Posted: 10:40 pm Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Boys hoops: Five area schools ranked in FABC-Source state poll 

By Jeff Greer

The top three teams in Palm Beach County are ranked in the statewide FABC-Source Hoops class-by-class polls that were released Monday.

Grandview Prep is ranked highest, third, in its class poll (2A). Both Palm Beach Lakes and Atlantic are in the 7A poll, as is Martin County. In Class 5A, Suncoast comes in at No. 9. No other area teams are in the rankings.

Here’s the list:

CLASS 1A
1. Malone
2. Hawthorne
3. West Gadsden
4. Holmes County
5. Chipley

CLASS 2A
1. North Florida Educational
2. Orlando Christian Prep
3. Grandview Prep
4. Orlando Faith Christian
5. Champagnat
6. Westwood Christian
7. Naples First Baptist Academy
8. Tampa Cambridge Christian
9. Tampa Bay Christian
10. Miami Christian

CLASS 3A
1. Jacksonville Providence
2. Sagemont
3. Tampa Prep
4. Florida Air Academy
5. Daytona Beach Father Lopez
6. Coral Springs Christian
7. Mount Dora Bible
8. Orlando First Academy
9. Melbourne Holy Trinity
10t. Naples Community School
10t. Sarasota Cardinal Mooney

CLASS 4A
1. Orlando Lake Highland Prep
2. Tampa Berkeley Prep
3. Tampa Catholic
4. Fort Myers Bishop Verot
5. Miami Booker T. Washington
6. Miami Archbishop Carroll
7. Miami Ransom Everglades
8. Havana East Gadsden
9. Cardinal Gibbons
10. Pine Crest

CLASS 5A
1. Tampa Jesuit
2. Lake Wales
3. Panama City Rutherford
4. Dillard
5. Plantation American Heritage
6. Tallahassee Rickards
7. Gulfport Boca Ciega
8. Auburndale
9. Suncoast
10. Nature Coast Tech

CLASS 6A
1. Miami Norland
2. Orlando Edgewater
3. Pensacola Pine Forest
4. Jacksonville Wolfson
5. Tallahassee Leon
6. Leesburg
7. Pembroke Pines Charter
8. Fort Myers
9. Fort Walton Beach
10. Gainesville

CLASS 7A
1. Blanche Ely
2. Bartow
3. Oviedo
4. St. Thomas Aquinas
5. Boyd Anderson
6. Oakland Park Northeast
7. Orlando Evans
8. Palm Beach Lakes
9. Orlando Oak Ridge
10t. Atlantic
10t. Martin County

CLASS 8A
1. South Miami
2. Deerfield Beach
3. Orlando Dr. Phillips
4. Miami Coral Reef
5. Orlando Hagerty
6. Orlando Boone
7. Hialeah American
8. Apopka Wekiva
9. Hialeah Gardens
10. Apopka