Whale Branch boys stay No. 1 in basketball rankings

sports@islandpacket.comJanuary 22, 2014 

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Whale Branch Early College High School remains No. 1 in this week's Class 1-A boys poll from the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association.

Aside from a a one-spot jump from No. 10 to No. 9 by Hilton Head Island High's girls team in the Class 3-A poll, the rankings remain the same this week for all Beaufort County schools.

Battery Creek's boys are No. 9 in the Class 2-A poll, and Whale Branch's girls are No. 3 in the Class 1-A girls ranking.

S.C. Basketball Coaches Association Polls

Through Jan. 21

BOYS

Class 4-A: 1. Goose Creek, 2. Irmo, 3. Wando, 4. Gaffney, 5. South Pointe, 6. Hillcrest, 7. Northwestern, 8. North Augusta, 9. Woodmont, 10. Dorman.

Class 3-A: 1. Midland Valley, 2. Eastside, 3. Travelers Rest, 4. North Myrtle Beach, 5. Dreher, 6. Hartsville, 7. Airport, 8. Darlington, 9. Myrtle Beach, 10. Westwood.

Class 2-A: 1. Newberry, 2. Lake City, 3. Lake Marion, 4. Keenan, 5. Indian Land, 6. Mullins, 7. Blacksburg, 8. Kingstree, 9. Battery Creek, 10. Dillon

Class 1-A: 1. Whale Branch, 2. St. Joseph's, 3. Greenville Tech, 4. Fox Creek, 6. Calhoun Falls, 7. Southside Christian, 8. Timmonsville, 9. CA Johnson, 10. Great Falls.

GIRLS

Class 4-A: 1. Dorman, 2. Spring Valley, 3. Irmo, 4. Goose Creek, 5. West Florence, 6. Sumter, 7. Lancaster, 8. Summerville, 9. Colleton County, 10. Fort Mill.

Class 3-A: 1. Orangeburg-Wilkinson, 2. Lower Richland, 3. Daniel, 4. Dreher, 5. Crestwood, 6. Chapin, 8. Blue Ridge, 9. Hilton Head Island, 10. Palmetto.

Class 2-A: 1. Bishop England, 2. Dillon, 3. Fairfield Central, 4. Mullins, 5. Kingstree, 6. Andrew Jackson, 7. Columbia, 8. Ninety Six, 9. Pendleton, 10. Academic Magnet.

Class 1-A: 1. Hemingway, 2. Timmonsville, 3. Whale Branch, 4. Denmark-Olar, 5. Cross, 6. Carvers Bay, 7. Wagener-Salley, 8. Baptist Hill, 9. Calhoun Falls, 10. Ridge Spring-Monetta.

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