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East Bay girls basketball poll — 1/24

Voters had some tough decisions to make after St. Mary’s beat Berkeley on Saturday. Many voters still valued Berkeley’s body of work and kept the ‘Jackets ranked ahead of the Panthers. So Berkeley drops just one spot and Carondelet, which owns a 40-point win over St. Mary’s, moves up to No. 2. The rest of the top 10 stays pretty much the same. Castro Valley cracked the poll at No. 12 after beating Heritage in overtime on Saturday for its 10th straight win.

Team Record Points Last week
1. Bishop O’Dowd (6) 15-2 90 1
2. Carondelet 14-3 84 3
3. Berkeley 15-2 74 2
4. Miramonte 19-0 73 4
5. St. Mary’s 12-6 69 5
6. Dougherty Valley 12-7 60 6
7. Salesian 17-2 53 7
8. Mission San Jose 18-1 49 8
9. Deer Valley 11-6 42 9
10. Monte Vista 15-3 36 11
11. Heritage 15-3 26 10
t12. Castro Valley 13-4 22 NR
t12. Alameda 12-5 22 t15
14. Granada 13-5 14 14
15. Dublin 11-6 3 12

Also receiving votes: Amador Valley (13-5, 2 points), Washington (13-6, 1). The East Bay Prep Girls Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay. Records are as of Monday.

Note: Records include Monday’s games, though votes were compiled before those games took place. Every ranked team that played won, so I don’t think it would have changed anything.

Stephanie Hammon