Regional Basketball Rankings
Spencer Hawes of West No. 10 Seattle Prep (Wash.)
Spencer Hawes of West No. 10 Seattle Prep (Wash.)

Posted Mar 8, 2006


Find out who the top 10 high school basketball teams are in the East, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and West in our regional basketball rankings.



Rankings as of March 6, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 40-1*
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 30-1
3. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 36-0
4. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 20-2*
5. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 30-2*
6. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 23-0
7. Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 26-1
8. Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 27-4*
9. Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield, N.J.) – 28-1
10. St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) – 25-2

On the Bubble: Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) – 26-1; St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 24-4; Wings Academy (Bronx, N.Y.) – 29-0; Rice (New York, N.Y.) – 22-4; Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 23-3; Herndon (Va.) – 24-4; Harrisburg (Pa.) – 27-1; Robert E. Lee (Staunton, Va.) – 29-0; Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 22-6*

Notes: "On the Bubble" Robert E. Lee (Staunton, Va.) defeated Tabb, 68-44, in the Group AA state quarterfinals. The win gave head coach Paul Hatcher his 800th career win.


Southeast

1. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 35-0
2. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 34-2*
3. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 33-1
4. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 27-3*
5. Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 29-4*
6. Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 28-6
7. Miami Norland (Miami, Fla.) – 27-6*
8. Columbia (Decatur, Ga.) – 32-1*
9. Eastside (Gainesville, Fla.) – 26-7*
10. Lanier (Jackson, Miss.) – 33-3

On the Bubble: Northside (Lafayette, La.) – 33-5; Woodlawn (Baton Rouge, La.) – 35-4; Winter Park (Orlando, Fla.) – 28-5*; Lake Howell (Winter Park, Fla.) – 26-5*; Elizabethtown (Elizabethtown, Ky.) – 26-3; Dunwoody (Dunwoody, Ga.) – 27-6*; Scott County (Georgetown, Ky.) – 24-4; Rock Hill (Rock Hill, S.C.) – 22-4*; Dudley (Greensboro, N.C.) – (26-4); Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 29-2*

Notes: No. 7 Miami Norland (Miami, Fla.) defeated "On the Bubble" Winter Park (Winter Park, Fla.), 55-48, in the Class 6A state championship. Senior forward Zach Peacock had 18 points and 10 boards in the final and was named tournament MVP. Meanwhile, No. 9 Eastside (Gainesville, Fla.) upended Chamberlain (Tampa, Fla.), 58-47, in the Class 5A final. Sophomore guard/forward Donte Anderson earned tournament MVP honors after scoring a game-high 21 points in the final.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 25-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 21-1
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 19-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 26-2
5. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 25-2
6. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 21-2
7. St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 27-1
8. Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) – 24-2
9. Rufus King (Milwaukee, Wis.) – 18-3
10. Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 27-4

On the Bubble: Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 27-2; Braham (Braham, Minn.) - 24-2; Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 20-3; Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie, Minn.) – 22-2; Redford (Detroit, Mich.) – 17-3; Saginaw (Saginaw, Mich.) – 17-3

Notes: No. 9 Rufus King (Milwaukee, Wis.) defeated Pius (Milwaukee, Wis.), 62-49, in a regional final. Eric O'Neill scored a team-high 15 points for King.


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 36-1*
2. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 35-5
3. Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 28-3
4. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 28-1
5. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 21-4
6. Dunbar (Fort Worth, Texas) – 32-4 7. South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) – 28-7
8. Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 21-5
9. Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 24-2
10. Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 27-3

On the Bubble: Grandview (Aurora, Colo.) – 20-6; DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 35-2*; Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 32-4*; Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 25-1*; Smoky Hill (Aurora, Colo.) – 21-5; Cherry Creek (Greenwood Village, Colo.) – 20-6; Plano (Plano, Texas) – 26-8; Montwood (El Paso, Texas) – 30-1*

Notes: No. 7 South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) upended "On the Bubble" Seagoville (Dallas, Texas), 72-63, in the Region II-4A final. Senior power forward Darrell Arthur, who's rated the nation's No. 13 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com, recorded 30 points and 15 rebounds in the win.


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 29-1
2. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 30-2
3. Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 27-2
4. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 28-1
5. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 23-3
6. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 25-1
7. Centennial (Compton, Calif.) – 27-3
8. Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 24-6
9. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 24-3*
10. Seattle Prep (Seattle, Wash.) – 26-3*

On the Bubble: Highland (Salt Lake City, Utah) – 24-1*; Curtis (University Place, Wash.) – 23-2; San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) – 31-3; Villa Park (Villa Park, Calif.) – 27-4; Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 25-6; Reno (Reno, Nev.) – 27-5*

Notes: No. 10 Seattle Prep (Seattle, Wash.) defeated O'Dea (Seattle, Wash.), 47-37, in the Class 3A state championship. Senior center and Washington recruit Spencer Hawes led Prep with 15 points and nine rebounds. Hawes is rated the nation's No. 6 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com.

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