3A Girls Basketball Final RPI, First and Second Round Pairings

The final Utah High School Activities Association’s RPI rankings for the 3A girl’s basketball were released Saturday night, setting the stage for the State Championship Tournament, which will begin Tuesday evening.

The Region 12 champion South Sevier Rams claimed the No. 1 spot after accumulating a season record of 21-1. Judge Memorial comes in at No. 2, followed by Grantsville. Region 12 squads Richfield and Carbon close out the top five, while Emery enters ranked six.

Each of the 19 teams in the classification now have their ranking for the season-ending tournament. Seeds 1-through-13 will receive a first round bye and advance to the second round on Friday.

The field of 19 will be cut to 16 as seeds 14-through-19 will play in the opening round beginning Tuesday at the higher seed’s home site:

* No. 14 Summit Academy VS No. 19 Maeser Prep Academy
* No. 15 Union VS No. 18 Grand
* No. 16 Providence Hall VS No. 17 North Sanpete

The second round of the 3A State Tournament will begin Friday morning at the USU Eastern BDAC and run throughout the day. The field of 16 will be cut in half to eight:

* No. 4 Richfield VS No. 13 Juab- 9:30 a.m.
* No. 5 Carbon VS No. 12 American Leadership- 11:10 a.m. (KRPX 95.3 The Peak)
* No. 1 South Sevier VS Providence Hall/North Sanpete- 12:50 p.m.

* No. 8 Manti VS No. 9 Delta- 2:30 p.m.
* No. 2 Judge Memorial VS Union/Grand- 4:10 p.m.
* No. 7 Morgan VS No. 10 South Summit- 5:50 p.m.
* No. 3 Grantsville VS Summit Academy/Maeser Prep- 7:30 p.m.

* No. 6 Emery VS No. 11 San Juan- 9:10 p.m. (KOAL 107.3 FM/750 AM)

The eight remaining teams will then travel to Salt Lake Community College, where the State Champion will be determined over the course of three days between Feb. 20 and Feb. 22. At this stage in the tournament each team is guaranteed at least two games, with a consolation bracket being introduced.

All Emery High School games will air on KOAL 107.3 FM, 750 AM and castlecountryradio.com. All Carbon High School games will air on KRPX 95.3 The Peak, castlecountryradio.com and the free KRPX Radio App.

Below are the final RPI rankings and team records:

Rank

School

RPI

Record

1

South Sevier

0.712160

21-1

2

Judge Memorial

0.692969

17-2

3

Grantsville

0.672283

19-3

4

Richfield

0.669673

17-5

5

Carbon

0.605385

15-8

6

Emery

0.573213

11-10

7

Morgan

0.571537

13-10

8

Manti

0.555664

15-6

9

Delta

0.523493

13-8

10

South Summit

0.528058

11-13

11

San Juan

0.51584

11-10

12

American Leadership

0.449777

11-9

13

Juab

0.447264

8-10

14

Summit Academy

0.429547

7-15

15

Union

0.422577

6-15

16

Providence Hall

0.372719

2-19

17

North Sanpete

0.322354

2-19

18

Grand

0.313379

1-19

19

Maeser Prep

0.283092

1-16