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2007 Super 25 - Update 4

Neuqua Valley IL boys climb to #1; F-M NY, Saugus CA girls still undaunted

11/23/07 (based on results through November 17) - Boys - Girls

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Notes by John Dye:

Boys - NTN regional champions Neuqua Valley IL (Midwest) and Albuquerque Academy NM (Southwest) traded places at the top based on NV's state meet victory and AA's close loss to Los Alamos in New Mexico.  Los Alamos in turn rose from 8th to 3rd on the strength of its state meet win over previous #1 AA and its 5-man tie with AA in the NTN Southwest regional. AA edged Los Alamos at Tempe on the 6th man tie breaker.   Late season peaks at state meets and NTN regionals since the November 2 update brought 11 new teams into the top 25, with the biggest jump by Central Catholic Portland OR (Oregon 6A champion and runner-up to North Central WA at NTN Northwest) at 6th place.  Perennial power York Elmhurst IL rose from 23rd to 7th on its runner-up finishes to Neuqua Valley in the Illinois state meet and the NTN Midwest.  It's the fourth straight year for York to make the NTN finals, finishing 1st, 2nd and 10th in the first three NTN's.  Midwest region has six teams in the top 25, with Southwest and Northeast getting four each.

Girls - Defending NTN champion Fayetteville-Manlius NY has had no peer this year, and #2  Saugus CA has rolled through the Golden State toward a possible showdown in Portland Dec. 1.  The next three spots are filled by surging teams on the rise -- Southwest champion Fort Collins CO, New England champion Hanover NH and New Jersey champion Voorhees, with dangerous Saratoga NY (2003 NTN champion) lurking in sixth place.  NTN Heartland champion Dowling Catholic DesMoines IA moved up from 15th to 7th. Three regions are tied for the most ranked teams at four -- Southwest, Heartland and New York.


rank school city st prior reg
1 Neuqua Valley Naperville IL 2 MW
2 Albuquerque Academy Albuquerque NM 1 SW
3 Los Alamos Los Alamos NM 8 SW
4 Danbury Danbury CT 4 NE
5 North Central Spokane WA 9 NW
6 Central Catholic Portland OR 0 NW
7 York Elmhurst IL 23 MW
8 Brookline Brookline MA 10 NE
9 North Penn Lansdale PA 3 NE
10 The Woodlands The Woodlands TX 13 SO
11 Dana Hills Dana Point CA 25 CA
12 Don Bosco Ramsey NJ 20 NE
13 Medina Medina OH 12 MW
14 Fishers Fishers IN 0 MW
15 Pinckney Pinckney MI 14 MW
16 Warwick Valley Warwick NY 0 NY
17 Wayzata Plymouth MN 0 HL
18 Oak Ridge Oak Ridge TN 21 SE
19 Barstow Barstow CA 0 CA
20 Galena Reno NV 0 SW
21 LaFollette Madison WI 0 MW
22 Jefferson Sci/Tech Alexandria VA 0 SE
23 Loyola Los Angeles CA 0 CA
24 Mingus Cottonwood AZ 0 SW
25 Carroll Southlake TX 0 SO


rank school city st prior reg-short
1 Fayetteville Manlius Manlius NY 1 NY
2 Saugus Saugus CA 2 CA
3 Fort Collins Fort Collins CO 9 SW
4 Hanover Hanover NH 12 NE
5 Voorhees Glen Gardner NJ 14 NE
6 Saratoga Springs Saratoga Springs NY 4 NY
7 Dowling Catholic West Des Moines IA 15 HL
8 Mountain Brook Mountain Brook AL 5 SE
9 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Burnt Hills NY 7 NY
10 Torrey Pines San Diego CA 13 CA
11 Westfield Westfield IN 11 MW
12 Lake Central St. John IN 24 MW
13 Greenwich Greenwich NY 17 NY
14 Davis Kaysville UT 18 SW
15 St. Mary's Portland OR 0 NW
16 Jesuit Portland OR 10 NW
17 Dakota Ridge Littleton CO 3 SW
18 Lincoln Sudbury Sudbury MA 21 NE
19 Yankton Yankton SD 8 HL
20 Roosevelt Sioux Falls SD 19 HL
21 Burnsville Burnsville MN 0 HL
22 Carondelet Concord CA 16 CA
23 Carroll Southlake TX 0 SO
24 Greeley West Greeley CO 23 SW
25 Geneva Geneva IL 0 MW

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