SBLive’s San Diego Section Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings: St. Augustine back in the mix after big week

The top five boys basketball teams in San Diego all stayed unbeaten last week to maintain their rankings atop SBLive’s CIFSDS Top 10.

No. 6 St. Augustine won four times last week to jump back into the rankings as they get set to host two top-five teams this week. No. 8 Orange Glen continued their impressive play with six straight wins and moved up one spot in this week’s rankings.

The rankings are compiled by SBLive California reporter Bodie DeSilva and will be released every Monday throughout the remainder of the spring 2021 season.


May 3, 2021

1. Cathedral Catholic (6-0)

The Dons had each of their games last week cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols.

Last week: 1

2. Torrey Pines (16-0)

The Falcons opened up league play with back-to-back games against El Camino, beating the Wildcats ten points and 12 points.

Last week: 2

3. San Marcos (15-0)

The Knights were challenged in each of their first two league games against Poway, winning by nine points and three points in the two matchups.

Last week: 3

4. Santa Fe Christian (10-2)

The Eagles handled Bishop’s in Tuesday’s league matchup and grabbed a solid road win over La Costa Canyon on Friday.

Last week: 4

5. Carlsbad (10-2)

The Lancers went 3-0 last week with a win over Rancho Bernardo and back-to-back league wins over Vista. Senior Carson Frincke knocked down a combined 14 three-pointers in the two games against Vista.

Last week: 5

6. St. Augustine (6-2)

The Saints won four games last week, three of them by 21 points or more. They’ll host Carlsbad and top-ranked Cathedral Catholic this week.

Last week: NR

7. El Camino (13-3)

The Wildcats handled Foothills Christian on Tuesday before losses on unbeaten Torrey Pines on consecutive nights.

Last week: 7

8. Orange Glen (14-2)

The Patriots have been one of San Diego’s biggest surprises so far. They’re one of three teams in division two that has separated themselves from the pack.

Last week: 9

9. Mater Dei Catholic (4-1)

The Crusaders scored 78 points in both games last week, league wins over San Ysidro and Otay Ranch.

Last week: 8

10. Mission Hills (9-4)

The Grizzlies beat Del Norte and Vista on Tuesday and Friday, but dropped their rematch against Del Norte on Saturday, 58-50.

Last week: 6

5 other teams considered: Coronado, Bonita Vista, Vista, Del Norte, Mission Bay

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