Prairie swoops the top spot in Washington Federal girls power rankings

  25. Bellarmine Prep Lions (15-3)

Previous Rank: 12

This Week: vs Moses Lake (Monday, 12 p.m.) vs Sumner (Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.) at Rogers (Friday, 7:00 p.m.)

The Lions ran into a speed bump this week, losing to Rogers who ended their 13 game winning streak. This loss bumped them 13 spots in the rankings. 

  24. Colton Wildcats (16-2)

Previous Rank: 24

This Week: at Touchet (Friday, 6 p.m.) vs Prescott (Saturday, 5:00 p.m.)

With only two losses to No. 20 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. University Titans (13-5)

Previous Rank: 14

This Week: vs Mead (Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.) vs Lewis & Clark (Thursday, 5:30 p.m.)

With their five losses coming all at the hands of ranked opponents (twice to No. 6 Mt. Spokane, No. 9 Lewis & Clark, and twice to No. 5 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.

Sunnyside__WA__Grizzlies_Logo22. Sunnyside Grizzlies (16-2)

Previous Rank: 25

This Week:

After two dominant wins against Wenatchee and Davis, the Grizzlies moved up three spots in the rankings and proved they belong. They don’t play this week, however they wrap up league play next week against Eastmont and Eisenhower. 

  21. Shorecrest Scots (15-2)

Previous Rank: 16

This Week: vs Edmonds-Woodway (Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.) vs Cedarcrest (Thursday, 7:15 p.m.)

The Scots 10 game winning streak came to a halt last week against Archbishop Murphy. This loss dropped them five spots in the rankings.

  20. East Valley Knights (16-2)

Previous Rank: 21

This Week: at Cheney (Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.)

The Knights rebounded last week against a struggling Pullman squad, and they also brought in a win against West Valley. East Valley is back on track but have two tough games remaining in Cheney and against No. 19 Clarkston. 

  19. Clarkston Bantams (17-1)

Previous Rank: 20

This Week: vs West Valley (Friday, 5:30 p.m.)

The Bantams have had a tremendous season thus far with their only loss coming to No. 20 East Valley. Clarkston will have a chance to avenge that loss in their final regular season game next week. 

  18. Lynden Christian Lyncs (16-2)

Previous Rank: 17

This Week: at Meridian (Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.) vs Lakewood (Friday, 7:15 p.m.)

The Lyncs were 15-0 before losing to Anacortes, and then No. 17 Lynden last week. That loss dropped them one spot behind their rival Lynden. 

  17. Lynden Lions (15-3)

Previous Rank: 23

This Week: vs Blaine (Monday, 7:15 p.m.)

The Lions are coming off a huge win last week against No. 18 Lynden Christian, launching them six spots higher in our rankings. Liv Tjdeljer, Keylie Hershey, and Ruby Vanderhaak are leading Lynden to yet another impressive season. 

  16. Archbishop Murphy Wildcats (15-2)

Previous Rank: 22

This Week: vs Mountlake Terrace (Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.) vs Lynnwood (Friday, 7:15 p.m)

Since their loss to Snohomish, the Wildcats have rattled off six in a row and look to continue that momentum. With a favorable remaining schedule, do not be surprised to see Archbishop Murphy go undefeated the rest of the way.

  15. Seattle Prep Panthers (15-3)

Previous Rank: 18

This Week: vs West Seattle (Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.) at Holy Names Academy (Friday, 7:30 p.m.)

The Panthers got back on track last week beating Kentlake and Roosevelt handily. Seattle Prep looks to end the season on a high note with their regular season wrapping up this week. 

  14. West Seattle Wildcats (14-3)

Previous Rank: 19

This Week: at Seattle Prep (Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.) at Chief Sealth (Friday, 7:00 p.m.)

A big game against No. 15 Seattle Prep highlight the Wildcats’ remaining schedule. 

 13. Cashmere Bulldogs (16-2)

Previous Rank: 15

This Week: at Okanogan (Tuesday, 5:45 p.m.) at Cascade (Thursday, 5:45 p.m.)

