Five of the eight boys basketball teams in next month’s McPherson Invitational are currently ranked.
Lawrence Free State (2-1) is ranked No. 2 in Class 6A, Wichita North (4-2) is No. 7 in 6A and Shawnee Mission East (4-1) is No. 9 in 6A.
Bishop Carroll is ranked No. 10 in 5A despite a 2-4 record, though it has played all 6A schools and one of the losses was by a point to Wichita North.
Of course, McPherson High is 5-1 and ranked No. 2 in Class 4A Division I.
Rounding out the field are Derby (3-2, at one time ranked No. 4 in 6A), Junction City (3-2) and Blue Valley West (1-4).