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Review-Journal girls basketball rankings — Dec. 20

Class 4A

1. Centennial (7-0, LW 1) — The Bulldogs are at the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix this week.

2. Liberty (5-0, LW 2) — The Patriots are in a bracket with Desert Oasis and Bishop Gorman at the Tarkanian Classic.

3. Spring Valley (6-2, LW 3) — The Grizzlies have not lost to a Nevada opponent this year.

4. Desert Oasis (5-0, LW 4) — Still undefeated, the Diamondbacks slither into the Tarkanian Classic.

5. Bishop Gorman (2-2, LW 5) — The Gaels make it three Southwest League teams in the top five.

6. Coronado (4-1, LW 6) — The Cougars tuned up for the Tarkanian Classic with a 77-32 last Friday.

7. Green Valley (8-1, LW 7) — The Gators play Rancho on Friday before hosting the Gator Winter Classic next week.

8. Cimarron-Memorial (8-2, LW 10) — The first change from last week’s rankings come courtesy of the Spartans, who have won four in a row.

9. Arbor View (6-3, LW unranked) — Like many local teams, the Aggies are in the Tarkanian Classic this week.

10. Faith Lutheran (5-4, LW 8) — The Crusaders are off until the West Coast Jamboree next week.

Class 3A

1. Pahrump Valley (8-2, LW 2) — The Trojans claim the top spot in the rankings after winning the Lady Bulldog Invitational.

2. Moapa Valley (9-1, LW 1) — The Pirates fell to Pahrump Valley in the Lady Bulldog Invitational title game.

3. Cheyenne (5-4, LW 5) — Having not played since Dec. 13, the Desert Shields remain off until Dec. 28.

4. Boulder City (6-3, LW 3) — The Eagles get a big test in the Gator Winter Classic next week, opening up against Coronado.

5. Virgin Valley (5-5, LW 4) — The Bulldogs are 3-1 in league play this year.

Class 2A

1. Democracy Prep (4-1, LW 1) — The Blue Knights face their toughest challenge yet in the Tarkanian Classic.

2. Needles (10-3, LW 3) — After a four-point loss last Friday, the Mustangs are eager for their next crack at Democracy Prep.

3. Lincoln County (8-1, LW 2) — The Lynx are off until next Thursday’s home game against Needles.

4. Lake Mead (5-4, LW 4) — The Eagles play Pahranagat Valley on Dec. 30.

5. Calvary Chapel (5-5, LW 5) — The Lions keep chugging along, seeking their first playoff berth since 2014.

Class 1A

1. Pahranagat Valley (7-2, LW 1) — The Panthers still own the top spot, as they have all season so far.

2. Round Mountain (7-3, LW 2) — The Knights are building off last year’s strong finish in the state tournament.

3. Beatty (1-3, LW 3) — The Hornets are off until they play at Round Mountain on Jan. 6.

4. Indian Springs (5-0, LW 4) — The Thunderbirds will only keep climbing in the rankings if they stay undefeated.

5. Word of Life (2-2, LW 5) — The Eagles’ next three games are against non-league opponents.

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Southern Nevada boys, girls basketball rankings

Bishop Gorman, Bonanza and SLAM Nevada claimed the top spots in the Review-Journal’s boys rankings, while Centennial, Las Vegas and Moapa Valley are No. 1 in the girls rankings.