Week 2 Regular Season Southern California Signal The Light Basketball Rankings
- Fullerton (3-0): The Hornets remain at the top spot of the rankings for the second week in a row. Fullerton had the week off and will return to action this upcoming week as the Hornets host undefeated Cerro Coso on Wednesday night in their lone game of the week.
2. San Diego (4-1): The Knights move up three spots in the rankings following a 2-0 week and some shake ups above them. San Diego picked up a 97-66 win over Orange Coast, and followed that up with a 123-72 win over Barstow. The Knights did what they were supposed to do and have won two straight since losing to Miramar. San Diego will have this week off and will return to action on November 27th when they face top ranked Fullerton at home.
3. Ventura (5-0): The Pirates continue to win and jump four spots into the top 5 and make their way to number three. Ventura picked up a road victory over Irvine Valley 62-57 and followed that up with a last second win over a tough Canyons team 77-76 to win their fifth straight game. Ventura continues to play solid basketball and will be in action this week one time when the Pirates host 9th ranked Riverside on Wednesday night.
4. San Bernardino (3-2): The Wolverines jump back into the top 5 where they started off the season as San Bernardino won three straight and won the Alvin Hunter Classic. San Bernardino picked up a 76-52 win over Saddleback, followed that up with a 72-70 win over East Los Angeles and won the tournament championship with a 84-76 win in a rematch against West Los Angeles. The Wolverines have won three straight and all five games have been against ranked opponents. This week, the Wolverines will be in action one time as San Bernardino travels to 11th ranked San Diego Miramar on Saturday in their lone game of the week.
5. West Los Angeles (3-1): The Wildcats drop three spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last weekend at the Alvin Hunter Classic. West Los Angeles cruised to a 81-67 win over Santa Monica but fell in the championship game against San Bernardino in a rematch of a game earlier this season. This week, the Wildcats will be in action one time as West Los Angeles will host Palo Verde in their lone game of the week.
6. Santiago Canyon (3-1): The Hawks drop three spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Santiago Canyon picked up a 86-68 win over Chaffey but had a setback against MiraCosta 78-75 at home to end their three game winning streak. Santiago Canyon will be in action one time this week as the Hawks will take on Southwestern on the road on Saturday and could have a game rescheduled against Copper Mountain due to covid protocol.
7. East Los Angeles (4-2): The Huskies drop three spots in the rankings after going 2-1 and finishing 3rd place at the Alvin Hunter Classic. East Los Angeles picked up a 100-75 win over Moorpark, but lost to San Bernardino 72-70 in the semi finals of the tournament but followed that up with a 78-70 win over Santa Monica to bring home 3rd place. East Los Angeles has faced a fierce schedule to start the season and it will not get any easier this week as the Huskies travel to Santa Monica on Saturday for their lone game of the week.
8. Citrus (3-0): The Owls jump four spot in the rankings after picking up two wins last week. Citrus went on the road and beat Long Beach 67-61 and followed that up with a huge come from behind win against Riverside at home 76-74 to stay undefeated. Citrus has now started the season with three straight wins and will be in action twice this week. The Owls will take on Los Angeles Harbor on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against 13th ranked Cerritos on Friday night.
9. Riverside (3-1): The Tigers drop three spots in the rankings after losing their lone game last week. Riverside went on the road and lost to Citrus 76-74. Riverside has won three of their first four and will be on the court twice this upcoming week. The Tigers will face 3rd ranked Ventura on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with another road game against Cuesta on Saturday in their second game of the week.
10. Los Angeles Southwest (3-0): The Cougars move up three spots in the rankings after picking up a 69-59 road win against Chaffey in their lone game of the week. Los Angeles Southwest was held under 100 points for the first time this season and held their opponent under 90 as well for the first time this season. This week, the Cougars will be in action twice as Los Angeles Southwest will host Rio Hondo on Tuesday and follow that up with a game against Los Angeles Valley on Thursday.
11. San Diego Mirarmar (3-0): The Jets move up three spots in the rankings despite not having a game last week due to the shake up above them with teams losing. San Diego Miramar will be in action twice this week as they will travel to Irvine Valley on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against 4th ranked San Bernardino on Saturday for their second game of the week. It will be the first time the Jets have stepped on the court since knocking off San Diego.
12. Saddleback (3-1): The Bobcats had a busy week as Saddleback played four games and went 3-1 to start off their 2021-2022 campaign. Saddleback struggled to score the basketball in their opener but picked up a 55-46 win against Southwestern, but had a setback against San Bernardino in the 1st round of the Alvin Hunter Classic. Saddleback picked up wins against Moorpark and Compton to bring home the consolation championship. Saddleback will be in action one time this week as the Bobcats will host Santa Monica on Wednesday in their lone game of the week.
13. Cerritos (3-1): The Falcons drop two spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week in their two games. Cerritos lost to a much improved Canyons team 71-67 but followed that up with a 54-46 win over Irvine Valley to take home the consolation championship at the Irvine Valley Classic. Cerritos has started the year off winning three of four and will be in action one time this week. The Falcons will travel to 8th ranked Citrus on Friday night in a battle of ranked teams in our Signal The Light Southern California rankings.
14. Canyons (3-1): The Cougars enter the rankings for the first time this season after going 1-1 last week. Canyons picked up a 71-67 win over Cerritos but suffered a one point loss against Ventura in the championship game at the Irvine Valley Classic. Canyons has started the year off winning three of four and scoring 100 points or more twice already this season. The Cougars will be in action twice this week, as Canyons will face Santa Barbara on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against Chaffey on Saturday night in their two games this week.
15. Palomar (3-1): The Comets enter the rankings after picking up a win last week over Long Beach. Palomar has started the season off winning three of four with wins over Orange Coast, MiraCosta and Long Beach and suffered their only loss this season against San Diego Miramar 64-58. The Comets will be off this week and return to action on November 26th when they will face off against Moorpark at home.
Signaling a Light: Irvine Valley (1-2), Cerro Coso (3-0), San Diego Mesa (3-0), MiraCosta (2-2), Santa Monica (2-3), Los Angeles Harbor (2-0), Palo Verde (3-1), Mt. San Jacinto (2-2), Antelope Valley (2-1)