Southridge, Benson now 1-2 in Class 6A girls basketball poll
While the Class 6A girls basketball season is only a couple days old, there's already been a big change near the top of the state rankings.
In the second Class 6A coaches poll of the season, defending state champion Southridge is back as the No. 1 team, but Benson jumped past Clackamas to grab the second spot.
In the latest poll — with votes from two head coaches in each of the state's six Class 6A laeagues — Southridge won 11 of the 12 first-place votes and is ranked first with 119 points. The Skyhawks are followed by No. 2 Benson at 100 points and Clackamas — which had not played a game when this poll was distributed — in third with the other first-place vote and 98 points.
Class 6A Girls Coaches Poll
Teams, First-Place Votes, Totals
1. Southridge (11) 119 pts.
2. Benson 100 pts.
3. Clackamas (1) 98 pts.
4. Tigard 60 pts.
5. Sheldon 58 pts.
6. West Linn 55 pts.
7. Jesuit 51 pts.
8. Grant 41 pts.
9. Oregon City 30 pts.
10. South Medford 25 pts.
Others Receiving Votes — Westview 12 pts., Beaverton 10 pts., Grants Pass 1 pt.