Every Tuesday, Scorebook Live California’s Connor Morrissette will release his LA City Section boys basketball rankings. His Week 4 list is below.

1. Fairfax (7-0)

Fairfax beat rival Westchester 77-73 last week.

2. Birmingham (8-1)

The Patriots beat Van Nuys 86-68 last week.

3. Taft (8-2)

Taft picked up a nice 81-54 win over Providence last week which bumps them up to no. 3.

4. Westchester (3-3)

Westchester finished fourth in their own tournament two weeks ago. They lost to St. Bernard and Etiwanda but picked up a nice win over Santa Monica. They lost to rival Fairfax 77-73 last week.

5. King/Drew (7-1)

King/Drew lost by one point to Fairfax in the Maranatha Tournament championship two weeks ago. They blew out View Park and Crenshaw to begin Coliseum League play 2-0.

6. Gardena (7-3)

Gardena beat Pomona 73-70 in overtime last week to continue their hot start to the year. The Panthers have wins over over Long Beach Poly and St. Francis.

7. Washington Prep (6-7)

Washington has played the toughest schedule in the City so far by a mile. They picked up an important City victory over El Camino Real at the Beverly Hills Tournament last week winning 60-52.

8. El Camino Real (4-5)

El Camino Real has had a tough start to the season dropping games against Renaissance Academy, Washington Prep and Dominguez in the last week.

9. Palisades (4-4)

Palisades lost to Fairfax 78-51 and beat Hamilton 50-47 last week to start Western League play.

10. University (8-3)

University beat Hamilton 71-67 and LACES 72-52 to open Western League play.

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