4A Mid-Season Rankings and Numbers

4A Mid-Season Rankings and Numbers

I’ve been working on these over the past month and have finally got them calculated. Below will be rankings in several categories including the Magnolia Hoops Mid-Season Rankings. The Magnolia Hoops Mid-Season Rankings are based on current numbers, information that I’ve gather and what I’ve seen this season. The other rankings were based on records and numbers taken on January 1, 2018.

Magnolia Hoops Mid-Season Rankings

  1. Gentry
  2. Raymond
  3. Rosa Fort
  4. Corinth
  5. Ripley
  6. Byhalia
  7. Senatobia
  8. South Pike
  9. Florence
  10. Mendenhall

Strength of Schedule Ranking

Strength of schedule is based on MaxPreps opponents rank as of January 1, 2018. Opponent rank will be ().

  1. Greenwood (34)
  2. Corinth (61)
  3. Raymond (62)
  4. Pass Christian (62)
  5. Lanier (64)
  6. Quitman (72)
  7. Byhalia (74)
  8. Moss Point (81)
  9. Gentry (82)
  10. Rosa Fort (95)
  11. Noxubee County (95)

Winning Percentage Rank

The following rank is based on winning percentage as of January 1, 2018.

  1. Florence (12-1) 92%
  2. Ripley (11-1) 92%
  3. Gentry (15-2) 88%
  4. Louisville (12-2) 86%
  5. Newton County (9-2) 82%
  6. Rosa Fort (9-2) 82%
  7. Kosciusko (8-2) 80%
  8. Senatobia (11-3) 79%
  9. Mendenhall (11-3) 79%
  10. West Lauderdale (10-3) 77%
  11. South Pike (10-3) 77%

Projected Division Tournament Finish

Everything was figured into these finishes including travel time to division host. The divisions are listed toughest division to weakest division according to MaxPreps ranks as of January 1, 2018. The following numbers come from that date.

4A-1 At Corinth (61 average team rank)

#58 Corinth (6-8) 2-4 VS Top 30, 4-6 VS In State, 2-2 VS Out of State, 3-4 Before football championships, 3-4 After football championships, 61 Opponents rank

#10 Ripley 35 miles (11-1) 1-1 VS Top 30, 11-1 VS In State, 5-0 Before football championships, 6-1 After football championships, 109 Opponents rank

#26 Senatobia 98 miles (11-3) 1-1 VS Top 30, 11-3 VS In State, 5-2 Before football championships, 6-1 After football championships, 110 Opponents rank

#67 Byhalia 74 miles (6-6) 1-4 VS Top 30, 6-6 VS In State, 4-3 Before football championships, 2-3 After football championships, 74 Opponents rank

#85 Tishomingo County 18 miles (10-7) 0-2 VS Top 30, 9-7 VS In State, 1-0 VS Out of State, 7-3 Before football championships, 3-4 After football championships, 138 Opponents rank

#122 New Albany 54 miles (6-5) 0-1 VS Top 30, 6-5 VS In State, 3-2 Before football championships, 3-3 After football championships, 142 Opponents rank

4A-4 At Noxubee County (77 average team rank)

#82 Noxubee County (7-7) 0-6 VS Top 30, 7-7 VS In State, 0-4 Before football championships, 7-3 After football championships, 95 Opponents rank

#74 New Hope 36 miles (8-4) 0-4 VS Top 30, 6-4 VS In State, 2-0 VS Out of State, 2-2 Before football championships, 6-2 After football championships, 155 Opponents rank

#65 Louisville 36 miles (12-2) 12-2 VS In State, 7-0 Before football championships, 5-2 After football championships, 174 Opponents rank

#121 Leake Central 78 miles (9-7) 9-7 VS In State, 3-4 Before football championships, 6-3 After football championships, 145 Opponents rank

#45 Kosciusko 70 miles (8-2) 8-2 VS In State, 5-0 Before football championships, 3-2 After football championships, 161 Opponents rank

