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Greater Lansing high school basketball: See the boys, girls power rankings

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Here is a look at the Greater Lansing high school basketball power rankings through Saturday’s games.

BOYS

Big school

(Division 1-2)

1. East Lansing

Record: 16-2

Michigan Power Rating (MPR): .706

Trojans remained unbeaten in CAAC Blue with wins last week over Everett and Waverly

More: KJ Torbert delivers late to lift East Lansing boys basketball past Waverly

2. Okemos

Record: 16-2

MPR: .653

Wolves are on a five-game winning streak that featured wins last week over DeWitt and Grand Ledge

3. Waverly

Record: 13-5

MPR: .644

Warriors had won four straight before suffering tight CAAC Blue loss to East Lansing

4. Mason

Record: 17-2

MPR: .574

Bulldogs wrapped up outright CAAC Red title last week and are on an 11-game winning streak

5. Sexton

Record: 11-4

MPR: .622

J-Dubbs are on a nine-game winning streak and are two wins away from capturing outright CAAC White title.

THE NEXT FIVE: DeWitt (11-6), Charlotte (13-5), Olivet (13-5), Holt (7-10), Ionia (8-10)

Small school

(Division 3-4)

1. Laingsburg

Record: 18-0

MPR: .633

Wolfpack maintained perfect record last week with wins over Saranac and Lansing Christian

2. Pewamo-Westphalia

Record: 15-2

MPR: .624

Pirates are on a six-game winning streak that included wins over Fowler and Dansville last week.

3. Stockbridge

Record: 13-5

MPR: .580

Panthers have won five of six with lone loss coming in a tight game against Clinton last week.

4. Fowler

Record: 12-7

MPR: .563

Eagles split their games last week, bouncing back from loss to rival P-W with a win over Potterville.

5. Dansville

Record: 10-8

MPR: .524

Aggies had five-game winning streak halted with setback to P-W

THE NEXT FIVE: Ovid-Elsie (11-6), Ithaca (11-6) Portland St. Patrick (8-10), Perry (10-7), Fulton (13-6)

GIRLS

Big school

(Division 1-2)

1. Lansing Catholic

Record: 12-3

MPR: .603

Cougars are on a four-game winning streak that featured wins last week over Haslett and Eaton Rapids.

More: TR Repichowski’s presence off bench giving Lansing Catholic girls basketball added lift

2. Portland

Record: 14-1

MPR: .606

Raiders have won seven straight since losing to Lansing Catholic, which it faces this week in key CAAC White game.

3. DeWitt

Record: 15-2

MPR: .644

CAAC Blue-leading Panthers have won seven straight games with each coming by double figures.

4. Williamston

Record: 12-4

MPR: .616

Hornets beat Haslett in lone game last week to take a two-game lead in the CAAC Red.

5. Holt

Record: 11-5

MPR: .601

Rams are on a three-game winning streak and knocked off Grand Ledge and Everett last week.

THE NEXT FIVE: Haslett (11-6), Alma (13-4), East Lansing (10-5), St. Johns (9-7), Olivet (9-8)

Small school

(Division 3-4)

1. Portland St. Patrick

Record: 15-2

MPR: .653

Shamrocks stretched win streak to 12 with wins over Morrice, Potterville and Perry

2. Ovid-Elsie

Record: 13-2

MPR: .640

Marauders posted wins over Stockbridge and Byron last week.

3. Fowler

Record: 13-3

MPR: .640

Eagles won both their games last week, edging Pewamo-Westphalia and then knocking off Potterville.

4. Pewamo-Westphalia

Record: 9-7

MPR: .567

Pirates have won seven of nine, which included going 2-1 last week with wins over Bath and Dansville sandwiched between a loss to Fowler.

5. Dansville

Record: 12-4

MPR: .553

Aggies had six-game winning streak halted with loss Friday to P-W.

THE NEXT FIVE: Bath (13-3), Leslie (13-4), Stockbridge (10-6), Laingsburg (9-7), Morrice (10-4)

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