SB Live Washington Top 25 boys basketball rankings: No. 1 Eastside Catholic nabs win over national power Bishop Gorman

Here are Scorebook Live’s all-classification Top 25 rankings for Washington high school boys basketball for the week of Dec. 30, 2019.

Our all-class Top 25 rankings are released weekly throughout the 2019-20 high school boys basketball season. The rankings are compiled by SB Live basketball analyst and former NBA player Dan Dickau and SB Live Washington reporter Andy Buhler.


Rankings as of Dec. 30, 2019

1. Eastside Catholic 7-0 (3A)

Defeated national powerhouse Bishop Gorman and Oregon 6A runner-up Jefferson to land in the Les Schwab Invitational finals against Mater Dei Monday night.

2. Union 10-0 (4A)

Beat Irvington (Calif.) and Woods Cross (Utah) definitively to make it to the finals of the Surf N Slam in San Diego, where the Titans play Franklin (Calif.) on Monday night.

3. O’Dea 5-2 (3A)

The Fighting Irish have not played since Dec. 21, their last game at the City of Palms Classic in Florida.

4. Garfield 7-2 (3A)

Did not play over the last week. The Bulldogs’ next game is at West Seattle on Friday.

5. Federal Way 10-0 (4A)

Won the T-Town Throwdown with a sweep of Franklin Pierce (78-33), Puyallup (52-45) and Wilson (69-65) in the T-Town Throwdown.

6. Mt. Spokane 7-1 (3A)

The Wildcats were handed their first loss of the season to Post Falls (Id.), 65-62. They play in the Les Schwab Invitational’s ancillary tournament “The Eight” beginning on Friday.

7. Mount Si 4-3 (4A)

Split its first two games in the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational in Arizona — lost to Capital Christian (Calif.) and beat De La Salle (Calif.), 67-57.

8. Seattle Prep 6-2 (3A)

Has not played since Dec. 21. The Panthers’ next game is on Friday against Bainbridge. 

9. Olympia 5-2 (4A)

Beat Timberline 70-41 last Monday, and does not play until hosting Puyallup on Saturday.

10. Rainier Beach 4-3 (3A)

Has not played since Dec. 21. Next game is Friday at O’Dea.

11. Skyview 6-1 (4A) 

Beat Service (AK) 46-39 and lost to South Anchorage (AK), 66-63 in the Cactus Jam in Arizona.

12. Central Valley 9-1 (4A)

Beat Corvallis (Ore.), Woodinville (Ore.) and Edmonds-Woodway, 84-49, to win the Fort Vancouver Holiday Tournant. 

13. Ingraham 3-3 (3A) 

Lost its first two games in the Torrey Pines Tournament in San Diego, to Westchester (Calif.) and Cathedral Catholic (Cme

14. Gonzaga Prep 5-3 (4A)

Has not played since Dec. 19. Travels to Southwest Washington Friday and Saturday to play Kelso and Union.

15. Sumner (9-1) (4A)

Won the Sterling Shootout Holiday Tourney in Renton with wins over Lindbergh, Kentwood (in overtime) and Kennedy Catholic.

16. North Kitsap 7-2 (2A)

Beat W.F. West, 79-50, and Selah, 55-43, in the Sundome Shootout. 

17. Wilson 7-2 (3A) 

Beat Seattle Christian and West Seattle before making it to the T-Town Throwdown finals and losing to Federal Way, 69-65.

18. Puyallup 7-3 (4A) 

Beat Lincoln (Seattle), lost to Federal Way, 52-45, and lost to West Seattle, 63-61, in the T-Town Throwdown.

19. Zillah 8-0 (1A)

Defeated top-tier 1A teams La Center and Seattle Academy in the Sundome Shootout.

20. Glacier Peak 8-0 (4A)

Beat De La Salle North (Ore.), then 1A power Lynden Christian, 71-55.

21. West Seattle 7-2 (3A)

Beat Newport, lost to Wilson and defeated Puyallup in the T-Town Throwdown.

22. Lynden 6-1 (2A)

Beat Prairie, 53-46, and Davis, 65-56, in the Sundome Shootout.

23. Chiawana 7-0 (4A)

Undefeated start to the season with a mostly local schedule. Faces undefeated rival Kamiakin (3A) Friday. 

24. Evergreen (Vancouver) 7-2 (3A)

Defeated North Medford (Ore.) and Lakeridge (Ore.) before losing to Oregon City, 70-42, in the Lakeside Tournament in Oregon. 

25. Kamiakin 7-0 (3A)

Took care of business with an early MCC-heavy schedule, plays area undefeated Chiawana (4A) Friday.

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