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1 Southern-Baltimore (record: 17-1, points: 200) -- Last week's ranking: 1. Kevin Simpson scored 30 points and Damon Cason 27 in a 78-70 victory over Lake Clifton on Tuesday. Simpson had 22 in an 83-74 victory over Southwestern on Wednesday. In a 76-58 victory over Edmondson on Friday, Cason scored 20. Next game: Tomorrow at Mervo.

2 Dunbar (17-3, 190) -- Last week's ranking: 3. Tuesday, Billy Wells scored 22 points and Norman Nolan 18 in a 98-69 victory over Douglass. Wells and Rodney Elliott each scored 16 in a 61-40 victory over Woodlawn at the Fuel Fund Classic at the Baltimore Arena on Wednesday. The Poets routed Walbrook, 71-56, on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at Forest Park.

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3 Annapolis (16-2, 174) -- Last week's ranking: 6. Thirteen players scored in a 100-64 victory over Northeast on Tuesday. Rodney Watts scored 16 points in a 104-68 victory over Meade on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at North County.

4 Lake Clifton (14-6, 170) -- Last week's ranking: 4. In a 78-70 loss to Southern-Baltimore on Tuesday, Shawnta Rogers scored 22 points. At the Fuel Fund Classic on Wednesday, Reggie Frazier scored 25 in a 94-65 victory over Patterson. Friday, Jimmy Moore scored 23 in a 92-56 victory over Mervo. Next game: Tomorrow at No. 16 Walbrook.

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5 Woodlawn (17-1, 160) -- Last week's ranking: 5. Guy Butler scored 17 points in a 96-53 victory over Patapsco on Tuesday. The Warriors' 39-game regular-season winning streak ended with 61-40 loss to Dunbar at the Fuel Fund Classic on Wednesday. On Friday, Emmanuel Adekunle scored 25 in an 81-70 victory over Perry Hall. Next game: Tomorrow against Lansdowne.

6 Milford Mill (16-0, 145) -- Last week's ranking: 7. Monday, Blanchard Hurd scored 21 points in a 78-53 victory over Owings Mills. Hurd had 24 in a 63-56 victory over Catonsville on Tuesday and 23 in a 69-50 victory over Hereford on Thursday. Next game: Tomorrow against Overlea.

7 Southwestern (13-4, 144) -- Last week's ranking: 2. In a 72-69 loss to Walbrook on Tuesday, Haywood Eaddy scored 23 points. Eaddy scored 28 in a 83-74 loss to Southern-Baltimore on Wednesday. Donnie Joy scored 16 in a 58-55 victory over Patterson on Thursday. Next game: Tomorrow against Edmondson.

8 Gibbons (22-6, 133) -- Last week's ranking: 8. Steve Wojciechowski and Jerard Rucker each scored 18 in a 60-52 victory over St. Frances on Wednesday. In a 60-57 victory over Mount St. Joseph on Friday, Wojciechowski scored 21. Rucker scored 18 in a 63-47 victory over River Dell (N.J.) on Saturday. Yesterday, Rucker had 23 in an 85-46 victory over Curley. Next game: Friday at Catholic League Tournament.

9 Glen Burnie (16-2, 112) -- Last week's ranking: 10. William Brown scored 14 points in a 61-40 victory over Chesapeake-AA on Tuesday. On Friday, Jeff Dickerson scored 15 in a 76-68 victory over Arundel. Next game: Tomorrow against Severna Park.

10 Southern-AA (13-4, 107) -- Last week's ranking: 9. Chatney Howard scored 33 points in an 88-85 victory over Meade on Tuesday. In a 67-49 victory over Old Mill on Wednesday, Howard had 31. Friday, Howard scored 33 in an 86-76 victory over South River. Next game: Tomorrow against No. 11 Broadneck.

11 Broadneck (12-4, 99) -- Last week's ranking: 11. Jason Smith scored 24 points in a 50-44 loss to Old Mill on Tuesday. In a 60-30 victory over Northeast on Friday, Smith had 16. Next game: Tomorrow at No. 10 Southern-AA.

