Here are Scorebook Live’s Top 25 Southern California high school boys basketball rankings. Our rankings encompass the Southern Section, LA City Section and San Diego Section. The rankings are compiled by Scorebook Live California reporters Connor Morrissette, Bodie DeSilva and Lance Smith and will be released weekly during the regular season.
1. Sierra Canyon (4-0)
The Trailblazers opened their season in San Diego and went 3-0 beating Montgomery, St. Augustine and Cathedral Catholic two weeks ago. The Trailblazers took down Duncanville of Texas 66-63 on Saturday.
2. Mater Dei (1-0)
The Monarchs started their season with an 85-25 win over San Marcos.
3. Etiwanda (5-0)
The Eagles have yet to be challenged.
4. Windward (4-0)
Windward beat Clovis West 67-62 in Northern California last week.
5. Harvard-Westlake (5-0)
The Wolverines are 5-0 with wins over no. 8 Renaissance Academy and Washington Prep.
6. Corona Centennial (4-1)
Corona Centennial beat no. 16 Rancho Christian at the California BattleZONE Tournament last week. They’ve also beaten JSerra.
7. Santa Clarita Christian (3-1)
Santa Clarita Christian beat no. 16 Rancho Christian at the California BattleZONE Tournament last week.
8. Renaissance Academy (4-2)
Renaissance has wins over no. 15 St. John Bosco and Taft and losses to no. 5 Harvard-Westlake and no. 4 Windward.
9. Fairfax (1-0)
Fairfax beat Colony 63-40 to start the season.
10. Birmingham (5-0)
The Patriots have won all five of their games by double digits.
11. Mayfair (0-1)
The Monsoons lost to nationally ranked McEachern (Georgia) to start the season.
12. St. Augustine (6-1)
The Saints only loss came to no. 1 Sierra Canyon.
13. Cathedral Catholic (3-1)
The Dons lost to no. 1 Sierra Canyon 59-46 two weeks ago, but have won three straight since then.
14. Heritage Christian (3-0)
The Warriors have rolled to three consecutive wins.
15. St. John Bosco (7-1)
The Braves lost to no. 8 Renaissance Academy 53-50 in the El Monte Tournament championship last week.
16. Rancho Christian (3-2)
The Eagles lost to no. 6 Centennial and no. 7 Santa Clarita Christian last week.
17. Pacifica Christian (4-1)
Pacifica Christian has a win over Santa Margarita and a loss to no. 16 Rancho Christian.
18. Riverside Poly (0-0)
Riverside Poly starts its season next week against Colton.
19. St. Anthony (7-0)
St. Anthony won the Pac Shores Tournament at Redondo Union two weeks ago beating Bishop Montgomery 48-45 in the championship.
20. Bishop Montgomery (3-1)
The Knights are 3-1 after losing to St. Anthony two weeks ago.
21. Ribet Academy (1-0)
Ribet beat Alemany 70-60 on November 21st.
22. Sonora (6-0)
Sonora beat Damien 77-74 two weeks ago to cap off an impressive start to the season.
23. Damien (4-1)
The Spartans did not play last week.
24. Chaminade (4-0)
Chaminade beat Crespi 72-68 last week. KJ Simpson scored 34 points.
25. St. Bernard’s (3-0)
The Vikings haven’t faced a challenge yet.