1 Western (record: 13-0; points: 200) -- Last week: Chanel Wright scored 39, as the Doves routed Edmondson, 80-18, on Tuesday, and City, 87-11, on Thursday. Next game: Today at Patterson.

2 Old Mill (8-1, 185) -- Last week: The Patriots defeated Northeast, 72-23, on Tuesday, and Glen Burnie, 53-32, on Friday. Next game: Today at Annapolis.

3 Mount Hebron (9-2, 183) -- Last week: The Vikings routed Atholton, 67-36, on Wednesday, before defeating No. 4 Hammond, 41-35, on Friday. The victory over Hammond was a measure of revenge for the Vikings, who were upset by the Golden Bears in last season's regional finals. Next game: Tomorrow at Oakland Mills.

4 Hammond (7-3, 168) -- Last week: Sonia Keiner scored 18 in a 45-28 victory over Glenelg on Wednesday, before the Golden Bears lost to No. 3 Mount Hebron, 41-35, on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at Centennial.

5 Bryn Mawr (12-1, 152) -- Last week: Kisha Ford scored 55, as the Mawrtians defeated St. Timothy's, 56-14, on Monday, Maryvale, 41-32, on Tuesday, and Notre Dame Prep, 67-35, on Thursday. Next game: Jan. 26 vs. Catholic.

6 St. Mary's (10-3, 139) -- Last week: The Saints defeated Bullis Prep (D.C.), 85-60, on Tuesday, and John Carroll, 69-55, on Thursday, before losing to No. 9 Mercy, 53-47, on Friday. Next game: Thursday vs. No. 15 St. Frances.

7 Howard (9-2, 134) -- Last week: The Lions extended their winning streak to seven by defeating Liberty, 49-28, on Monday, Oakland Mills, 65-39, on Wednesday, and Wilde Lake, 46-27, on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at Atholton.

8 North Carroll (9-2, 130) -- Last week: The Panthers defeated Frederick, 60-52, on Tuesday, and Damascus, 61-56, on Friday. Ashlee Douglas hit four free throws on one-and-one situations in the final seven seconds to secure the win over Damascus. Next game: Today at Thomas Johnson.

9 Mercy (8-5, 126) -- Last week: Christina Williamson scored 27, as the Sharpshooters defeated John Carroll, 60-30, on Wednesday, and upset No. 6 St. Mary's, 53-47, on Friday. The victory over St. Mary's avenged a 26-point loss to the Saints last month. Next game: Thursday vs. No. 10 Archbishop Spalding.

10 Archbishop Spalding (11-4, 95) -- Last week: The Cavaliers were upset by Seton Keough, 53-51, on Friday. It was Spalding's first loss to an unranked team. Next game: Thursday at No. 9 Mercy.

11 Loch Raven (8-0, 90) -- Last week: The Raiders routed Sparrows Point, 65-13, on Tuesday, and Overlea, 62-6, on Friday.

Next game: Tomorrow vs. Pikesville.

12 McDonogh (9-4, 88) -- Last week: The Eagles defeated Roland Park, 62-17, on Tuesday, and Maryvale, 47-31, on Thursday. Next game: Friday at Catholic.

13 Randallstown (10-0, 87) -- Last week: The Rams held off upset-minded Parkville, 60-56 in overtime, on Tuesday, before routing Perry Hall, 66-21, on Friday. Nyota Mitchell, the area's leading scorer, had 43 points in the two games, including 28 against Perry Hall. Next game: Tomorrow at Woodlawn.

Lake Clifton (8-4, 75) -- Last week: Six-foot-4 center Natasha Ferguson scored 43, as the Lakers routed Mervo, 97-17, on Tuesday, and defeated Poly, 65-47, on Thursday. Next game: Today at Edmondson.

15 St. Frances (10-4, 56) -- Last week: Melba Chambers scored 51, as the Panthers routed Beth Tfiloh, 88-14, on Tuesday, and Mount de Sales, 77-50, on Thursday. Kristi Webb added 44 points in the two games. Next game: Thursday at No. 6 St. Mary's.

16 Walbrook (6-3, 46) -- Last week: Jamee Greenwood scored 44, as the Warriors rolled over Southern-Baltimore, 98-17, on Monday, and Southwestern, 86-35, on Thursday. Next game: Today at Forest Park.

17 Severna Park (6-2, 40) -- Last week: The Falcons ended a two-game losing streak by defeating Arundel, 50-39, on Tuesday, before beating Broadneck, 49-40, on Friday. Next game: Today at North County.

18 Institute of Notre Dame (6-6, 41) -- Last week: Shannon Skopp led a balanced attack, as the Indians defeated Seton Keough, 54-49, on Tuesday. Next game: Friday vs. John Carroll.

19 Lansdowne (10-1, 29) -- Last week: The Vikings extended their winning streak to eight by defeating Kenwood, 49-23, on Tuesday, and Dundalk, 62-35, on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at Catonsville.

20 Towson (5-1, 12) -- Last week: Sarah Weaver scored 34, as the Generals routed Owings Mills, 51-27, on Tuesday, and Chesapeake-BC, 57-9, on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow vs. Sparrows Point.

Note: Records are through Sunday's games.

Other teams receiving votes, with record and points in parentheses: Annapolis ( 7-2, 8); Catonsville (7-2, 5); Southern-AA (6-4, 5); C.M. Wright (7-2, 1); Seton Keough (5-5, 1).

How the poll is conducted: The members of The Baltimore Sun's board of coaches and writers for the 1992-93 season are: Pat Becker (Bryn Mawr); Breezy Bishop (Western), Dave Greenberg (Mount Hebron); Jerry Hahn (IND); Greg Knill (North Carroll); Dennis Quinby (Catonsville); Bruce Springer (Broadneck); Katherine Dunn (The Baltimore Sun); Kevin Eck (The Baltimore Sun); Gary Lambrecht (The Baltimore Sun).

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