Journal High School Basketball Rankings February 8, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

OUR TOP 10 BASKETBALL TEAMS
The Daily Journal’s high school basketball top 10 rankings, regardless of class, with records through Wednesday:

Boys
1. Corinth (20-6): Warriors topped No. 3 Biggersville for third time this season Tuesday. Coming up: Division 1-4A Tournament at Itawamba CC.
2. Mooreville (24-3): Troopers beat Aberdeen on the road last week to finish atop division. Coming up: Division 2-3A Tournament at Water Valley.
3. Biggersville (20-7): Lions have won 7 of 8. Coming up: Division 1-1A Tournament at Booneville.
4. Booneville (21-4): Saturday loss against Olive Branch was Devils’ first since Nov. 30. Coming up: Division 1-3A Tournament at Northeast CC.
5. Baldwyn (24-2): Lost for the first time at home last week against No. 1 Corinth. Coming up: Division 1-2A Tournament at Okolona.
6. Shannon (19-7): Red Raiders have won 4 of 5. Coming up: Division 1-4A Tournament at Itawamba CC.
7. Aberdeen (18-6): Home loss to Mooreville lands Bulldogs in division’s second seed. Coming up: Division 2-3A Tournament at Water Valley.
8. Blue Mountain (24-3): Cougars have set school record for wins. Coming up: Division 1-1A Tournament at Booneville.
9. Houston (20-4):Toppers finish atop their division. Coming up: Host Division 4-4A Tournament.
10. Tupelo (17-10): Wave’s only loss in last 8 games came against No. 5 Baldwyn. Coming up: Division 2-6A Tournament at South Panola.

GIRLS
1. Ripley (22-4): Lady Tigers have recent victory against Itawamba AHS. Coming up: Division 1-3A Tournament at Northeast.
2. Pontotoc (22-3): Defeated Class 3A power Choctaw Central in Robertson’s Lady Challenge. Coming up: Division 1-4A Tournament at ICC.
3. New Site (23-4): Lady Royals haven’t lost since Dec. 22 to 6A Ocean Springs. Coming up: Division 1-2A Tournament at Okolona.
4. Oxford (19-5): Lady Chargers begin defense of their Class 5A state champiosnhip. Coming up: Division 2-5A Tournament at New Hope.
5. H.W. Byers (20-4): Lady Lions won regular season division title. Coming up: Division 2-1A Tournament at Ingomar.
6. Itawamba AHS (16-8): Lost by 2 to Ripley, beat Tupelo by 8 points. Coming up: Division 1-4A Tournament at ICC.
7. North Pontotoc (18-6): Defeated Belmont in the Robertson’s Lady Challenge. Coming up: Division 2-4A Tournament at North Pontotoc
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. Belmont (16-8): Lost to unranked Booneville in division play. Coming up: Division 1-3A Tournament at Northeast.
9. New Albany (18-6): Jazmine Spears has started five seasons for Lady Bulldogs. Coming up: Division 2-4A Tournament at North Pontotoc.
(tie) 10. Potts Camp (22-4): Lady Cardinals finished unbeaten in division play. Coming up: Division 2-2A Tournament at Walnut.
10. Tupelo (18-9): Lost to Itawamba AHS and defeated New Albany. Coming up: Division 2-6A Tournament at South Panola.