Week 3 Regular Season Northern California Signal The Light Basketball Rankings
- West Valley (5-0): The Vikings moves up two spots in the rankings and moves into the top spot in our week 3 rankings. West Valley went on the road and tripped up San Francisco 73-70 to win their fifth straight game to start the season. The Vikings are our new top ranked team and will be in action twice this week as West Valley will host San Joaquin Delta on Tuesday and follow that up with another home game against 4th ranked San Mateo on Saturday in their two games this week.
2. San Francisco (4-1): The Rams move down one spot in our rankings after losing for the first time of the season last week. San Francisco suffered a home loss against West Valley 73-70 at home and ended the Rams 34 game winning streak. San Francisco will return to action on December 3rd when the Rams host San Joaquin Delta in the Golden Gate Classic.
3. Columbia (6-0): The Claim Jumpers move down a spot in the rankings despite winning two games last week. Columbia continues to win games as the Claim Jumpers cruised past Modesto 90-67 and beat Folsom Lake 85-72 in their two games last week. Columbia has started the season with six straight wins and will be in action one time this upcoming week as the Claim Jumpers host Butte on Saturday for their lone game of the week.
4. San Mateo (6-0): The Bulldogs remain at number four in the rankings after posting two wins last week. San Mateo continues to put points on the board as the Bulldogs snuck past Gavilan 98-93 and needed overtime to squeak past Merced 96-94 in their two home games last week. San Mateo has started the season off winning six straight games and will be tested this weekend as the Bulldogs will travel to Saratoga and face top ranked West Valley on Saturday in their lone game of the week.
5. Sequoias (3-1): The Giants remain at number five in our rankings after having the week off. Sequoias has won three straight games since dropping their home opener against Palo Verde. This week, the Giants will step back on the floor as the Giants will take on Modesto (1-5) on the road on Tuesday night in their lone game of the week.
6. San Jose (7-1): The Jaguars move up two spots in the rankings after picking up three wins last week in Santa Maria. San Jose cruised past Los Angeles Trade Tech 79-57, picked up another win over Fresno 69-63 and picked up another win over Victor Valley 85-71 as the Jaguars have now won five straight games since losing to Diablo Valley at home. San Jose will have this week off and return to action on November 30th as the Jaguars will face San Mateo on the road in a battle of top teams in Northern California.
7. Los Medanos (5-0): The Mustangs keep winning and move up four spots in this weeks rankings. Los Medanos is one of three undefeated teams in Northern California left and the Mustangs went 2-0 last week picking up wins against Redwoods and Lassen at the Bay Valley Crossover at Mendocino College. This week, the Mustangs will look to win their sixth straight game as Los Medanos will host Gavilan on Wednesday in their lone game of the week.
8. Redwoods (5-1): The Corsairs move down two spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Redwoods suffered their first loss against Los Medanos and then picked up a slim 69-68 victory over Mendocino on the road to win their fifth game out of six to start the season. This week, the Corsairs will look to pick up win number six as Redwoods will host the Simpson College JV on Saturday in their lone game of the week.
9. Yuba (2-3): The 49ers move up three spots in the rankings after picking up two wins last week. Yuba cruised past Delta 97-70 and followed that up with a 84-49 win over Lassen. After losing their first three games to teams ranked within our rankings, Yuba has won two straight with ease. This week, Yuba will look to improve to .500 as the 49ers will host Feather River in their lone game of the week.
10. Las Positas (5-1): The Hawks move up three spots in our rankings and move into our top 10 for the first time this season. Las Positas picked up a 94-84 win over Napa Valley in their lone game of the week and have now won five straight games after losing their season opener. Las Positas will be in action one time this week as the Hawks will host Cabrillo on Wednesday for their lone game of the week.
11. Chabot (4-3): The Gladiators move down four spots in our rankings after having a 1-2 week. Chabot suffered losses against American River and Merritt but followed that up with a 67-63 win over Santa Rosa. After starting the season off 3-0, the Gladiators are 1-3 in their last four games. Chabot will be off this week and the Gladiators return to action on December 10th when they face Diablo Valley.
12. Santa Rosa (3-3): The Bearcubs drop down three spots in our rankings following a 2-1 week. Santa Rosa picked up a 69-48 win over Cabrillo, a 71-57 win over Merritt but had a setback against Chabot. The Bearcubs will be off this upcoming week and return to action at home against Gavilan on December 1st.
13. Contra Costa (4-1): The Comets move down three spots in the rankings after going 2-1 last week. Contra Costa picked up a 78-65 win over Cabrillo, and also beat Gavilan 83-71 but suffered a loss against unranked Merced 95-90. Contra Costa will have the week off and the Comets will return to action on December 7th when they will host Butte.
14. Porterville (5-1): The Pirates stay in the same spot in the rankings after picking up two wins last week. Porterville picked up a 63-61 win over Bakersfield, and followed that up with a 90-78 win over Moorpark at the Milt Stowe Classic last week in Porterville. The Pirates will look to continue their hot start this week as Porterville will travel up north and face De Anza on Wednesday in their lone game of the week.
15. Monterey (5-1): The Lobos stay put in the rankings after picking up a win last week. Monterey won their fourth straight game with a 85-76 home win over West Hills-Lemoore in their lone game of the week. Monterey has started the season off winning five of their first six games and will be back in action this week. Monterey will be on the road and face Ohlone on Tuesday in their lone game of the week.
Signaling a Light: Consumnes River (4-2), American River (5-3), Skyline (5-1), Butte (4-2)