A ranking of teams that compete for South Jersey titles. Rankings selected by The Press' high school sports staff based on observation, research and interviews with players and coaches. Last week's ranking in parentheses (UR=unranked).

Girls basketball

1. St. Rose (1) 26-1

2. Trenton Catholic (3) 24-4

3. Rancocas Valley (4) 23-4

4. St. John Vianney (5) 21-7

5. Gill St. Bernard (7) 25-4

6. Sacred Heart (2) 25-2

7. Washington Township (8) 26-3

8. Delran (10) 22-5

9. Seneca (UR) 24-4

10. Ocean City (9) 24-5

11. Middle Township (11) 23-5

Boys basketball

1. St. Joseph-Metuchen (1) 26-1

2. Gill St. Bernard's (2) 26-3

3. Trenton Catholic (3) 24-4

4. Willingboro (4) 26-2

5. Paulsboro (5) 29-0

6. Paul VI (6) 25-3

7. Atlantic City (7) 22-5

8. Bishop Eustace (8) 23-5

9. St. Augustine Prep (9) 22-5

10. Eastern (11) 24-4

11. Cherry Hill East (UR) 21-8

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