EAST LOS ANGELES TAKES OVER TOP SPOT IN WEEK 13 SOCAL RANKINGS

1. East Los Angeles (19-3): The Huskies take over the top spot in our weekly rankings following two wins last week. East Los Angeles picked up a 68-40 win over Mt. San Antonio and followed that up with a 84-74 road win against Rio Hondo to stay undefeated in South Coast North Conference action and win their 12th game in a row. The Huskies have a 3-2 record against teams ranked within our rankings and will have a huge upcoming week. East Los Angeles will face 9th ranked Los Angeles Trade Tech on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Chaffey on Friday.

2. Fullerton (21-2): The Hornets move up one spot in the rankings after picking up two wins last week in Orange Empire Conference action. Fullerton picked up a 93-53 win over Orange Coast and followed that up with a 88-65 win over Santiago Canyon in a battle of teams at the top of the conference. Fullerton has a 6-1 record against teams that are ranked within our weekly rankings and the Hornets are tied atop the Orange Empire Conference standings with Saddleback. This week, the Hornets will be in action twice as Fullerton will face Irvine Valley on Wednesday at home and follow that up with a road game against Santa Ana on Friday evening.

3. Southwestern (19-4): The Jaguars move up one spot in the rankings following two wins last week. Southwestern cruised past Grossmont 82-49 on the road and followed that victory up with a 73-70 win over San Diego Mesa to stay at the top of the Pacific Coast South Conference. The Jaguars have won ten straight games and have posted a 4-1 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings this season. This upcoming week, Southwestern will be in action one time as the Jaguars will face Cuyamaca at home on Friday night.

4. San Bernardino (18-5): The Wolverines move up one spot in the rankings after picking up two key conference wins last week. San Bernardino picked up a 91-87 win over Mt. San Jacinto and followed that up with a 94-78 win over MiraCosta on the road. San Bernardino has a two game lead in the conference with five games to go and the Wolverines have posted a 3-2 record against teams that are ranked inside of our week 13 rankings. This upcoming week, the Wolverines will be in action one time as San Bernardino will face San Diego Miramar at home on Friday.

5. Cerritos (17-5): The Falcons come back into the top five and move up three spots after picking up two wins last week. Cerritos picked up a 90-73 win over Compton and followed that up with a 95-61 win over Los Angeles Southwest. Cerritos has won four straight games and have posted a 6-3 record against teams within our rankings. This upcoming week, the Falcons will be in action twice as Cerritos will host Los Angeles Harbor on Wednesday and follow that up with another home game against 7th ranked Long Beach on Friday evening.

6. Mt. San Jacinto (18-4): The Eagles had a tough week and fall five spots after losing two straight games after being ranked number one last week. Mt. San Jacinto suffered a 91-87 loss against San Bernardino and followed that up with a 104-86 road loss against Desert. The Eagles have now fell two games behind first place San Bernardino in the Pacific Coast North Conference and Mt. San Jacinto has a 4-3 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings.

7. Long Beach (18-4): The Vikings move up two spots in the rankings following two wins last week in conference action. Long Beach picked up a 81-74 win over Los Angeles Harbor and followed that up with a 83-66 win over El Camino at home. The Vikings remain a game behind in conference action and Long Beach has a 3-3 record against teams that are ranked inside of our Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week, the Vikings will be in action twice as Long Beach will face Los Angeles Southwest on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against 5th ranked Cerritos on Friday in a key South Coast South Conference game that could determine the conference championship.

8. Citrus (16-6): The Owls move up two spots in the rankings following a 2-0 week. Citrus picked up a 74-64 win over Antelope Valley and followed that up with a 86-61 win over Victor Valley as the Owls remain unbeaten in Western State East Conference action. The Owls have won five games in a row and hold a two game lead in conference play, and this season Citrus has posted a 2-5 record against teams ranked within our rankings. This upcoming week, Citrus will be in action one time as the Owls will face Los Angeles Valley at home on Saturday.

9. Los Angeles Trade Tech (17-4): The Beavers drop three spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Los Angeles Trade Tech suffered a 81-58 loss against Pasadena and followed that up with a big win against Chaffey 87-80 staying within a game of first place in the South Coast North Conference. This season, the Beavers have posted a 2-1 record against teams that are ranked within our week 13 rankings. This week, the Beavers will be in action twice as Los Angeles Trade Tech will host top ranked East Los Angeles on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Mt. San Antonio on Friday.

10. Saddleback (15-8): The Gauchos move up one spot in the rankings following two wins last week in Orange Empire Conference play. Saddleback picked up a 83-66 win over Santa Ana and followed that up with a 81-60 win over Cypress for their fourth straight win. The Gauchos are in a tie for first place and have posted a 4-2 record against ranked teams within our Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week, the Gauchos will be in action one time as Saddleback will face off against Irvine Valley at home on Friday.

11. Allan Hancock (18-5): The Bulldogs drop four spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Allan Hancock has struggled in conference action and the Bulldogs picked up a 88-53 win over Santa Barbara but suffered a 69-66 loss against Cuesta for their second conference loss. Hancock is 3-3 in their last six games and this season the Bulldogs have posted a 3-4 record against teams within our rankings for this week. This week, the Bulldogs will be in action one time as Hancock will host Oxnard at home on Saturday in their lone game of the week.

12. West Los Angeles (17-7): The Wildcats stay put at number 12 in the rankings after picking up two wins last week in Western State South action. West Los Angeles picked up a 81-78 win against Bakersfield and followed that up with a 77-68 win on the road against Canyons. West Los Angeles has won nine of their last ten games and the Wildcats have posted a 2-4 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings. This week, the Wildcats will be in action one time as West Los Angeles will face Los Angeles Pierce on the road in conference action.

13. Ventura (14-9): The Pirates come into the rankings after picking up two wins in Western State North Conference action. Ventura picked up a 78-69 win over Cuesta and followed that up with a 97-80 win over Moorpark as the Pirates remain undefeated in conference action and have won six straight games. Ventura is playing solid basketball and the Pirates have posted a 3-6 record against teams that are ranked this season. The Pirates will be in action one time this week as Ventura will face Santa Barbara on the road.

14. San Diego (13-10): The Knights come into the rankings this week after picking up two wins last week. San Diego picked up a 85-75 win over San Diego Mesa and followed that up with another win on the road against Imperial Valley. San Diego has won four out of their last five and the Knights have a 1-7 record against teams that are ranked inside of our rankings this season. The Knights will be in action one time this week as San Diego will host Grossmont in Pacific Coast South action.

15. Cuesta (16-7): The Cougars move into the rankings after going 1-1 last week in Western State North Conference action. Cuesta suffered a 78-69 loss against Ventura but found the win column and picked up a huge win against Hancock 69-66 at home to move into a three way tie for second place in conference action. This season the Cougars have posted a 3-4 record against ranked teams within our rankings. This week, Cuesta will be in back in action as the Cougars will be in action one time as Cuesta will take on Moorpark on Saturday in a key conference match up at home.

Signaling a Light: Riverside (15-8), Bakersfield (14-8), Santa Monica (14-9), Chaffey (15-7), Pasadena (14-8), San Diego Miramar (13-10), Cypress (15-8), Santiago Canyon (15-7),