nasir Robinson may be gone, but senior Rahlir Jefferson is ready to bring in the new wave of talent for the Clippers.