LA Daily News girls basketball Top 10 rankings, Jan. 10

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This week’s Daily News girls basketball rankings.


1. Sierra Canyon (16-0): The Trailblazers topped La Jolla Country Day at the Galen Center Saturday thanks to Juju Watkins’ 30 points and 18 rebounds. Sierra Canyon is gearing up to play in the Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass., this weekend.

Last: 1

Sierra Canyon’s Juju Watkins dazzles in win over La Jolla Country Day at USC’s Galen Center

2. Granada Hills (13-4): The Highlanders continue to show they’re City Section Open Division contenders by beating City and Southern Section programs, including Camarillo 55-54.

Last: 6

3. Hart (18-2): Hart is unbeaten in the Foothill League at 5-0, including a win over Canyon 51-48. The team has three players averaging in double figures: Morgan Mack (14.7), Laney Grider (14.4) and Elyse Mitchell (11.6).

Last: 4

4. Alemany (11-6): Despite a roster filled with eight freshmen, the Warriors knocked off Harvard-Westlake 70-63. Kate Hackney had 24 points and nine rebounds.

Last: Unranked

Roundup: Crystal Wang leads Sierra Canyon girls basketball to victory without Juju Watkins

5. Westlake (13-4): Warriors are off to a hot start in the Marmonte League, having beaten Agoura and Calabasas. Freshman Mathis Dritz is leading the way at 15.5 points per game.

Last: 5

6. Harvard-Westlake (12-7): The Wolverines have stumbled out of the gate in Mission League play, falling to Sierra Canyon and surprisingly to Alemany.

Last: 2

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7. Chaminade (9-8): The Eagles have had an up-and-down season. Consistency will need to be found before the postseason arrives. The talent is undeniable.

Last: 3

8. Oaks Christian (10-5): The Lions are off to a 2-0 start in the Marmonte League. If Oaks beats Agoura and Calabasas, there could be a showdown with Westlake on Jan. 17 with both teams unbeaten in league play.

Last: 9

9. Burroughs (11-9): The Bears are 6-0 in the Pacific League led by senior Izzy Roderick and a bevy of underclassmen.

Last: Unranked

10. Canyon (12-6): Canyon’s only loss in league play was to Hart, 51-48. The teams’ rematch is Jan. 31.

Last: 7

Bubble teams: Crescenta Valley (15-4); Notre Dame (14-3); Calabasas (14-4); Village Christian (11-5)

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