4A-5 At West Lauderdale (105 average team rank)

#62 West Lauderdale (10-3) 0-1 VS Top 30, 10-3 VS In State, 6-2 Before football championships, 4-1 After football championships, 147 Opponents rank

#55 Mendenhall 95 miles (11-3) 0-1 VS Top 30, 11-2 VS In State, 0-1 VS Out of State, 8-1 Before football championships, 3-2 After football championships, 135 Opponents rank

#57 Newton County 26 miles (9-2) 0-1 VS Top 30, 9-2 VS In State, 5-1 Before football championships, 4-1 After football championships, 144 Opponents rank

#76 Northeast Lauderdale 14 miles (6-5) 6-5 VS In State, 4-3 Before football championships, 2-2 After football championships, 99 Opponents rank

#128 Quitman 43 miles (2-6) 0-4 VS Top 30, 2-4 VS In State, 0-2 VS Out of State, 1-3 Before football championships, 1-3 After football championships, 72 Opponents rank

#253 Northeast Jones 73 miles (4-10) 0-1 VS Top 30, 4-10 VS In State, 1-5 Before football championships, 3-5 After football championships, 149 Opponents rank

4A-3 At Yazoo City (109 average team rank)

#7 Gentry 46 miles (15-2) 3-1 VS Top 30, 15-2 VS In State, 7-1 Before football championships, 8-1 After football championships, 82 Opponents rank

#20 Rosa Fort 142 miles (9-2) 0-1 VS Top 30, 9-2 VS In State, 6-1 Before football championships, 3-1 After football championships, 95 Opponents rank

#144 Yazoo City (6-9) 0-3 VS Top 30, 6-9 VS In State, 3-6 Before football championships, 3-3 After football championships, 112 Opponents rank

#202 Greenwood 52 miles (1-11) 0-2 VS Top 30, 1-11 VS In State, 1-5 Before football championships, 0-6 After football championships, 34 Opponents rank

#172 Clarksdale 107 miles (4-10) 0-3 VS Top 30, 4-10 VS In State, 2-4 Before football championships, 2-6 After football championships, 100 Opponents rank

4A-6 At South Pike (111 average team rank)

#25 Raymond 82 miles (9-6) 2-4 VS Top 30, 9-6 VS In State, 6-3 Before football championships, 3-3 After football championships, 62 Opponents rank

#120 South Pike (10-3) 10-3 VS In State, 5-2 Before football championships, 5-1 After football championships, 192 Opponents rank

#14 Florence 86 miles (12-1) 12-1 VS In State, 8-1 Before football championships, 7-0 After football championships, 128 Opponents rank

#151 Lanier 87 miles (2-8) 0-3 VS Top 30, 2-8 VS In State, 2-5 Before football championships, 0-3 After football championships, 64 Opponents rank

#129 Richland 85 miles (5-4) 5-4 VS In State, 3-2 Before football championships, 2-2 After football championships, 130 Opponents rank

#224 McComb 9 miles (2-9) 0-1 VS Top 30, 2-7 VS In State, 0-2 VS Out of State, 2-5 Before football championships, 0-4 After football championships, 114 Opponents rank

4A-2 At Itawamba CC (138 average team rank)

#91 Amory 25 miles (9-6) 0-1 VS Top 30, 8-6 VS In State, 1-0 VS Out of State, 4-5 Before football championships, 5-1 After football championships, 146 Opponents rank

#92 Pontotoc 45 miles (9-5) 0-3 VS Top 30, 9-5 VS In State, 5-2 Before football championships, 4-3 After football championships, 156 Opponents rank

#142 Itawamba AHS 5 miles (6-5) 0-2 VS Top 30, 6-5 VS In State, 2-2 Before football championships, 4-3 After football championships, 147 Opponents rank

