The Times' boys' basketball rankings

Eric Sondheimer
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A look at the top 25 boys' basketball teams in the Southland.

Rk. School (W-L) Comment (last week's ranking)

1 CORONA CENTENNIAL (3-0) Sedrick Barefield delivers in the clutch (1)

2 SIERRA CANYON (0-0) Loss of Ira Lee to shoulder injury will hurt (2)

3 MATER DEI (1-0) Monarchs have plenty of weapons (3)

4 BISHOP MONTGOMERY (5-0) Stephen Thompson Jr. MVP of Westchester tournament (4)

5 LONG BEACH POLY (4-0) Battle-tested but must keep getting better (9)

6 PRICE (4-0) One of the most talent-laden teams in the Southland (21)

7 FAIRFAX (4-0) Lindsey Drew MVP of El Segundo tournament (13)

8 REDONDO (3-2) Leland Green is playing well (5)

9 CANTWELL-SACRED HEART (3-1) Cardinals guards are better than expected (18)

10 CHINO HILLS (3-1) Ball brothers lead a frantic pace (7)

11 ETIWANDA (2-2) Eagles still know how to play defense (6)

12 CATHEDRAL (1-0) Phantoms will be tested soon (10)

13 ALEMANY (3-1) Warriors need to improve inside game (8)

14 LA MIRADA (4-0) Mission Viejo champions (NR)

15 ST. JOHN BOSCO (6-2) Vance Jackson is off to a good start (19)

16 WESTCHESTER (6-2) Comets playing well on defense (14)

17 DAMIEN (4-0) Sierra Vista tournament champions (15)

18 FOOTHILL (5-0) Second-best team in Orange County (NR)

19 RIVERSIDE NORTH (4-0) Guards are playing well (16)

20 MARANATHA (2-2) Waiting for Trevor Stanback to debut (11)

21 VILLAGE CHRISTIAN (4-0) Burbank tournament champs (23)

22 CHAMINADE (4-0) St. Monica tournament champs (24)

23 COMPTON (2-2) Begin play in Beverly Hills tournament (12)

24 ORANGE LUTHERAN (3-1) Physical team with good guards (22)

25 SONORA (3-1) Josh Rodriguez is scoring well (17)

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