First RPIs of the season released

— The first Ratings Percentage Index of the 2017-18 basketball season has been released by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

Seven teams from the Lower Yakima Valley are in the Top 10.

Bickleton is No. 7 and Sunnyside Christian is No. 10 in 1B boys basketball.

Zillah and Granger are Nos. 9 and 10, respectively, in 1A boys basketball.

Toppenish is No. 5 in 2A boys basketball.

Zillah is No. 3 in 1A girls basketball.

Prosser is No. 8 in 2A girls basketball.

The Sunnyside boys are No. 18 in 4A, and the girls are No. 23.

Sunnyside Christian girls are No. 14 in 1B.

The index was released yesterday and is available at


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