25. Sunnyside Grizzlies (14-2)
Previous Rank: NR
The Grizzlies make their debut to the power rankings this week coming off wins to West Valley and Moses Lake, improving their record to 14-2. Sunnyside is led by Ashley Maldonado.
24. Colton Wildcats (14-2)
Previous Rank: 25
With only two losses to No. 21 East Valley and Davenport, the Wildcats are certainly proving they belong in the state conversation, regardless of level. Dakota Patchen and Jordan Moehrie are putting together impressive campaigns in their own right as well.
23. Lynden Lions (14-3)
Previous Rank: 24
This Week: at Lyden Christian (Thursday, 7:15 p.m.)
Liv Tjdeljer, Keylie Hershey, and Ruby Vanderhaak are leading Lynden to yet another impressive season. The Lions have a huge game this week against #17 Lynden Christian.
22. Archbishop Murphy Wildcats (13-2)
Previous Rank: 23
Since their loss to Snohomish, the Wildcats have rattled off 4 in a row and look to continue that momentum. With a favorable remaining schedule, do not be surpsied to see Archbisbop Murphy go undefeated the rest of the way.
21. East Valley Knights (14-2)
Previous Rank: 21
East Valley just came off a tough 52-58 loss to Cheney, but that still leaves the Knights with a great 14-2 record. Look for them to rebound this week against a struggling Pullman squad.
20. Clarkston Bantams (14-1)
Previous Rank: 22
The Bantams are undefeated no longer after losing last week to #21 East Valley. They have a tough 3 game stretch week with the last of them being against their rival Lewiston. Their final week of the season doesn’t get any easier with visits from West Valley and East Valley. Should be interesting to see how the Bantams end of the year will shake out.
19. West Seattle Wildcats (13-3)
Previous Rank: 10
After a close 57-59 loss to Franklin and a 50-58 loss to #2 Prairie the Wildcats fell 9 spots in the rankings. They look to rebound this week against a struggling Cleveland group.
18. Seattle Prep Panthers (13-3)
Previous Rank: 17
A brutal 56-57 loss to Bishop Blanchet cooled off their hot stretch since the holiday break. The Panthers have a tough remaining schedule but after a bounce back win against Kentlake they look to be back on track.
17. Lynden Christian Lyncs (16-1)
Previous Rank: 9
The Lyncs were stunned by Anacortes last week losing 43-44. Their lone loss on the season dropped them 8 spots in the rankings. Lynden Christian has a huge game this week against Lynden where sparks will definitely be flying.
16. Shorecrest Scots (14-1)
Previous Rank: 19
The Scots have been rolling since their December 14th loss to Arlington. They have rattled off 10 straight wins and look to continue that momentum down the final stretch of league play.
15. Cashmere Bulldogs (15-2)
Previous Rank: 18
This Week: at Omak (Tuesday, 5:45 p.m.)
All-world guard Hailey van Lith and the 15-2 Bulldogs are another team whose only two losses aren’t really a negative as much as a missed opportunity. No. 1 Mt. Spokane and No. 13 LaSalle are formidable for any opponent, especially one relying on a sophomore to carry them. We expect the Bulldogs to continue to improve and be in the thick of it come playoff time.
14. University Titans (12-4)
Previous Rank: 16
With their 4 losses coming to No. 1 Mt. Spokane, No. 9 Lewis & Clark, and losing twice to No. 8 Central Valley, the Titans have been nothing short of impressive. Ellie Boni, Tyler McCliment-Call, and Kinsley Barrington have their sights set on a chance at a GSL title and beyond.
13. LaSalle Lightning (16-0)
Previous Rank: 15
The Lightning have been absolutely dominant with an unblemished 16-0 record. With their biggest challenge behind them after beating No. 15 Cashmere, LaSalle will likely finish the season undefeated.
12. Bellarmine Prep Lions (14-2)
Previous Rank: 14
After starting the season 1-2 the Lions have won an incredible 13 straight. The Lions are on a tear and no one seems to be able to stop them. With three games this week we will see if they can keep it rolling.
11. Eastlake Wolves (14-4)
Previous Rank: 13
The Wolves have followed up an impressive 2017-18 campaign with a 14-4 record led by Mae Bryant, Keeli Burton, and Hayley Huard.
10. Inglemoor Vikings (15-3)
Previous Rank: 12
Last week the Vikings lost to #3 Woodinville but that is still only their third loss on the season. After a strong bounce back win against Redmond, Inglemoor looks to end the season.
9. Lewis & Clark Tigers (13-3)
Previous Rank: 11
Lewis & Clark is firmly in the conversation in a loaded Greater Spokane League after improving their record to 13-3. Their three losses came against tough opponents No. 1 Mt. Spokane No. 5 Glacier Peak, and No. 8 Central Valley. Jacinta Buckley is a force down low and a matchup nightmare for opponents. Kaylee Bishop and Dominique Arquette round out one of the most talented cores in the state.
8. Central Valley Bears (14-2)
Previous Rank: 7
The Bears have followed up a historic 2017-18 season – in which they not only won a state title, but also took home the Dick’s National championship trophy – with an 14-2 record and a chance at another GSL title. They have a huge test this week against No. 1 Mt. Spokane. Tomekia Whitman, Camryn Skaife, and Madi Simmelink are still a good bet to have Central Valley right back at the top once it’s all said and done.
7. Garfield Bulldogs (14-2)
Previous Rank: 6
This Week: vs Nathan Hale (Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.)
The Bulldogs are looking like the team to beat in Metro. Dalaya Daniels has led Garfield to an 14-2 record, coming off a win against Chief Sealth where they dropped 100 points. Garfield looks to continue their hold of the Metro league and finish the year undeafeated in league play.
6. Kamiakin Braves (15-1)
Previous Rank: 5
The Braves suffered their first loss of the season last week losing 50-52 to Hanford. Oumou Toure’s squad look to get back on track this week.
5. Glacier Peak Grizzlies (14-1)
Previous Rank: 4
No. 2 Prairie has been the only team that has been able to figure out how to stop the Grizzlies so far. Their other 14 opponents weren’t so lucky. Haley Grambo and a strong supporting cast make Glacier Peak a scary match up.
4. Kentridge Chargers (16-2)
Previous Rank: 1
The Chargers suffered a 71-72 loss to Woodinville which dropped them from the No. 1 spot in this weeks rankings. Many in the state still belive Kentridge is the team to beat at the 4A level.
3. Woodinville Falcons (16-2)
Previous Rank: 8
A huge win over previously No. 1 ranked Kentridge lifted the Falcons 5 spots in this weeks rankings. Mia Hughes looks to keep Woodinville on their path of excellence.
2. Prairie Falcons (15-1)
Previous Rank: 2
The Falcons can certainly relate to Woodinville after their loss to Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, CA). This team might have more talent top to bottom than any other team in the state with Brooke Walling, Cassidy Gardner, and Haley Reed leading a strong supporting cast.
1. Mt. Spokane Wildcats (16-0)
Previous Rank: 3
The Wildcats have emerged as the class of Spokane, boasting an incredible 16-0 record with big wins over No. 9 Lewis & Clark and No. 8 Central Valley. Mt. Spokane has two big matchups this week against No. 8 Central Valley and No. 14 University. Those will be games to definitely keep an eye on. Aspyn Adams, Niveya Henley, and Jayda Noble are showing why they are the best trio in the state.