SBLive’s San Diego Section Top 10 Basketball Rankings: Cathedral Catholic, Torrey Pines on top

The spring 2021 high school boys basketball season is roughly a month old in San Diego. Some teams have played 10 or more games while others are just getting started.

With that in mind, here are SBLive’s first San Diego Section high school boys basketball rankings of the 2021 season. The rankings are compiled by SBLive California reporter Bodie DeSilva and will be released every Monday throughout the remainder of the spring 2021 season.


April 20 2021

1. Cathedral Catholic (4-0)

The Dons most recent win came at JSerra, 55-51. They’ll take on Mission Hills and Mission Bay this week.

2. Torrey Pines (11-0)

The Falcons are averaging 76 points per game during their 11-0 start. Nick Herrmann (19.5 ppg) is one of three Falcons averaging double digits.

3. San Marcos (10-0)

Junior point guard Devon Arlington is averaging 23 points, six rebounds, and six assists during the 10-0 start.

4. Santa Fe Christian (5-2)

Santa Fe Christian’s Trevan Martin

The Eagles split a two-game series with St. Augustine and took Torrey Pines to double overtime before losing. They enter this week on a four-game winning streak.

5. St. Augustine (1-2)

photo credit: Anna Scipione

The Saints split with Santa Fe Christian and suffered a surprising loss to Patrick Henry on Monday. St. Augustine’s schedule will see them play 13 games over a one month stretch starting April 27th.

6. Carlsbad (7-2)

Carlsbad’s two losses have come against San Marcos. Senior Caleb Nelson is averaging 20 points and 11 rebounds per game.

7. Bonita Vista (3-2)

Momo Stokes, Bonita Vista

The Barons two losses have both come by single digits against Cathedral Catholic and San Marcos.

8. Mater Dei Catholic (0-1)

Mater Dei Catholic’s Melo Sanchez

The Crusaders lost to JSerra in their opener after a COVID-19 pause delayed the start of their season. They’ll host Bonita Vista this week.

9. La Jolla Country Day (6-2)

The Torreys won six straight in between losses to San Marcos and Santa Fe Christian. They’ll travel to Torrey Pines and Cathedral Catholic in the coming weeks.

10. Mission Bay (5-2)

The Buccaneers have lost to Bonita Vista and La Jolla Country Day. They’ll host Torrey Pines and travel to Cathedral Catholic this week.

5 other teams considered: Coronado, Orange Glen, Mission Hills, El Camino, Mount Miguel

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