CLARION, Pa. – The Feb. 9, the final, Laurel Eye Clinic/D9sports.com District 9 basketball rankings for the 2014 season show a shakeup in the overall boys’ rankings in addition to new No. 1’s in boys’ Class AA and Class AAA/AAAA.
The top teams overall remain steady with Elk County Catholic remaining the top boys for the third straight week, while Karns City completes a season-long run as the top overall girls’ team.
And while the girls’ rankings stayed pretty much the same with just a few adjustments, the same cannot said for the boys’ rankings with a lot of fluctuation in the overall rankings and Karns City moving into the top spot in Class AA and DuBois into the top spot in Class AAAA/AAA.
DuBois Central Catholic moves up one spot to finish in third in the overall boys’ rankings with Ridgway moving two spots to fourth. C-L drops two spots to five with Cameron County dropping one to six. Karns City moves from 10th to seventh with Redbank Valley dropping to eighth and Punxsutawney to 10th. Also, Venango Catholic moves into the Class A rankings at ninth with Union dropping out.
In the girls’ overall ranking, Punxsutawney and Keystone each move up one spot to seventh and eighth respectively while Moniteau drops two spots to ninth. In Class A girls Smethport moves up two spots to eighth with Cameron County and Brockway each dropping a spot to ninth and 10th respectively.
This is the sixth of six Laurel Eye Clinic/D9Sports.com District 9 Basketball Rankings.
The Laurel Eye Clinic, which is in its first year sponsoring the rankings, is dedicated to being the leader in Ophthalmology by providing the highest quality ophthalmic care and related services. Founded in 1973, Laurel Eye Clinic has 10 Eye Clinics including six located inside District 9 (Brookville, Clearfield, DuBois, St. Marys, New Bethlehem and Seneca) and two Laser Surgery Centers (Brookville and Altoona). More information on Laurel Eye Clinic can be found at www.laureleye.com or by following them on Twitter @Laureleyeclinic.
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|Through Games Feb. 8, 2014|
|Boys’ Rankings||Girls’ Rankings|
|1||Elk Co. Cath.||19-2||1||1||Karns City||18-1||1|
|3||DuBois CC||14-4||4||3||Port Allegany||18-0||3|
|6||Cameron Co.||18-2||4||6||Redbank Valley||14-6||6|
|Class AAAA/AAA||Class AAAA/AAA|
|3||St. Marys||7-14||3||3||St. Marys||9-12||3|
|Class AA||Class AA|
|1||Karns City||12-7||2||1||Karns City||18-1||1|
|2||Redbank Valley||14-6||1||2||Redbank Valley||14-6||2|
|Class A||Class A|
|1||Elk Co. Cath.||19-2||1||1||Port Allegany||18-0||1|
|3||DuBois CC||14-4||4||3||Venango Cath.||16-4||3|
|5||C-L||18-2||3||5||Elk Co. Cath.||17-4||5|
|7||North Clarion||13-7||7||7||DuBois CC||14-5||7|
|9||Venango Cath.||9-11||NR||9||Cameron Co.||12-8||8|
|*Last week’s ranking||*Last week’s ranking|