Teams getting a bump for the final, expanded rankings of the 2012-13 season include St. John Bosco, Pleasant Grove and El Camino Real. Here you’ll also see in-depth analysis on state-ranked teams you just can’t find anywhere else.
Pleasant Grove of Elk Grove earns D1 boys crown by turning back the Vikings. Jackrabbits suffocate Berkeley in D1 girls final and win their school’s 33rd CIF state title in all sports. Check here as well for D3, D5 boys, girls highlights.
Congrats to Ahlisha Henderson of Reseda for breaking the state’s single-season rebounding record. Only one player has ever gone to the line more than Long Beach Poly’s Roschon Prince. Our stat stars feature begins a new focus of tracking upcoming milestones and honoring performances that make our exclusive state record book.
A public school is guaranteed to win the Division I title at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento and it’s likely going to be Long Beach Poly. Other favorites are Sierra Canyon in Division V and Alemany in Division III, which could make the San Fernando Valley happy.
In the next to last polls of the season, there are few changes, except in Division I where Berkeley bounds up to No. 8 and Hanford gets a nod as a newcomer at No. 15. Lynwood is a new No. 2 in Division II while Sierra Canyon is a new No. 1 in Division V.
Overtime needed as the Huskies end Salesian’s 75-game win streak against NorCal opponents. Down south, Long Beach Poly’s decision to knowingly use an ineligible player may be the biggest story. Read on as well for Pleasant Grove boys, Salesian girls and Redondo boys highlights.
Three teams in which the season is complete are replaced by two teams that are still alive plus Corona Centennial, which now has to go back in as the best team not to participate in the regional playoffs and has wins over two potential state champs.
Bubble teams and more complete writeups have been added as we take a deeper look at the state’s best teams. Salesian goes to No. 1 and Etiwanda inches up to No. 2 following big win over Mater Dei.
Although it didn’t fit the specific criteria as we comprehended it, we had an inkling St. John Bosco was a strong possibility for the open division and Braves are selected. Read on for instant reaction in all six divisions.
A group of three newcomers this week are led by red-hot La Verne Lutheran, and also include Deer Valley and La Costa Canyon. Corona Centennial, L.A. Loyola and L.A. Windward are out after losing in respective section quarterfinals.