Gateway champion Jackson returns to the standings
JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – The News4JAX Super 6 Women’s Basketball Rankings will be released every Tuesday during the regular season. Registrations are until January 17.
Super 6 girls basketball standings
Rank, school, record, classification
1. (1) St. Augustine (18-0, Class 6A)
Notable wins: Deltona, Episcopal, Fleming Island, Mainland, Nease, New Smyrna Beach, Orange Park, White.
A look: Only one game since our last Super 6 and that was a 54-40 win over Parker. They end the week with a game on Thursday against First Coast. Janiyah Jackson (15.9 ppg, 14.6 rpg), Emily McIntosh (12.1 ppm) and Veronique Hannah (10.4 ppg) remain leading the charge for St. Augustine, which is unlikely to drop a regular season game.
2. (2) Bishop Kenny (15-4, Class 4A)
Notable wins: Bolles, Florida High, Hawthorne, Jackson, Keswick Christian, Raines, Ribault, Sumter (SC).
A look: The crusaders are on a tear. Kenny has won seven straight games, including two since our last Super 6. The Crusaders beat Hawthorne (55-40) and Bolles (59-28). g Maddie Millar (16.9 ppm) and Claire Coyle (8.7 ppg) continue to fuel Kenny. Nice matchup against University Christian on Tuesday night, followed by a big game against Cocoa on Saturday.
3. (4) Nease (16-3, Class 6A)
Notable wins: Columbia, Creekside, Lakewood Ranch, Menendez, Oakleaf, Orange Park, Ponte Vedra, Washburn (Tenn.).
A look: Three more wins for the Panthers since our last recording. Nease beat Columbia (60-56), rival Ponte Vedra (51-39) and Tocoi Creek (81-30). Sydney Gomes continues to be the dominant force for the Panthers. Gomes arrived at Nease ahead of her junior season after scoring 1,310 points in college action at New Dorp in Staten Island, New York. Vedra Bridge Megan Piggot scored 2,254 career points in his career and Gomes surpassed that total last week in a win over Tocoi Creek.
4. (3) Preparation of San Jose (13-5, independent)
Notable wins: Apopka, Columbia, Fleming Island, Foundation Academy, IMG Academy, Ribault, Jackson, Savannah Beach.
A look: The Storm have gone 2-1 since our last Super 6, beating Fleming Island (55-46) and Atlanta’s Morrow (61-17), and losing 46-35 to Oakleaf. The loss to the Knights was San Jose Prep’s first this season against a home team. They end the week with a showdown against St. Johns Country Day and star Taliah Scott the Saturday.
5. (6) Orange Park (16-5, Class 5A)
Notable wins: Cocoa, Columbia, Creekside, Elizabethton (Tenn.), Episcopal, Florida A&M, Leon, Ponte Vedra, Rickards, Tallahassee Leon, University Christian.
A look: Solid week of work for the Raiders, who beat Bartram Trail (52-43), Columbia (56-51), Bishop Snyder (66-20) and Leon (57-45) to lead their winning streak to five games . They get a hot Oakleaf team on Tuesday night. Eris Lester (19.9 PPG, 8 RPG) and Nia Brown (13 ppg, 10.5 rpg) continue to pace the Raiders.
6. (NR) jackson (11-7, Class 4A)
Notable wins: Deltona, Mandarin, Oakleaf, Orange Park, Paxon, Ponte Vedra, Santal, Tallahassee Leon, University Christian.
A look: The Gateway Conference champion Tigers entered the tournament last week, knocking out Raines (51-46), Paxon (66-30), Mandarin (53-43) and Sandalwood (47-28). They only lost locally to San Jose Prep and Bishop Kenny by a combined 12 points. Jazmine Jackson leads the balanced Tigers with an average of 11.9 points per game.
Mandarin (15-1, Class 7A)
on the bubble
Bolles (11-7, Class 4A); creek side (9-8, Class 7A); Episcopal (9-7, Class 3A); Fleming Island (13-5, Class 6A); Hilliard (11-9, Class 1A); Keystone heights (13-4, Class 4A); Mandarin (15-1, Class 7A); Mendez (12-7, Class 5A); Oak Leaf (7-9, Class 7A); Paxon (13-5, Class 5A); Veda bridge (12-7, Class 6A); Providence (12-3, Class 2A); Ribault (9-7, Class 5A); Ridgeview (13-7, Class 5A); St. Johns Campaign Day (14-3, Class 2A); Sandalwood (9-9, Class 7A); Stanton (13-3, Class 5A); academic christian (10-9, Class 2A).
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