Prep Basketball Power Polls | Jan. 21

Herald prep editor Aaron Swaney and Herald prep writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger rank the area’s boys and girls basketball teams. For each staffers individual polls scroll below the power rankings.

BOYS POWER POLL

Team, Record, Previous, Note

1. Jackson, 15-0, 1, Holds off Edmonds-Woodway for second time this season

2. Mountlake Terrace, 13-2, 2, Showdown with No. 6 Shorewood on Friday

3. Arlington, 15-2, 3, Wins over Lynnwood, Monroe after last week’s loss

4. Glacier Peak, 13-3, 6, Big week with Shorecrest, Meadowdale on tap

5. Stanwood, 11-5, 5, Win over Oak Harbor clinched 3A North title

6. Shorewood, 12-3, 4, Rolling along but faces No. 2 Terrace on Friday

7. Edmonds-Woodway, 9-7, 7, Beats Lake Stevens; nearly topples Jackson

8. Mount Vernon, 11-6, 12, Plays Jackson tough; one win from clinching district spot

9. King’s, 13-4, 8, Suffered first league loss at hands of Archbishop Murphy

10. Kamiak, 8-8, 9, Beats Lynnwood but loses to Monroe hurts rank

11. Mariner, 10-6, 11, Big week ahead with E-W, Kamiak on schedule

12. La Conner, 16-0, 15, Beats Cedar Park Christian-MLT in league showdown

13. Cedarcrest, 9-7, 14, Double-digit wins over So. Whidbey, Sultan impressive

14. CPC-MLT, 15-1, 10, Lost first game of season to No. 12 La Conner

15. Oak Harbor, 8-8, 13, Tough week with losses to No. 4 GP, No. 5 Stanwood

GIRLS POWER POLL

1. Lynnwood, 15-1, 2, Win over previous No. 1 Arlington locks Royals into top spot

2. Stanwood, 14-2, 3, Big week with wins over No. 7 Meadowdale, previous No. 1 Arlington

3. Shorewood, 13-3, 4, Two more wins (ho-hum), but faces No. 7 Meadowdale Wednesday

4. Arlington, 15-2, 1, Losses to Lynnwood, Stanwood overshadowed by Lindsay Brown injury

5. Glacier Peak, 12-4, 5, Wins over Oak Harbor, Everett help Griz keep pace in 3A South

6. Archbishop Murphy, 13-2, 6, Showdown with Cedarcrest for conference title Tuesday

7. Meadowdale, 11-5, 8, Big week with No. 3 Shorewood, No. 5 Glacier Peak on tap

8. Snohomish, 12-5, 9, Face stiff tests against Lake Stevens, Monroe this week

9. Lake Stevens, 10-6, 11, Still battling Snohomish, Monroe for 4A North No. 2

10. Edmonds-Woodway, 9-7, 13, Loses to Lake Stevens but wins big over Jackson

11. Jackson, 9-7, 7, Tough losses to E-W, Kentwood drop Timberwolves

12. Cedarcrest, 14-2, 12, Red Wolves keep rolling with wins over SW, Sultan

13. Monroe, 9-8, 10, Showdown with No. 8 Snohomish on Friday

14. Shorecrest, 8-8, 15, Big test against Glacier Peak on Wednesday

15. Darrington, 15-2, NR Two more wins keeps Loggers unbeaten in league

Aaron Swaney, Herald Prep Editor

Boys

1. Jackson

2. Mountlake Terrace

3. Arlington

4. Shorewood

5. Stanwood

6. Glacier Peak

7. Edmonds-Woodway

8. Mount Vernon

9. Mariner

10. King’s

11. Kamiak

12. La Conner

13. Cedarcrest

14. Archbishop Murphy

15. Oak Harbor

Girls

1. Lynnwood

2. Stanwood

3. Shorewood

4. Arlington

5. Glacier Peak

6. Archbishop Murphy

7. Meadowdale

8. Snohomish

9. Lake Stevens

10. Edmonds-Woodway

11. Jackson

12. Cedarcrest

13. Monroe

14. Kamiak

15. Darrington

Aaron Lommers, Herald prep writer

Boys

1. Jackson

2. Mountlake Terrace

3. Glacier Peak

4. Arlington

5. Stanwood

6. Shorewood

7. Edmonds-Woodway

8. King’s

9. Kamiak

10. Cedarcrest

11. Mount Vernon

12. La Conner

13. Cedar Park Christian

14. Mariner

15. Oak Harbor

Girls

1. Lynnwood

2. Stanwood

3. Shorewood

4. Arlington

5. Glacier Peak

6. Archbishop Murphy

7. Meadowdale

8. Jackson

9. Lake Stevens

10. Edmonds-Woodway

11. Snohomish

12. Cedarcrest

13. Shorecrest

14. Everett

15. Darrington

David Krueger, Herald prep writer

Boys

1. Jackson

2. Mountlake Terrace

3. Arlington

4. Stanwood

5. Glacier Peak

6. Shorewood

7. Edmonds-Woodway

8. Mount Vernon

9. Mariner

10. Kamiak

11. King’s

12. La Conner

13. CPC – MLT

14. Cedarcrest

15. Oak Harbor

Girls

1. Lynnwood

2. Stanwood

3. Arlington

4. Shorewood

5. Glacier Peak

6. Snohomish

7. Meadowdale

8. Archbishop Murphy

9. Lake Stevens

10. Edmonds-Woodway

11. Jackson

12. Monore

13. Cedarcrest

14. Shorecrest

15. Darrington

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