Courtside View – Week 6 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Archmere girls basketball Bridget Mallot attempts a shot during a game, photo courtesy of Mike Lang of the Dialog

The girls basketball season will heat up this week as there is a lot of big conference games coming up this week,


The Diamond State conference could be decided on Thursday night as the two undefeated teams in conference play meet as Atchmere travels to St Elizabeth’s.  


The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament starts this Friday and Saturday at Chase Fieldhouse.  There are three  girls games over the two days as Padua and Saint Mark’s play Friday night.  Archmere faces Kennet (PA) and Ursuline plays Imhotep Charter (PA) on Saturday.


Here is the new top 10 for this week voted by  our Delaware Live Crew.


No. 1 Ursuline (10-3) (LW No. 1) The Raiders lost to South Shore (NY) in the Bronx on Saturday,  They will face Imhotep Charter (PA) on Saturday at the Chase Fieldhouse.


No. 2 Caravel (12-2) (LW No. 2) The Bucs went 3-0 last week including wins against No. 8 Archmere and No. 4 St Elizabeth’s.  They host No. 5 AI Dupont on Thursday. 


No. 3 Sanford (8-5) (LW No. 3) The Warriors won three conference games last week.  They host No. 4 St Elizabeth’s on Saturday.


No. 4 St. Elizabeth (11-2) (LW No. 4) The Vikings went 3-1 last week with a pair of overtime wins against Saint Marks and Padua and lost to No. 2 Caravel.  They host No. 8 Archmere on Thursday and travel to No. 3 Sanford on Saturday.


No. 5 A.I. DuPont (12-3) (LW No. 5) The Tigers beat William Penn and Howard last week.  They travel to No. 2 Caravel on Thursday night. 


No. 6  Padua (10-3) (LW No. 6) The Pandas went 1-1 last week beating DMA and losing to No. 4 St Elizabeth;s in overtime.  They face Saint Mark’s Friday night at the Chase Fieldhouse.


No. 7 Dover (13-2) (LW No. 7) The Senators went 4-0 last week including wins over No. 9 Cape Henlopen and Smyrna.  They will travel to Sussex Tech next Tuesday.


No. 8 Archmere (9-5) (LW No, 8) The Auks went 3-1 last week with wins over Howard, St Georges Tech and Middletown and losing to No. 2 Caravel.  They travel to No. 4 St Elizabeth;s on Thursday and face Kennet (PA) on Saturday morning at the Fieldhouse.


No. 9 Cape Henlopen (7-5) (LW No. 9) The Vikings went 2-1 last week with wins over CR and Sussex Tech and losing to No. 7 Dover.  They host Sussex Central on Thursday.

No. 10 Delmarva Christian (12-1) (LW No. 10) Delmava went 2-0 ;last week.  They host The Salisbury School on Thursday and travel to Salisbury Christian on Friday.

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