Fullerton still on top going into week 4

Week 4 Regular Season Southern California Signal The Light Basketball Rankings

1. Fullerton (6-0): The Hornets continue to be at the top of the Southern California STLB rankings after another successful week. Fullerton picked up two wins blowing out Santa Monica 91-65 and following that up with an impressive 70-61 win on the road over San Diego. Fullerton has now started the season winning six in a row and have posted a 2-0 record against teams within our STLB rankings. This week the Hornets will be in action twice as Fullertonoo travels to 13th ranked Mt. San Jacinto on Thursday and then will travel to Desert on Saturday in their two games this week.

2. Ventura (6-0): The Pirates move up in the rankings despite not having a game as their game against Los Angeles Valley was postponed due to covid issues. Ventura has started the season off winning their first six games and are one of three undefeated teams left in Southern California. The Pirates have had wins over Irvine Valley and Riverside while they are ranked but have not faced a team currently in our STLB rankings this season. This week, the Pirates will open up the Gregg Anderson Memorial Tournament hosted by Antelope Valley against Glendale on Friday.

3. San Bernardino (5-2): The Wolverines move up one spot in the rankings after picking up a road victory last week. San Bernardino went on the road and cruised past Riverside 73-55 to win their fifth straight game after dropping their first two games of the season. The Wolverines have been solid this season and have posted a 3-2 record against teams within our STLB rankings. This week, San Bernardino will participate in the Wild West Shootout and face Long Beach in first round action on Thursday.

4. San Diego (4-2): The Knights drop two spots in the rankings after losing their lone game of the week. San Diego lost at home 70-61 to top ranked Fullerton in a showdown between two powerhouses in the state. The Knights are 2-2 in their last four games and are 0-2 against teams that are within our STLB rankings this season. San Diego will be in action this week against Palo Verde in first round action at the Grossmont Tournament on Friday.

5. West Los Angeles (5-1): The Wildcats remain posted up at number five this week after winning their lone game last week. West Los Angeles cruised past Los Angeles Trade Tech 95-75 in their lone game of the week. This season the Wildcats have scored over 90 points three times and have posted a 1-1 record against teams within our STLB rankings. The Wildcats will be in action this week again as West Los Angeles host the Wild West Shootout and will take on Barstow in 1st round action on Thursday.

6. Santiago Canyon (5-1): The Hawks continue fly under the radar and keep winning as Santiago Canyon remains at the six spot. Santiago Canyon picked up a 89-71 home win over Mt. San Antonio in their lone game of the week. The Hawks have started the season winning five of their first six games and are 1-0 against teams ranked within our STLB rankings. This week, the Hawks will have three games as they will play a make up game at home against Copper Mountain later on today and then take on Santa Monica on Friday in Glendora and follow that up with a road game against 8th ranked Citrus on Saturday to end their week.

7. East Los Angeles (6-2): The Huskies remain at number seven in this week rankings after winning their lone game last week. East Los Angeles went on the road and defeated a tough Cerritos team 75-69 to win their third straight game. The Huskies have faced solid teams all season long and have shown that they are one of the best teams in the state and have a 2-2 record against teams ranked within this weeks STLB rankings. East Los Angeles will be in action three times this week as they will play at the AHF Tournament. The Huskies will face Saddleback on Wednesday, then take on 13th ranked Mt. San Jacinto on Thursday and finish their week off against tournament host Riverside on Saturday.

8. Citrus (5-1): The Owls remain at number eight after winning their lone game of the week. Citrus cruised past MiraCosta at home 94-54 and won their second straight game since losing to Los Angeles Harbor on the road. Citrus has started the season off winning five of six and have posted a 1-1 record against teams within our STLB rankings. This week, the Owls will be at home twice and face Victor Valley on Friday and follow that up with a huge game against 6th ranked Santiago Canyon on Saturday night.

9. Canyons (5-1): The Cougars move up one spot in the rankings despite having the week off. Canyons has started the season winning five of six to start the season and move inside the top ten for the first time this season. The Cougars are 0-1 against teams that are ranked in our STLB and that lost came against 2nd ranked Ventura 77-76 at the Irvine Valley Classic on November 12th. This week, Canyons will be in action twice as the Cougars will face Long Beach on the road on Tuesday and follow that up with a home game against a San Diego Mesa team that has lost one game all season long.

10. San Diego Miramar (4-1): The Jets move up one spot in the rankings despite not having a game last week. The Jets did not participate at the Palomar Tournament due to covid issues. Miramar has started the season off winning four of five and have 1-1 record against teams within our STLB rankings this season. This week, the Jets will be in action one time as Miramar will host Golden West on Saturday.

11. Los Angeles Southwest (6-1): The Cougars move up two spots in the rankings after having the week off. Los Angeles Southwest has won six of seven to start the season and the Cougars are 1-1 against teams ranked within our STLB rankings. LA Southwest has wins over Mt. San Jacinto but lost to Mt. San Antonio and this week, the Cougars will face Los Angeles Trade Tech on Tuesday at home and then participate at the Wild West Shootout and face Los Angeles Valley in first round action on Thursday.

12. Los Angeles Harbor (6-0): The Seahawks move up three spots in the rankings after posting two wins last week. Los Angeles Harbor picked up a 96-66 win over Imperial Valley and followed that up with an impressive overtime win on the road against Palomar 84-75 in overtime. The Seahawks have now won six straight to start the season and are one of three undefeated teams left in Southern California. Los Angeles Harbor is 1-0 against teams ranked in our current STLB rankings but have picked up wins against Palomar, Citrus and San Diego Mesa. This week, the Seahawks will be in action one time and face Santa Ana at home on Wednesday.

13. Mt. San Jacinto (4-2): The Eagles jump back into the rankings after a couple weeks out and move into the thirteen spot. Mt. San Jacinto picked up a 96-77 win over Palo Verde for their fourth straight win after dropping their first two games of the season. The Eagles are 0-1 against teams within our STLB rankings and will look to pick up their fifth straight win this upcoming week. Mt. San Jacinto will host top ranked Fullerton on Thursday in their lone game of the week.

14. Mt. San Antonio (5-2): The Mounties drop two spots in the rankings after suffering a loss in last weeks action. Mt. San Antonio loss 89-71 against Santiago Canyon to end their five game winning streak. The Mounties are 1-2 against teams within the STLB rankings and will be in action two times this upcoming week. Mt. San Antonio will face Southwestern on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with another game on the road on Friday night against Chaffey.

15. Cerro Coso (5-1): The Coyotes enter our rankings for the first time this season and come in at number fifteen. Cerro Coso has started the season off winning five of their first six games and are currently on a two game winning streak after cruising past Bakersfield 81-62 at home last week. Cerro Coso is 0-1 against teams ranked within our STLB rankings with their lone loss coming against top ranked Fullerton. This week the Coyotes will be in action at the Gregg Anderson Memorial Tournament and will take on Los Angeles Pierce in first round action beginning on Friday.

Signaling a Light: Riverside (4-4), Palomar (5-2), San Diego Mesa (4-1),