Prep Basketball National Rankings – Dec 10

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Dakari Johnson’s Monteverde come in at #2 this week.

The national prep rankings for the week of December 10, as published by PrepNation

#1. Chicago, Simeon (1-0), seeks fourth consecutive state crown
#2. Montverde, Fla., Montverde Academy (6-0), beat three highly regarded in-state teams last week
#3. Henderson, Nev., Findlay (12-0), F Allerik Freeman headed to UCLA
#4. Newark, N.J., St. Benedict’s (6-0), F Isaiah Watkins will play at Duquesne
#5. Huntington, W.Va., Huntington Prep, (9-0), won twice at National High School Hoops Festival in Hyattsville, Md.
#6. Santa Ana, Calif., Mater Dei (5-0), captured Ocean View Tournament of Champions in Huntington Beach, Calif.
#7. Long Beach, Calif., Poly, (4-0), led by talented soph PG Ke’jhan Feagin
#8. Highland, Utah, Lone Peak (6-0), thumped regionally ranked Denver East, 73-54
#9. Mouth of Wilson, Va., Oak Hill (12-1), loss to No. 25 Paul VI its first since April 2011
#10. Chester, Pa. (0-0), Orlando Magic PG Jameer Nelson an alum
#11. Mount Washington, Ky., Bullitt East (5-0), F Derek Willis a Kentucky recruit
#12. San Jose, Calif., Mitty, (2-0), beat regionally ranked Sheldon, 71-65
#13. Seattle, Rainier Beach, (2-0), F Shaqquan Aaron an impact transfer
#14. Richmond, Texas, Travis, (8-1), upset by Bush playing without injured Kentucky-bound G Andrew Harrison
#15. Memphis, Tenn., Southwind, (5-1), F JaJuan Johnson headed to Marquette
#16. Omaha, Neb., Central (2-0), 38 straight wins
#17. Warr Acres, Okla., Putnam City (5-0), three state titles since 2006
#18. Brooklyn, Jefferson (5-0), avenged last season’s NYC Public title-game loss to Boys & Girls
#19. Rockville, Md., Montrose Christian (5-0), jr. Therence Mayimba a highly sought swingman
#20. Iowa City, Iowa, West, (4-0), playing without injured Southern Miss-bound G Dondre Alexander
#21. Oviedo, Fla., Hagerty, (6-0), edged regionally ranked Lake Highland Prep, 98-92 in OT
#22. DeSoto, Texas (13-1), G Matt Jones a Duke recruit
#23. Washington, Gonzaga (3-1), hampered by injury to future Villanova F Kris Jenkins
#24. Gladstone, N.J., Gill St. Bernard’s (0-0), led by Northwestern-bound PG Jaren Sina
#25. Fairfax, Va., Paul VI (3-1), 1-1 vs. Top 25 teams

Northeast
#1. Newark, N.J., St. Benedict’s, 6-0
#2. Chester, Pa., 0-0
#3. Brooklyn, Jefferson, 5-0
#4. Gladstone, N.J., Gill St. Bernard’s, 0-0
#5. Philadelphia, Neumann-Goretti, 1-0
#6. Metuchen, N.J., St. Joseph, 0-0
#7. Jersey City, N.J., St. Anthony, 0-0
#8. Middle Village, N.Y., Christ the King, 1-0
#9. Jersey City, N.J., Hudson Catholic, 0-0
#10. Springfield, Mass., Central, 0-0

East Coast
#1. Huntington, W.Va., Huntington Prep, 9-0
#2. Mouth of Wilson, Va., Oak Hill, 12-1
#3. Rockville, Md., Montrose Christian, 5-0
#4. Washington, Gonzaga, 3-1
#5. Fairfax, Va., Paul VI, 3-1
#6. Charlotte, N.C., West Charlotte, 3-0
#7. Arden, N.C., Christ School, 10-0
#8. Rockville, Md., Magruder, 2-0
#9. Columbia, S.C., Irmo, 7-0
#10. Baltimore, Mount St. Joseph, 7-1

Southeast
#1. Montverde, Fla., Montverde Academy, 6-0
#2. Memphis, Tenn., Southwind, 5-1
#3. Oviedo, Fla., Hagerty, 6-0
#4. Orlando, Fla., Lake Highland Prep, 6-1
#5. Tifton, Ga., Tift County, 3-0
#6. Birmingham, Ala., Wenowah, 6-0
#7. Jackson, Miss., Provine, 9-0
#8. Pompano Beach, Fla., Ely, 5-0
#9. Memphis, Tenn., White Station, 7-1
#10. Montgomery, Ala., Carver, 0-0

Midwest
#1. Chicago, Simeon, 1-0
#2. Mount Washington, Ky., Bullitt East, 5-0
#3. Lansing, Mich., Sexton, 2-0
#4. Chicago, Young, 1-0
#5. Detroit, Pershing, 2-0
#6. Toledo, Ohio, Whitmer, 2-0
#7. Louisville, Ky., Ballard, 2-1
#8. Germantown, Wis., 4-0
#9. Indianapolis, Pike, 5-0
#10. Indianapolis, Arsenal Tech, 3-1

Midlands
#1. Highland, Utah, Lone Peak, 6-0
#2. Omaha, Neb., Central, 2-0
#3. Iowa City, Iowa, West, 4-0
#4. Osseo, Minn., 2-0
#5. Overland Park, Kan., Blue Valley Northwest, 2-0
#6. Nixa, Mo., 2-0
#7. Minneapolis, De La Salle, 1-0
#8. Denver, East, 4-1
#9. Wichita, Kan., North, 2-0
#10. Aurora, Colo., Grandview, 2-0

Southwest
#1. Henderson, Nev., Findlay, 12-0
#2. Richmond, Texas, Travis, 8-1
#3. Warr Acres, Okla., Putnam City, 5-0
#4. DeSoto, Texas, 13-1
#5. Houston, Yates, 10-1
#6. Dallas, Jesuit, 11-0
#7. Dallas, Wilson, 7-1
#8. Las Vegas, Bishop Gorman, 1-0
#9. Laveen, Ariz., Chavez, 7-0
#10. Edmond, Okla., Memorial, 5-0

West Coast
#1. Santa Ana, Calif., Mater Dei, 5-0
#2. Long Beach, Calif., Poly, 4-0
#3. San Jose, Calif., Mitty, 2-0
#4. Seattle, Rainier Beach, 2-0
#5. Lake Oswego, Ore., 2-0
#6. Bellflower, Calif., St. John’s Bosco, 5-0
#7. Sacramento, Calif., Sheldon, 1-1
#8. Richmond, Calif., Salesian, 3-1
#9. Bothell, Wash., 2-0
#10. Los Angeles, Loyola, 8-0

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