This week’s first set of weekly honorees for the 2021 spring season go out to a Fighting Zebras’ quarterback, a CIF state champ from 2019, a quarterback who directed emotional win in memory of his late coach, a linebacker with extreme intelligence, the No. 1 punter in the nation and to a player from the […]
Here’s a quick look at the top 10 teams that will be highlighted in this week’s new Cal-Hi Sports State Top 20 rankings for boys and girls basketball.
San Diego threesome of Bishop’s, La Jolla Country Day and Mission Hills are practically tied so we’ve placed them in order at No. 10, No. 11 and No. 12. Newcomers include Santa Barbara, Antelope and Vista Murrieta while No. 1 St. Mary’s of Stockton has another unbeaten NorCal team nipping at its heels. <strongNote: There are...
It was 40 years ago (1975) when the very first Cal-Hi Sports state football rankings were compiled during a season. We start 2015 with the state’s top 50 preseason teams. This first group includes De La Salle of Concord at the top (already basically announced) followed by Corona Centennial, St. John Bosco, Bishop Amat, and […]
Oaks Christian, Modesto Christian and Mission Hills all break into this week’s elite list, but the Crusaders and Grizzlies are huge underdogs in their first-round games of the NorCal and SoCal Open Division playoffs. This week’s new top five, meanwhile, goes Stockton St. Mary’s, Chaminade, Santa Ana Mater Dei, Long Beach Poly and Miramonte. If...
Bishop O’Dowd edges Mater Dei for the No. 1 ranking among boys as we continue our theme of not penalizing teams for losses to top nationally ranked out-of-state foes. For the girls, Alemany of Mission Hills gets rewarded for win over Chaminade with six-spot bump but doesn’t quite yet get into the top 10. Check […]
Defending NorCal Champions Monte Vista of Danville (Division I) and Folsom (Division II) join the list of California’s elite boys basketball teams in our latest weekly state rankings. For the girls, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth has to drop some spots from No. 5 after a loss to Troy of Fullerton while the only newcomer is […]
J.W. North boys didn’t play last week but jump up from No. 13 to No. 10 due to owning wins over three teams playing for CIF state titles this week. For the girls, we couldn’t quite get either Archbishop Mitty or Modesto Christian into the State Top 20, so one or both may have to […]
Open division picks for both north and south regional brackets also are included in this breakdown. Highest rising teams are McClatchy of Sacramento (D1), Foothill of Tustin (D2), Lakeside of Lake Elsinore (D3), Scotts Valley (D4) and Orangewood Academy (D5)....
Bishop’s of La Jolla is making the most early-season noise while current No. 1 Mater Dei, No. 2 Long Beach Poly and No. 3 Stockton St. Mary’s are all perfect going into the Nike TOC in Arizona.