SBLive’s San Diego Section Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings: Mission Hills moves in at No. 6

San Diego’s top three boys basketball teams continued their unbeaten seasons last week, combining to win all eight games they played. Four new teams jumped into the Top 10 this week, most notably Mission Hills, who took top-ranked Cathedral Catholic down to the wire in Tuesday’s matchup.

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 26, 2021

1. Cathedral Catholic (6-0)

The Dons survived a battle against Mission Hills and held Mission Bay to 34 points during Friday’s game.

Last week: 1

2. Torrey Pines (14-0)

The Falcons went 3-0, holding all three opponents to 48 points or less. They’ll play seventh-ranked El Camino twice this week.

Last week: 2

3. San Marcos (13-0)

The Knights won their first two games last week by a combined 107 points, then held off Canyon Crest by three points in the second game of a back-to-back.

Last week: 3

4. Santa Fe Christian (7-2)

The Eagles beat Foothills Christian and Army-Navy in their first two league games, then beat Poway by 23 points on Friday in a non-league contest.

Last week: 4

5. Carlsbad (7-2)

Since losing to San Marcos, Carlsbad has won four straight games by an average of 19 points per game.

Last week: 6

6. Mission Hills (7-3)

The Grizzlies came up just short against Cathedral Catholic on Tuesday and won non-league road games against Christian and Escondido later in the week.

Last week: NR

7. El Camino (9-1)

El Camino has won six straight games after Saturday’s 59-38 road win against Orangewood Academy.

Last week: NR

8. Mater Dei Catholic (3-1)

The Crusaders have won three straight since losing to JSerra. Senior Melo Sanchez had 33 points against Bonita Vista.

Last week: 8

9. Orange Glen (11-2)

The Patriots have been a big surprise this season, with their two losses coming against Mission Hills and Santa Fe Christian.

Last week: NR

10. Francis Parker (3-2)

Junior Camden McCormick had a combined 45 points over a two-game stretch on Friday and Saturday, shooting eight of ten from three-point range.

Last week: NR

5 other teams considered: St. Augustine, Bonita Vista, Mission Bay, La Jolla Country Day, Vista

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