In D.C., Wilson has gotten back on track, picking up several comfortable wins before beating Blue Ridge at the Uptown Hoopfest. Richard Montgomery and Potomac Falls remained undefeated, St. Charles scored a big win over North Point, and Sidwell Friends took down Maret.
1. DeMatha (14-1) Last ranked: 1
The Stags had a strong week in WCAC play, beating Gonzaga on Tuesday and St. John’s on Thursday.
2. Paul VI (11-3) LR: 2
The Panthers picked up three conference wins last week, including a 69-44 rout of Gonzaga.
3. O’Connell (13-4) LR: 3
Brayon Freeman had 24 points and Jahmal Banks added 23 as the Knights took down St. John’s in overtime.
4. Flint Hill (14-1) LR: 6
Forward Dowar Jioklow had 21 points and six rebounds in a win over St. Andrew’s Episcopal.
5. Wilson (14-6) LR: 7
The Tigers were busy last week, picking up four wins.
6. Gonzaga (11-5) LR: 4
The Eagles had a tough week, falling to DeMatha and Paul VI.
7. St. John’s (13-5) LR: 5
The Cadets started strong against DeMatha but couldn’t build on it in a 78-65 loss.
8. Eleanor Roosevelt (7-3) LR: 8
The Raiders held Suitland to 11 second-half points in an 81-32 win.
9. St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (12-2) LR: 10
Xavier Lipscomb led the Saints with 16 points in a 66-63 win over Bullis.
10. Richard Montgomery (11-0) LR: 11
Ryan Cornish had 24 points in an overtime victory against Northwest.
11. Landon (13-1) LR: 9
The Bears suffered their first loss of the year, falling at Episcopal, 77-69.
12. Patriot (13-1) LR: 12
On back-to-back nights, the Pioneers beat Stonewall Jackson and Gar-Field.
13. Gaithersburg (10-2) LR: 13
Jao Ituka had 27 points in a 73-51 win over Sherwood.
14. Sidwell Friends (13-3) LR: 16
The Quakers hung on for an important 46-44 win over Maret.
15. Potomac Falls (12-0) LR: 18
Ian Anderson posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Rock Ridge.
16. St. Charles (10-1) LR: NR
Darius Miles put up 25 points in a 71-64 win over North Point.
17. Osbourn (13-2) LR: 15
The Eagles bounced back from a loss to Madison with a 42-36 win over Battlefield.
18. Maret (12-2) LR: 17
After falling to Sidwell Friends, the Frogs topped St. James.
19. South County (10-4) LR: 20
The Stallions had a perfect week, topping West Springfield and Robinson.
20. Lake Braddock (13-2) LR: NR
Sam Grable scored 24 and Quentin James added 20 as the Bruins raced past Westfield, 99-64.
Dropped out: No. 14 Georgetown Prep (9-5), No. 19 Wise (7-2)
On the bubble: West Potomac, Paint Branch, Reservoir, Bishop McNamara