Carlsbad, Bellarmine are the highest-rising newcomers while streaking Turlock (22-game win streak) joins top 10. Look for all-state basketball tomorrow on relaunched CalHiSports.com.
Preseason No. 1 Cathedral Catholic hanging on by a thread due to suspensions, but still could be dangerous team for the playoffs. This week’s only newcomer is Redlands, which also have moved to the top of its CIF Southern Section division.
Mater Dei, St. Francis strengthen hold on top two spots so much so that one loss may not change anything. Newcomers include Rancho Bernardo, Bonita of La Verne and Lincoln of Stockton.
The Trinity League rules as Mater Dei wins SoCal Boras Classic while Orange Lutheran takes Hard 9 National Classic. This week’s other newcomers besides the Lancers are Oaks Christian, Amador Valley and Turlock.
Six teams break into this week’s honor roll as newcomers, including tourney champions San Dieguito and Pleasant Grove. Mater Dei remains No. 1 after second straight NHSI title in North Carolina while NHSI runner-up Harvard Westlake is back up to No. 5.
St. Francis of Mountain View wins on Tuesday and moves to No. 1 in place of Cathedral Catholic, which is no longer ranked No. 1 in the CIF San Diego Section. This week’s highest rising newcomer is another San Diego team.
Capistrano Valley, Fountain Valley and Buchanan (all unbeaten) make strong debuts as newcomers in this week’s rankings. Cathedral Catholic, Harvard-Westlake and St. Francis of Mountain View also are still unbeaten and ranked No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3.