Three-game sweep of Harvard-Westlake in the Mission League pushes Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks back on top of the state. Win by Whitney of Rocklin over previous No. 1 De La Salle also caused some changes. Newcomers are led by surging Mater Dei of Santa Ana in the Trinity League along with Chaparral of Temecula...
FINAL Boys BB Division State Ranks
Final end-of-season state rankings by divisions for boys basketball also goes back nearly 40 years. It’s just the number of divisions and formats that have changed. We remain committed to doing them no matter how complicated the CIF continues to make its playoffs. With these rankings needing to match the final, expanded overall State TOP...
Boys & Girls BB: CIF Friday Finals
On the first day and night of the CIF state championships at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, there were no games that were decided in the final minutes. Favored teams Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks (boys) and Oakland Tech (girls) completed their tasks with the Tech girls also making history with their fifth state title […]
Boys BB: State Ranks By Divisions
Yes, we will once again have final divisional state rankings this season, but we can’t get them started until the CIF does its divisional placements and then there’s not enough time to get them done until the first round of the regional playoffs begin. No. 1 teams at this point of the sprint to the […]
NEW Boys BB State TOP 25 Rankings
In this week’s new boys basketball State TOP 25, it’s regional playoff time as we further break down the Open Division and D1 brackets. D1 is stronger than normal since there are only five teams in both the North and South open brackets, but some of the seeds are a bit perplexing. St. John Bosco...
Preseason Baseball State TOP 40
Welcome to the 44th season of Cal-Hi Sports state baseball rankings. We will continue to follow more teams in the greatest baseball state in the nation than anyone else. This will be the second season in which the CIF NorCal & CIF SoCal regional championships will conclude the race to the top. Will it gain […]
NEW Boys BB State TOP 25 Rankings
In this week’s new boys basketball State Top 25 there is plenty of movement following the result of a big NorCal vs. SoCal contest played at the State Preview Classic at Colony High School. There are also two newcomers, one from the North and one from the South, from traditional power leagues in each region....
Preseason Boys BB Ranks (1-15)
It’s time to launch our winter basketball content on CalHiSports.com and we’ll do it with our preseason boys basketball state rankings. It was a normal summer for the first time since 2019, as the long-term effects of COVID-19 begin to take shape and California deals with its “new” normal. That normal includes the impact that Name, […]
Baseball: Final State TOP 40 Rankings
Our final rankings are not rushed out and done in a simple list form. We take our time and expand them at the end all the way out to 40 teams in all and have completed write-ups for each. CIF D2 regional champions Archbishop Mitty and Torrey Pines get the biggest jumps for the final...
NEW Baseball State TOP 35 Rankings
As the CIF Southern Section moves into its semifinal round early this week, some section playoffs in the state are just getting started. State No. 1 Orange Lutheran didn’t get out of the quarterfinals in the CIFSS so a new No. 1 had to be found and it will be Buchanan of Clovis. St. Francis...