Central Section announces winter’s top teams academically

The Central Section announced its Winter Lexus Academic Team Champions on Monday, with the top collective team grade-point averages belonging to Lemoore in wrestling (3.47), Kingsburg in girls basketball (3.67), Central Valley Christian in boys basketball (3.55), Memorial is girls soccer (3.67) and Immanuel in boys soccer (3.53).

Mission Oak, Mt. Whitney, Redwood and Sierra were the only schools in all the Central Section to have all five winter sports teams sporting collective GPAs of 3.0 or better.

The most academically successful winter sport is girls basketball, where Kingsburg, Memorial, Coalinga, Granite Hills and Dinuba all sport team GPAs of 3.6 or higher, and 28 schools have at least a collective 3.1.