Southridge, Benson, Clackamas are 1-2-3 in Class 6A girls basketball poll
As more games get played in Class 6A girls basketball, things are starting to get interesting in the latest statewide coaches poll.
In the fifth Class 6A coaches poll of the season, defending state champion Southridge — which took its first loss of the season in the Iolani Classic on Dec. 9 — is back as the No. 1 team, followed by No. 2 Benson and Clackamas in third.
However, Southridge carries just nine of the state's 12 first-place votes, with Benson, Clackamas and No. 5 Tigard getting one each.
In the latest poll — with votes from two head coaches in each of the state's six Class 6A leagues — Southridge won 9 of the 12 first-place votes and is ranked first with 113 points, followed by Benson with 104 points and one first-place vote, and Clackamas in third with 95 points and one first-place vote.
Class 6A Girls Coaches Poll
Teams, First-Place Votes, Totals
1. Southridge (9) 113 pts.
2. Benson (1) 104 pts.
3. Clackamas (1) 95 pts.
4. Sheldon 76 pts.
5. Tigard (1) 70 pts.
6. West Linn 61 pts.
7. Beaverton 41 pts.
8. Grant 33 pts.
9. Jesuit 32 pts.
10. South Medford 12
Others Receiving Votes — Oregon City 10 pts., McNary 7 pts., Westview 4 pts., McMinnville 2 pts.