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Every Tuesday, Scorebook Live California’s Connor Morrissette will release his LA City Section boys basketball rankings. His Week 6 list is below.


1. Fairfax (13-3)

Fairfax’s best win on the year is over Northern California’s Dublin. The Lions begin Western League play next week.

2. Birmingham (9-5)

Since beating Long Beach Poly and competing with Sierra Canyon in the first half in the first two days of the Classic at Damien, Birmingham hasn’t looked right. They’ve been blown out in three straight games. The Patriots begin West Valley League play this week with games against El Camino Real and Taft. Can they right the ship?

3. Washington Prep (10-9)

Washington Prep was one of the surprises of the Classic At Damien. They advanced all the way to the Gold Division championship where they fell to Santa Clarita Christian 75-52. The Generals beat Culver City in the Take Flight Challenge over the weekend 74-59.

4. King/Drew (11-4)

King/Drew beat St. Bernard 61-56 at the South Bay Showcase on Saturday.

5. Westchester (9-6)

The Comets won over Oregon Lake Oswego at their own showcase 42-35 over the weekend. They begin Western League play next week.

6. Gardena (11-3)

Gardena beat San Fernando 69-47 Monday in the Ed Baker San Fernando Valley Invitational Tournament. They should run through the Marine League.

7. Palisades (7-6)

Palisades was off this past week following their wins over Taft and Maranatha and defeat to Alemany at the SoCal Christmas Tournament.

8. Taft (10-5)

Taft lost to Colony 58-48 on Saturday. They play Santa Clarita Christian at home on Saturday.

9. El Camino Real (7-8)

ECR lost big to Renaissance Academy 79-44 over the weekend. The Conquistadors host Birmingham on Wednesday.

10. View Park (8-4)

View Park beat University 61-52 at the South Bay Showcase on Saturday which moved them into the top ten.