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SBLive Missouri Top 25 boys basketball rankings: Vashon finishes No. 1 in final rankings

Vashon won its fourth straight Class 4 title last weekend.
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By Jim Powers I Photo by Cheap Seats Photography

After the dust settled and three more state champions were crowned, Vashon is the top team in the final SBLive Missouri Top 25 rankings for the 2021-22 basketball season. The Wolverines claimed their 13th state title last weekend with their win over Father Tolton in the Class 4 final. 

1. Vashon (27-4)

The Wolverines defeated Father Tolton in the Class 4 final 57-49 to win their fourth straight title.

2. Christian Brothers College (26-6)

The Cadets defeated Nixa 68-51 in the Class 6 title game to win their first state championship since 2014.

3. Webster Groves (24-8)

The Statesmen defeated Helias 72-53 to earn the Class 5 title for the first time since 2018.

4. Staley (27-5)

The Falcons claimed the third-place trophy in Class 6 after losing to Nixa in the semifinal and then defeating Chaminade in the third-place game.

5. Chaminade (24-8)

The Red Devils dropped a pair of games in the state final four to earn fourth place in Class 6.

6. Blair Oaks (26-2)

Season Complete.

7. Bolivar (25-5)

Season complete.

8. Liberty (25-3)

Season complete.

9. Father Tolton (22-9)

The Trailblazers lost to Vashon in the Class 4 title game to earn runner up honors.

10. Nixa (27-3)

The Eagles finished the season as the Class 6 runner ups after losing to CBC in the title game.

11. Cardinal Ritter (20-9)

The Lions fell to Webster Groves in the Class 5 semifinal before defeating Springfield Catholic in the third place match up.

12. Westminster Christian Academy (26-2)

Season complete.

13. Norwood (31-1)

Season complete.

14. South Iron (28-4)

Season complete.

15. Thayer (28-2)

Season complete.

16. Mexico (28-1)

Season complete.

17. New Madrid County Central (21-8)

The Eagles fell to Vashon in the Class 4 semifinals before defeating Pembroke Hill to claim the third-place trophy.

18. Charleston (29-3)

Season complete.

19. Monroe City (22-5)

Season complete.

20. Springfield Catholic (24-6)

The Fightin Irish dropped a pair of close contests to finish fourth in Class 5.

21. Stanberry (25-4)

Season complete.

22. Blue Springs (24-6)

Season complete.

23. Eugene (25-4)

Season complete. 

24. MICDS (24-4)

Season complete.

25. Helias (18-14)

The Crusaders fell to Webster Groves to finish second in Class 6 after they defeated Springfield Catholic in the semifinal.