Boys Power 10: Zone 7 champ Huntsville breaks into latest leaderboard
Huntsville made the biggest move in this week’s AL.com Power 10 men’s basketball rankings.
The Panthers won the Zone 7 championship, defeating Albertville and Sparkman.
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Christian Schweers’ team is now 22-10 and heading into regional play. Huntsville jumped from No. 10 to No. 3 in this week’s rankings, a list of the best teams in the state, regardless of ranking.
Boys’ sub-regional games in grades 1A-6A are scheduled for Tuesday and regional games from Wednesday.
Here are the rankings for this week:
10. Hills of Vestavia (25-4)
Previous ranking: 5
The Week: Defeated Hewitt-Trussville 78-55. Lost to Spain Park 59-56. Class 7A, second in zone 6.
Next stop: vs. Huntsville, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., Class 7A Northeast Regional semifinals
9. Spain Park (26-7)
Previous ranking: NR
The week: Defeated Gadsden City 68-55 and Vestavia Hills 59-56. Class 7A, Zone 6 champions.
Next stop: against Sparkman, Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., Northeast Region Class 7A Semi-Finals
8. Autaugaville (24-2)
Previous ranking: 9
The week: Defeated Billingsley 91-20 and Maplesville 73-68. Class 1A, Zone 7 champions.
Next stop: against RC Hatch, Tuesday, Class 1A sub-regionals
7. Mountain Stream (27-4)
Previous ranking: 2
The Week: Defeated Briarwood Christian 61-37. Lost to Homewood 76-63. Class 6A, second in zone 9.
Next step: at the minor, Tuesday, class 6A sub-regionals
6. Oak Mountain (24-5)
Previous ranking: 8
The Week: Defeated Tuscaloosa County 46-41 and Thompson 66-53. Class 7A, Zone 5 champions.
Next stop: vs. Austin, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Class 7A Northwest Regional Semifinals
5. McGill-Toolen (27-4)
Previous ranking: 6
The week: Defeated Citronelle 110-40 and Blount 64-48. Class 6A, Zone 1 champions.
Next stop: against Robertsdale, Tuesday, Class 6A sub-regionals
4. Midfielder (25-7)
Previous ranking: 3
The week: Defeated Holy Family 111-24 and Westminster-Oak Mountain 84-37. Class 2A, Zone 9 champions.
Next stop: vs South-East, Tuesday, class 2A sub-regionals
3. Huntville (22-10)
Previous ranking: 10
The week: Defeated Albertville 65-49 and Sparkman 54-49. Class 7A, Zone 7 champions.
Next stop: against Vestavia Hills, Wednesday at 10:30 am, semi-finals of class 7A Northeast Regionals
2. Eufaule (29-3)
Previous ranking: 4
The Week: Defeated Russell County 68-41 and Valley 82-50. Class 6A, Zone 4 champions.
Next step: against Lee-Montgomery, Tuesday, sub-regional class 6A.
1. Baker (29-3)
Previous ranking: 1
The week: Defeated Davidson 65-53 and Theodore 83-78. Class 7A, Zone 1 champions.
Next stop: vs. Murphy, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Class 7A Southwest Regional semifinals
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Teams to watch (in alphabetical order): Blount (22-8), Cottage Hill (26-5), Cullman (24-3), Grissom (24-6), Hoover (21-10), Hueytown (23-8), Huffman (25-6), Lee-Huntsville (21-6), Pinson Valley (23-7), Plainview (26-6), Ramsay (22-9), Spanish Fort (23-7), Sparkman (24-8), UMS-Wright ( 23-9), Westminster Christian (26-5).