HSGameTime boys basketball rankings, Jan. 8
Teams are chosen from schools within the coverage area of The Press-Enterprise.
Records are through games of Saturday, Jan. 6:
1. RANCHO CHRISTIAN (13-2)
The Eagles have games against Chula Vista Mater Dei Catholic and Centennial coming up.
Previous ranking: 1
Up next: vs. California Military Institute (Tuesday)
2. ROOSEVELT (12-1)
The Mustangs will open defense of their Big VIII League championship against Centennial.
Previous ranking: 2
Up next: vs. Centennial (Wednesday)
3. RIVERSIDE POLY (13-3)
The Bears knocked off crosstown rival King during a showcase event over the weekend.
Previous ranking: 3
Up next: at Valley View (Tuesday)
4. NOTRE DAME (11-3)
The Titans picked up an impressive victory over Capistrano Valley at the Poly showcase.
Previous ranking: 4
Up next: vs. Woodcrest Christian (Tuesday)
5. NORTH (11-1)
The Huskies used a big second half to rout El Camino Real at the Lynwood showcase.
Previous ranking: 5
Up next: vs. Arlington (Tuesday)
6. CAJON (9-6)
The Cowboys are back at full strength and they opened CBL play with a pair of victories.
Previous ranking: 9
Up next: vs. Citrus Valley (Wednesday)
7. CENTENNIAL (8-7)
The Huskies will be looking to snap a five-game losing skid to Roosevelt this week.
Previous ranking: 6
Up next: at Roosevelt (Tuesday)
8. RANCHO VERDE (10-7)
The Mustangs bounced back from an overtime loss early in the week to beat Hillcrest.
Previous ranking: 8
Up next: at Canyon Springs (Tuesday)
9. HILLCREST (14-3)
The Trojans open River Valley League play against five-time defending champ La Sierra.
Previous ranking: 7
Up next: vs. La Sierra (Tuesday)
10. MURRIETA MESA (14-4)
The Rams are off to a solid start but the Southwestern League will be a battle each night.
Previous ranking: NR
Up next: vs. Chaparral (Tuesday)