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Girls' basketball: Tribune Power Rankings

Published January 30, 2012 4:50 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Class 5A

1. Syracuse •Â Still at the top, and it doesn't seem to be close

2. Riverton • Smothered Lehi and Pleasant Grove with defense this week

3. Layton • Scored only 13 total points in the first half against Titans

4. Taylorsville •Â Warriors have to be careful not to take foot off the pedal

5. Alta • She has a young cast, but Makenzi Morrison shining through pressure

Class 4A

1. Cyprus • Doesn't seem like a team from Region 6 will top Pirates

2. Bonneville • Lakers know how to slow down the tempo to their liking

3. Timpanogos • They'll have to be on guard on the road at Salem Hills

4. Skyline • Eagles rebound as well as any team in the state

5. Maple Mountain • Lacks size, but this group knows how to overachieve

Class 3A

1. Morgan • Beating Bear River should be last challenge for Trojans in region

2. Desert Hills • Simply dismantled by Cedar, and it should be concerning

3. Juan Diego • Three of Soaring Eagle's final four games are on the road

4. Snow Canyon • Blew out past two opponents in preparation for Cedar

5. Carbon • Miranda Averett has become a leader for the Dinos

Class 2A

1. Richfield • Held Grand scoreless for two quarters in 59-12 win

2. Beaver • Millard caught the Beavers off-guard, getting the upset

3. North Sevier • Kelsey Barney is the leading scorer, but everyone contributes

4. Kanab • Boasts several 3-point shooters who can be trouble

5. South Summit • Four of past six opponents held to 25 points or less

Class 1A

1. St. Joseph • Friday's game against Rich is first tough contest in a while

2. Bryce Valley • Mustangs have already locked up a No. 1 seed for state

3. Rich • Leads 1A in scoring differential, winning by a 25-point average

4. Milford • Tigers have a hole in 3-point shooting that could haunt them

5. Piute • Four players average about 10 points per game this year