A few games have already started, but for the 2020 season in California it’s going to start where it left off with De La Salle of Concord in the No. 1 position. The Spartans will have a 28-game win streak heading into their first game and have plenty of returning top players to earn the […]
Our boys basketball coverage for Gold Club VIPs continues with a look at the state’s top college prospects in each class. The sophomore class (2021) has good players at every position, but the sure-fire All-Americans have not developed quite yet. We expand our 2021 rankings from 25 to 65 with five newcomers to the original 25...
Inderkum proves that the preseason rankings were right all along after big win over previously unbeaten Antelope in D2 semifinals. Defending D2AA state champ Del Oro is next. In the D1 bracket, meanwhile, top two seeds St. Mary’s and Folsom both roll in the semifinals to set up what should be great matchup in section […]
This is a week when teams that have been held back in the rankings for having a key head-to-head loss can come roaring in, especially if they’re still going in the semifinal round of the playoffs. Inderkum’s win over Sacramento and Capital Christian’s win over Sonora were the biggest shockers, but Merced’s win over Del […]
Elk Grove bounces back from upset loss to Davis by beating previous No. 2 Grant 24-17. With Davis losing to Jesuit, it’s now reached that point in the season when teams can be ranked ahead of a team it has lost to. The Thundering Herd therefore get jumped back up into the top 10. Roseville, […]
Unbeaten Davis and Redondo move up to No. 1 and No. 2 in the state, but both teams know even winning a league title is no guarantee, especially with other state-ranked teams to contend with. Previous No. 1 Buchanan is now third with this week’s newcomer slots going to Bonita of La Verne, Oak Ridge...
Price of Los Angeles and Jesuit of Carmichael join the list of California’s elite clubs as only two teams drop out based on the results of early-season games. We don’t penalize teams we know will be strong in the post-season too harshly for an early-season loss, especially when those teams have more tough games coming […]
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We’ve hit on seven out of 10 of these picks in the last three weeks. So who’s next? This week, watch for Rancho Cucamonga, Oak Ridge, Pomona and Archbishop Mitty to get stunned.