Trib 10: After the WPIAL finals, new teams occupy the top spots in the power rankings

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Thursday, March 10, 2022 | 11:09 p.m.


Throughout the year, the North Hills men’s and Chartiers Valley girls’ basketball programs have sat atop the weekly Trib 10 power rankings.

However, both teams stumbled in their respective WPIAL Championship matches and had to settle for district money.

Now that both teams have a playoff win under their belts, they are starting to move up the power rankings.

Two undefeated teams in Laurel Highlands boys and Blackhawk girls took first place this week.

Three teams were ousted from Trib 10, replaced by three groovy cats: the Lincoln Park Leopards boys, the Moon Tigers girls and the McKeesport Tigers girls teams.

As we approach the second round and the quarter-finals, many changes are on the horizon.

Here are the latest power rankings. Teams are listed with overall record and standings from last week. These ratings have no rating limit.

Trib boys 10

1. Laurel Highlands Mustangs, (26-0), (2)

2. Quaker Valley Quakers, (24-0), (3)

3. Fox Chapel Foxes, (25-1), (5)

4. New Castle Red Hurricane, (24-2), (4)

5. North Hills Indians, (25-1), (1)

6. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers, (24-0), (6)

7. Bishop Canevin Crusaders, (21-4), (8)

8. Shady Side Academy Bulldogs, (20-6), (10)

9. Spartans of Montour, (21-5), (7)

10. Lincoln Park Leopards, (18-7), (NR)

Outside: Scottish Union

Trib girls 10

1. Blackhawk Cougars, (25-0), (2)

2. Blue Devils of Mount Lebanon, (24-1), (3)

3. South Fayette Lions, (23-4), (6)

4. Chartiers Valley Colts, (25-2), (1)

5. Northern Catholic Trojans, (20-5), (5)

6. Neshannock Spears, (25-2), (9)

7. Knoch Knights, (22-3), (7)

8. Moon Tigers, (20-5), (NR)

9. McKeesport Tigers, (21-5), (NR)

10. Liberty Bulldogs, (19-5), (8)

Outside: Upper St. Clair Panthers, Chargers of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart

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