SBLive’s San Diego Section Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings: Bonita Vista debuts

Bonita Vista registered a huge league win over Mater Dei Catholic on Friday, pushing the Barons into SBLive’s CIF San Diego Section Top 10 for the first time this season.

St. Augustine, Santa Fe Christian, and Carlsbad all suffered losses this week, though with teams behind unable to take advantage, this week’s rankings remained mostly unchanged.

Our CIFSDS boys basketball rankings are compiled by SBLive reporter Bodie DeSilva and are released every Monday throughout the spring 2021 season.


May 17, 2021

1. Torrey Pines (22-0)

The Falcons blew out Rancho Christian on Wednesday and battled with Carlsbad to grab two league wins over the weekend.

Last week: 1

2. San Marcos (19-0)

The Knights continued their undefeated run with two league wins over Del Norte. Junior point guard Devon Arlington recorded a triple double in game one with 15 points, 12 assists, and ten steals.

Last week: 2

3. Cathedral Catholic (11-1)

The Dons have bounced back with four straight wins since their loss to St. Augustine. They’ve held three of those opponents to 33 points or less.

Last week: 3

4. St. Augustine (10-4)

The Saints beat Del Norte before suffering a surprising loss to San Diego. They lost again on Saturday, this time against California’s No. 2 team Mater Dei.

Last week: 4

5. El Camino (19-4)

The Wildcats won four games last week, all of them by a margin of seven points or less.

Last week: 7

6. Carlsbad (12-5)

The Lancers beat Mount Miguel on Monday before falling twice to league foe Torrey Pines. The Lancers became the first team to lead against the Falcons after any quarter this season.

Last week: 6

7. Santa Fe Christian (13-3)

The Eagles had their 12-game winning streak snapped with a shocking loss to La Jolla Country Day. They’ll play three times this week including a Saturday matchup against No. 10 Bonita Vista.

Last week: 5

8. Mission Hills (14-4)

The Grizzlies beat Escondido on Tuesday then took down Rancho Bernardo in two competitive league games over the weekend. Two games against Poway are up this week.

Last week: 9

9. Orange Glen (19-3)

The Patriots registered three double digit league wins last week. They’ll travel to Francis Parker and Rancho Christian this week.

Last week: 10

10. Bonita Vista (8-4)

Momo Stokes, Bonita Vista

The Barons beat Foothills Christian on Monday and grabbed a huge league win over previously ranked Mater Dei Catholic on Friday. They’ve got four games scheduled for this week.

Last week: NR

4 other teams considered: Coronado, Mission Bay, Mater Dei Catholic, San Ysidro

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