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Feb. 11, 2019 Allegheny Grille of Foxburg/ Girls’ Basketball Power Ratings

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Punxsutawney is the top-rated team in the final Allegheny Grille of Foxburg District 9 Girls’ Basketball Power Ratings of the regular season for the 2019 season released Feb. 11.

(Photo of Punxsutawney’s Abby Gigliotti)

The Lady Chucks (20-0) are the only unbeaten girls’ team in District 9. They are followed in the Top 5 by Kane (18-3) at No. 2, A-C Valley (16-3) at No. 3, St. Marys (14-4) at No. 4 and Brookville (14-5) at No. 5.

There is one new entry into the Top 15 this week with Moniteau climbing in at No. 14 with a record of 8-13 after winning four of its final five regular-season games.

Power ratings are different from rankings in that a power rating the rating is based on a combination of current events and overall body of work, which means while previous performances and results are taken into consideration they are not the end all be all of how a team is performing in a particular week whereas a ranking is based on a team’s entire body of work. Because the rankings/power ratings are not used to determine playoff positions or seeings in District 9, we have decided to go to a power rating system to better reflect how a team is currently performing.

The ratings are voted on by the staff which includes editor Chris Rossetti, Rich Rhoades, who is also the Sports Editor at the Jeffersonian Democrat and Leader-Vindicator, Andy Close, who is the Sports Editor at the Warren Times-Observer, Nate Steis, a contributing writer at from Ridgway, Jake Mercer, an intern with from Ridgway and Jared Bakaysa, a former intern and contributing writer at from Curwensville.

1 Punxsutawney 20-0 90 1
2 Kane 18-3 83 2
3 A-C Valley 16-3 73 3
4 St. Marys 14-4 67 4
5 Brookville 14-5 66 5
6 North Clarion 16-4 62 7
7 Johnsonburg 16-4 56 6
8 Coudersport 16-4 55 8
9 Clarion 13-7 37 9
10 Port Allegany 15-5 30 11
11 Cameron County 15-7 20 T-12
12 Cranberry 12-9 19 T-12
13 DuBois 10-10 16 15
14 Moniteau 8-13 16 Not Ranked
15 Otto-Eldred 13-7 11 14

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