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Francis Parker moved up to No. 7 in this week's rankings after two dominant wins last week including a 27-point victory over No. 8 San Diego on Saturday. The Lancers have now won four straight games since returning from a nearly three-week break and are in the mix to grab one of the eight open division playoff spots.

SBLive’s San Diego Section high school boys basketball rankings are compiled by SBLive California reporter Bodie DeSilva and will be released every Monday throughout the winter 2021-22 season.


January 24, 2022

1. St. Augustine (15-6)

Lolo Rudolph St. Augustine

The Saints beat Cathedral Catholic 60-48 on Tuesday and followed it up with a dominant league win over Coronado on Saturday. They'll play the Islanders again on Friday before taking on Sherman Oaks Notre Dame on Saturday at the Mater Dei Extravaganza.

Last week: 1

2. San Ysidro (14-5)

The Cougars moved to 5-0 in league play with wins over Mater Dei Catholic and Olympian. They'll play Bonita Vista, Otay Ranch, and No. 6 La Costa Canyon this week.

Last week: 3

3. Torrey Pines (15-4)

Cody Shen Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines won three league games, taking down No. 10 Carlsbad, No. 6 La Costa Canyon, and El Camino in consecutive order. They'll play three more times this week with Vista, El Camino, and Rancho Christian on the slate.

Last week: 4

4. San Marcos (14-4)

Max McCall San Marcos

The Knights suffered a surprising loss to Del Norte on Wednesday, 64-58, but bounced back with wins over No. 5 Mission Hills and Rancho Christian to finish out the week. They'll play four times this week with Vista, Westview, Poway, and Mater Dei Catholic on the slate.

Last week: 2

5. Mission Hills (14-6)

Mission Hills

Mission Hills handled Rancho Bernardo on Wednesday but suffered their first league loss at rival San Marcos on Friday night. The Grizzlies will travel to Poway and Del Norte this week.

Last week: 5

6. La Costa Canyon (13-5)

Ty Hendler La Costa Canyon

The Mavericks grabbed a road win at El Camino but were unable to defend their home court in a loss to No. 3 Torrey Pines on Friday. They'll play league games against No. 10 Carlsbad and Canyon Crest this week before a big matchup against No. 2 San Ysidro on Saturday night.

Last week: 6

7. Francis Parker (10-4)

Camden McCormick Parker

The Lancers were dominant in their two wins against Foothills Christian and San Diego last week, holding both opponents to 40 points. They'll play Bishop's and Orange Glen this week.

Last week: 10

8. San Diego (13-6)

The Cavers won their first three games last week, including a win over No. 9 Mission Bay before falling to No. 7 Francis Parker on Saturday. They'll play Hoover, Cathedral Catholic, and Murrieta Mesa this week.

Last week: NR

9. Mission Bay (15-6)

Angelo Gil Mission Bay

The Buccaneers lost to San Diego on Tuesday but were able to bounce back with a big win over Cathedral Catholic on Friday.

Last week: 7

10. Carlsbad (12-8)

Jake Hall Carlsbad

The Lancers bounced back from Tuesday's loss against No. 3 Torrey Pines with a win over Canyon Crest on Friday. Carlsbad will play La Costa Canyon, Sage Creek, and Vista this week.

Last week: 9

Five others to watch: Del Norte, Cathedral Catholic, Montgomery, La Jolla Country Day, San Dieguito Academy