Here are Scorebook Live’s Top 25 California high school boys basketball rankings for the week of Dec. 9. Our rankings encompass the entire state and are compiled by Scorebook Live California reporters Connor Morrissette, Bodie DeSilva and Lance Smith. The rankings will be released weekly during the regular season.
1. Sierra Canyon (7-0)
The Trailblazers have played games in Arizona, California and Texas so far this season winning all of them.
2. Mater Dei (2-0)
The Monarchs have yet to be challenged.
3. Sheldon (Sacramento) (4-0)
Sheldon won the BattleZONE championship two weeks ago beating no. 16 Santa Clarita Christian.
4. Windward (8-0)
Windward beat Clovis West 67-62 in Northern California two weeks ago. They’ve won every other game by double digits.
5. Harvard-Westlake (9-0)
The Wolverines won the Burbank Tournament championship 56-49 over Damien last week.
6. St. Bernard (7-0)
The Vikings won the Trevor Ariza Tip-Off Classic at Westchester championship 57-55 over no. 11 Heritage Christian.
7. Corona Centennial (4-1)
Corona Centennial beat no. 25 Rancho Christian at the California BattleZONE Tournament two weeks ago. They’ve also beaten JSerra.
8. Archbishop Mitty (San Jose) (2-0)
Archbishop Mitty beat no. 9 Campolindo 60-58 to start the season.
9. Campolindo (Moraga) (3-1)
Campolindo lost to no. 8 Archbishop Mitty 60-58 to start the season, but have won three straight since then.
10. Modesto Christian (1-0)
The Crusaders won easily against Liberty Ranch three weeks ago.
11. Heritage Christian (6-1)
The Warriors lost in the championship of the Trevor Ariza Tip-Off Classic at Westchester 57-55 to no. 6 St. Bernard.
12. Etiwanda (8-1)
The Eagles lost in the semifinals of the Trevor Ariza Tip-Off Classic at Westchester 48-47 to no. 11 Heritage Christian.
13. Vanden (Fairfield) (4-0)
Vanden beat no. 14 Capital Christian 75-73 December 4th.
14. Capital Christian (Sacramento) (1-1)
Capital Christian’s loss came against no. 13 Vanden 75-73, but they beat no. 15 Salesian College Prep 59-56.
15. Salesian College Prep (Richmond) (1-1)
Salesian beat Sacramento by double-digits, but lost to no. 14 Capital Christian 59-56.
16. Santa Clarita Christian (5-2)
Santa Clarita Christian beat no. 25 Rancho Christian at the California BattleZONE Tournament two weeks ago. They lost to no. 1 Sierra Canyon 72-54 last week.
17. Fairfax (5-0)
Fairfax won the Maranatha Tournament championship 61-60 over King/Drew.
18. St. Anthony (8-0)
St. Anthony won the Pac Shores Tournament at Redondo Union three weeks ago beating Bishop Montgomery 48-45 in the championship. They’ve won four blowouts since.
19. Jesuit (Carmichael) (4-0)
Jesuit beat no. 20 Folsom 55-37 over the weekend at the Wild West Shootout in Nevada.
20. Folsom (2-2)
Folsom beat no. 21 Birmingham at the Wild West Shootout in Nevada 67-53.
21. Birmingham (7-1)
The Patriots went 2-1 in the Wild West Shootout in Nevada last week beating Sacramento Grant and Spanish Springs (Nevada), and losing to no. 20 Folsom.
22. Cathedral Catholic (5-1)
The Dons lost to no. 1 Sierra Canyon 59-46 three weeks ago, but have won five straight since then.
23. St. Augustine (6-1)
The Saints only loss came to no. 1 Sierra Canyon.
24. St. John Bosco (5-1)
The Braves lost to Renaissance Academy 53-50 in the El Monte Tournament championship two weeks ago.
25. Rancho Christian (7-2)
The Eagles have won three straight since to losing no. 7 Centennial and no. 16 Santa Clarita Christian two weeks ago.