The Inquirer Preseason girls' TOP 10
PRESEASON GIRLS' BASKETBALL
1. Sterling 22-5
Quick point guard Monica Burch (11.8 ppg., 5.2 apg.) leads one of South Jersey's most experienced teams.
2. Rancocas Valley 18-7
Lauren Moses, a 6-foot-2 freshman, joins four returning players.
3. Camden Catholic 24-5
Last season's S.J. Non-Public A finalist will be strong in the backcourt.
4. Ocean City 16-7
Julia Duggan, a 6-1 sophomore (10 ppg., 10 rpg.), leads a group of four returning starters.
5. Timber Creek 17-8
Sharpshooter Alexis Riff (10 ppg., 4 apg.) is among eight returning letter-winners.
6. Cherry Hill East 15-8
With seven returning letter-winners, the Cougars appear to be the class of a balanced Olympic Conference American Division.
7. Holy Spirit 22-5
New coach Dennis Smith welcomes back an experienced group.
8. Seneca 19-7
Junior Brittany Snow (14 ppg., 10 rpg.) is among six returning letter-winners.
9. Bishop Eustace 10-14
Hope Phillips, a 6-2 senior, keys a strong inside game.
10. Willingboro 17-7
High-scoring sophomore Michahya Owens (18.8 ppg.) leads a young and talented unit.
Under consideration (listed alphabetically): Bordentown (18-6), Holy Cross (12-12), Kingsway (22-6), Lenape (23-4), Vineland (17-5).
- Marc Narducci