Hornets still flying atop rankings in Week 3

Week 3 Regular Season Southern California Signal The Light Basketball Rankings

  1. Fullerton (4-0): The Hornets still remain at the top spot in the rankings for the third straight week after picking up their fourth straight victory last week. Fullerton cruised past previously undefeated Cerro Coso dismantling the Coyotes 69-39 in their lone game of the week. This week, the Hornets are in action twice as Fullerton will host Santa Monica (3-4) on Tuesday and follow that up with a showdown against 2nd ranked San Diego (4-1) on the road on Saturday.

2. San Diego (4-1): The Knights remain at the 2nd spot in our Socal rankings after having the week off. San Diego has started the season off winning four out of five and have won two straight since suffering a loss against San Diego Miramar. This week, San Diego will be in action one time and will host top ranked Fullerton on Saturday in a Southern California showdown.

3. Ventura (6-0): The Pirates remain at number three and are one of three undefeated teams left in Southern California. Ventura continues to win close games as the Pirates picked up a 82-81 win over Riverside in their lone game of the week. The Pirates are now 3-0 in games that are decided by 1 point and will be in action one time this upcoming week. Ventura will face Los Angeles Valley (0-5) on the road on Tuesday in their lone game of the week.

4. San Bernardino (4-2): The Wolverines remain in the top 5 and stay at number four this week in our rankings. Last week, the Wolverines picked up a 70-52 win over San Diego Miramar in their lone game of the week. Since losing their first two games of the season, San Bernardino has won four straight with wins over East Los Angeles, West Los Angeles and Miramar which have all been ranked within our top 15. This week, the Wolverines will face another ranked opponent as San Bernardino will take on 9th ranked Riverside on the road on Tuesday in their only game of the week.

5. West Los Angeles (4-1): The Wildcats remain at number five following a win last week as West Los Angeles has started the season winning four out of five. West Los Angeles picked up a 93-82 win over Palo Verde in their lone game last week. This upcoming week, the Wildcats will be in action one time as West Los Angeles will face Los Angeles Trade Tech on Tuesday on the road.

6. Santiago Canyon (4-1): The Hawks stay put in our rankings at number six following a win last week. Santiago Canyon picked up a 73-59 win over Southwestern and have started the season off winning four out of five. This week the Hawks will be in action one time as Santiago Canyon will be at home and take on 12th ranked Mt. San Antonio (5-1) on Wednesday evening for their only game of the week.

7. East Los Angeles (5-2): The Huskies remain put in our rankings at number seven following a win last week. Last week, East Los Angeles beat Santa Monica 99-86 in their lone game of the week on the road. It was the second straight victory over a solid Santa Monica team and the Huskies have won three of their last four games. This week, East Los Angeles will be in action one time as the Huskies will face Cerritos on the road on Saturday night in their lone game of the week.

8. Citrus (4-1): The Owls stay put at number eight in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Citrus lost their first game on the year as the Owls lost to Los Angeles Harbor 103-97 in overtime and followed that up with a big home win against Cerritos 77-63. Citrus has won four of five to start the season and will be in action one time this upcoming week as the Owls will host MiraCosta on Tuesday for their lone game of the week.

9. Riverside (4-2): The Tigers stay put at number nine despite going 1-1 last week. Riverside lost 82-81 to Ventura and followed that up a 69-63 win over Cuesta on the road. Riverside has lost two games by a combined total of three points and have started the season off winning four out of their first six. This week, the Tigers will be in action two times hosting 4th ranked San Bernardino (4-2) on Tuesday and following that up with another home game against Long Beach (1-3) on Saturday.

10. Canyons (5-1): The Cougars move up four spots in our rankings after going 2-0 last week. Canyons picked up a 91-71 win over Santa Barbara and followed that up with a 75-71 win over Chaffey. Canyons moves into the top 10 as the Cougars have win over Cerritos as well this season. The Cougars only loss has been against Ventura in a 77-76 loss on November 12th. This week, the Cougars will be off and will return to action with a road game against Long Beach on November 30th.

11. San Diego Miramar (4-1): The Jets stay put in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Miramar picked up a 49-36 road win over Irvine Valley but had their first setback of the season as the Jets lost at home to a tough San Bernardino team 70-52. Miramar has started the season off winning four of five and will be in action three times this week. Miramar will face 15th ranked Los Angeles Harbor (4-0) on Friday, follow that up with a game against Moorpark on Saturday and end their week with a Sunday game against Orange Coast at the Palomar Tournament.

12. Mt. San Antonio (5-1): The Mounties jump into our Socal week 3 rankings after posting three victories last week at the Pasadena Tournament. Mt. San Antonio has now won five straight games after losing their first game of the season. Last week, the Mounties beat Antelope Valley (95-72), Los Angeles Southwest (83-71), and won the tournament championship with a 75-63 win over Barstow. This week, Mt. San Antonio will be in action one time as the Mounties will face 6th ranked Santiago Canyon on Wednesday night on the road.

13. Los Angeles Southwest (6-1): The Cougars drop three spots in the rankings after going 3-1 last week. Los Angeles Southwest picked up wins against Rio Hondo, Los Angeles Valley and Antelope Valley but had a setback when the Cougars lost against Mt. San Antonio at the Skip Robinson Classic at Pasadena City College. The Cougars have started the season off winning six of seven games and will be off this week after playing five games in a eight day span. LA Southwest will return to action on November 30th when the Cougars host Los Angeles Trade Tech.

14. Palomar (3-1): The Comets move up one spot in the rankings despite not having a game last week. Palomar was off but the Comets have started the season off winning three of their first four games. This week, the Comets will be in action three times as they will host the Palomar Thanksgiving Tournament. Palomar will face Moorpark on Friday, follow that up with a Saturday game against Orange Coast and then face 15th ranked Los Angeles Harbor on Sunday to end their week.

15. Los Angeles Harbor (4-0): The Seahawks check into our rankings for the first time this season as Los Angeles Harbor went 2-0 last week. Los Angeles Harbor picked up a 103-97 win over Citrus and followed that up with a 81-69 win over San Diego Mesa. This week the Seahawks will be challenged as Los Angeles Harbor will be in action three times and face two ranked opponents. The Seahawks will face 11th ranked San Diego Miramar on Friday, follow that up with a Saturday game against Imperial Valley and then face 14th ranked Palomar on Sunday for their games this week.

Signaling a Light (not in any order): Saddleback (3-2), San Diego Mesa (4-1), Cerritos (3-2), Santa Monica (3-4), Cerro Coso (4-1), Palo Verde (4-2)