Cathedral Prep basketball starts season at No. 4

   December 7, 2012 11:04 am

 

The Cathedral Prep basketball team’s run to the PIAA Class AAAA semifinals inspired confidence in the Ramblers throughout the state. Prep starts the season as the No. 4 team in the state in the Harrisburg Patriot-News preseason boys basketball rankings.

In Class AAA, Hickory is No. 8, while General McLane and Meadville are honorable mention teams. West Middlesex is No. 5 and Mercyhurst Prep is No. 7 in Class AA and Lakeview is an honorable mention team. Kennedy Catholic is the only District 10 in Class A at No. 8.

Click below for the complete preseason rankings. It is unclear if there will be preseason girls basketball rankings.

–Tom Reisenweber

Harrisburg Patriot-News preseason boys basketball rankings
Class AAAA
Rank School (District) Rec. Prv
1. Chester (1) 32-0 1
2. Lower Merion (1) 29-4 2
3. St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 21-6 9
4. Cathedral Prep (10) 21-6 5
5. Harrisburg (3) 21-7 8
6. McCaskey (3) 22-8 NR
7. Williamsport (4) 18-9 NR
8. New Castle (7) 27-1 NR
9. Abington (1) 20-8 NR
10. Roman Catholic (12) 17-10 4
Honorable mention: Coatesville (1) 25-7, Easton (11) 22-8, Gateway (7) 21-7, Hampton (7) 25-5, Liberty (11) 14-9, Norristown (1) 20-9, Penn Wood (1) 16-9, State College (6) 18-5.

Class AAA
Rank School (District) Rec. Prv
1. Neumann-Goretti (12) 28-3 1
2. Imhotep Charter (12) 22-8 NR
3. Archbishop Carroll (12) 20-8 6
4. Chartiers Valley (7) 20-3 NR
5. Allentown C.C. (11) 16-10 NR
6. Abington Heights (2) 24-6 9
7. Mars (7) 18-8 NR
8. Hickory (10) 16-10 NR
9. Berks Catholic (3) 28-3 10
10. Archbishop Wood (12) 14-9 NR
Honorable mention: Beaver (7) 19-8, Donegal (3) 20-4, General McLane (10) 26-1, Keystone Oaks (7) 20-3, Meadville (10) 16-7, Montour (7) 24-5, Philadelphia Electrical (12) 16-11, Susquehanna Twp (3) 9-15.

Class AA
Rank School (District) Rec. Prv
1. Holy Cross (2) 25-6 3
2. Trinity (3) 23-5 NR
3. Meyers (2) 24-3 6
4. Communications Tech (12) 20-10 4
5. West Middlesex (10) 22-5 NR
6. Beaver Falls (7) 28-3 2
7. Mercyhurst Prep (10) 24-3 10
8. Sto-Rox (7) 23-4 8
9. Bishop McCort (6) 17-8 NR
10. Loyalsock (4) 22-4 NR
Honorable mention: Delone Catholic (3) 18-9, Jeannette (7) 17-9, Lakeview (10) 19-7, Lewisburg (4) 18-6, Notre Dame-Green Pond (11) 16-9, Quaker Valley (7) 24-5, Seton-La Salle (7) 15-9.

Class A
Rank School (District) Rec. Prv
1. Math, Civics & Sciences (12) 19-10 3
2. Lincoln Park (7) 26-5 2
3. Vaux (12) 15-11 NR
4. Monessen (7) 25-4 NR
5. Church Farm (1) 22-6 6
6. North Catholic (7) 18-7 NR
7. Johnsonburg (9) 23-6 7
8. Kennedy Catholic (10) 16-10 NR
9. Shade (5) 22-5 NR
10. Sullivan County (4) 22-4 NR
Honorable mention: Bishop Carroll (6) 14-13, Clairton (7) 13-7, Clarion (9) 17-6, Elk County Catholic (9) 16-12, Girard College (1) 22-2, Greenwood (3) 22-3, Union (7) 12-10, Union-Rimersburg (9) 20-3.

 

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