Paul Johnson’s Aurora, Elgin, Naperville girls basketball rankings and player of the week – Chicago Tribune
With records through Monday and previous rankings in parentheses.
1. Geneva 21-3 (1)
Lauren Slagle snags 16 points and 14 rebounds, helps Vikings move to 11-0 in conference.
2. Benet 17-6 (2)
It’s Carmel on Wednesday in the East Suburban Catholic Conference tourney semifinals.
3. St Charles North 21-5 (3)
North Stars bounce back, beat Plainfield East behind 31 points from Alyssa Hughes.
4. Waubonsie Valley 18-5 (4)
Warriors go 3-0 behind 48 points from Danyella Mporokoso and 47 from Taylor Curry.
5. East Aurora 19-7 (5)
Tomcats suffer first Upstate Eight Conference loss to Glenbard South but still tied for first.
6. Neuqua Valley 16-10 (6)
Ditto for Wildcats. First DuPage Valley Conference loss, 61-52 to Naperville Central.
7. Naperville North 18-9 (7)
Huskies split a pair of games, losing to Downers Grove North but defeating DeKalb.
8. Naperville Central 17-10 (8)
Redhawks get win over Neuqua but still sit two games out in the standings.
9. Aurora Central Catholic 21-6 (9)
Chargers see six-game winning streak snapped by state power Montini.
10 Hampshire 17-9 (10)
Whip-Purs’ four-game win streak ends at Huntley, falling two games behind in conference.
Freshman forward Trinity Jones continued his huge debut with 32 points and 15 rebounds in Naperville Central’s win over Neuqua Valley. In the process, she surpassed 500 points for the season.
Paul Johnson is a freelance reporter for The Beacon News.