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Review-Journal girls basketball rankings — Dec. 27

Class 4A

1. Centennial (8-2, LW 1) — The Bulldogs host the Las Vegas Holiday Classic this week.

2. Liberty (9-0, LW 2) — The Patriots are gunning for the top spot after winning the rTarkanian Classic.

3. Spring Valley (7-2, LW 3) — The Grizzlies will be one of the favorites to win the Gator Winter Classic this week.

4. Desert Oasis (8-1, LW 4) — The Diamondbacks lost their first game last week in the Tarkanian Classic, and are in Oregon this week.

5. Bishop Gorman (3-5, LW 5) — The Gaels dipped under .500, and will look to rebound in the the So Cal Holiday Prep Classic.

6. Green Valley (9-1, LW 7) — The Gators are hosting the Gator Winter Classic this week, and winning it could catapult them up the rankings.

7. Cimarron-Memorial (8-2, LW 8) — The Spartans are in the Gator Winter Classic this week.

8. Arbor View (7-5, LW 9) — Beating Coronado in the Tarkanian Classic helped the Aggies jump up to No. 8.

9. Coronado (5-4, LW 6) — A rough week in the Tarkanian Classic saw the Cougars slip down three spots.

10. Canyon Springs (6-4, LW unranked) — The Pioneers enter the rankings, and are idle until Jan. 10.

Class 3A

1. Moapa Valley (10-1, LW 2) — A beatdown of Chaparral gets the Pirates back into the top spot.

2. Pahrump Valley (8-2, LW 1) — The Trojans return to the court on Jan. 8 against Boulder City.

3. Cheyenne (5-4, LW 3) — The West Coast Jamboree this week presents a good opportunity for the Desert Shields to climb in the rankings.

4. Boulder City (6-3, LW 4) — The Eagles did not get an easy draw in the Gator Winter Classic, and will look to prove themselves.

5. Virgin Valley (5-5, LW 5) — The Bulldogs are hanging onto their ranking, and will look to improve it at the Gator Winter Classic.

Class 2A

1. Needles (10-4, LW 2) — The defending state champs are re-coronated this week as 2A’s top team.

2. Democracy Prep (7-3, LW 1) — The Blue Knights are going to need to find some help for Sharmayne Finley.

3. Lincoln County (9-1, LW 3) — The Lynx beat Needles last week, and have a strong case to be the top team in the class.

4. Lake Mead (5-4, LW 4) — The Eagles are back this week with a road trip to play Pahranagat Valley.

5. Calvary Chapel (5-5, LW 5) — Class 2A is a gauntlet this year, and the Lions shouldn’t be overlooked.

Class 1A

1. Pahranagat Valley (7-3, LW 1) — The Panthers host Class 2A Lake Mead on Saturday.

2. Round Mountain (7-3, LW 2) — League play for the Knights starts on Jan. 5, with a home game against Tonopah.

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

4. Indian Springs (5-0, LW 4) — The Thunderbirds put their undefeated streak on the line Jan. 10 against Mountain View.

5. Word of Life (2-2, LW 5) — The Eagles plat at Calvary Chapel on Jan. 2.

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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.