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Best in state

The top high schools in each of the 50 states and D.C.

Posted: Tuesday June 19, 2007 12:23PM; Updated: Monday June 25, 2007 12:30PM
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By Kevin Armstrong, SI.com

Whether it is because of school size or the depth of the regional talent pool, not all state champions are created equally.

Still, after sifting through state tournament results for the 2006-'07 school year, contacting athletic directors from top programs, examining all-around success rates as well as weighing the importance of producing star athletes and teams that excelled on the national level, SI.com has assembled a list of the top high school athletic program in each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia.

Top high school in each of the 50 states and D.C.
State School Location
Alabama Mountain Brook Mountain Brook, Ala.
Alaska South Anchorage Anchorage, Ak.
Arizona Mountain View Mesa, Ariz.
Arkansas Fayetteville Fayetteville, Ark.
California Archbishop Mitty San Jose, Calif.
Colorado Columbine Littleton, Colo.
Connecticut Greenwich Greenwich, Conn.
Delaware Salesianum Wilmington, Del.
Florida Miami Northwestern Miami, Fla.
Georgia Collins Hill Suwanee, Ga.
Hawaii Punahou Honolulu, Hawaii
Idaho Lake City Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Illinois Bishop Fenwick Oak Park, Ill.
Indiana Warren Central Indianapolis
Iowa Xavier Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Kansas Manhattan Manhattan, Kan.
Kentucky Trinity Louisville, Ky.
Louisiana John Curtis River Ridge, La.
Maine Bangor Bangor, Maine
Maryland DeMatha Hyattsville, Md.
Massachusetts B.C. High Dorchester, Mass.
Michigan Muskegon Muskegon, Mich.
Minnesota Eden Prairie Eden Prairie, Minn.
Mississippi South Panola Batesville, Miss.
Missouri Blue Springs Blue Springs, Mo.
Montana Helena Capital Helena, Mont.
Nebraska Kearney Kearney, Neb.
Nevada Bishop Gorman Las Vegas
New Hampshire Salem Salem, N.H.
New Jersey Don Bosco Prep Ramsey, N.J.
New Mexico Mayfield Las Cruces, N.M.
New York St. Anthony's South Huntington, N.Y.
North Carolina Independence Charlotte, N.C.
North Dakota Dickinson Dickinson, N.D.
Ohio Hilliard Davidson Hilliard, Ohio
Oklahoma Owasso Owasso, Okla.
Oregon Jesuit Portland, Ore.
Pennsylvania North Penn Lansdale, Pa.
Rhode Island Bishop Hendricken Warwick, R.I.
South Carolina Gaffney Gaffney, S.C.
South Dakota Roosevelt Sioux Falls, S.D.
Tennessee Baylor Chattanooga, Tenn.
Texas South Lake Carroll Southlake, Texas
Utah Bingham South Jordan, Utah
Vermont Essex Junction Essex Junction, Vt.
Virginia Midlothian Midlothian, Va.
Washington Issaquah Issaquah, Wash.
Washington, D.C. St. Johns Washington, D.C.
West Virginia Huntington Huntington, W.Va.
Wisconsin Arrowhead Hartland, Wis.
Wyoming Campbell County Gillette, Wyo.