Courtside View – Week 7 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Sanford girls basketball Jada Snow attempts a shot against St Elizabeths, photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

The girls basketball season ends on February 21st so there are 15 days left in the regular season.  The teams will make their final push to see if they can qualify for the state tournament at the end of the month.


The regular season game that everyone has been waiting for since early December is here on Thursday night as No. 1 Ursuline travels to No. 2 Caravel.  Both teams are undefeated in state play as both have lost games to out of state teams that are ranked high in the east region.  If you can’t get a ticket you can watch it on Delaware Live.  .  


The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament saw three girls games this weekend including a great match up on Friday night as Pauda faced Saint Mark’s.  The Pandas took home a 52-49 win to get their 11th win of the season.


The conference schedule is winding down and here are the current leaders as they look to lock up the conference championship in the next two weeks.  Appoquinimink leads Blue Hen Flight A, while AI Dupont leads Flight B.  St Elizabeth’s leads Diamond State, Sanford Independent.  Dover is the current leader in the Henlopen North while Woodbridge leads the South.


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


No. 1 Ursuline (11-3) (LW No. 1) The Raiders won against  Imhotep Charter (PA) last week.  They travel to No. 2 Caravel on Thursday and host Woodbridge on Saturday.  


No. 2 Caravel (13-2) (LW No. 2) The Bucs beat No. 5 AI Dupont last week.  They host No. 1 Ursuline on Thursday. 


No. 3 Sanford (9-5) (LW No. 3) The Warriors beat No. 4 St Elizabeth’s last week.  They travel to St Andrew’s on Tuesday and Howard on Friday.  .


No. 4 St. Elizabeth (12-3) (LW No. 4) The Vikings went 1-1 last week with a win over Archmere and a loss to No. 3 Sanford.  The Vikings have 3 road games in three straight days, Howard Tuesday, Tower Hill on Wednesday, and DMA on Thursday.


No. 5 A.I. DuPont (12-4) (LW No. 5) The Tigers lost to No. 2 Caravel last week.  They travel to No. 6 Padua on Tuesday and host Brandywine on Wednesday.


No. 6  Padua (11-4) (LW No. 6) The Pandas beat Saint Mark’s last week.  They host No. 5 AI DuPont on Tuesday and travel to Hodgson on Friday.


No. 7 Dover (13-2) (LW No. 7) The Senators enjoyed some time off last week.  They will travel to Sussex Tech on Tuesday, host Kent Island (MD) on Thursday and travel to Old North road to face Caesar Rodney on Saturday,


No. 8  Cape Henlopen (8-5) (LW No. 9)  The Vikings won a pair of conference games over Sussex Central and Sussex Tech last week.  They host Milford on Tuesday and travel to Sussex Central on Thursday,  


No. 9  Delmarva Christian (14-1) (LW No. 10)  Delmava went 2-0 ;last week and has a busy week this week.  They host Sts Peter & Paul on Tuesday.  They travel to The Salisbury School on Thursday and Middletown on Friday.

No. 10 Howard (9-5)(LW Unrank).  The Wildcats went 2-0 last week with wins over Odessa and Smyrna.  They host three games this week, No. 4ursuline St Elizabeth;s on Tuesday. McKean on Wednesday and No. 3 Sanford on Friday.

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