Every week during the 2020-2021 girls basketball season, SBLive will rank the Top 10 small school girls basketball teams in Mississippi.
Here are the small school girls basketball rankings for Jan. 25, as compiled by SBLive Sports reporter Tyler Cleveland.
SMALL SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL POWER RANKINGS
Jan. 25, 2021
1. Belmont (21-1)
Last week: No. 1
Another week, another couple of wins for Belmont, which ran its streak to seven games with home wins over Alcorn Central and Booneville.
2. New Site (22-1)
Last week: No. 2
The Royals got a fight out of Biggersville at home Thursday night, but pulled away for a 68-55 victory, then turned around and beat Potts Camp 71-34 on the road Friday.
3. Pillow Academy (16-3)
Last week: No. 3
The Mustangs stepped out of district and picked up two good wins — they beat Oxford 59-30 on Tuesday, then beat Magnolia Heights 63-42 Friday night.
4. Jackson Prep (19-2)
Last week: No. 4
The 45-19 win over Copiah Academy Tuesday night was nice, but the pulling out the 50-47 win at Jackson Academy Friday night made it a week to remember for the Patriots.
5. West Lincoln (13-0)
Last week: No. 5
The Bears defeated Loyd Star 52-36 in their only action last week, but they’ll get a big step up in competition with Bogue Chitto (11-4) coming to town Tuesday.
6. Leake Academy (24-2)
Last week: No. 6
The Rebels moved to 9-0 in District play with blowout wins over Lamar and East Rankin Academy. They can wrap up a stellar regular season slate with wins in their final two game against Winston Academy and Hillcrest Christian.
7. Jackson Academy (21-2)
Last week: No. 7
The Raiders split two games in what was a huge week for the team. They trounced MRA 58-41 Tuesday, but couldn’t pull out the big win over Jackson Prep at home Friday night.
8. Union (18-4)
Last week: No. 8
The Yellowjackets picked up two more solid wins last week, beating Scott Central 36-18 on the road and Lake 47-31 at home.
9. Senatobia (11-4)
Last week: No. 9
The Warriors had all their games from last week postponed to this week. As a result, they’ll play at least three games this week.
10. Kossuth (12-4)
Last week: NR
The Aggies crack the Small School Top 10 this week after picking up solid home wins over Booneville and Walnut. The one-point loss to New Site and the three-point loss to Belmont aren’t looking so bad these days.
Dropped out: Independence (No. 10)