1. Mt. San Jacinto (6-0): The Eagles take over the top spot in our week 3 rankings after picking up two wins last week. Mt. San Jacinto has started off the season with six straight wins and cruised passed San Diego Mesa and Los Angeles Harbor last week. The Eagles have now score 100 or more three times and 90 or more in all six games and the offensive firepower has been on full display. This week, the Eagles will be in action one time as Mt. San Jacinto will face Los Angeles Pierce on the road on Saturday and look for their seventh straight win.
2. San Diego (5-2): The Knights drop one spot in the rankings following a 2-1 week. San Diego picked up wins against Santa Barbara and Allan Hancock but had a set back against San Jose 65-59. San Diego has now lost two of their last four games but with teams right behind them losing as well, the Knights only drop one spot. San Diego has started off hot, picking up two wins against ranked teams within our ranking but have two losses against teams in Northern California that are highly ranked in our STLB rankings. This week, the Knights will be off and San Diego will return to action on December 1st against 9th ranked Saddleback.
3. Cerro Coso (5-0): The Coyotes continue to move up the rankings and jump two spots into our top 3 this week. Cerro Coso has started off the season winners of five straight and last week, the Coyotes remained unbeaten picking up a 75-60 road win against San Diego Mesa. The Coyotes have wins against Moorpark and LA Southwest both ranked teams and have been a standout team early in the 23-24 season. This week, the Coyotes will be in action one time as Cerro Coso will travel to the coast and face Cuesta on Wedensday in their lone game of the week.
4. Fullerton (4-2): The Hornets drop two spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Fullerton picked up a win against Santa Monica but had a set back on the road as the Hornets lost 78-76 on the road against Moorpark. Fullerton is 2-2 in their last four games and have posted a 1-2 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings this season. The schedule does not get any easier for the Hornets as Fullerton will be in action on Tuesday on the road against 7th ranked West Los Angeles in a battle of two elite programs in the state.
5. Citrus (4-1): The Owls move up two spots in our rankings after picking up two wins last week. Citrus has started off the season winning four out of their first five and knocked off Orange Coast and Cerritos for their fourth straight win since dropping their home opener against Mt. San Antonio. Citrus will look to continue their winning streak as the Owls will be in action one time this week as the Southern California school will take on Riverside on Wednesday at home for their lone game of the week.
6. Allan Hancock (4-2): The Bulldogs drop two spots in the rankings following a 2-1 week. Hancock picked up wins against San Jose and Santa Barbara but had their three game winning streak snapped against San Diego. Hancock is 1-2 against teams that are ranked within our rankings with their losses coming against Sequoias and San Diego this season. Hancock will be in action on Wednesday for their lone game of the week against Cerritos at home.
7. West Los Angeles (3-1): The Wildcats move up one spot in our rankings for week three after posting a victory last week. West Los Angeles went on the road and cruised past Oxnard 81-55 for their second straight win since losing to Moorpark. West Los Angeles has two victories over teams ranked inside of our STLB rankings. This week, West Los Angeles will face 4th ranked Fullerton at home on Tuesday for their lone game of the week.
8. Mt. San Antonio (5-0): The Mounties move up one spot in the rankings after putting together two wins last week. Mt. San Antonio picked up a win against Los Angeles Pierce and Antelope Valley and have now started the season winners of five straight games. The Mounties have one victory against teams ranked within our rankings as Mt. San Antonio has started the season off very hot. This week, the Mounties will be in action one time as they will be on the road against 12th ranked Santiago Canyon on Wednesday.
9. Saddleback (5-1): The Bobcats move up one spot despite not having a game last week. Saddleback has started the season winners of five of six and have two victories against teams within our rankings. Saddleback as victories against San Bernardino, and East Los Angeles and have only lost to West Los Angeles this season. The Bobcats have played solid basketball to start the season and will be off again this week. Saddleback will next be in action on December 1st when they will face 2nd ranked San Diego City College.
10. Santiago Canyon (6-1): The Hawks take a big drop four spots in our rankings despite a 2-1 week. Santiago Canyon picked up wins against Southwestern and Los Angeles Pierce but suffered a 79-74 loss against unranked Antelope Valley to suffer their first loss of the season. Santiago Canyon has started the season off winning six of their first seven games. This week, the Hawks will be challenged as Santiago Canyon will host 8th ranked Mt. San Antonio on Wednesday for their lone game of the week.
11. Moorpark (5-2): The Raiders jump three spots and move just outside our top 10 following a two win week. Moorpark slipped past Bakersfield 67-65 and picked up a huge win over highly ranked Fullerton at home 78-76 as the Raiders continue to knock off top teams throughout Southern California. Moorpark has now won four of five games and have victories over East Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, and Fullerton and have losses against San Francisco and Cerro Coso which are both highly ranked within our STLB rankings. Moorpark has played some great competition and will be in action one time this week as the Raiders will host Los Angeles City on Wednesday.
11. East Los Angeles (2-2): The Huskies drop a spot in the rankings after picking up a win last week. East Los Angeles picked up a 84-42 win over Porterville and the Huskies have won two straight games since dropping their opening two games. Both Huskie losses came against teams within our rankings and the Huskies will have some more time off before hitting a big December. This week, East Los Angeles is off and returns to action on December 6th when the Huskies will face 14th ranked San Bernardino.
13. Irvine Valley (4-0): The Lasers remain put at number thirteen in our rankings following two wins last week. Irvine Valley picked up a win over San Diego Miramar and edged MiraCosta and moved their winning streak up to four games to start the season. Irvine Valley has victories against Ventura and Cerritos as well and the Lasers are 3-0 in games that are decided by six points or less. This week, the Lasers will be in action one time as Irvine Valley will take on Southwestern on the road later on tonight.
14. Los Angeles Southwest (4-1): The Cougars jump into our rankings and see themselves at number fourteen this week. Southwestern has started the season off winning four of their first five games and last week, the Cougars picked up wins against San Francisco and Contra Costa. The only loss this season has come against Cerro Coso but Los Angeles Southwest has started the season off hot. This week, the Cougars will be in action one time as Los Angeles Southwest will face Ventura on the road on Wednesday.
15. San Bernardino (3-3): The Wolverines remain in our rankings after having a bye week and stay at number fifteen. San Bernardino has lost three of their last four games but all of their losses have come against teams ranked inside of our STLB rankings. This week, the Wolverines will face Santa Monica at home on Wednesday for their lone game of the week.
Signaling a Light: Chaffey (5-1), Palomar (4-1),