With just over a week to go in the regular season, the city's Top 20 basketball programs are coming into focus. Playoff positioning is being set as the playoff brackets can be forecasted.
Houston's current No. 1 Klein Forest will be a force in Class 6A Region II, while No. 2 Shadow Creek looks tough to beat in Class 5A Region III. Sam Houston is the top-ranked squad in Class 6A Region III along with Morton Ranch and Dickinson. Ike looks to advance deep in Class 6A Region II.
VYPE and ABC13's Top 20
No. 1 Klein Forest – Got a scare last week in OT win over Klein. Wraps up district with TWHS and Klein Collins this week
No. 2 Shadow Creek – Close out game with Hightower will match great guards
No. 3 Sam Houston – Rolling Through the HISD
No. 4 Morton Ranch – Huge wins over Cinco Ranch and Tompkins. Still undefeated in district
No. 5 Eisenhower – Huge win over Spring; Will be district champs
No. 6 Yates – Can anyone keep Lions under 100?
No. 7 Dickinson – Gators making it look easy
No. 8 Hightower – Shadow Creek up next; Will be No. 2 in district
No. 9 Beaumont United – North Shore looking next week for district title
No. 10 Cinco Ranch – Key game against Taylor to clinch No. 2 spot
No. 11 Elkins – Tripped up by Bush; Ridge Point up next
No. 12 Cy Springs – One of best surprise teams of 2019
No. 13 North Shore – West Brook, United up this week; Could take district
No. 14 Spring Woods – Loss to Cy-Fair bring them back to pack
No. 15 Summer Creek – Dominating District 22-6A
No. 16 George Ranch – Been a nice surprise in 23-6A; Tied for first
No. 17 Pearland Dawson – Lost to George Ranch; Now tied for first in23-6A
No. 18 Northside – Panthers pick up another two wins last week
No. 19 South Houston – Chasing Summer Creek in district
No. 20 Cy Creek – Positioned well to win district