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Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Mater Dei (
Santa Ana, Calif.) continues to hold down the No. 1 position for the fourth straight week in the
USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 national editorial rankings for girls basketball for the week of
Jan. 28, 2013.
USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 rankings appear in today's print edition of
USA TODAY Sports, and are also available online at
USA TODAY High School Sports (
USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 is now in its 30
th year as the most prestigious high school ranking platform in the nation. Gatorade is the Official Fuel of the Super 25 rankings platform, which includes computer rankings of every major high school football, baseball, boys and girls basketball and boys and girls lacrosse team in the nation.
Mater Dei improved to 21-0, defeating
Junipero Serra (
Gardena, Calif.) and
Santa Margarita (
Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) last week, as
Katie Samuelson scored nearly 60 points combined during the two games.
Duncanville (Texas) added two wins against
Midlothian (Texas) and
Cedar Hill (Texas) to its 32-0 undefeated record, while
St. Mary's (Phoenix) defeated
Xavier College Prep (Phoenix),
North (Phoenix) and
Cesar Chavez (Phoenix) and held onto its No. 3 spot in this week's Super 25.
Windward (Los Angeles) holds down the No. 4 position in this week's Super 25, defeating then-No. 9
Long Beach Poly (
Long Beach, Calif.) in overtime. In addition to the loss, Long Beach Poly added three wins against
Long Beach, Calif.),
Long Beach, Calif.) and
Compton (Calif.) to advance to the No. 8 position in this week's rankings.
Kettering, Ohio), last week's No. 8 team, suffered a loss that knocked the team out of this week's rankings completely.
Murfreesboro, Tenn.), No. 6
Paul VI (
Fairfax, Va.) and No. 7
Marion County (
Lebanon, Ky.) stay unbeaten and retain their positions in this week's Super 25.
North Gwinnett (
Suwanee, Ga.), last week's No. 11 team, lost to unranked
Norcross (Ga.) and fell to the No. 25 position in this week's rankings, while undefeated
Twinsburg (Ohio)—the winner of three consecutive state Division I titles—debuts in this week's rankings as the No. 24 team.
Following is the complete listing of this week's USA TODAY High School Sports girls basketball rankings.