12 McDonogh (13-4, 82) -- Last week's ranking: 16. The Eagles advanced to the final of the Maryland Scholastic Association B Conference Tournament with a 69-40 quarterfinal victory over St. Paul's and a 64-61 overtime semifinal victory over Gilman. In the championship game on Saturday, Donta Evans' layup with four seconds remaining lifted the Eagles to a 56-54 win over Severn. Next game: Wednesday vs. Lutheran or Spalding in the quarterfinals of the Independent Schools Tournament.

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13 Severn (20-3, 73) -- Last week's ranking: 12. The Admirals advanced to the final of the MSA B Conference Tournament with a 73-57 victory over Boys' Latin and a 67-56 victory over John Carroll. Saturday, Alhamisi Simms scored 18 in a 56-54 loss to McDonogh in the title game. Next game: Wednesday vs. Mount Carmel or Boys' Latin in the quarterfinals of the Independent Schools Tournament.

14 Mount Hebron (14-4, 64) -- Last week's ranking: 14. Tuesday, Kurtis Jestes scored 26 points in a 71-69 victory over Oakland Mills. Jestes scored 26 in an 82-72 victory over Atholton on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at Centennial.

30,3615 St. Frances (10-7, 62) -- Last week's ranking: 13. In a 59-39 victory over Towson Catholic on Tuesday, Mark Karcher scored 16 points. The Panthers lost to Gibbons, 60-52, on Wednesday, but rebounded for a 79-56 victory over Towson Catholic on Friday. Next game: Today vs. Loyola at Walbrook.

16 ,bol,7.5,8Walbrook (9-9, 55) -- Last week's ranking: 17. Travon Broadway scored 21 points in a 72-69 victory over Southwestern on Tuesday. Antwon Jenifer scored 24 in a 94-75 victory over Edmondson on Wednesday. Friday, Broadway scored 19 in a 71-56 loss to Dunbar. Next game: Tomorrow against No. 4 Lake Clifton.

17 Zixl,3l Edgewood (12-4, 40) -- Last week's ranking: Not ranked. In an 82-36 victory over Bel Air on Tuesday, Dewayne Winder scored 17 points. At the Fuel Fund Classic on Wednesday, the Rams defeated Hammond, 73-36. Friday, Alfred McAllister scored 21 in a 54-50 overtime victory over Aberdeen. Next game: Tomorrow at Joppatowne.

18 ,3l Calvert Hall (16-10, 30) -- Last week's ranking: Not ranked. John McKay scored 21 points in a 71-57 victory over Loyola on Tuesday. Thursday, Brian Taylor scored 22 in a 58-55 victory over Southwestern. In a 68-45 victory over Mount St. Joseph yesterday, Gerald Spann scored 17 and McKay 14. Next game: Tomorrow or Wednesday against St. Maria Goretti (tentative).

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19 Zrv,22Perry Hall (10-4, 28) -- Last week's ranking: 15. Jimmy Ellsworth scored 15 points in a 70-55 loss to Randallstown on Wednesday. On Friday, Mark Franklin scored 20 points in an 81-70 loss to Woodlawn. Next game: Tomorrow at Dulaney.

20 Arundel (12-7, 16) -- Last week's ranking: 18. In an 85-80 victory over Severna Park on Tuesday, Sean Soyars scored 39 points. Thursday, Bakari Ward had 16 in a 56-50 victory over North County. Soyars scored 23 on Friday in a 76-68 loss to Glen Burnie. Next game: Tomorrow at Old Mill.

Other teams receiving votes, with record and points i parentheses: Poly (13-5, 8); Gilman (14-7, 3); Aberdeen (11-5, 2); Atholton (12-6, 2); Randallstown (14-6, 1).

Poll members: John Blake (Mervo); Jack Burke (Hammond); Rick Collins (St. Paul's); George Constantine (C.M. Wright); Mike Daniel (Towson Catholic); Tim Holley (Gilman); Gerald Moore (Arundel); Pat O'Malley (The Baltimore Sun); Troy Warehime (North Carroll); Derek Toney (The Baltimore Sun).


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