Here are Scorebook Live’s Top 25 California high school boys basketball rankings for the week of Jan. 21. Our rankings encompass the entire state and are compiled by Scorebook Live California reporters Connor Morrissette, Bodie DeSilva and Lance Smith. The rankings will be released weekly during the regular season.
TOP 25 CALIFORNIA BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS
Week of Jan. 21, 2020
1. Sierra Canyon (18-3)
The Trailblazers went 1-1 against out of state opponents at HoopHall in Springfield, Massachusetts over the weekend.
2. Sheldon (15-2)
Sheldon has won five games in a row since falling to JSerra without star forward Marcus Bagley in the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic championship on December 30th.
3. Corona Centennial (18-2)
The Huskies have won 14 games in a row.
4. Rancho Christian (17-5)
Rancho Christian has lost three of its last four. They went 0-2 at HoopHall.
5. Harvard-Westlake (19-2)
Harvard-Westlake is undefeated in the Mission League at 4-0.
6. Etiwanda (19-2)
Since losing to Sierra Canyon at the Classic At Damien in December, Etiwanda has won eight in a row.
7. St. Anthony (22-1)
The Saints lone loss came against St. John Bosco. They’re 3-0 in Del Rey League play.
8. JSerra (18-3)
JSerra has a huge game at Mater Dei on Wednesday.
9. St. John Bosco (17-5)
The Braves beat rival Mater Dei 88-84 last week.
10. Mater Dei (15-3)
Mater Dei is 3-1 in the Trinity League along with JSerra and St. John Bosco. The Monarchs host JSerra on Wednesday.
11. Salesian College Prep (15-3)
Salesian has won nine games in a row. Their best win is over Windward.
12. Santa Clarita Christian (16-5)
Santa Clarita Christian has won three games in a row since losing to Taft two weeks ago.
13. Windward (17-5)
Following a surprising 60-57 loss to Brentwood, Windward beat Heritage Christian 73-70 on Saturday. The Wildcats play Sierra Canyon on Thursday.
14. Heritage Christian (17-2)
Heritage Christian lost to Windward in overtime on Saturday which will hurt their chances at making the Open Division in the Southern Section. The Warriors will most likely stay in Division 2AA where they will be title contenders.
15. Ribet Academy (15-1)
Since losing to Sierra Canyon in the Classic At Damien, Ribet has won against St. Bernard, Fairfax, West Ranch, Renaissance Academy, Mayfair, and San Gabriel Academy.
16. Damien (17-5)
The Spartans lost to Etiwanda 82-60 last week. They’re 7-1 in their last eight games.
17. St. Bernard (14-5)
With Nick Bowden back from an ankle injury, St. Bernard is playing like the team that won the Westchester Tournament earlier in the season. In their last two games, the Vikings have beaten Bishop Montgomery and Foothills Christian.
18. Capistrano Valley (20-1)
The Cougars picked up a nice win over Washington Prep at the St. John Bosco Martin Luther King event on Monday.
19. Chaminade (19-4)
Chaminade slipped up against Loyola last week losing 73-70.
20. Fairfax (17-4)
Fairfax was upset by Lynwood on Saturday.
21. Dublin (14-4)
Dublin slipped up twice last week, but previous wins over Salesian College Prep and Archbishop Riordan keep the Gaels in the top 25.
22. Alemany (18-5)
Alemany debuts following their impressive 3-1 start in Mission League play.
23. Rolling Hills Prep (20-2)
The Huskies went 3-0 in the Snowball Classic in Canada last week.
24. King/Drew (17-4)
King/Drew is making a strong case for a top seed in the City Section Open Division playoffs. Their latest resume boosting win came against Washington Prep 55-50 on the road last week.
25. Archbishop Riordan (11-2)
Archbishop Riordan has won four games in a row. They’re tied atop the West Catholic League.