The spring 2021 high school boys basketball season wrapped up on Monday morning with Bonita Vista taking down Shalhevet to capture the Southern California 4-A Regional championship. With the season officially over, here are our final CIF San Diego Section boys basketball rankings of the year.
SBLIVE SAN DIEGO SECTION TOP 10 BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS
June 21, 2021
1. Torrey Pines (30-1)
The Falcons beat Cathedral Catholic on a buzzer-beater to capture San Diego’s Open Division Championship and added a win against Damien before falling to Etiwanda in the Southern California Open Division Championship game.
Last week: 1
2. Cathedral Catholic (17-3)
The Dons handed San Marcos their first loss on their way to San Diego’s Open Division Championship game. They opted to not play in the CIF SoCal regional playoffs.
Last week: 3
3. San Marcos (25-2)
The Knights lost to Cathedral Catholic in the semifinals of the open division playoffs and lost to Ribet Academy in the SoCal regional playoffs.
Last week: 2
4. St. Augustine (14-7)
St. Augustine lost to Torrey Pines in the semifinals of the San Diego Section Open Division playoffs and lost at St. John Bosco in the SoCal regional playoffs.
Last week: 4
5. Santa Fe Christian (20-4)
After losing to St. Augustine in the opening round of the San Diego Section playoffs, the Eagles won three straight games in the 1-A SoCal regional playoffs, defeating Heritage Christian, Clovis West, and Capistrano Valley along the way to win the championship.
Last week: 6
6. Mater Dei Catholic (18-4)
The Crusaders beat La Costa Canyon to become San Diego Section Division 1 champions before winning three more to add the 2-A SoCal regional championship to their resume.
Last week: NR
7. Bonita Vista (17-7)
The Barons lost to Mater Dei Catholic in the San Diego Section D1 semifinals. Bonita Vista then made a run in the 3-A SoCal regional playoffs, beating Shalhevet to win the championship on Monday morning in California’s last basketball game of the year.
Last week: 10
8. Coronado (24-5)
The Islanders beat Orange Glen in the San Diego Section D2 Championship and matched up with the Patriots again in the 4-A SoCal Championship and won on a buzzer-beater from senior Alex Crawford.
Last week: NR
9. El Camino (24-6)
The Wildcats lost to San Marcos in the San Diego Section Open Division quarterfinals and fell at home to Los Altos in the 2-AA SoCal regional playoffs.
Last week: 5
10. Carlsbad (14-10)
Carlsbad lost to Torrey Pines in the open division playoffs and won their first round game of the 2-A regional playoffs against Murrieta Valley before losing to eventual champion Mater Dei Catholic in the second round.
Last week: 10
5 other teams considered: Orange Glen, San Ysidro, La Costa Canyon, Sage Creek, Mission Bay