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Who'll Be the Best in Each State?

SI.com contributor Doug Huff picks the top teams in all 50 states and the District of Columbia

1 West (Anchorage)

2 Iolani (Honolulu)

3 Rainier Beach (Seattle)

4 Lake Oswego (Ore.)

5 Fairfax (Los Angeles)

6 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas)

7 Borah (Boise, Idaho)

8 Orem (Utah)

9 Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.)

10 Cibola (Albuquerque)

11 ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.)

12 Natrona County (Casper, Wyo.)

13 Hellgate (Missoula, Mont.)

14 Bismarck (N.D.)

15 Mitchell (S.D.)

16 Bellevue West (Bellevue, Neb.)

17 Blue Valley North (Overland Park, Kans.)

18 Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.)

19 Kingwood (Texas)

20 Northside (Lafayette, La.)

21 Fayetteville (Ark.)

22 Vashon (St. Louis)

23 Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa)

24 Braham (Minn.)

25 Rufus King (Milwaukee)

26 Redford (Detroit)

27 Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.)

28 Lawrence North (Indianapolis)

29 McKinley (Canton, Ohio)

30 South Laurel (London, Ky.)

31 Mitchell (Memphis)

32 Provine (Jackson, Miss.)

33 Huffman (Birmingham)

34 Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville)

35 Norcross (Ga.)

36 Lower Richland (Hopkins, S.C.)

37 Dudley (Greensboro, N.C.)

38 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.)

39 Huntington (W.Va.)

40 Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.)

41 Middletown (Del.)

42 Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia)

43 St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.)

44 Rice (New York City)

45 Crosby (Waterbury, Conn.)

46 St. Andrew's School (Barrington, R.I.)

47 Newton North (Newton, Mass.)

48 Spaulding (Barre, Vt.)

49 Central (Manchester, N.H.)

50 Hampden Academy (Hampden, Maine)

51 St. John's College (Washington, D.C.)

> For the top 10 teams in each region, go to SI.com/highschool.

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