The Times' boys' basketball rankings

Eric Sondheimer
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Taking a look at the top 25 high school boys' basketball teams in the Southland

A look at the top 25 high school boys' basketball teams in the Southland:

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

1. SIERRA CANYON (11-1) Trailblazers begin Gold Coast League. (1)

2. FAIRFAX (14-0) Donald Gipson is stepping up in big games. (4)

3. MATER DEI (13-3) Monarchs remain team to beat in Trinity League. (3)

4. BISHOP MONTGOMERY (14-1) There's no stopping Stephen Thompson Jr. (4)

5. NORTH (14-0) Huskies aren't going to lose any time soon. (5)

6. REDONDO UNION (11-4) Sea Hawks face Inglewood in Bay League opener on Tuesday. (6)

7. LONG BEACH POLY (12-2) Long Beach Jordan is next opponent. (7)

8. CORONA CENTENNIAL (9-4) Big VIII League begins vs. King. (9)

9. CATHEDRAL (12-2) Tough league schedule awaits Phantoms. (8)

10. PRICE (15-2)Knights will go on long winning streak. (10)

11. ETIWANDA (11-4) Eagles play host to Damien on Tuesday. (11)

12. CHINO HILLS (8-2) Huskies can score points. (12)

13. ORANGE LUTHERAN (12-2) Showdown at Mater Dei on Friday. (15).

14. DAMIEN (13-2) Tough Baseline League games ahead. (16)

15. WINDWARD (8-6) Breland Brandt makes huge impact. (18)

16. LOYOLA (10-5) Henry Welsh's development is key for Cubs. (NR)

17. CAMPBELL HALL(11-4) Vikings will be dangerous in Gold Coast League. (19)

18. SANTA MARGARITA (10-1) Rasheed brothers provide immediate boost. (NR)

19. ST. JOHN BOSCO (9-6) Braves drop two in Trinity League. (13)

20. CHAMINADE (13-2) Tough home loss to Loyola. (14)

21. SONORA (13-3) Beware now that team is healthy. (24)

22. VILLAGE CHRISTIAN (15-4) Crusaders play at Maranatha on Tuesday. (22)

23. THOUSAND OAKS (16-2) Another 40-point effort by Matt Hauser. (23)

24. CANTWELL-SACRED HEART (9-5) League play begins this week. (21)

25. EL CAMINO REAL (9-5) Brandon Russell is back to provide lift. (25)

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