Here are Scorebook Live’s Top 25 Southern California high school boys basketball rankings for the week of January 21st. Our rankings encompass the Southern Section, LA City Section and San Diego Section. The rankings are compiled by Scorebook Live California reporters Connor Morrissette, Bodie DeSilva and Lance Smith and will be released weekly during the regular season.
TOP 25 SOCAL BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS
1. Sierra Canyon (18-3)
The Trailblazers went 1-1 against out of state opponents at HoopHall in Springfield, Massachusetts over the weekend.
2. Corona Centennial (18-2)
The Huskies have won 14 games in a row.
3. Rancho Christian (17-5)
Rancho Christian has lost three of its last four. They went 0-2 at HoopHall.
4. Harvard-Westlake (19-2)
Harvard-Westlake is undefeated in the Mission League at 4-0.
5. Etiwanda (19-2)
Since losing to Sierra Canyon at the Classic At Damien in December, Etiwanda has won eight in a row.
6. St. Anthony (22-1)
The Saints lone loss came against St. John Bosco. They’re 3-0 in Del Rey League play.
7. JSerra (18-3)
JSerra has a huge game at Mater Dei on Wednesday.
8. St. John Bosco (17-5)
The Braves beat rival Mater Dei 88-84 last week.
9. Mater Dei (15-3)
Mater Dei is 3-1 in the Trinity League along with JSerra and St. John Bosco. The Monarchs host JSerra on Wednesday.
10. Santa Clarita Christian (16-5)
Santa Clarita Christian has won three games in a row since losing to Taft two weeks ago.
11. Windward (17-5)
Following a surprising 60-57 loss to Brentwood, Windward beat Heritage Christian 73-70 on Saturday. The Wildcats play Sierra Canyon on Thursday.
12. Heritage Christian (17-2)
Heritage Christian lost to Windward in overtime on Saturday which will hurt their chances at making the Open Division in the Southern Section. The Warriors will most likely stay in Division 2AA where they will be title contenders.
13. Ribet Academy (15-1)
Since losing to Sierra Canyon in the Classic At Damien, Ribet has won against St. Bernard, Fairfax, West Ranch, Renaissance Academy, Mayfair, and San Gabriel Academy.
14. Damien (17-5)
The Spartans lost to Etiwanda 82-60 last week. They’re 7-1 in their last eight games.
15. St. Bernard (14-5)
With Nick Bowden back from an ankle injury, St. Bernard is playing like the team that won the Westchester Tournament earlier in the season. In their last two games, the Vikings have beaten Bishop Montgomery and Foothills Christian.
16. Capistrano Valley (20-1)
The Cougars picked up a nice win over Washington Prep at the St. John Bosco Martin Luther King event on Monday.
17. Chaminade (19-4)
Chaminade slipped up against Loyola last week losing 73-70.
18. Fairfax (17-4)
Fairfax was upset by Lynwood on Saturday.
19. Alemany (18-5)
Alemany debuts following their impressive 3-1 start in Mission League play.
20. Rolling Hills Prep (20-2)
The Huskies went 3-0 in the Snowball Classic in Canada last week.
21. King/Drew (17-4)
King/Drew is making a strong case for a top seed in the City Section Open Division playoffs. Their latest resume boosting win came against Washington Prep 55-50 on the road last week.
22. Oxnard (22-1)
The Yellowjackets are on a 16 game winning streak that spans well over a month.
23. Riverside Poly (15-3)
Poly lost to Sacramento Capital Christian on Saturday 60-43.
24. Foothills Christian (14-6)
Foothills Christian, St. Augustine and Cathedral Catholic all have cases for being the top team in San Diego, but the Knights get the nod this week.
25. Renaissance Academy (16-7)
After losing three in a row, Renaissance Academy got back to its winning ways last week beating Santa Maria St. Joseph and Firebaugh.