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Preseason Boys BB Ranks (1-15)

It’s time to launch our winter basketball content on and we’ll do it with our preseason boys basketball state rankings. The most tumultuous summer and fall we can ever recall in college and grassroots basketball has trickled down to the high school ranks in California and will undoubtedly impact the landscape. Even after all that has transpired with […]

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Preseason Boys BB Ranks (Part 2)

It’s time to launch our winter basketball content on and we are doing it with a preseason Top 40 of the top boys teams from all across the state. This group is led by No. 16 JSerra and includes the rest of teams down to No. 40 Capital Christian of Sacramento, plus a list […]


Boys BB: WEST Region Top 20 Rankings

As a follow up to the preseason FAB 50 published on, here are the preseason FAB 50 West Region Top 20 rankings.  The regional rankings go 20 teams deep from five separate regions of the nation, with Mater Dei of Santa leading the way out West. These are a prelude to our preseason Cal-Hi […]

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Boys BB: All-Time Preseason No. 1s

The season is quickly approaching for boys basketball, so we decided to take a look at how the preseason No. 1 team in the state has fared over the years. If the season were starting today, it’s not a shocker Mater Dei of Santa Ana would begin as the state’s No. 1 overall team in […]

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FB: All-Time Preseason No. 1s

We’re continuing our preseason football coverage for the 2017 season with a look back at the Cal-Hi Sports preseason overall No. 1 ranked teams and how they fared dating back to 1985. Mater Dei of Santa Ana is this year’s preseason No. 1 team in the state, the third Orange County program to earn top […]

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Boys BB: SoCal Open & D1 Finals

It didn’t gain any style points in doing so, but CIFS Southern Section Open Division champ Bishop Montgomery of Torrance will play for the CIF Open Division state crown next week vs. Woodcreek of Roseville after downing Mater Dei of Santa Ana, 60-53. THe Knights use big fourth quarter to overcome 36-33 deficit heading into […]

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Boys BB: CIFSS Open Predictions

We break down the 16 teams in boys basketball that should be selected for the CIF Southern Section’s Open Division playoffs. It’s the fourth year for the massive section’s open division and it should include all 11 of the section’s teams ranked in this week’s Cal-Hi Sports State Top 20. There are not as many […]


Chino Hills Winning Streak Snapped

National FAB 50 No. 5 and state No. 2 Chino Hills saw its 60-game winning streak snapped against national power Oak Hill Academy in the final game of the 2016 Nike Extravaganza. Read on for analysis, significance and what it means for the upcoming CIF Southern Section Open Division playoffs. Also on Saturday in big event at […]

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Updated Boys BB State Top 20

As the major holiday tournaments heat up, we update our preseason boys basketball state rankings. Our next update will be January 4 after those tournaments give us key results. Sierra Canyon is now the top-ranked team and plays national No. 1 Oak Hill Academy of Virginia on December 15. Note: After the holiday tournaments, all […]


CIFSS D1: Bosco Back in Business

In the latest state No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup in the CIF Southern Section’s Major Division title game, No. 2 St. John Bosco wears down top-ranked Mater Dei of Santa Ana, 42-28, to win the section D1 title. It will be an easy call to pit current state No. 2 St. John Bosco vs. perennial […]

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