SB Live Washington Top 25 boys basketball rankings: O’Dea, Garfield set to square off in matchup of state’s powers

Here are Scorebook Live’s all-classification Top 25 rankings for Washington high school boys basketball for the week of Jan. 6, 2020.

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 Jan. 6, 2020

1. Eastside Catholic 9-1 (3A)

Lost to national power Mater Dei (Calif.) in the Les Schwab Invitational championship game in Oregon, then took care of business against Franklin and Nathan Hale.

2. Union 12-0 (4A)

Won the Surf N Slam holiday tournament in San Diego and beat Gonzaga Prep at home on Saturday. 

3. O’Dea 7-2 (3A)

Throttled Rainier Beach and West Seattle in its first games since before Christmas. 

4. Garfield 9-2 (3A)

Beat West Seattle, 70-46, and Bishop Blanchet, 71-46, in its action since Dec. 21.

5. Mt. Spokane 10-1 (3A)

Won three games in three days, capped by a 75-57 win over Pacifica Christian (Calif.), to be crowned champions of the Les Schwab Invitational’s ancillary holiday showcase “The Eight.”

6. Federal Way 10-1 (4A)

Picked up its first loss of the season, 78-73, on the road at Skyview on Jan. 2. 

7. Mount Si 7-3 (4A)

Beat California’s Mayfair and five-star Josh Christopher to win the National Division of the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational behind an eight 3-pointer performance by tournament MVP Tyler Patterson, then came home and beat Skyline.

8. Seattle Prep 8-2 (3A)

Defeated Bainbridge, 53-37, and Ballard, 66-43.

9. Olympia 7-2 (4A)

Thumped Puyallup at home, 87-61, on Saturday.

10. Skyview 10-2 (4A) 

Beat Lake Stevens in the Cactus Jame, handed Federal Way its first loss, 78-73, and defeated Capital on the road, 54-45.

11. Central Valley 9-1 (4A)

Did not play last week. CV’s next game is Tuesday against Mt. Spokane. 

12. Sumner (9-2) (4A)

Lost to 4A side South Kitsap 54-51.

13. Wilson 8-2 (3A) 

Defeated Foss on Saturday, 78-54.

14. Glacier Peak 9-0 (4A)

Remained undefeated with a 72-44 win over Lake Stevens on Friday.

15. North Kitsap 7-2 (2A)

Beat Vashon Island 54-34 on Saturday.

16. Gonzaga Prep 6-4 (4A)

Defeated Kelso and lost to top-ranked 4A team Union on the road

17. Rainier Beach 5-4 (3A)

Last to O’Dea 88-60 and then turned around and defeated Roosevelt, 65-62, on Saturday.

18. Chiawana 9-0 (4A)

Remains without a loss after dealing the only other previously undefeated team, Kamiakin, its first loss of the season on Friday, 79-49. Also beat Lewis and Clark 80-56.

19. Zillah 10-0 (1A)

Beat Royal handily, 81-48, and No. 8 La Salle (1A) at home on Saturday.

20. West Seattle 7-4 (3A)

Was on the wrong side of two losses to two of the top teams in the state, Garfield (70-46) and O’Dea (55-39).

21. Lynden 8-1 (2A)

Defeated Marsyville-Pilchuck, 68-65, and Anacortes, 74-58, to mark its eighth straight win after an opening night loss to Gig Harbor.

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

Defeated La Salle (Ore.) convincingly, 53-32, ahead of the start of 3A Greater St. Helens League play — the Plainsmen are at Prairie on Tuesday.

23. Burlington-Edison 9-1 (2A)

Blew past Blaine 90-51 on Saturday. 

24. Gig Harbor 7-1 (3A)

Has not played since its holiday tournament in Hawaii on Dec. 23. Faces North Thurston at home Friday.

25. Toppenish 9-0 (2A)

Took care of business at Wapato and beat Ellensburg at home on Saturday.

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