With the Open Division teams now being shown separately, the biggest changes are in Division III. Some of those in that division, however, are due to the usual way there are changes – and that’s ranked teams getting knocked off. These rankings include results from Wednesday and a projection for each CIF state final....
Coming on strong as CIF section finals are about to take place are newly-ranked teams Oak Ridge of El Dorado Hills (D1), West of Torrance (D2), Florin of Sacramento (D3), Brentwood of Los Angeles (D4) and Desert of Edwards AFB (D5). Wednesday scores included in these updated rankings....
The CIFSS’s new open division has created some excellent basketball games that resemble championship games in its old I-AA division or a regional final atmosphere. But with this new division comes some uncertainty as to which teams from the massive section will be able to move on to next week’s regionals since there will be […]
Young St. Mary’s looking strong despite lack of height, while Sacramento re-emerges as a playoff contender After trailing 7-0 at the start and 24-10 after one quarter, at one point the Sacramento McClatchy girls had pulled to a 42-40 deficit against top-seed and No. 4 ranked St. Mary’s of Stockton in the third quarter of […]
Loaded CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II bracket now has four of the state’s top 10 teams in Division II. Other teams on the rise are San Ramon Valley, El Camino of Oceanside, Kearny of San Diego and Immanuel of Reedley. For an introduction and explanations to this year’s CIF boys hoops state rankings by divisions,...
We breakdown the 16 teams in boys basketball that should be selected (and yes, we think 16 should be chosen) for the massive CIF Southern Section’s new open division. It’s a loaded field that includes 14 teams ranked in this week’s Cal-Hi Sports State Top 20. Fourteen of the 16 slots seem like no-brainers and […]
We take a deeper at the preseason state rankings released earlier this week from a regional perspective. We also take a look at four teams that were seriously considered for the top 35 but just missed the cut.
The San Francisco Bay Area has produced just as many, and perhaps more, NBA standouts than the SoCal basin. When it comes to McDonald’s All-Americans, however, the Bay Area lags behind. Winning high school and AAU programs and new media is changing that trend and this year the Bay Area has three highly-regarded players in […]
Major movers led by Vista Murrieta in Division I after its big win over Long Beach Millikan. There’s also a new No. 1 in Division V with Horizon of San Diego replacing Brookside Christian.
State-ranked Monarch girls lose at Carondelet while the boys win at home against Newark Memorial. Natalie Romeo hits for career-high in points to lead Carondelet. Plus: Etiwanda girls eliminated in D1 South.