The streak in girls’ basketball continues as Incarnate Word ran its consecutive game-winning streak to 100 games this past weekend as the Red Knights will finish the season at the top of the High School Sports Caravan/ Scoops with Danny Mac Girls’ Basketball Top 10 rankings. IWA is joined in the final rankings of the year by five other state champions.

  1. Incarnate Word (32-0)
  • The Red Knights won their 13th state title with a 57-30 victory over Rock Bridge this past Saturday. It was also their sixth consecutive state championship.

2. Vashon (27-5)

  • The Wolverines won their first state title in girls’ basketball with a 79-77 double-overtime victory over Benton. Vashon ended the season on a 10-game winning streak.

3. Lutheran St. Charles (27-5)

  • The Cougars claimed their second state title in school history with a 44-39 victory over Carl Junction. Lutheran St. Charles won nine of their final 10 games.

4. O’Fallon (34-4)

  • The Panthers won their first state girls basketball title with a 62-57 win over Lisle Benet Academy. O’Fallon won 20 of their final 21 games en route to their state crown.

5. John Burroughs (26-4)

  • The Bombers’ quest for a second consecutive state title fell short as they lost to Cape Notre Dame 46-35 in the Class 5 state quarterfinals. John Burroughs won 16 out of the last 18 games of the season.

6. Eureka (23-9)

  • The Wildcats placed fourth in the Class 6 tournament after dropping to games in Springfield, Mo., last weekend. Eureka won 12 of their 15 games to finish the season.

7. Okwaville (34-4)

  • The Rockets won their third state title and first since 2000 with a 56-35 win over Christopher. The Rockets won 19 out of their final 20 contests.

8. Mater Dei (27-7)

  • The Lady Knights claimed the IHSA Class 2A with a 62-46 victory over Byron. Mater Dei finished the season on a 10-game winning streak.

9. Troy (20-10)

  • The Trojans fell to Incarnate Word in the Class 6 quarterfinals 68-26. Troy won 11 consecutive games before suffering the loss to IWA.

10. Visitation (20-9)

  • The Vivettes had an outstanding season and fell to Moberly in the Class 4 Sectionals. Viz won 11 of their final 14 games at the end of the season.

Jim Powers

Jim Powers

Jim Powers has been covering prep sports in the St. Louis area for 15+ years and a part of the Missouri State High School Activities Association Championship Broadcasts for the past 11 years. Powers is also a part of the Fox 2 Verlo Mattress Prep Zone Friday nights at 10:10 during the football and basketball seasons. If you have a prep sports story, please contact Jim at Follow Jim at @hssportscaravan