N-G girls' basketball Top 10: Feb. 11, 2019

N-G girls' basketball Top 10: Feb. 11, 2019

With the number of active local girls' hoops programs dwindling, preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS checks in with his newest rankings:

RANK, TEAM, REC. (PREV.)

1. Schlarman, 28-2 (1)

Hilltoppers eased to regional championship on home court, take on St. Teresa in sectional semis at Decatur.

2. St. Joseph-Ogden, 25-4 (2)

Spartans stopped Salt Fork to win regional, square off with Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley in sectional semifinals.

3. Tri-County, 26-4 (3)

Titans faced little resistance in regional win, draw Effingham St. Anthony in sectional semis at Moweaqua.

4. Sullivan, 25-3 (5)

Redskins dispatched Villa Grove/Heritage to win regional, take on Edwards County in sectional semifinals.

5. Watseka, 25-3 (4)

Warriors escaped from Herscher Regional, take on Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin in sectional semifinals.

6. Urbana, 18-11 (8)

Tigers eclipsed Danville in regular-season finale, open 3A playoffs with either Champaign Central or Rantoul.

7. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, 24-5 (7)

Falcons won first regional crown since 2005, must trump St. Joseph-Ogden to keep playoff run going further.

8. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin, 27-6 (9)

Blue Devils overwhelmed rival Oakwood for first regional triumph since 2010, take on Watseka in next round.

9. Ridgeview, 23-7 (—)

Mustangs dumped Lexington in regional final after two prior losses, prep for Milford in Decatur on Monday.

10. Oakwood, 24-7 (6)

Comets were stifled by BHRA for first time in three tries this season to cap largely successful campaign.

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