Varsity845 girls basketball top 10

Rachel Simon (right) and Chelsea Murphy (left) leap for a rebounds during a Dec. 18 game against Washingtonville. The Panthers remain at No. 1 in the Varsity845 poll. (David Doonan photo/for The Times Herald-Record).

With a bunch of upsets in girls’ basketball action last night, the top 10 has had a shake-up.

In Thursday’s Times Herald-Record (and also on the digital pages of Varsity845.com and www.recordonline.com), you can find the top 10, the latest standings and a story on Marlboro’s new-look team in 2012-13.

There’s also a bit of preview in the story for Friday’s big game between Wallkill and the Dukes.

If you missed the state rankings from earlier in the week, you may find those by following this link.

Varsity845 girls’ basketball top 10

1. Wallkill (10-0):The Panthers are the only undefeated team left in Section 9, leaving them in the top spot in the rankings.

2. Minisink Valley (8-3): The Warriors knocked off an undefeated Monroe-Woodbury team on Tuesday in gritty fashion, winning 36-33.

3. Monroe-Woodbury (9-1): Fresh off the loss to Minisink Valley, the Crusaders host defending Section 9 Class AA champions Valley Central on Thursday night.

4. Coleman Catholic (9-1):Coleman Catholic has a big weekend ahead with a pair of tough non-league games at the Our Lady of Lourdes Tournament in Poughkeepsie.

Sabrena Smith, right, and the Tri-Valley Bears have been on a roll since New Year's. Tri-Valley plays Tuxedo in this 2012 file shot. (Jeff Goulding photo/Times Herald-Record.)

5. Cornwall (5-3):The Dragons play Suffern and state-ranked Arlington of Section 1 later this month before getting back into league play.

6. Kingston (6-4): Kingston took the lead for the first time in the final minute, but made some clutch free throws at the end to edge Warwick in a non-league game on Tuesday.

7. Roosevelt (7-2): Roosevelt made a statement Tuesday night by beating Red Hook, 52-50. The Presidents get another big game on Sunday against Marlboro at Marist.

8. Red Hook (6-3): The Raiders’ potential Class A playoff preview against Wallkill looms on Feb. 1.

9. Newburgh Free Academy (4-7): Katie Cook exploded for 23 points as the Goldbacks got back on track with a key non-league victory over Valley Central on Tuesday.

10. Tri-Valley (8-3): Katlynn Greffrath has been red hot from behind the 3-point arc of late, scoring an average of 20.8 points per game since the calendar flipped over to 2013.

Got thoughts on the top 10? Any big games you have circled on your calendar over the next month or so? Let me know on Twitter: @THR_Montgomery.

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