Jan 20, 2014 23:25 The Advocate’s Basketball Top 10s The Advocate’s Basketball Top 10s Advocate story Jan. 20, 2014 Comments Boys 1. Scotlandville (21-1): The 4-5A Hornets’ lone loss is to St. Augustine. 2. University (18-3): Cubs have height and the weapons needed for success. 3. Tara (15-5): Trojans of 4A were the EBR tourney runner-up and are riding high. 4. Dutchtown (16-2): The 5A Griffins have put together a solid series of wins. 5. Madison Prep (14-5): Chargers have emerged as area’s top Class 1A team. 6. East Ascension (14-6): Spartans are prepped and ready for a tough 5-5A race. 7. McKinley (15-5): Panthers will tangle with EAHS and Dutchtown in 5-5A. 8. Dunham (16-4): Tigers are poised to be the District 6-2A favorite. 9. Christian Life (10-6): Talented Crusaders will battle Madison in 6-1A. 10. St. Michael (17-4): Class 4A Warriors may be area’s most improved team. (tie) Parkview Baptist (9-7): Tough schedule but plenty of potential. Next up: Port Allen, French Settlement, Donaldsonville, Episcopal, Plaquemine, Baker, Northeast, Southern Lab. Girls 1. Denham Springs (18-2): Yellow Jackets have surged to the top of the 4-5A race. 2. Walker (19-3): Wildcats and 4-5A rival DSHS have split their games this season. 3. University (17-6): Cubs are the frontrunner in improved District 7-3A to date. 4. Zachary (16-7): Another contender in the competitive 4-5A race. 5. Albany (17-5): 3A Hornets won twice last week, including win over Sumner. 6. Doyle (14-4): Tigers look to challenge St. Thomas Aquinas in 7-2A. 7. McKinley (14-3): Panthers are primed for a solid 5-5A season. 8. Redemptorist (18-6): Wolves have emerged as the District 6-2A leader. 9. Baker (16-5): Part of the much-improved 7-3A race along with U-High. 10. Capitol (15-7): Lions are part of the competitive 6-2A race with Redemptorist. (tie) Southern Lab (13-3): Kittens help lead the area’s Class 1A contingent. Next up: St. Amant, Broadmoor, Scotlandville, St. Michael, Episcopal, Parkview Baptist, French Settlement.