All-World guard Hailey van Lith and the 16-2 Bulldogs are another team whose only two losses aren’t really a negative as much as a missed opportunity. No. 6 Mt. Spokane and No. 11 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.

  12. Inglemoor Vikings (17-3)

Previous Rank: 10

This Week:

The Vikings wrapped up their regular season with wins over Issaquah and Bothell to finish with an impressive 17-3 record. 

  11. LaSalle Lightning (18-0)

Previous Rank: 13

This Week: vs Highland (Tuesday, 6 p.m.) vs Naches Valley (Saturday, 6:00 p.m.)

The Lightning have been absolutely dominant with an unblemished 18-0 record. With their biggest challenge behind them after beating No. 13 Cashmere, LaSalle will likely finish the season undefeated.

  10. Eastlake Wolves (16-4)

Previous Rank: 11

This Week: 

The Wolves wrapped up their regular season last week with wins against Bothell and Skyline to finish with a 16-4 record. Eastlake is led by the talented trio of Mae Bryant, Keeli Burton, and Hayley Huard. 

  9. Lewis & Clark Tigers (15-3)

Previous Rank: 9

This Week: at Gonzaga Prep (Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.) at University (Thursday, 5:30 p.m.)

Lewis & Clark is firmly in the conversation in a loaded Greater Spokane League. Their three losses came against tough opponents: No. 6 Mt. Spokane, No. 4 Glacier Peak, and No. 5 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. Garfield Bulldogs (16-2)

Previous Rank: 7

This Week: at Ingraham (Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.) vs Franklin (Friday, 7:00 p.m.)

The Bulldogs are looking like the team to beat in Metro. Dalaya Daniels has led Garfield to a 16-2 record, coming off two dominant wins against Nathan Hale and Eastside Catholic. Garfield looks to continue their hold of the Metro league and finish the year undefeated in league play. 

  7. Kamiakin Braves (17-1)

Previous Rank: 6

This Week: at Hermiston (Tuesday, 5:45 p.m.) vs Pasco (Friday, 5:45 p.m.)

Last week the Braves beat Walla Walla and Kennewick, a succesfull rebound after suffering their first loss of the season to Chiawana two weeks ago. Kamiakin is led by standout Oumou Toure. 

  6. Mt. Spokane Wildcats (17-1)

Previous Rank: 1

This Week: at Central Valley (Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.) at University (Friday, 5:30 p.m.)

The Wildcats suffered their first loss of the season to No. 5 Central Valley 45-68. That loss dropped them five spots in the rankings this week. Aspyn Adams, Niveya Henley, and Jayda Noble look to get the momentum back on their side and show why they are the best trio in the state.

  5. Central Valley Bears (16-2)

Previous Rank: 8

This Week: vs Mt. Spokane (Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.) vs North Central (Friday, 7:15 p.m.)

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 a 16-2 record and a chance at another GSL title. They picked up a huge win last week against No. 6 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. 

  4. Glacier Peak Grizzlies (16-1)

Previous Rank: 5

This Week: at Jackson (Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.) vs Mount Vernon (Thursday, 7:15 p.m.)

No. 2 Prairie has been the only team that has been able to figure out how to stop the Grizzlies so far. Their other 16 opponents weren’t so lucky. Haley Grambo and a strong supporting cast make Glacier Peak a scary matchup.

  3. Kentridge Chargers (18-2)

Previous Rank: 4

This Week: 

The Chargers bounced back strong after a close loss to No. 2 Woodinville last week. Kentridge won their last two games of the regular season convincingly and finished the year with an 18-2 record. Jordyn Jenkins, JaQuaya Miller, and Daylani Ballena have Kentridge riding high into the playoffs. 

  2. Woodinville Falcons (17-2)

Previous Rank: 3

This Week: at Newport (Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.)

The Falcons are on a roll winning their last six games in a row. Mia Hughes looks to keep Woodinville on their path of excellence.

  1. Prairie Falcons (17-1)

Previous Rank: 2

This Week: vs Mountain View (Monday, 7:00 p.m.) at Hudson’s Bay (Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.)

The Falcons can certainly relate to Woodinville after their only loss of the season came at the hands of 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. 

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