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The Buffalo News rankings

State classification in parentheses; first-place votes in brackets; *-tie in points.

BOYS LARGE SCHOOLS

Team (Class) Record Pts. LW

1. Canisius (A) [10] 24-2 100 1

2. Jamestown (AA) 15-4 85 2

3. Williamsville North (AA) 15-5 77 3

4. Clarence (AA) 16-3 68 4

5. Lockport (AA) 15-5 59 6

6. Bishop Timon-St. Jude (A) 14-11 57 5

7. McKinley (A-1) 13-6 37 9

8. Amherst (A-2) 16-3 24 10

9. Cheektowaga (A-2) 13-6 16 NR

10. St. Joe’s (A) 12-13 14 8

Others receiving votes (with points): Kenmore West (A) 11, North Tonawanda (A-1) 1, Williamsville South (A-1) 1.

BOYS SMALL SCHOOLS

Team (Class) Record Pts. LW

1. Olean (B-1) [10] 16-3 100 1

2. East (B-2) 16-3 84 2

3. Middle Early College (C-1) 15-5 80 3

4. St. Mary’s (B) 19-6 75 4

5. Nichols (B) 17-8 59 5

6. Fredonia (B-1) 15-4 49 7

7. Barker (C-1) 19-1 37 8

8. Park (B) 12-11 32 6

9. Cleveland Hill (B-2) 14-4 18 9

10. Salamanca (B-2) 14-5 8 10

Others receiving votes (with points): Sherman (D) 5, Randolph (C-2) 2, Health Sciences (B-2) 1.

GIRLS LARGE SCHOOLS

Team (Class) Record Pts. LW

1. Cardinal O’Hara [9] 22-3 90 1

2. Jamestown (AA) 16-2 79 2

3. Niagara Falls (AA) 16-1 74 3

4. Lockport (AA) 13-5 61 4

5. Williamsville North (AA) 9-7 48 6

6. Nardin 14-10 31 NR

7. Frontier (AA) 11-7 28 8

8. Sacred Heart* 18-6 22 5

8. Williamsville South* (A-1) 13-5 22 9

10. Williamsville East (A-1) 12-7 15 NR

Others receiving votes (with points): East Aurora (A-2) 12, Starpoint (A-1) 11, Maryvale (A-2), Iroquois (A-1) 1.

GIRLS SMALL SCHOOLS

Team (Class) Record Pts. LW

1. Chautauqua Lake (C-2) [7] 17-1 88 1

2. Randolph (C-2) 17-2 76 2

3. Tapestry (C-1) [1] 15-3 66 4

4. Wilson (B-2) [1] 17-2 58 3

5. Pine Valley (D) 16-2 46 5

6. Frewsburg (C-2) 14-5 35 7

7. Holland (C-1) 12-4 34 6

8. Immaculata* 11-10 24 9

8. Allegany-Limestone* (C-1) 13-6 24 10

8. Christian Central* 14-6 24 NR

Others receiving votes (with points): Olean (B-1) 7, Cleveland Hill (B-2) 3, Tonawanda (B-1) 3, Silver Creek (C-1) 2, Buffalo Arts (B-1) 1, Southwestern (B-2) 1.

How The News voted

Want to see why The News voted some schools ahead of others? Keith McShea explains his large and small school boys basketball ballots in the weekly: How The News voted post at the Prep Talk blog at buffalonews.com.

Coming attractions

• The Section VI boys basketball tournament continues today with a triple-header starting at 5:30 p.m. at Buffalo State with both Class B-1 semifinals and one Class B-2. Jamestown CC will host the C-2 semifinals.

On Wednesday, the Monsignor Martin Association semifinals are at Canisius High School starting at 6 p.m. Buffalo State will host three games, the Class A-2 semifinal and the Class B-2 semifinals, starting at 5:30 p.m. The Class D semifinals are at Jamestown CC starting at 6 p.m.

• The No. 1 seeds still alive in the Section VI girls basketball tournament are: Jamestown (Class AA), McKinley (Class A-1), East Aurora (Class A-2), Wilson (Class B-2), Holland (Class C-1), Olmsted (Class C-2) and Pine Valley (Class D). The event continues today with Class AA quarterfinals at the high seed, the Class A-1 semifinals at Kenmore West and the Class D semis at Chautauqua Lake.

On Wednesday, Class A-2 plays its semifinals at Kenmore West, Class B-1 semifinals are at Sweet Home and Class C-2 semifinals are at Jamestown. On Thursday, the Class B-2 semis are at Kenmore West and Class C-1 semifinals are at Chautauqua lake.

• The New York State Swimming and Diving Championships are Friday and Saturday at Webster. The swimming event prelims and all the diving will be on Friday. The swimming event finals are Saturday.

• The New York State boys and girls bowling championships are Saturday and Sunday at Babylon Lanes in Section XI.

• The New York State Indoor Track and Field Championships are Saturday at Cornell University.

• The New York State Wrestling Championships are Friday and Saturday at the Times Union Center in Albany.

• The Rifle Intersectionals are Saturday at West Point.

Clarence’s Fasanello signs

Midfielder Giovanna Fasanello of Clarence has signed a field hockey scholarship with Division I Central Michigan. She is considered one of the top 150 high school athletes in the country enrolled in the Futures program with USA Field Hockey.

Fasanello is a two-time All-Western New York and two-time all-ECIC selection. She led the Red Devils to the Section VI Class A title last fall, the school’s first in 27 years. Fasanelllo finished her four-year career with 47 goals and 33 assists. She also attended the AAU Junior Olympics in Houston in 2012.

Spotlight dims

This is the last Scholastic Spotlight page for the winter season. Continue to send items of interest to Mary Jo Monnin at mmonnin@buffnews.com or via mail, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, 14240 or fax 849-4587.