by: Oliver Shackley   1/2/2018

1. DeMatha (11-1)
Last Ranking (1): The Stags defeated The Heights by 82 points and O'Connell by 20 to stay undefeated in the league. They had a great showing at the Beach Ball Classic, with their one loss coming to Florida's Montverde Academy, number one nationally. DeMatha beat Ireton 74-49 on Tuesday.
Next Up: St. Mary’s Ryken (1/4)

2. Gonzaga (10-0)
Last Ranking (2): Gonzaga beat Ryken by 50 and Carroll by 17 points, both at home. The Eagles stayed undefeated at the Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament with impressive victories over Harvard-Westlake and Bishop Loughlin. Gonzaga returned after the break with a 71-54 victory over Good Counsel.
Next up: St. John’s (1/4)

3. Paul VI (9-2)
Last Ranking (3): The Panthers played exceptionally well in the Chick-fil-a Classic Holiday Tournament, with only one loss coming to national power Findlay Prep. The Panthers are still undefeated in the WCAC after defeating St. John’s 62-57 Tuesday.
Next up: Carroll (1/4)

4. St. John's (8-4)
Last Ranking (4): After a shaky start, the Cadets seem to be back on their feet, after going undefeated at the Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament. The Cadets lost to PVI in a close game Tuesday though.
Next up: @ Gonzaga (1/4)

5. Bishop O'Connell (9-3)
Last Ranking (5): The Knights had a good showing at the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic, losing just one of their four games to Archbishop Stepinac of New York. O’Connell beat Ryken by 21 Tuesday.
Next up: @ St. John’s (1/7)

6. Episcopal (9-1)
Last Ranking (7): The Maroon showcased wins in dominating fashion over Westtown and Good Counsel at the Bullis Holiday Classic. Episcopal returned from the break with a victory over John Paul the Great.
Next up: Georgetown Day (1/6)

7. Georgetown Prep (8-2)
Last Ranking (6): The Little Hoyas took only one loss to Gaston Day during their holiday ventures games in both North and South Carolina. Prep returned with an impressive 70-68 victory over Wilson.
Next up: Maret (1/6)

8. Bullis (10-4)
Last Ranking (8): The Bulldogs had a busy holiday season, hosting their own Holiday Classic tournament followed by a trip to Florida for the Junior Orange Bowl Tournament. Bullis racked up 5 wins and 3 losses to cap off the New Year.
Next up: Avalon (1/4)

9. St. Andrew's Episcopal (12-1)
Last Ranking (Unranked): The Lions have been dominant to say the least, with impressive wins over the likes of Good Counsel, The Heights and St. Albans to name a few.
Next up: Flint Hill (1/4)

10. St. Stephens & St. Agnes (7-3)
Last Ranking (Unranked): The Saints have three losses in hand thus far to rival Episcopal, St. Maria Goretti and Takoma Academy. However, the Saints tend to find their game around now, when IAC competition is around the corner.
Next up: St. Andrew’s (1/6)


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