#115 Shannon 36 miles (4-7) 0-4 VS Top 30, 4-7 VS In State, 2-2 Before football championships, 2-5 After football championships, 114 Opponents rank

#199 Mooreville 15 miles (3-9) 0-2 VS Top 30, 3-9 VS In State, 1-6 Before football championships, 2-3 After football championships, 116 Opponents rank

#188 Caledonia 53 miles (3-6) 2-6 VS In State, 1-0 VS Out of State, 1-4 Before football championships, 2-2 After football championships, 153 Opponents rank

4A-8 At Pass Christian (175 average team rank)

#116 Bay 12 miles (6-8) 0-1 VS Top 30, 6-8 VS In State, 2-4 Before football championships, 4-4 After football championships, 96 Opponents rank

#159 Vancleave 42 miles (5-8) 5-8 VS In State, 3-4 Before football championships, 2-4 After football championships, 114 Opponents rank

#212 Pass Christian (1-9) 0-1 VS Top 30, 1-9 VS In State, 0-5 Before football championships, 1-4 After football championships, 62 Opponents rank

#165 East Central 65 miles (5-7) 3-7 VS In State, 2-0 VS Out of State, 3-4 Before football championships, 2-3 After football championships, 145 Opponents rank

#214 Moss Point 49 miles (1-10) 0-2 VS Top 30, 1-10 VS In State, 1-4 Before football championships, 0-6 After football championships, 81 Opponents rank

#183 St. Stanislaus 11 miles (5-11) 0-2 VS Top 30, 5-6 VS In State, 0-5 VS Out of State, 2-7 Before football championships, 3-4 After football championships, 138 Opponents rank

4A-7 At Lawrence County (211 average team rank)

#167 Lawrence County (7-9) 0-1 VS Top 30, 7-9 VS In State, 4-5 Before football championships, 3-4 After football championships, 144 Opponents rank

#136 Greene County 119 miles (9-5) 9-5 VS In State, 5-3 Before football championships, 4-2 After football championships, 196 Opponents rank

#238 Forrest County AHS 90 miles (3-11) 0-1 VS Top 30, 3-11 VS In State, 1-8 Before football championships, 2-3 After football championships, 133 Opponents rank

#240 Poplarville 77 miles (1-10) 0-1 VS Top 30, 1-10 VS In State, 0-2 Before football championships, 1-8 After football championships, 135 Opponents rank

#203 Sumrall 42 miles (7-5) 7-5 VS In State, 4-3 Before football championships, 3-2 After football championships, 228 Opponents rank

#284 Purvis 65 miles (2-8) 2-8 VS In State, 1-4 Before football championships, 1-4 After football championships, 215 Opponents rank

4A Playoff Projections

Here’s a look ahead to see some possible match ups that we might be able to see in the playoffs. These are based on my division tournament projections and just a little possibility of what I might see happening. Winners highlighted in bold.

Round 1 Tuesday February 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Leake Central at Corinth

Yazoo City at Pontotoc

East Central at West Lauderdale

Forrest County AHS at South Pike

Byhalia at Noxubee County

Itawamba AHS at Rosa Fort

Northeast Lauderdale at Bay

Florence at Greene County

Greenwood at Amory

Louisville at Ripley

Poplarville at Raymond

Pass Christian at Mendenhall

Shannon at Gentry

Senatobia at New Hope

Lanier at Lawrence County

Newton County at Vancleave

Round 2 Saturday February 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Pontotoc at Corinth

South Pike at West Lauderdale

Rosa Fort at Noxubee County

Florence at Bay

Ripley at Amory

Mendenhall at Raymond

New Hope at Gentry

Lanier at Newton County

Quarterfinal Round 3 At Coliseum

Corinth vs West Lauderdale

Noxubee County vs Florence

Ripley vs Raymond

Gentry vs Newton County

Semifinal Round 4 At Coliseum

Corinth vs Florence

Raymond vs Gentry

Championship

Corinth vs Gentry

Champions

Gentry


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