D9sports.com Releases Current Basketball Rankings

SHIPPENVILLE – There is a new No. 1 overall girls’ team in the third RRR Roadhouse/D9Sports.com District 9 boys’ and girls’ basketball rankings for the 2008-2009 season with West Forest taking over the top spot from St. Marys.

Meanwhile, DuBois Central Catholic remains the No. 1 boys’ team, but Punxsutawney moves from No. 8 to No. 2 this week after two wins over Top 4 teams during the week.

West Forest (13-0), which is ranked No. 1 for the first time since joining District 9 in 2004, is followed by fellow relative newcomer Cranberry (10-2) at No. 2, Elk County Catholic (11-1) at No. 3 and former No. 1 St. Marys (13-1) at No. 4.

In the boys’ rankings, DCC (9-1) retains the top spot for the third straight week after a win at No. 7 Cameron County Monday. Punxsutawney (9-2) beat then-No. 2 Keystone Monday and then-No. 4 St. Marys Wednesday. Keystone (11-2) drops to third after the loss with ECC (9-3) moving from ninth to fourth after a 10-point win over then-No. 3 Clearfield (8-1), which drops to fifth. St. Marys (8-4) fell to No. 6. Bradford (6-5) at No. 9 and Clarion-Limestone (8-3) at No. 10 enter the rankings this week.  

In the class-by-class rankings, DCC (boys) and West Forest (girls) hold onto the top Class A spots, Brockway (6-6) moves into the No. 1 Class AA boys’ spot with Cranberry retaining the No. 1 Class AA girls’ position and Punxsutawney jumps from No. 3 to No. 1 in Class AAAA/AAA boys with St. Marys staying in the top spot in the Class AAAA/AAA girls’ rankings. The only two newcomers to the class-by-class rankings are Brookville (3-8) at No. 5 in Class AA boys and Venango Catholic (5-7) at No. 9 in Class A boys.  

These are the third RRR Roadhouse D9Sports.com rankings for the 2008-2009 season. Rankings will be released every Friday night/Saturday morning until early February.  

If you have any questions about the rankings, please e-mail us at d9sports@usachoice.net or call Chris Rossetti at the number listed above. The rankings have been pasted into this e-mail and a word attachment for your use is also included. The rankings can also be found on the web site at www.d9sports.com.

This is the ninth year D9Sports.Com has done high school basketball rankings. They are an offshoot of the rankings Rich Rhoades did while he was Sports Editor at the DuBois Courier Express. They are the only District 9 basketball rankings that are done at this time.

D9Sports.Com is a web site in its eighth year of covering athletics within the PIAA’s District 9 located at www.d9sports.com. The site is not affiliated with the PIAA in any way. For more information on the site, please visit it or e-mail the staff at d9sports@usachoice.net.

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RRR Roadhouse Boys\’ Rankings

RRR Roadhouse Girls\’ Rankings

Overall

Overall

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

1

DuBois C.C.

9-1

1

1

West Forest

13-0

2

2

Punxsutawney

9-2

8

2

Cranberry

10-2

3

3

Keystone

11-2

2

3

Elk Co. Cath.

11-1

4

4

Elk Co. Cath.

9-3

9

4

St. Marys

13-1

1

5

Clearfield

8-1

3

5

Coudersport

11-2

5

6

St. Marys

8-4

4

6

Johnsonburg

8-3

6

7

Cameron Co.

8-2

7

7

Kane

10-2

7

8

North Clarion

10-1

5

8

Moniteau

8-4

8

9

Bradford

6-5

NR

9

Union

9-4

9

10

Clar.-Limestone

8-3

NR

10

Austin

12-1

10

Class AAAA/AAA

Class AAAA/AAA

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

1

Punxsutawney

9-2

3

1

St. Marys

13-1

1

2

Clearfield

8-1

2

2

Clearfield

4-6

2

3

St. Marys

8-4

1

3

Punxsutawney

3-9

3

4

Bradford

6-5

4

4

Bradford

3-9

4

5

DuBois  

2-10

5

5

DuBois

2-10

5

Class AA

Class AA

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

1

Brockway

6-6

2

1

Cranberry

10-2

1

2

Kane

8-5

1

2

Kane

10-2

2

3

Cranberry

5-7

5

3

Moniteau

8-4

3

4

Curwensville

4-7

3

4

Brookville

7-4

4

5

Brookville

3-8

NR

5

Keystone

4-7

5

Class A

Class A

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

RANK

TEAM

REC.

LW*

1

DuBois C.C.

9-1

1

1

West Forest

13-0

1

2

Keystone

11-2

2

2

Elk Co. Cath.

11-1

2

3

Elk Co. Cath.

9-3

6

3

Coudersport

11-2

3

4

Cameron Co.

8-2

5

4

Johnsonburg

8-3

4

5

North Clarion

10-1

3

5

Union

9-4

5

6

Clar.-Limestone

8-3

8

6

Austin

12-1

6

7

Johnsonburg

7-4

4

7

North Clarion

7-4

7

8

Union

8-5

7

8

Otto-Eldred

7-6

10

9

Venango Cath.

5-7

NR

9

Clarion

5-7

8

10

Oswayo Vly.

9-3

10

10

Redbank Vly.

7-6

9

*Last week\’s ranking

*Last week\’s ranking

 

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